Thank you all for your opinions on which patriotic wreath I should make for the front porch. I ended up doing a twist on the ribbon/rope wreath. This wreath was super quick and easy and I love it!
I started by tying small lengths of ribbon around the bottom half of the wreath. I bought a wooden wreath from Wal-Mart because it was only $2, I think I would have preferred a round foam wreath….but we made it work. :0) There was no rhyme or reason to where I put the ribbons, other than I didn’t want the same color too close together. No fancy bows, just knotted it and moved on. My only goal was to cover all of the wood.
Next I used this craft cord to cover the top part of the wreath. I used hot glue to hold down the cord on about every fifth time I pulled it around. Again…I was just trying to cover the wood the best I could.
Finally I added a ribbon on the back to hold the wreath, my wooden letter, and a small ribbon to hide a spot of wood that I had missed. Hang and enjoy!