Sunday, August 5, 2012

Apple Wreath (Astrobrights Back To School Crafts)

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I made this apple wreath for back to school. 


First, I cut a round shape from cardboard. 


Then I used my Silhouette to cut some red Astrobrights paper into apple shapes. 


I painted the stems brown and the leaves green and glued the apples to the cardboard. 

I hung it up with some grosgrain ribbon.  I love how it looks against the chalkboard!   I am so excited about back to school this year!

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8 comments:

  1. how cute perfect for back to school

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  2. How fun! My kids are getting so excited for school to start back up, this would be a great way to celebrate! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  3. I like this idea so much that I'm featuring you today! Thanks for sharing at Snips and Spice Sunday Slice.

    Malory

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  4. Oh My! So cute and creative! I hope you will link up tomorrow to The CSI Project starting tomorrow. The challenge is Back to School Projects. You just might win. Each week is a new challenge with 3 tutorials, giveaway and a fun guest judge.
    Come on over!
    www.thecsiproject.com

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  5. adorable,soooo cute and easy,wanna do it immediately,thank you for sharing

    Lusine
    Enjoy Teaching English

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