DIY Geometric Succulent Wreath and the worst quilt ever

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Quilting has absolutely nothing to do with this project.

You like wreaths, I like wreaths, and I bet we both really like an easy DIY wreath that is cool, affordable and quick to make.

I bring the topics of quilts up because I love them, and I am absolutely the worst quilter that ever quilted.

I realized this after carefully shopping for just the right fabrics, planning and choosing the week of a snow storm in the early 90’s to try my hand an quilting.

AND MAKE A QUEEN SIZED QUILT.

Yep.

Queen sized, lots of snow, and the saddest attempt at quilting ever.

I wanted to quilt.

I saw them at the fair, and truly believed that I could join the ranks of quilters.

It was that day that I realized I like quick projects.

And nothing that is going to drag on because I will think of 19 other things I want to make and the first thing is still not done.

It was a giant suck-fest of fabric and one stressed out mom who realized she isn’t cut out for quilting.

But also realized that I kick butt at spray painting things.

 

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And hot glue, my love affair with hot glue is a thing.

Because I can fix anything, and I can fix it FAST.

So now you know why I am the worst quilter who ever quilted, and that I like instant gratification.  

I am totally ok with that.

If you don’t know who you are at 47, you could very well spend you time snowed in and slowly slipping into a bad place while thinking you are a quilter.

Being a  spray painting bad ass isn’t the worst fate.

So if you are a fellow I-want-to-make-something-cool-but-have-ten-minutes-kind-of-person, you have found the wreath for you.

Here is what I used to make this super easy Geometric Succulent Wreath, and no quilts were harmed during the making by the way:

 

 

How to make a modern wreath, diy wreath, succulent wreath

 

  • One metal wreath base in the shape of your choice
  • Gold spray paint 
  • A few clip on or small faux succulents from your local craft store 
  • Florist’s tape

 

After doing two good coats on each side of the wreath base with gold paint, I twisted the stems of my faux succulents to the bottom corner of the wreath.

Ass a teensy bit of florist’s tape to hold them in place if needed.

 

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Drop the mike and walk away like you just realized how much you love to make stuff, and you will never torment yourself again trying to be someone your’e not.

 

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Hang your wreath, pour a glass of wine and find your next project my friend.

I have a house-hunting update coming soon too, I can’t wait to share with you some exciting news!

 

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Thank you so much for reading, as always, may your heart and home be full of everything you love…

 

xo, Tanya

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Thank you so much for reading, and as always, may your heart and home be full of everything you love! xo, Tanya         linking up to: http://www.savvysouthernstyle.net/ And these awesome parties: http://www.twelveoeightblog.com/awesome-link-parties