Sunday, November 9, 2014

Halloween Additions - Year 3

I wasn't going to post anything for Halloween this year, but a few people have asked to see the mesh wreaths I created for outside decorations.  So for those of you who are interested, here are the two I made.

Those Eyes!

Yes, this is what caught people's attention on the all black mesh wreath I put between the garage doors.  These large eyes aren't that common yet in the craft stores so make sure you call ahead before you go looking.

Supplies -

1 large roll of black mesh
1 roll silver and black spider web ribbon
6 jumbo pipe cleaners folded in half
1 set large movable eyes

Note - It rained heavily a few days during the month. This wreath got sopped. I took inside for a couple of days to dry out and it was good as new.

Wicked Hat and Legs

I've wanted to make this wreath for a few years now. I didn't really think I would get to it this year, but finally made the effort on Columbus day.


1 large roll of colored mesh
1 smaller width roll of complimenting color
1 roll complimenting ribbon
Embellishments of your choice

Lessons Learned?

There are many tutorials about how to put together mesh wreaths. Here is a very easy one.   Once you make one, you can make others. But watch out, it becomes very addicting!