Disclosure: I happily received a free wreath from Treetopia to make this project! About this Valentine wreath DIY: My good friend Jennifer Perkins is a spokesperson for Treetopia, a company that specializes in ginormous and gorgeous faux holiday trees and wreaths. When it comes to trees – Jennifer is like me in that we see EVERY branch as an opportunity for embellishment. So imagine how excited I was when Jennifer invited me to participate in a Valentine’s wreath blog hop! Not only that, each of the five of us on the blog hop are giving away a pink wreath! See below for the details!

The wreath we each were sent was 36″ and very pink and very fluffy!


I knew I wanted to make a shadow box but had to think about the engineering aspect and the weight. I opted for a large embroidery hoop. I inserted glittered canvas (yes, I just happen to have it on hand). Here is the trick, I put the right side of the fabric facing out the back side to make a recessed area.


I trimmed off the excess and glued crepe paper around the inside to hide the hoop.


As far as the inside of the shadow box, I couldn’t decide! Finally I opted for a fabric wreath I found at Target. Perfect size! I used Tacky Glue to affix it to the canvas.


Then I added a painted milagro heart in the center! I used Aleene’s Tacky Dots to stick the metal to the canvas.


See? It’s all coming together! For the actual wreath decorations, I decided to use photos of me and Patrick. I used Picmonkey to make them each the same size.


I picked up some mini-glittered clothespins to attach them, and I made little paper roses to fill in.


First I hung the shadow box, like this.


Then I hung the wreath on top. Then I put it all together with some other goodies.


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Thanks for checking out my wreath project!


Valentine’s Day Wreath Blog-Hop Week!

MONDAY – Jennifer Perkins –

TUESDAY – Kathy Cano Murillo –

WEDNESDAY – Amy Anderson –

THURSDAY – Jenny Heid & Aaron Nieradka –

FRIDAY – Vickie Howell –

Each day, you can check the Treetopia blog for a fun bio about each blogger and a teaser of their fabulous wreath. This is similar to playing online pokies from Australian online pokies websites such as this free online pokies. Head over to their blogs daily for their full wreath reveals PLUS each blogger will be running a contest to give away a FREE Pretty in Pink Treetopia wreath.
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Love & light,

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