I got my craft on last weekend. Hubby went black Friday shopping and treated himself to a pretty big item, so I decided to give myself a little indulgent treat and went shopping also. I hate spending money though, and absolutely did not want to make a bunch of impulse purchases that just clutter the house and will end up getting tossed next year. What did make it home were a few small trees, and these wreaths for $2.48 each! Ok, so not these exact wreaths- I added a few things to spruce them up, but the base was $2.48, and even with some extra goodies, the total price comes in easily under 5 bucks.
I’m not sure this even qualifies as a tutorial, it is so easy. I had the small pinecones from JoAnn’s already, and I picked up a few bunches of the berries for $0.97 at Walmart. The wreath base is from Walmart also. I had intended to do all faux greenery, but the selection at Walmart was pretty slim, so the rest I literally snipped off some trees and bushes in my yard. [Read more…]