A great tip for making wreath: go to the plumbing department at Home Depot and grab a six foot long piece of foam tubing for cheap! Snip the length you want with scissors and duct tape the ends together.You have a really inexpensive wreath form.
I sprayed the entire frame with silver spray paint and then this time, I used a dark colored wood stain and brushed it in the deep grooves using a small artist's brush. It's a great way to add dimension to a spray painted frame. And if for some reason you
diy Christmas gift idea ~ clear glass block (the ones that open from craft stores) with family picture inside. Picked up blocks from Hobby Lobby - you need a 2 x 3 picture family. I put sand and sea glass in mine. I stenciled family on the glass.