FloraCraft Patriotic Wreath

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by Jamie Chapman, FloraCraft

FloraCraft Patriotic Wreath

Tell everyone you’re patriotic on Memorial Day, Independence Day – or perhaps even year round – by making this wreath. It will look great on your wall, your door or even your office at work.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the glue.
  • 2
    Download and print project template.
  • 3
    Use the marker to mark out your pattern on the wreath form. Mark each section with a “B” for Royal Blue, “W” for White and “R” for Red. The Royal Blue section should be approximately 1/4 of the wreath, as shown. The Red and White sections are approximately 4 inch each and alternate around the remainder of the wreath.
  • 4
    Cut the felt down to a half yard, then into 3 inch squares. These do not have to be perfect squares.
  • 5
    Attach the template to the foam sheet using pins. Using a small nail file trace around the template pressing a guideline into the foam.
  • 6
    Using the nail file to cut out the star shape from the foam using a sawing motion. Once the star is cut out, sand the edges smooth, if necessary. Repeat two more times for a total of three stars.
  • 7
    Apply a generous amount of glue to each star, and cover the front and sides completely using the paint brush. Before glue is dry, cover with glitter. Let dry.
  • 8
    Insert a toothpick into the wreath, about half way, where you would like the star to be placed. Add a generous amount of low-temp glue to the back the star and press down onto the other half of the toothpick. Be sure that the toothpick does not poke through the front of the star. Hold for approximately 10 seconds for the glue to adhere to the felt. Repeat for each star.
  • 9
    To display, make a loop with the ribbon and attach to the back of the wreath using low-temp glue and pins to secure.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Extruded Wreath 14 inch 104186319
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Sheet 12 inch x 36 inch x 1 inch 104179438
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Craft Pack 36 inch x 36 inch Red 104276488
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Craft Pack 36 inch x 36 inch White 104276489
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Craft Pack 36 inch x 36 inch Royal Blue 104276486
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. Iridescent Silver 104559002
  • Make It Fun StyroGlue 4 oz. 104148148
  • 1 inch wide Coordinating Ribbon (such as Morex Lyon Ribbon 1 inch x 5 yard Royal Blue 104433150 or Morex Lyon Ribbon 1 inch x 5 yard Red 104433146 or Morex Wired Chiffon Ribbon 1 inch x 25 yard White 104439957)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Paintbrush (such as Nicole™ Crafts Brush Flat 1 104119666)
  • Pins (such as Dritz Size 20 Dressmaker Pins 200 pc. 104240043)
  • Black Marker (such as Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Black 104128524)
  • Nail File
  • Toothpicks
  • Scissors
Download Project Template