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Simple Monster Wreath

By: Kelly Masters from
Simple Monster Wreath
Simple Monster Wreath
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If you are looking for something to draw more eyes to your home this season, then a Simple Monster Wreath will be right up your ally. This craft is super quick and easy, with an amazing finished product. With just some paint, raffia, goggly eyes, and pipe cleaner, you can transform a tired old wreath into a lively center piece. This is a great craft for kids and pre-teens alike, who will love getting to create their own monsters. Not only is this a great opportunity to have family time, but your personalized wreath will far surpass the norm of store bought ones this year.

Time to CompleteUnder an hour



Materials List

  • Design Master spray Flat White and Spring Green
  • Original Value: 1-18 inch grapevine wreath
  • Natural raffia
  • Green pipe cleaners
  • 2- 2 inch across googlie eyes
  • 2- 3 inch across wood round
  • 3- 3 inch wood teardrops
  • Halloween themed ribbon
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks


  1. Paint the grapevine wreath green using Design Master Spring Green.

  2. Cut the pipe cleaners into three equal parts.

  3. Make tufts of raffia by 12 pieces of raffia together, securing the raffia with a piece of pipe cleaner and cutting the raffia so each tuft is about 3 inches long

  4. Hot glue the raffia to the wreath until the entire wreath is cover in raffia tufts.

  5. Shape the wreath by trimming the attached raffia so the round shape of the wreath is maintained.

  6. Make about ten raffia tufts that are 6 inches long and glue them to the top section of the wreath. This will make the monsters hair.

  7. Paint the raffia on the wreath using Design Master Spring Green, making sure to cover the natural color of the raffia completely.

  8. aint the wood rounds with Design Master Flat White.

  9. Make a small circle from one of the sections of pipe cleaner and glue it to the back of the googlie eyes. This will act as a spacer.

  10. Glue the googlie eyes to the center of the painted wood rounds.

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