Vintage Kitchen Wreath

I hope you all had a wonderful week.
 I had a whirlwind kind of week,
and I think I am getting caught up!
I was invited to speak to our MOMS group
at our church last week which was a blast!
We had almost an hour together, and I had
so much fun sharing thrifty living ideas
and do it yourself decorating tips
 tutorials with over 100 of the most
amazing women I am blessed to know.  
I talked about this a bit in last week’s post
~Onto today’s junktastic project~
I have always loved vintage kitchen anything,
and this vintage jello mold was in great shape
when I found it recently.
I filled it with some lemons, then some muffins,
 cookies would have looked cute too. 
But this little jello mold was destined 
to be a wreath.   

I had a little bit of this lovely ticking print
left over from the Union Jack made a 
few months ago.
Ticking makes such pretty flowers,
with burlap leaves…swoon!
Here is what I used to make my 
vintage kitchen wreath
One metal jello mold (or other junky base)
 1/2 yard of ticking (striped fabric)
1/4 yard of burlap
hot glue & scissors 
Tear ticking fabric in 2-3 in strips, and remove
excess fraying strings from the edges of the fabric.
Make sure you cut and tear the strips the same
direction as the selvage along the edge of the fabric.
One piece will be for your wreath hanger.
The others you will want to knot one end, then
rolling the fabric around in a loop, tack it down with
hot glue to hold your flower in place.
 (picture above)
Next, cut a few 3″ x 3” squares of burlap, and
fray the edges a bit by pulling a couple strings
off of each side.  Holding one corner of each square
together, pinch and glue in place to form a leaf shape.
(picture above)    
Using a few dots of hot glue, attach your flowers
to the bottom center of the wreath, and add
the burlap leaves around the edges of the flowers.
A chic “new” vintage kitchen (or anywhere)
 wreath for your nest
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  1. Oh how I love this! I'm kicking myself for not snagging this old bundt pan I saw today at a yard sale because it would have been PERFECT for a wreath like yours.

  2. Really cute, Tanya! Can you believe I picked up my very first piece of burlap EVER last week?? I'm so behind! Thanks for the pretty inspiration 🙂


  3. What a great idea snd so cute. I don't gave a jello mold, that's a lot of jello!

  4. Well this is just the neatest Tanya! Pinning this too:) Happy Sunday to you.

  5. So cute Tanya! 🙂

  6. Hi Tanya – You posted in front of me on a couple of the parties I joined this morning so I had to come on over and see your wreath. I have a "thing" for wreaths and this is a great idea. Hmmm . . . I think I have an old green bundt pan hidden somewhere . . . Thanks for sharing & blessings, Patti

  7. What a cute idea! I love this for a kitchen wreath.

  8. What an awesome wreath. I love it! Stopping by from Mop it Up Mondays. Have a great week!

    Julie @ This Gal Cooks

  9. How fun, I love how you have reused the mold and the rustic burplap looks fab.

  10. I love vintage & this is super cute and easy. Drop by sometime & linkup at my party @ off to check out some more of your posts.

  11. oh, i love this!!!

  12. What a cool and clever idea! I love it! So adorable!
    House on the Way

  13. what a great project! love it, and great way to think outside the jello mold! definitely perfect for the kitchen

  14. Gorgeous! I love the flowers and burlap!

    Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

  15. Hi Tanya, thank you so much for stopping by my blog and commenting!


  16. Hi Tanya,
    what a great idea. I love items like this for the kitchen. I had so many in my other house, but here I hardly have any wall space. I will have to find somewhere else to put one.
    Thanks for the awesome idea.
    Have a wonderful week,
    @ Eclectic Red Barn

  17. So pretty, Tanya! You are so creative…those ladies were lucky to get to hear your ideas. 🙂

  18. This is so creative and cute! I really do love it!

  19. It's a great idea and turned out really cute.

  20. This turned out really cute! I love it, of course, vintage & burlap how can you not?
    I saw you sharing at Project Inspire{d} Linky Party.
    Debbie 🙂

  21. I love that! I spray-painted an old vintage bundt pan at Christmas time and used it as a wreath … it was one of my favorite decorations. Your flowers soften it up and make it look so cute!

  22. It is completely adorable! I love the ticking roses. What fun to share what you love with others. It's what we do here on our blogs, but it must be fun to share in person. I'm sure they were smitten by all your awesome ideas!

    Thank you for sharing it at to What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a lovely week!


  23. What a pretty wreath! Thanks for linking up.

  24. New Follower and this is so darn cute!!!

  25. Beautiful and a great way to use up scraps! I love me some burlap! Thanks for the awesome tutorial!

  26. Tanya, this is so adorable and creative!!! I love it. I love those flowers. Thank you so much sharing at A Bouquet of Talent this week. Have a wonderful weekend.

  27. Wow, this is really fabulous. I love how it turned out. I'll be featuring this on my link party features post this week. 🙂

  28. Gorgeous wreath Tanya!!!! xoxo

    Thanks for partying with me last week! Can't wait to party with you again tomorrow evening at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality!

  29. Hi, I saw your wreath featured on Tweak it Tues. I love burlap and ticking. The vintage jello mold is such a fun idea. I found an old rusty tractor rim along the roadside when hubby and I took a road trip to ID. I want to use it in my craft room and spell our last name with unusual items. (Olson) I think it would be fun to dress it up a bit like this. Happy to be a new follower. I have a

  30. Tanya,
    Thanks for sharing your wreath. Stop by House on the Way tomorrow to see it featured!

  31. This is adorable… I am pinning!

  32. Appreciating the dedication you put into your website
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    rehashed information. Fantastic read! I’ve saved your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  33. KiT9HT Major thanks for the blog post.Thanks Again. Awesome.

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