I usually don’t go all out for Halloween. But this year I racked by brain to make “my style” of Halloween decoration. While in the process I created a tutorial on How To Make A Bicycle Rim Halloween Wreath. It’s whimsical with a touch of Boho style.
I am excited to share the whole process with you. It took a couple of days to work on it, let things dry, make tassels and then put it altogether. Eventually well-worth it in the end.
There are several of my blogging friends that have fun, cute and creative Halloween ideas, too. I will be listing them and the links towards the end of this post. You are REALLY going to enjoy them, without a doubt.
What You Will Need For Creating a Bicycle Rim Halloween Wreath:
1 vintage bicycle rim
wooden letters (in two different fonts) that spell out: HEY BOO
8 yards-cotton non stretch string
hot glue gun
hot glue sticks
1-bottle craft paint-your color choice
craft paint brush or sponge
small wooden beads
8 yards yarn (choose a color that compliments your paint choice)
vintage book pages
1-small bottle decoupage
2-yards chiffon ribbon
6-wooden clothes pins
To begin with purchase each word in different fonts, cut outs and sizes. BUT you do what YOU like.
Using decoupage adhere the vintage dictionary pages to the BOO letters. I chose pages that relatively relate to Halloween or Fall. Skeletons, sundials, sunflowers, etc.
Once the pages were dry, cut the excess page off to see the shape of each letter. Including the center of the letters.
For added depth and color, brush the edges of BOO using a craft brush and French Lilac paint. This isn’t supposed to be perfect, but rustic and old looking.
For HEY-completely paint each letter with a craft sponge in the color French Lilac. This takes about 3 coats.
With chiffon ribbon and hot glue, attach 3 inch cut strips to each letter of HEY. Hot glue the ribbon on the back of the letter. As you can see, the ribbon is on the end of each letter.
Like I did in the above picture.
With painted clothes pins-attach the HEY letters to the outside of the rim on the left top.
To add something for a Boho touch-attach handmade cotton string tassels at the bottom of each letter of BOO.
Weave 2-3 yards of cotton string up and down through the spokes to create a web design. While occasionally adding a wooden bead on the string for a Boho touch. This is so fun!
For added texture, using the color coordinating yarn, make 3 tassels like I did here-adding 3 various natural wood beads to each tassel.
TIP: Tie a knot at the end of the yarn strand so the bead doesn’t slide off.
For some Halloween fun, attach a sparkly black spider above the yarn tassels.
Such a fun tutorial on How To Make A Bicycle Rim Halloween Wreath.
The wreath will also look festive on any door for Halloween parties and trick or treaters.
Don’t forget to visit my talented blogger friends amazing Halloween crafts below!
Thanks for coming by today. I always enjoy your comments and ideas.
Make it a wonderful day, my friends.
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