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Craft Night: Fall 2012

Fall is here in Little Rock, and so is CRAFT NIGHT!  We have these every so often with several ladies, some in the architecture profession, some not.  For this craft night, I decided I wanted to make a Fall/Halloween/Owl themed wreath.  I did a quick sketch of owls after searching "Felt Owls" on Pinterest.


I think I will live trace these and do something fun with them later this weekend.  I like the tiny one.

So, once I had determined a goofy owl, I did a quick sketch of what I wanted and set out for materials.


Here is my best guess price estimate on materials.  I had to run out quickly at lunch, so all of these were purchased at the Wal-Mart down the street.

Branch Wreath:  3.50
Felt (yellow): 2@0.23=0.46
Felt (red): 2@0.23=0.46
Felt (orange): 2@0.23=0.46
black pipe cleaners: 2.00
white pipe cleaners: 2.00
black ribbon: 2.00
orange ribbon: 2.00

Assuming you already have a hot glue gun, you can make this for under 15 bucks.  I had a lot of pipe cleaners and felt left over.

After a quick color sketch, I set to work on making the wreath.





Here is the finished product.  Now to hang it at my house.



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