Monday, July 30, 2012

Craft Wars Wreath

Some of the other "Craft Wars Vets" (that term just makes me laugh since technically I was the first casualty of that war) have been playing along with the challenges as the season goes on.  This week I decided to jump in and play along.  


Last week's challenge on Craft Wars was to make a wreath out of old sweaters and stuff and then a Christmas tree out of packing supplies.  Well... I didn't have any packing supplies on hand and I definitely don't have a need for a giant Christmas tree in July, so I decided to make a wreath using muffin cups and music sheets.    Let's face it, I'm cheap and I already had all of the stuff on hand.  So here is what I came up with:







And in case you were wondering, YES I glued it... GASP!!  At least this time there is no one telling me that gluing it was a mistake.  There were "glue boogers" everywhere.  Whatevs. 


If you want to check out what some of the other vets came up with hop on over:


Foo Foo La La







P.S.  The photo challenge for today over at Mercantile Muse is "Vast."  So here it is: (this is actually an old photo... but what I wouldn't give to be there right this second.)






14 comments:

  1. oh man, you are cracking me up. hope you didn't burn yourself with the hot glue gun.

    LOVE the wreath!

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    1. I totally DID burn myself:( How did you know lol!

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  2. Hooray for glue boogers! This is lovely, Traci. I see not a single string or booger in the mix. And if there were, one could argue the importance of textural accents.

    Cheers,
    Madge

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  3. so pretty, feminine, and shabby chic!

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  4. Stretch out glue boogers and they make great cobwebs!

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  5. Love your VAST photo! And your wreath is fantastic. So neat that you and the other Craft Wars vets are staying in touch.

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  6. Your music and cupcake cups wreath is so pretty, love the simplicity of it. I burn myself all the time with glue gun. Isn't that what you're supposed to do when you're concentrating on making a pretty project? I still use too much glue and have little knots of glue everywhere that I have to take off let alone too many glue strings.

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  7. I love this wreath (even if it was made with glue boogers)!

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  8. Your wreath turned out great.

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