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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Music Wreath

I've seen these all over blog land and couldn't believe it when I went to a craft fair and they wanted $64 for one! A good friend loved it so I promised her I'd make her one. Mine cost a grand total of $2.

I started with an old book of sheet music ($1.50 at goodwill), my tape gun, paper cutter, and a glittery poinsetta ornament from the Dollar Tree.

I pulled out the sheet music and trimmed it down so it was 8.5" x 11".

Then I rolled each piece into a cone and taped the last corner to hold it together.

Repeat, repeat, repeat.

Once I had about 20 done I assembled them on a small piece of poster board with hot glue. I kept making more and layering them as I went until the wreath was full enough. I kept mine all one length, but you could do varying sizes to give it more texture.

I cut out a scalloped edge circle to cover up the middle and then added the glittery poinsetta.

Then attached a piece of twine on the back to hang it up.

I don't know who would pay $64 for one of these, but it was so easy I guess I better get in the business!


  1. Cannot believe the $64! Doesn't it make you feel good to do it the way you did on your own? Well done! It turned out great!
    Merry Christmas!

  2. Wow that's really cool! Thanks!

  3. Soo charming! Would love for you to come share at FNF at my blog sometime! The party is going on all weekend! :)

  4. I woould so love to make this but everything I own is in boxes! Moving is sad. Especially during Christmas, but next year maybe if I remember this I will make it, thanks for sharing this.

  5. This is simply lovely. I would love to feature it on Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle. Feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Thanks!