Denim Flag Wreath

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Denim Flag Wreath madeinaday.comSchool is almost out and the 4th of July is just around the corner~ I made a series of patriotic crafts for you guys to enjoy!

First up is my Denim Flag Wreath! I love making wreaths and finding unique items to make into them. So I started thinking about what materials to use…when I think of red white & blue, my thoughts automatically went to denim. What could be more American than Blue Jeans?!!  So here is my cute version made from a pair of shorts and some old thrift store jeans!

Denim Flag Wreath



Make a wreath out of denim shortsUsing your rotary cutter and cut all three jeans up into 3 inch wide strips. I cut the shorts across the pockets so I could use them for added texture and design. The jeans I just cut up one leg of each.

GLue red white stripes to wreathStart wrapping your red and white stripes around the Styrofoam wreath, make sure you make the stripes equal distance apart and hot glue.

Add jean pockets to wreathNext wrap the blue denim shorts around using the pockets and belt loops for the blue design area.

Take silk flower apart and replace centerFor the flowers I pulled apart the silk flowers and added a fabric wrapped rosette flowers made from the denim to the center for a more handmade look. Hot glue them back together and add them to the wreath.

For the tutorial on how to make fabric flowers check out my Spring Wreath Tutorial. I took twine and hot glued it in a spiral pattern and added it to the center of the blue flower.

Add a cute little red white & blue paper banner and some single glittered stars to the blue denim and that’s it!! Soo cute & easy!

4th of July Denim Flag Wreath

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54 thoughts on “Denim Flag Wreath

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  2. WOW 52 comments! This was one popular post, Kim!

    Congrats! Your post was one of the top picks selected from our Bowdabra Designers in the Crafty Showcase! We appreciate you sharing your wreath! We loved it!

    We will give you a shout out on our Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts today. Have a super weekend and we hope that you will stop back in and share with us starting Saturday morning!


  3. Hi Kim, I love anything made with denim, and your wreath is super cute! I just linked over to your tutorial from Crafts ‘n Coffee. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Usually I’m not a wreath girl, but I love the idea of using denim. You’re right, it just seems perfect for 4th of July!

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  6. Thanks so much for linking this project up on Tuesday’s Tidbits! I’m featuring on this week’s party! Hop on over and share something on this week’s party!


  7. That is stunning! Thanks so much for sharing your talents at my weekly Say G’Day Saturday Linky Party. Hope you can join in again this weekend!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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  9. KIM!! This is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thank you for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality! Can’t wait to see what you link up this evening!

  10. I love this and how you used demin!! I wish I would have seen this earlier, I was wanting to do a flag wreath but couldn’t decide on what to do it with.

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