Tuesday, 23 October 2012

mini faux antler wreath





first cut the straws so that you have the bendy part, then cut two smaller bits and use masking tape to stick them together, then cover the whole thing with tape. next take some air drying clay and a bowl of water, and cover the straws with clay, use the water to smooth it. i usually buy white clay but i was only able to get terracotta so i painted them white and used a glue gun to stick them together.
at christmas im going to use it as a decoration for the tree.

if you want to make larger faux antlers visit my tutorial here

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sisters of the wild west

14 comments

  1. Wow! This is so cool! I need some BIG straws to make larger ones. :) too cool. pinned.

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  2. GREAT IDEA!!! I am for sure adding this to my DIY list! Thank you!!!

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  3. This is great....it brings back memories of when I taught art class...love the wreath..xo

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  4. So darn cute!!!! I love your wreath so so much....I am completely inspired to make one myself! Thank you!!!
    Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

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  5. These are lovely. I'm thinking of a woodland Christmas and think these would fit right in, thanks for sharing.
    Dannyelle

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  6. Coming from a hunting family I especially love these! New follower from Financial Friday.

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  7. SO COOL!!!! I'm going to try and make one too!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!

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  8. What a clever technique! Thanks for linking up with the Clever Chicks this week! Hope to see you on the next hop!

    Cheers,
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick
    http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com

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  9. So cute!

    I am coming over from a linky party and I would love for you to come over and check out my Wool Dryer Ball Tutorial!!

    Have a Good Day!
    Ashley Suzanne

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  10. Very cute and trendy idea! Love all your cool projects!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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  11. So clever, and love the look of them!
    -Revi

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  12. Amazing as always and thanks for sharing over at Junkin Joe! We are back today after having our party crashed by a storm named Sandy -- hope to see you there : )hugs...

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