Saturday, August 11, 2012

Feather Wreath

Here's is a wreath I made for my sister-in-law who retired this past year from teaching.  She's a glamour girl who loves all things that glitter.  I took the pink feather wreath from Michael's and added a peony flower that I attached with toothpicks since both the wreath and the flower were made with foam.  I then used spray adhesive to stick a nice scrapbook paper to some photo paper to give it a little weight.  I cut them into triangles and added a decorative strip to the center before attaching another small square of paper with the letter on top of it all.  Last, I added some glitter to the letters for some extra sparkle! The banner is held together with small heart brads.  It came out very girly and fun. 

Here's a little tip for wrapping a wreath - go to Party City and buy a cake box (it was around $2.70 for the 16x16x4 box)  They have several different sizes!

Here's Cheri opening her gift. I think she really liked it!!  Happy Retirement to Cheri and her sweet husband, Bob.  
Enjoy life!

With a twist!



  1. I absolutely loved my feathered wreath. It says "ENJOY" and in retirement, I intend to. Thank you for the creative and so personal gift. Luv it!

  2. That is so fun, and so whimsical. So glad you joined the party Diane!

  3. Give your boy a big hug from me...that was the cutest thing I have heard in a long time:)