If you read my post about our Girls Craft Night last month, you saw we made cinnamon stick wreaths. I didn't go into too much detail about how we made these, so I thought I'd give you a little more info, in case you wanted to make one for your home - or it makes a nice Christmas gift for someone else as well! And doesn't cost much either. All you need are 3 things: cinnamon sticks, a wreath form, and a glue gun. Easy peasy. One of my friends found a farm online (Countryside Herb Farms) that ships these cinnamon sticks in bulk, and that was by far the cheapest option we found. If you buy these at Michaels, they're $4.99 for 9 oz, but at Countryside Farms, you can purchase bags by the pound for $2.99. We used the 6 inch sticks, and you'll need between 3 and 4 lbs, depending on how full you want yours.
Pretty self-explanatory at this point, huh? You go around hot gluing away - placing those sticks here, there, and everywhere. You can make yours nice and even all the way around, or place some higher/lower than others, to give it a more uneven look, like I did. (I actually originally did the nice and even method, and later picked up a small bag from Michaels to add some up and down throughout - I think it looks more rustic...or rugged...or something?!)
Christmas tree in there as well. Hung it from a piece of burlap I had, and now my kitchen window displays this cute little guy...and makes the house smell pretty yummy too!
I'm hosting our second Girl's Craft Night tomorrow - stay tuned to see what we're making! Thinking I'm gonna love it! ;)
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