I recently discovered the perfect alternative use for my Christmas balls on Thrifty Decor Chick. She tried it herself, and it turned out so pretty that I couldn't help but feel inspired.
Isn't it lovely? And it's a surprisingly straight-forward idea. You take wire, form it into a circle, and tread the ornaments on. TDC actually called this the hardest easiest diy wreath project, because she used a wire hanger that was ridiculously difficult to ply.
Because of her trials, I decided to use some thinner wire for my own adaptation.
It all seemed like a perfect idea, until I started to thread my ornaments.
With about 15 ornaments, all about 2 to 3 inches in size, I didn't even come close to creating a whole wreath. What I ended with was a clump of random sized ornaments on a wire. Not pretty. My inspiration is not lost though — after Christmas I'm going to be all over the Boxing Day sales and plan to pick up a huge package of the largest ball ornaments I can find.
This project may have won this round ...
To be continued.