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Can you believe this Starfish Wreath was made from a thrift store holiday berry wreath? I teamed up with a great group of bloggers for the Thrift Store Upcycle Challenge! We shopped at our local thrift stores and chose two items, one wreath and one other item of our choice to exchange with another blogger.
I received this holiday berry wreath for my first project. At first I thought what am I going to do with that to make it more like spring! But after stripped it down and fluffed it up it was actually a very nice wreath.
I really hated to do anything to it, but this was a challenge. After much contemplation, I decided this wreath could use a nautical makeover. Let me show you how I made it~
Seaside Rope Burlap Wreath
- Holiday berry wreath
- Krylon Metallic beige spray paint
- Burlap ribbon
- 2 starfish
- Decorative rope
- Hot glue & gun
So next time you are tooling around the thrift store don’t pass up that crumpled old sad wreath, breath new life into it!
I received my wreath from Betsy Smith
Visit her blog Happily Ever After, Ect. to see how she transformed her items!
Now onto the Swap!
Welcome to the 4th edition of the Thrift Store Swap!
If you are unfamiliar with this swap, organized by Lyn at MidMichiganMom, here are the basics. 14 crafty bloggers commit to buying and repurposing 2 thrift store items. For this edition, one item must be a wreath and both items must cost under $10.
Sounds easy right? There’s a catch…they are not buying for themselves! Each blogger is surprised with what they must repurpose. So what happens when the unknown challenges 14 crafty ladies?
You get some out of the box tutorials!
Here are the geniuses behind these DIY Tutorials. Make sure to check out each one!
DIY Just Cuz