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Star Mini-Wreath

By: Margaret Riley
Margaret Riley
Margaret Riley
Margaret Riley has been an author of  many books and magazine articles about crafting, Margaret Riley has also owned two craft and hobby stores; designed, demonstrated, and taught for numerous craft companies; and assisted with the filming of craft-related television shows. She excels in a variety of arts. A resident of Tallahassee, Fla., Margaret enjoys cooking, gardening, and camping.
A unique wreath of shimmery stars.
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Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Turquoise, 2 oz.
Item #20210
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Plum Kiss, 2 oz.
Item #20246
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #20502
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz.
Item #20504
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pumpkin Orange, 2 oz.
Item #20588
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Grape Jam, 2 oz.
Item #21176
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Caterpillar, 2 oz.
Item #21342
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Gold, 2 oz.
Item #2786
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Peridot, 2 oz.
Item #2789
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Tourquoise, 2 oz.
Item #2790
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Purple, 2 oz.
Item #2791
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

Other Supplies
4 2-inch snowmen
hat and body are pre-painted
4 Snowflake buttons
2 buttons of each of these colors: Yellow
Purple
Green
and Turquoise or Blue
Shank cutter (to remove backs of buttons)
Clear drying glue
Foam glue
1-1/2-yards of 5/8-inch wide wired edge ribbon
No. 8 fabric round scrubber brush
No. 10/0 liner brush
Stylus
12 inches silver 22-gauge galvanized steel wire
4 4 inch Styrofoam™ stars
6 x 1-1/4 inch wreath
5 Floral u-pins
Palette paper
Paper towel
6 inch piece of floral wire

Instructions

  1. Paint each star one of the following colors and let dry: Caterpillar Plum Kiss Turquoise Yellow
  2. Paint each star with Extreme Glitter as follows, then let dry Let dry: Caterpillar—Peridot Plum Kiss—Purple Turquoise—Turquoise Yellow—Gold
  3. Attach stars with U-pins to wreath (refer to photo for placement).
  4. Cut wire into 2-inch pieces and wrap around liner brush to curl them. Stick one end into glue and attach into top of top star.
  5. SNOWMEN:  Paint hat bands of each snowman a different color to coordinate with a star.
  6. Glue on buttons to coordinate with painted hat band.
  7. Paint a Black scarf around neck.
  8. Using stylus, dot on Black eyes.
  9. Using liner brush, add Pumpkin Orange nose.
  10. Cut off shanks from snowflake buttons and glue to hat on each snowman.
  11. ASSEMBLY: Create a 10 loop ribbon bow and secure center with floral wire.
  12. Press floral wire/ribbon into wreath.
  13. Bend U-pin and place in back of wreath for a hanger. 4. Glue color coordinating snowman onto each star.
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