burlap embroidery hoop wreath

We were lucky enough to try out some of the cute Christmas dies from Lifestyle Crafts release today of their newest holiday line, Be Splendid.  Using our favorite dies from this kit, we created a burlap embroidery hoop wreath for the upcoming green&red holiday:

It was so fun to make!

To create:

We first painted a 10″ embroidery hoop white then backed with burlap.  To create the bunting, we cut the JOY dies as well as 3 of our fav nesting die style with our Epic, folded them in half and glued the letters on.  We also glued the newly created JOY tags around green striped bakers twine that was strung from 2 upholstery tacks.

To create the accordion paper flowers:

We followed these instructions then customized them for our project using the Santa Silhouette and Flourish dies, both from the Be Splendid line.  We used the nesting circles dies which we love love love because there are so many sizes in one package and as you can tell, Santa is taller than Mrs. Claus so that came in handy ;)

After gluing everything together, adding a bit of toile and a pop up dots to make the Santa Silhouettes stand out, we had our final product that will look great paired with our holiday decor…

…and no, we’re not displaying this cute project before Halloween ;)

With the Epic 6 you can get a head start on gifts, packaging, Christmas cards & more.  Even if you’re not the crafty type, you can buy one for your friend or family member who is. 

{Psst! code “LOLLY JANE” gets you 20% off}

Oh, you are crafty?
Well then check out a tutorial guide here.

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  1. 1


    Sarita

    oooohhhhh that is so cute! I am ready for Christmas!

  2. 2


    Christina

    Cute!
    This makes me long for Christmas!
    xo

  3. 3


    Rachel

    So cute! I love that it's not the usual red and green Christmas-y look . . . but still so festive and fun. Adorable!

  4. 4


    Valerie@Occasionally Crafty

    Really cute! I love embroidery hoop art!

  5. 5


    Jamie Lynn

    SO cute! I'm ready for Christmas to come already!!! LOVE this time of year!

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    Lil' Luna

    Turned out super cute!! And great tutorial on how to make those paper accordions! ;)