I used a white coat hanger as the form for this wreath, shaping it into a heart with some pliers.
I colored strips of newspaper with pink food coloring, just like I did for my newspaper flowers and gift wrap.
After the strips dried, I shaped them into different sized roses.
Then I glued the paper roses onto the heart with hot glue, using the pliers to hold them down instead of my fingers (have you learned that lesson, too?)
I glued them randomly around the top half of the heart, adding more paper if needed to make them fuller.
To add some color to the roses, I sprayed some’ “Scarlet’ Glimmer Mist into the center of the roses. I did this by cutting some circles out of a napkin and spraying through the holes. This kept the mist from over-spraying.
I think they look really pretty after the Glimmer Mist is added!
This week has flown by hasn’t it?
My daughter is currently working on a self-portrait in the style of Frida Kahlo. We’ve been learning about Kahlo and her work this week and it’s been interesting for me since I didn’t know much about her.
Hopefully, she’ll let me share her portrait with you soon!
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