Every year, I make a new Christmas wreath, or dress up one I have...unless I make a non-traditional wreath. But this year, I was stumped. I was cruising around on pinterest and I stopped in my tracks. Have you ever seen an idea on pinterest, and you thought...why didn't I think of that? And then your mind starts churning on how you could make a good idea even better? That happened to me a couple of weeks ago when I saw this post on how to make a wreath base out of a dollar store laundry basket from A Piece of Rainbow. She had made a beautiful wreath with dried flowers woven into half of a laundry basket. And I just had to visit my local dollar store to see if my store had any....and all they had were these mini baskets - the bottom was only 8 1/2" (I wish I just had this much laundry, don't you? I grabbed one anyway, thinking maybe I could make a wreath still.
And, boy, I'm glad now I couldn't find a bigger basket –look at the result!
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