iLovetoCreate Countdown to Christmas

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by iLovetoCreate Design Team

iLovetoCreate Countdown to Christmas

Fill the tins on this wreath with gifts for more holiday fun!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the dimensional fabric paint nor the glue.
  • 2
    Cover work surface with plastic tablecloth. Lay wreath onto work surface.
  • 3
    Squeeze a puddle of Glacier White onto foil. Paint front and edges of wreath. Let dry. Paint back of wreath. Let dry. Apply a second coat to both sides and let dry.
  • 4
    Trace 12 circles onto each color of cardstock, using the inside of a tin's lid as your template.
  • 5
    Line up tins. Lay circles onto work surface. Apply Tacky Spray onto one side of each circle, following the manufacturer's instructions. Immediately press each circle onto center of a tin's lid.
  • 6
    Turn tins over. Spray glue onto the bottom of each tin. Immediately press tins onto wreath, alternative colors. Let dry.
  • 7
    Turn wreath over. Cut a length of ribbon long enough to create a loop at upper edge of wreath and tails that extend below lower edge. Notch ribbon ends.
  • 8
    Glue ribbon loop onto upper edge of wreath and tails onto lower edge.
  • 9
    Cut one piece of tissue paper into 4 inch wide strips. Cut strips into fourths. Twist one end. Snip opposite end to create fringe to resemble pine needles.
  • 10
    Spray Diamond onto fringed end of tissue. Let dry.
  • 11
    Push twisted end of each piece firmly between tins.
  • 12
    Start flow of 3D White paint on a paper towel, applying an even pressure on bottle for a smooth line. Write 1 onto tin at upper center of wreath with this same paint. Working clockwise, write the appropriate number (2 through 25) on the remaining tins. Let dry.
  • 13
    Fill each tin with candy, if desired.
  • 14
    Use the ribbon to tie a bow that enables you to hang wreath. Trim excess ribbon, if needed.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Glacier White 104519378
  • Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint 4 oz. Slick White 104130905
  • Tulip Fabric Spray Paint 4 oz. Glittering Diamond 104531638
  • Aleene's 11 oz. Crystal Clear Acid Free Tacky Spray Adhesive 104148368
  • Wood Wreath About 18 inch in Diameter
  • Victoria Lynn 2-1/2 inch Round Tin Box 6 pc. 104801797 (4) or Victoria Lynn 2 inch Round Tin Box 12 pc. 104662894 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Primary Red 104059224 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Citrus Teal 104059261 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 10 pc. 20 inch x 26 inch Green 104127645
  • Morex Grosgrain Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 4 yard Red 104192898
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 6 104464405
  • Plastic Tablecloth
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Foil
  • Scissors
  • Small Christmas Candies (optional - see step 13)