Styrofoam Plate Wreath's

I live about 2 hours away from craft stores like Hobby Lobby, Michaels and JoAnn Fabrics.
So that means I stock up on craft items when I go shopping
since I am not able to get to the stores very often.
And sometimes when I don't have a specific item
I have to be creative and use materials that are unique :)
I have been wanting to make a yarn wreath
so I used two Styrofoam plates.
And this is the end result....

Items Needed:
2 Styrofoam plates
hot glue
fabric for flowers, pearls, buttons 
or anything you want to use to pretty-up your wreath

Trace a circle onto the back of both Styrofoam plates.

Cut out the circle ( I used a knife).
Place the plates (front sides) together
and apply hot glue to hold them together.

Wrap your yarn around and tie a knot.
Then continue to cover your wreath with yarn.
Make sure you hold your yarn tight so it doesn't shift too much.

And in a while you should have a beautiful yarn covered wreath.

The wreath is beautiful with or without embellishments
so you can decide what you want to to.
I added simple pearls
and tied on some pretty ribbon to hang the wreath.
I hot glued the bow on.

I used white yarn, added silver yarn at the top, 
fabric flowers and snowflakes for this wreath that I made.

And I used some silver balls that I found a while ago at Michaels in the decorating section.
I just cut them to the desired length and hot glued them to the back.

Perfect for the Holiday's.

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Julie Marie said...

Those are so pretty Stephanie!... I have alot of odds and ends of yarn left over from crocheting mufflers... maybe I'll try some of those on some smaller plates, you are so creative!... xoxo Julie Marie

Sylvia said...

How crative, you have the greatest ideas, this is so pretty. It would make a great christmas wreath too.

Hilary said...

Love it!! I love them both ... I like how you kept the adornment on the red one simple so the beauty of the variegated yarn did not get lost while the simplicity of the white/silver yarn supports the extra embellishment beautifully on the other wreath. Nicely balanced design!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Stephanie, what wonderful wreaths you have fashioned out of styrofoam plates. One could decorate them any way they choose. Great idea! Thank you for sharing with us and coming to my HOME. Hope you're having a lovely week, my friend.


janice15 said...

Very pretty Stephanie, I love this idea...now I want to make one...Have a great day with love Janice

Conniecrafter said...

that is so creative, you would never know.... love the two colors on the blue wreath and such pretty flowers

Delisa said...

Hi Stephanie! Your wreath is so creative and beautiful. I am out in the country too and live about 40 miles away from the city, and with my health being a challenge sometimes it is not always easy to get into town. I can really understand what you mean. I moved here to my little town in Georgia, from Los Angeles and at first it was such a big change and I had a hard time adjusting to it. But as time went on, I began to love the peacefulness and simplicity that comes with "making do", and being creative with the supplies I have on hand. I hope you have a cozy evening tonight and thank you for all the sweet words you have left on my blog! With Love, Delisa :)

Life and Breath and Everything Else said...

You are so clever! It's amazing that these can be made from items that are just laying around the house :)

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Such a great idea, so cute!!!
Visiting from Home & Garden Thursdays...

My Little Home and Garden said...

That pretty red wreath would certainly work well when Christmas comes around next month.

Debbie said...

How beautiful, and yet so simple! I wished my mind would think of how to use the things in my home like that. You amaze me!!!
Thank you for sharing such beauty.

Blessings to you!

Delvalina said...

I love the red ones,this is my favorite from all your DIY for chirstmas. I'm goig to pinterest it :)

I love you more!


Heather @cultivatedbygrace said...

So pretty! I really like the white and silver one:) Thanks for finding my site and I am so happy to have found you! Love your vintage flair!
Blessings to you Stephanie!

Anonymous said...


You do much with little! I love that red wreath!!! Red is my favorite color.

I have all those stores within 5 minutes of my house. :)


Linda aka Crafty Gardener said...

What a lovely, simple idea for a wreath. I'm visiting from the Home link party.

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

A very pretty wreath and so different. I see a lot of love went into this project. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

What a neat idea! I have LOADS of yarn I have no plans for - maybe I will have my girls make wreaths as gifts. :)

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous wreaths!!! I love all the embellishments and the yarn. I'd love for you to share these at my link party, Submarine Sunday. I hope you'll stop by!


Denise said...

Love these Stephanie.Pretty, yet easy enough for Me.

Debbie said...

OK... That's it, I'm going to do it! This week-end I am going to make one of these. They look so beautiful and yet so simple that I must give it a try.
I will let you know how it turns out!

Have a terrific and God blessed day!

shelley said...

What a great idea using styrofoam plates! Love, love the red wreath :) thanks so much for sharing this idea :)

Erin said...

What a smart idea! They're both beautiful. :-)

Anne Payne said...

I think these are beautiful and SO clever!!!

Kate M said...

How innovative to use styrofoam plates to make these beautiful wreaths - you are so clever -n these are fabulous!!

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Hi Stephanie,
Very clever and resourceful. They turned out great and think of the money you saved. Styrofoam wreath forms are quite pricey. thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.

Olga Poltava said...

What a great idea! They both look very pretty and festive!

Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick said...

I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-and-rural.html

I hope to see you there!
Kathy Shea Mormino
The Chicken Chick

Chelsea @ Making Home Base said...

Awesome idea!!! Love it!

Unknown said...

very clever! They are also beautiful! I think my Little Mister may have to try this with a Christmas theme! Thanks for sharing, again, at Mom's Library!

be blessed,
Julie @ Hey Mommy, Chocolate Milk

Unknown said...

Oh, these are so beautiful! You did an amazing job! Thank you so much for sharing again this week at A Bouquet of Talent! :)

Doni said...

Styrofoam plates??? REALLY!!??? You did a beautiful job on those!! I've been trying and trying to make a wreath and just can't get it right...NOW I'm going to try your method!! Great job and they're gorgeous!!
Thank you so much for joining me for Pearls and Lace thursday!!
Blessings, Doni

Kathy said...

This is really marvelous! A beautiful, inexpensive way to make a homemade wreath - I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

Isobel Morrell said...

What a great idea - and a really firm wreath as a result! They are so often so bendy and rarely last the whole Christmas week! Thanks for the idea.

Just "met" you on Debbi's Adorned from Above Party, have followed you - on both sites, and hope you'll visit us at www.ColdhamCuddliescallingcalling.blogspot.com soon too.

all the best. Isobel

Naptime Review said...

What a beautiful blog. Love the music! Much needed after the day I am having. Ha!

Stopping by from True Aim. Love for you to stop by and return the follow when you can. I am hosting a facebook hop now. Love for you to link up your fan page and twitter page. Over 100 pages so far :)

HLBurke said...

Wow! I can't believe this is from a Styrofoam plate! New follower from the mom's library link up. I have a ton of yarn and this might be something I'll have to do this year.


Margo said...

This is such a good idea, and I happen to have some of these plates already! Thanks for linking up last week!

Marti @ SewLicious Home Decor said...

This is beautiful! Thank you for submitting it at the SHOW-licious Craft Showcase! :)

I would love to feature this in a Guest Post if you would like to participate! :)


Unknown said...

Wow! This is such a clever idea to save time and money for wreath making! They both came out lovely!
Thanks so much for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party!
Amie @ Pinkapotamus

Adorned From Above said...

These wreaths came out so cute. How easy. Thanks so much for sharing with last weeks Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
Happy Thanksgiving.
Debi @ Adorned From Above

Chantel Vinson said...

Those are so pretty! Looks like a great mother/daughter project. I think my 5 year old could definitely help wrap up the plate in yarn. We'll probably try this one sometime soon. Thanks for the great idea!

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