Back to School Wreath

from week ending 8/6/99

Design and Instructions by Diana Trupiano 1999



12" Grapevine & Ivy Wreath base

4 yds blue gingham check 1" wide ribbon

Baby's breath picks

Foamie Sheet scraps in red, black, blue, yellow and green


Permanent black marker

1/4" brass bell

Gold paint pen

Aleene's Thick Designer Tacky Glue or hot glue gun and sticks

Fishing line


  1. Transfer patterns to foamie sheets. Cut out pieces.

  2. Glue roof pieces to red school house.

  3. Tie bell in tower opening with fish line. Add a dot of glue to the back to hold line in place.

  4. With permanent marker, outline door and windows. Write "School" above door.

  5. If desired, glue yellow foamie scraps to back of windows.

  6. Glue stem and leaf to apple.

  7. Add highlights to apple with gold paint pen.

  8. Wrap ribbon around wreath and secure with glue.

  9. Make multi loop bow. Glue to wreath.

  10. Glue school house, apple, numbers and letters to wreath using photo as a guide.

  11. Insert baby's breath picks as desired.

  12. Tie a loop of fish line to back for hanger.


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