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little wreath

Ornament01

Ornament01

It was a lovely holiday and I spent the morning tidying up. Every year, all that beautiful trash inspires me to make something. This is what I did with the afternoon, the crumpled paper and other bits from the wrappings.

Ornament6t

Ornament6t

Trace a jar onto a box. And then a smaller jar for the center.

Ornament5t

Ornament5t

Cut it out.

Ornament4t

Ornament4t

Pad it with rumpled paper and masking tape.

Ornament3t

Ornament3t

Wrap it with leftover ribbon from a gift.

Ornament2t

Ornament2t

Add more textiles or ribbons.

Ornament1t

Ornament1t

Gather up some pretty trims and decorate the top. 

Ornament7t

Ornament7t

So much more fun than putting everything away or throwing it all out. One more ornament for the tree, a window or a cupboard latch.

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