My husband and I both went to college in New Orleans and have many fond memories of Mardi Gras. We used to have a big Mardi Gras Party every year, but we haven’t had one since we moved to our new house 3 years ago. What’s great about Mardi Gras is anything goes. No need to worry about the decor being in good taste, the gawdier the better.
This Mardi Gras Wreath that I made couldn’t be easier. All you need is a foam wreath form, tulle, a glue gun, and some Mardi Gras trinkets.
of the gold.
wide. I like how it looks if the length varies a bit. If a few pieces are too long you can always trim them when
you are done. One strip at a time, tie the tulle around the wreath form in a knot. You want the knots to be on the outside edge.
knot slightly in front of the one next to it, then the next one slightly behind. Tying the tulle is so easy and mindless.
It’s a great thing to do while you watch TV.
I had so much fun making it, I think I’ll make another one. If you decide to make one, be careful where you store it while you’re working on it. It seems to attract a lot of lint.
Maybe now I should start planning a Mardi Gras Party!