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Wonderful x-mas wreath

This wreath was not free, but it was all worth it. We like it so much, that we´re considering to leave it in the livingroom after x-mas is over;)

What we used
A big wreath of straw.
Seethrough thread
Needle
Loads of felted balls. You can make your own, but it will take some time.

How we did it
Put 5 balls on your thread and lay them over the top of the wreath. Wrap your thread around the wreath and put the needle into the side of the first ball to secure it. Put 5 more balls on your thread and repeat the operation. Make sure that you fill the gaps between the balls, making sure that they´re not in straight rows. See the photo. It sure takes time, but it turns out just perfect!



Reader Comments (65)

Thanks so much for sharing your inspirational project! We'd love to feature an image of your felt ball wreath and a link to your website on Ornamentea.com shop! Would that be okay?

p.s. LOVE LOVE LOVE your "Pickles" found type logo!

Thanks! Alison [graphic designer from Ornamentea.com]

desember 9, 2009 | Unregistered Commenteralison myers

Hi! Thanks so much for your nice comment! Off course you can feature an image;)

desember 9, 2009 | Registered Commenterpickles

Wow! That's amazing! How many balls do you think you used?

desember 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSTEPHANIE

Loving your wreath & want to create one to hang up all year round...had to post your article on my blog to share it with my friends. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

desember 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSusan

That actually looks do-able! Off to find some felt balls :) I wonder if I could use baby pompoms and um, a hot glue gun :)

desember 11, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterdeb

Yay! I'm glad I'm not the only one who immediately thought "glue gun"!!! :)

desember 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLizzie

OMG! I love this! I want to make on for myseff! Thank you for this great idea!

desember 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLinda

My favorite decoration I have seen this year! LOVE IT.

desember 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBetsy

OMG! I super love this!

desember 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTara

This is so gorgeous! Where do you find little felted balls like that? I think I would be tempted to leave it out all the time too!

desember 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCatherine

Oh, duh, there is a link to the felted balls.......I am quick this morning.....LOL.

desember 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCatherine

love it. so much. how many balls did you use? i see that they come in bags of 50...wondering how many bags i would need...

desember 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterkatherine

Hi!
We can´t quite remember how many bags we orderes, cause it´s so long ago. But probably 8-10 bags.

desember 13, 2009 | Registered Commenterpickles

I love this - it is amazing!

desember 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergeek+nerd

love this. so adorable!! i must make this.

desember 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie

absolutely stunning! check out my blog for some colorful felt crafts and some new no-sew fleece projects! http://www.creativejewishmom.com

desember 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commentercreative jewish mom

Hi, I just discovered your blog and love this wreath!!!!! I'm agree that you have to leave it after holidays!! its LOVELY!!! I made one with an old jean and fabrics scraps but I'd love to make one like this for my house :) Thanks for share your idea!!!
Hugs!

desember 17, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGeorgina

the best wreath I have seen this year and perhaps ever...Happy Holidays, irene

desember 18, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbloesem

HOW WONDERFUL!!!!! I want to make one..NOW...have to wait until I get home...am at work now!

desember 18, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterastrid

I wish I could buy this! It's tough to find felted balls in the right colors, like the ones used in the pictured wreath. Anyone willing to sell me a pre-made Feltball Wreath? :-)

Great idea--thanks.

desember 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterVeside

perfect.

desember 22, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjackie

I love your wreath, must create one myself, will put your photo on my blog to share it with my friends. Thanks for the inspiration!!!
GOD JUL

desember 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterUlla

sencillamente hermosa! un trabajo colosal para un adorno tan importante como bello. felicitaciones por lo original y laborioso. me encanto
tengo un blog modesto en el que comienzo a experimentar con fieltro amasado, espero su visita cuando guste. un placer

desember 26, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterNIRMAELIZABETH

Gracias por el comentario agradable!

desember 26, 2009 | Registered Commenterpickles

Oh I am in love with this, I just HAVE to make one! And, I think you should definitely leave it out all year -- too pretty to hide away!

desember 29, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterlisa

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