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Pinterest Gone Wrong: Tulle Wreath

I kept seeing these neat tulle wreaths on Pinterest and decided I could make one too. I should have found a tutorial first.

pipe insulation wreath

I got all the supplies I thought I needed, including foam pipe insulation to use as the wreath base (a tip I saw on Pinterest!) It was an utter and complete failure!

tulle wreath fail

Then I got smart and started with an ACTUAL styrofoam wreath form. Here is my “re-do”. Much prettier!

tulle wreath fail
Happy crafting!!!

craftfail tulle wreath

From: Nancy

thanks to: Gail Made for the pipe insulation tip!

11 Responses to Pinterest Gone Wrong: Tulle Wreath

  1. emily says:

    LOl epic fail but at least you tried your best!!!:)

  2. Penny says:

    BAHAHAHAHA….I too tried the foam tube instead of styro. FAIL!! The weight of the wreath decorations caused the round wreath to turn into an oval. And yes, I re-did the wreath with a metal inner form. NO FAIL!

  3. Amy G. says:

    Good for you for going back and re-trying! Have a link to a tut?

  4. @Amy, I haven’t been able to find a tutorial for this one.

  5. Shannon says:

    LOL! Now I want to make a tulle wreath myself. I also saw that you could make a wreath form with the foam insulation and I am glad that I didn’t try it.

  6. Paula says:

    I used the foam pipe insulation tonight to make a couple of wreaths. I didn’t think it was going to hold it’s shape so I stuffed plastic grocery bags inside and it worked great!

  7. Felita says:

    I packed mine with plastic grocery bags and didn’t have a problem with the wrong holding it’s shape either.

  8. BrassyDel says:

    I have a horrible insulation foam wreath, too! It isn’t even an oval. It is the bastard child of Oval and Parallelogram.

  9. Marla says:

    Thanks for this post. I seen this on Pintrest and I was going to try it. I think I’ll just hit the dollar store and look for one. :)

  10. Linda says:

    I’ve made wreaths using foam pool noodles, they’re much sturdier and work great! Get them from dollar store, I stuff a smashed toilet paper roll with E6000 on it and then duct tape it.

  11. Pam says:

    I used the pool noodles from Dollar Tree. It worked but beware if behind a full view storm door in the summer. The shape turned to oval from the heat…..

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