Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane wreath using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


Make your own no-sew Candy Cane wreath using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial

Notes:

• You do not need to add a bow or anything else for this to be super cute on its own.
• The heart added at the end for embellishment had me thinking that this could make a wonderful Valentine’s Day wreath too!
• There is no need to press or steam your fabric unless it is so wrinkled it is prohibiting you from being able to cut a straight line. Irregularity adds to the charm of this wreath!

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial Materials:

• White Cotton Material (approximately 2 yards, 44″ wide)
• Red Cotton Material (approximately 1 yard, 44″ wide)
• Wire Wreath Form (14″)
• Scissors
• Measuring Tape

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial Directions:

• Lay your fabric folded in half onto a flat surface.

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• Fold in half widthwise.
• Fold in half lengthwise.
• Now fold in half widthwise.

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• Lay the measuring tape across your material horizontal to the folds (see photo above).

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• Now cut across the places where the fold is (see photo above).

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• You will end up with a 1″ x (approximately) 4½” to 5″ length (it depends on how wide your material is).
• Continue to do this for all the white and red fabric.

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• Begin to tie the fabric onto the wreath form. Left over right and under, right over left and under.
• This is the pattern that emerged:
• Working section by section, from left to right.
• Starting with the bottom (smallest) row;
5 white/5 red/4 white
4 white/ 5 red/ 7 white
2 white/ 5 red/ 8 white
1 white/ 5 red/ 12 white

• You may have to adjust your counts accordingly.

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


We have all sorts of helpers! This is Lucy, my niece’s dog.


• Continue until you have filled your wreath. Make sure you fluff as you go so you can tell the wreath is filled in.

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• When finished, make sure all of the ends are tucked into the front of the wreath, and the knots are facing behind the wreath. Fluff the fabric with your fingers.

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• Attach any bows or embellishments (using hot glue or wire depending on what you decided to attach).

Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial. Make your own no-sew Candy Cane using these easy step by step instructions. This cute holiday decor is perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or any day! Simple and inexpensive to make, this easy Candy Cane Wreath DIY Tutorial will show you how to add a marvelous touch of whimsy to your holiday decor.


• Hang and enjoy!


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Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15-minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


This 15-minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree

Notes:

• The bigger the ribbon, the easier this craft is to do.
• Try and use wired ribbon as it makes the process much simpler.

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15 minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


• This small tree is not wired ribbon. It is a different look. Do not tack down the ribbon is using non-wired ribbon as it will have a ribbon-candy effect.
• If unwired ribbon is used, you will need to tack down the lights in place to keep the ribbon-candy look.
• Make sure you stagger your lights, so they are not lined up one on top of the other. You might want to consider crisscrossing layers (X-ing) of lights.

• The small tree used 2½ – 3 yards of 5/8″ ribbon.
• The large tree used 2½ – 3 yards of 1½” ribbon.

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15 minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree Materials:

Paper-Mache Open Bottom Cone (used in this craft was (1) 10.5″ cone and (2) 7″ cones)
Glue Gun
• Hot Glue Sticks
• Scissors
• Wired Ribbon
Battery Operated Lighted (20ct used on tall cone, 10ct used on small cone)

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15 minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree Directions:

• Glue the top of the ribbon to the top of the tree. If you can’t make it work across the tippy-top, no worries, you can cover that area with a light.
• Begin to wrap the tree.

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15 minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


• Fold and glue any ribbon that does not lay flat.
• Tip: make certain the wire lays flat, and it does not flip over. Do not fight the ribbon. Allow the ribbon to dictate how the wrapping will flow.
• When you finish, glue the bottom of the ribbon in place.

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15 minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


• Go back and tack down any ribbon you may have missed the while wrapping. You do not have to make it all lay flat, and it does not have to all be uniform. You just do not want the ribbon sticking out randomly.

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15 minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


• Turn on your lights. Make certain they work.
• Insert the end of the light at the top of the tree.
• Start wrapping the lights – make sure you stagger the lights (you may have to crimp the light-wire).
• Hot glue the end of the wire in place.

Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree. This 15 minute craft is simple to make, and highly customizable. This Easy Lighted Ribbon Christmas Tree will dress up your Christmas table, light up your mantel, or just smile as you walk by them. Only you will know how quick and easy these little trees are to put together.


• Hide the light switch under the bottom of the tree.


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Spiced Cranberry Butternut Squash Recipe

Spiced Cranberry Butternut Squash Recipe. Spice up your butternut squash with this delicious, easy to make cranberry and butternut squash recipe. A nice autumn side dish that perfect for pairing with pork, turkey or chicken.


Spice up your butternut squash with this delicious, easy to make cranberry and butternut squash recipe. A nice autumn side dish that perfect for pairing with pork, turkey or chicken. This would be a great recipe for Thanksgiving, or for a family dinner.

Spiced Cranberry Butternut Squash Mise en Place:

• Pot
• 3 Bowls
• Masher
Measuring Cup
Spatula or Spoon
Measuring Spoons


Spiced Cranberry Butternut Squash Recipe

Spice up your butternut squash with this delicious, easy to make cranberry and butternut squash recipe. A nice autumn side dish that perfect for pairing with pork, turkey or chicken.

Prep Time:20 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Total Time:40 minutes

Ingredients:

1 lb. Butternut Squash (sliced very thin or diced)
1 cup Dried Sweetened Cranberries
Hot Water
3 TBSP Butter
½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
½ tsp Sage Powder
1/8 tsp Dried Chili Flakes
¼ tsp Nutmeg

Directions:

• Put the cranberries into a bowl with hot water to soften. Set aside.
• Slice butternut squash very thin (or dice).
• Place the butternut squash into a pot filled with enough water to cover the squash, and cook until tender. Drain.
• In a small bowl, mix the spices in with the butter. Combine well to incorporate.
• Drain the cranberries and the butternut squash.
• Place the cranberries into a bowl with the squash.
• Mash the mixture together. Some cranberries may mash, some may not, this is good as it provides texture to the dish.
• Add the spiced butter mixture and stir to melt into the squash until its all combined and smooth.

Makes 4 servings Spiced Cranberry Butternut Squash

Spiced Cranberry Butternut Squash Recipe. Spice up your butternut squash with this delicious, easy to make cranberry and butternut squash recipe. A nice autumn side dish that perfect for pairing with pork, turkey or chicken.


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