We were shopping in Pier 1 Imports last week when we saw this great peace sign shaped wreath. Our daughter Lindsey just loved it, but the Pier 1 wreath was a hefty $99 and way out of a first year teacher's budget. So we decided to make one of our own. Not only would we make one of our own, for way less but then we could choose the colors to match the rest of Lindsey's Christmas decor.
We purchased two large wire wreath frames for $2.99 each. Using one of the frames to make the peace sign on the inside. We had to recruit Jeff to help with this part, he was a bit skeptical as to how this was going to work but was a good sport, anything for his daughter.
Next Lindsey wrapped the frame with bright pink tinsel garland to help cover up any part of the frame that might show after the balls are placed.
Then the fun part begins. We purchased 10 packages of large shatter proof balls from the $1 spot at Target and 10 packages of the small balls as well. Using a lot of hot glue, place the large balls onto the frame. Working the middle peace sign first.
Once you have finished the outside ring, use the small balls to fill in the spaces. Here you have the peace sign wreath for less then $30. There were losts of both size balls left over for other Christmas decorating.
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