Sunday, October 17, 2010

Fall Wreath

ok this is my second post for the evening. I made this for two challenges! I told you I got to get a lot of crafting done today lol! Well I made this project to enter in the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge. Our challenge is to create something to hang on the wall, vinyl, shadow box, sign etc. The second challenge I am entering it in is and Getting Cricky's Fall Blessings Challenge! She is giving away an awesome prize go check it out for a chance to win!

I decided to make a wreath to hang on my door. This is my very first attempt to make a wreath using the cricut, all the leaves were cut with the cricut!! It was a lot more work then I thought but I am happy with the way it turned out!!


Materials Used:

(There are 4 different types of leaves)

  • Create a Critter ( 2 leaves come from this one)
  • Everyday Paper doll Dress up
  • Give a hoot
  • DCWV Autumn Splendor Stack ( patterned and glitter paper)
  • DCWV Autumn Splendor Solid Stack
  • Foam Wreath
  • Ribbon

First I wrapped a ribbon around the foam. I cut the leaves at 6 in, 5.5 in and 5 in ( real dial size) .

After cutting them out I inked the edges and crumbled them up and inked on the front of the leaves. To give them a textured look.

Then I used hot glue and began to layer them onto the wreath. I decided to have them all go in one direction( it looks neater that way)

That’s it simple, but time consuming!!

I think it may need something more, what do you think?

Well that’s all for tonight..time for bed! Thanks for visiting have a great night!

Lots of Cricut Love,



TheFishie said...

Wow, so many beautiful leaves! I love how some are sparkly, speckled, orpolka dotted. I only have a baby bug, so it would take me ages to cut so many leaves. If you're looking to add a little something, maybe some ribbon and a "happy fall" sign? Thanks for sharing.

PenLight said...

PERFECT, this is exactly what I have been wanting to do. I've been toying around with it in my head and here you did it! Now, I can just use yours as an example for mine! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Fantabulous cricut!

PenLight said...

Okay, second post. Do you have instructions? Did you have a tutorial? What cartridges did you use? I really love this.

Amanda Villarreal said...

This is very pretty! I agree with the above, if you have a tutorial Id love to see it! :)

Melissa said...

THIS IS JUST BEAUTIFUL!!!! I was thinking of doing something similar...Now you have giving me the inspiration....Love your blog...became a follower can't wait to see what you do next..Keep them coming girl you are very talented.

Hugs & Scraps

Audrey Frelx said...

Erika, this turned out terrific!!! It looks wonderful and all the beautiful fall colors are in your leaves. You did a wonderful job on your wreath!

Cheryl Gaffney said...

Love it!! That is exactly what I've been thinking about doing. Great job!

tfs, Cheryl @

Ladybug Designs said...

Oh look at you! That is so incredibly cool. Thanks for joining us at FCCB

joeygirl86 said...

This is awesome! The colors are so pretty! tfs!

Val said...

This is an amazing wreath!! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week:)

Honey B said...

What a great fall it...Great job..Good Luck on the Challenge


Sweet Scrappy Hugs,
HOney B

Kate said...

Your wreath turned out wonderfully! The inking and scrunching of the leaves makes such a difference - time consuming but so worth it!!
Thanks so much for playing along at FCCB!

lovemypaper said...

You did a wonderful job on your wreath love all the fall colors.

BrendaB said...

This is wonderful! I love the different leaf shapes and patterns you used! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week.

K Andrew said...

WOWeeeee! girl this is absolutely stunning! You are so creative--it's just beautiful! What a show stopper!
thank you for playing along with Getting Cricky with KAndrew's Fall challenge--hope you win the Cricut Cart!

all the cricky best,

Charlotte said...

Erka, This wreath is absolutely fabulous!!!

My Scrap Diary said...

You dont need to add anything to the wreath. It looks beautiful as is. Thanks for the instructions, Im def going to try to make one for Christmas.
Thanks for the inspiration!

scrapqueen141 said...

Your wreath is beautiful and I am going to feature it on my Fantabulous Friday post on the Fantabulous Cricut blog, so come check it out this friday!