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felt wreath tutorial {in ombre!}

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This felt wreath combines gorgeous wool felt with one of my favorite decor trends-ombre!

It’s super simple to whip up, here’s the how-to:

Materials Needed:
wool felt (a 14″ wreath takes approximately 8 9×12 sheets of felt)
straw wreath form
hot glue (and lots of it!)

Step 1: Gather your supplies.

felt ombre wreath tutorial

(this collection of felt came from burlap+blue sponsor, Benzie)

And this is the wreath form I picked up at Hobby Lobby…

felt ombre wreath tutorial

Step 2: Cut your felt. I cut each sheet of felt into 6 strips (cutting lengthwise). I then cut each length into 5 rectangles…

felt ombre wreath tutorial

Next, take your rectangles and cut out teardrop-shaped pieces…

felt ombre wreath tutorial

Use a good pair of scissors so you can cut multiple pieces at once. When you are done, you should have a big ‘ol pile of felt goodness…

felt ombre wreath tutorial

Step 3: Warm up that hot glue gun and start gluing! Since a picture is worth many words, here are two images that should help you get a feel for the layout…

felt ombre wreath tutorial

felt ombre wreath tutorial

I started with the white felt pieces, and glued a row across the width of the wreath. I did 2-3 rows of each color (I had 10 colors total of felt). In the second image, I had just finished up the teal portion and am about to start on the green. Gluing onto this size wreath form takes approximately 30-40 minutes.

felt ombre wreath tutorial

Easy, fun and beautiful-hope you love this felt wreath tutorial as much as I do! The color combinations are endless (and so are the places in your home where you are going to want one of these lovelies!)

 Thanks for reading my felt wreath tutorial! Have a lovely day!

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amy

Saturday 31st of March 2012

This is just gorgeous! What a neat idea! I've seen lots of ombre things, but never a wreath like this! Wow! I would be so thrilled if you would share it at my party, going on now through Wednesday: http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2012/03/shine-on-fridays-21-plus-features-and.html

Beth @ Free Stylin'

Friday 30th of March 2012

This wreath is seriously so beautiful! I love the colors, and, thanks to your tutorial, it seems like a project I'd love to try! Thanks so much for sharing! :)

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Mindie

Friday 30th of March 2012

Beautiful wreath. Very unique too. So pretty with the affordable felt too! I would love for you to share at my Anything Goes linky up now.

emily

Wednesday 28th of March 2012

the felt colors are Amazing!!! Love this!

Laura Ingalls Gunn

Tuesday 27th of March 2012

Oh my, take a bow!

You've put a "spring" in my step with your creative loveliness.

Have a blessed day!