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Spooky Chic Halloween Wreath

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I love purple and black together for Halloween.
I think they look subtly spooky together!
So of course I paired them together for my
Spooky Chic Halloween Wreath!
I wrapped a wreath form with black material. Then added a black feather boa. I spaced the boa out that I had 5 sections to my wreath.
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Section 1
I covered the 1st section in black satin rolled roses.
Confession: I intended to cover the entire wreath with these roses, but since this one section alone took 20 flowers, I decided I needed a new plan!
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Section 2
I took purple satin ribbon and wrapped it around this section, gluing it in such a way to give it a rippling effect. 
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Section 3
I found some fabulous velvet ribbon that I wrapped around this section. I liked having the black fabric covering the wreath form showing through here.
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Section 4
Since I seem to be alternating with purple and black, I wasn’t sure what to do with this section at first. I knew I wanted my {Dollar Store} glitter skull to go here so having something black in this section was out. Purple might have been too dark also. So I finally settled on some silver tulle. I just wrapped it loosely around the wreath form allowing it to gather in places.
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Before I glued the skull to the wreath, I gave him a light coating of Mod Podge. Since he was going to be outside, I wanted to be sure all of his glitter wouldn’t wear away. He lost some of his sparkle after this, but I still love the way he turned out.
I decided his eyes needed to stand out more to make him look more spooky. I found some purple glitter brads in my scrapbook stashed and pushed them into place. They ended up being too lavendar (whoever heard of a scary skull with lavendar eyes?) so I filled the brad with dark purple Stickles (aka glitter paint).
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Section 5
I was most excited about this section. I found this fabric ages ago and KNEW it would be perfect on a Halloween wreath. It is a shiny purple and silver bracade pattern on black material.
It also helped me incorporate the silver tulle in the previous section.
I used the same method as the tulle and loosely wrapped it around the wreath and let the fabric fall and fold as it wanted to. LOVE IT!
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And, once again, the complete wreath.
Spooky chic, right?

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Wednesday 12th of October 2011

The different fabric you chose is perfect. It's glam, chic and a little spooky at the same time. I love this wreath!

Brooke @

Saturday 1st of October 2011

You must be like me and LOVE Halloween! We are meant to be friends!


Thursday 21st of October 2010

Spooky and chic - my kind of decor! I did a boa wreath last year (I cannot find it now) but I love the feathers and the purple.


Tuesday 19th of October 2010

Super beautiful, I love all the detail you put in.

Paige @ The Wandering Cottage

Friday 15th of October 2010


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