Burlap Monogram Wreath

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Uncategorized | 14 comments

I have been making wreaths lately.

I get on different “kicks.”

Wreath are the latest.

My kitchen countertops are full of burlap, ribbon, moss, glue gun debris.

I recently made a burlap wreath.

I have made a few wreaths for the shop.

But, I am wanting something new for my front door.

I am looking for:

A wreath that says “welcome to our home”. . .

A little different from others I have seen. . .

Includes materials that are similar to the style of my house. . .

I am asking a lot of this little wreath!

Today I think I have achieved what I have been aiming for.

Frame, burlap wreath feb 201317

I gathered my supplies:

-one oval yard sale frame

-burlap ribbon

-super thin ribbon

-sheet moss

-chipboard letter (also a yard sale find for me)

-hot glue gun (mine is not worthy of having her picture made)

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I laid my chipboard letter on the moss and traced around it with a Sharpie and cut it out.

I left a little room to wrap the moss around the letter.

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I had to make small cuts in the curves to be able to wrap the moss around the letter.

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The gluing was done, but it was a messy on the back.

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I trimmed it close with scissors.

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Now on to the frame.

I folded the ribbon to give me a clean start.

I glued the ribbon on to the side of the frame.

I wanted to hide the seam as best as I could.

Frame, burlap wreath feb 201311

I began folding and gluing.

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This is the back after all of the gluing was done.

I overlapped the ribbon about 2 inches where they met.

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I added a dot of glue to the end of the ribbon to keep it secure.

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Using the super thin ribbon, I glued the moss letter to the frame.

Frame, burlap wreath feb 201317


I think this is what I have been looking for.

Now I can clean my countertops off!

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Now on to enjoy a day out of school with my girls!

Life to the full,



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  1. Looks great, Melissa! I love the moss covered initial the best. What did you use to attach it to the glass on your front door? – Karen

  2. Another darling project. Wish we could get together and do some crafting. You are so inspiring! Blessings, Patti

  3. Love it, Melissa! Love the inital and that blue burlap. Makes me wish I had blue going on somewhere inside {or outside} our home!

  4. I love that wreath!! Especially the burlap color.

  5. I love it!! It’s so prettyl!! I’ve been eyeing that blue burlap ribbon at Hobby Lobby but been refusing to buy it until I come up with a plan for it..hehe. Seeing how pretty it looks on your wreath has convinced me to just go out and get!!

  6. What a great idea! Please share it on a terrific linky – Design Décor Tuesday. http://www.designdecortuesday.blogspot.com. See you there! ☺

  7. What a unique wreath! Thank you for linking up to Monday Funday!

  8. Love that frame, this is such a cute idea. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  9. what a sweet wreath. Must look pretty on your door!

  10. I bought several rolls of the Hobby Lobby burlap ribbon because it was 50% off one week and the colors were great. I made a few projects, but I love the idea of a ruffle for a frame. Thanks for sharing!

  11. So cute! Love the colors and the frame, it’s such a unique take on all the door wreaths out there.

    I’m your newest follower by the way!

    Anja @ cocalores.blogspot.com

  12. Awesome Melissa! Love the classy look created by burlap and moss of all things! Well done.

  13. Love, love, love it! I found and old vintage frame and wondering what to do with it! Thanks!

  14. I have made that same moss covered “initial S”…I had used it on my mantel and now you have inspired me to make some wreaths….Love your wreath!…


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