Valentines Wreath with Pipe Cleaner Rosettes

Welcome to 2013!! It’s my first post of the year and I’ve got a Valentine’s Day post!  So, let the love fest begin!!

I’ve had a yarn wrapped wreath gathering dust in my craft room ever since I made it and decorated with these bottle cap and button flowers.  I took off the flowers and every holiday I look at it and think, “I really need to use that wreath” and never do.  Until now!!

I used a few red/white twisted pipe cleaners and sparkly heart “table scatter” from the dollar store to make this adorable easy Valentines wreath!!

To make the pipe cleaner rosettes, twist the pipe cleaner in a spiral, hot gluing it in several places as it is twisted.  My pipe cleaners came twisted together but if you can’t find them, simply twist red and white pipe cleaners together!

Hot glue the rosettes and sparkly hearts to the wreath, add a bright ribbon and hang it up!  I love the use of very basic and inexpensive supplies – pipe cleaners & sparkly hearts – to create something so fun and perfect for Valentine’s Day!!

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  1. Oh my cuteness! I love it…I so need to get on the Valentine’s ball!

  2. AH! Those pipe cleaner roses are AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! Pinning this right now!

  3. Love the idea of using pipe cleaners for rosettes. So much easier for kids to do too! I’ve got my Valentine’s ideas all in my head, but nowhere near started yet! Go you!

  4. super cute, I might try to do a red/white rosette with hearts situation to replace my Christmas arrangement on my burlap wreath :) thanks for sharing the super cute idea!

  5. Keri this is sooooo cute!! Pinning for sure :) I would love it if you linked this wreath up to Pretty Things as well!!

    xoxo, Tanya

  6. This is oh-so-cute! I can’t wait to get my Valentine decor started, thanks for the inspiration to get moving with it!

  7. That is adorable! I haven’t even gotten my Christmas tree down!! Can’t I keep it up all year? hehe

  8. *Love* it. I need to start thinking about Valentines day, thanks for the inspiration :)

  9. I must make one of these. How cute and very creative. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Great wreath and I love the pipe cleaner flowers!

  11. What a great idea to use pipe cleaners! So cute!

  12. So stinkin’ cute! The pipe cleaners idea was genius!

  13. Love your blog! I would love for you to visit my linky party going on now at

    Have a great day!

  14. very cute!

  15. What a cutie! I really like the peppermint candies you made with the pipe cleaners.

  16. So cute! I already have some red and white pipe cleaners from a Christmas craft I did with my daughter. Those rosettes will be perfect for the rest of them!

  17. This is an adorable wreath! I also have an extra wreath in my basement and this is such a cute idea. Thanks so much!

  18. How cute! I love the rosettes and the yarn base just makes it look softer! Nice wreath Keri!

  19. Those pipe cleaner rosettes are so adorable! What a beautiful wreath. :)

  20. This is so cute! Love Valentine’s Day decor.

  21. Love this wreath. I’m adding it to my front door fun pinterest board.

    We’d love for you to share with our readers by linking to our Finished Friday Link-up.

  22. Oh My! This is adorable! Great work!

  23. I love it! The teal ribbon really makes it pop!

  24. What a cute wreath!!!! Love the rosettes and the sparkly hearts, very cute! I can’t wait to get started on some projects for Valentine’s day, too! Have a great weekend!

  25. Sooooo cute!! I hope you come by to link-

  26. Great project !

    I would love you to come and share it at my Craft, Create & Inspire Linky party

    Hope to see you there:)

    Claire@ Polkadot pretties x

  27. Love it!

  28. Saw you on Somewhat Simple, great idea for the rosettes, and they would work for any occasion if you just swapped out the colors! Thank-you for sharing,
    {Hugs} Barb

  29. Love it! Just pinned this! Found you through the Flamingo Toes Blog hop!!
    Amy @ Making Life Whimsical

  30. Love this project and its beautiful simplicity. Where did you purchase or how did you make the actual yarn wreath?

  31. This is adorable. I am including it in my link party features tomorrow.

  32. Beautiful!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  33. Absolutely adorable!!! Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects!

  34. Love this!! I think I need to try something similar for Valentines.

    I would love for you to share this at our blog hop:

  35. This is too cute, I had to pin it in my DIY board! :D
    Found you on the CraftOManiac and I’m a new follower!


  36. This is a fabulous Valentine’s Day project. Thanks so much for sharing it!

  37. So fun! I love the pipettes. I’m always looking for great adornments for wreaths! I shared my winter wreaths on Take-A-Look Tuesdays this week too.
    Thanks for the inspiration!

  38. What a great idea for twisted piper cleaners! This is so versatile for many valentine projects. Just discovered your wonderful blog and am your newest follower!

  39. That is super cute! {Ok. This is totally random, but if you could point me to a tutorial that shows how to make the linky party buttons small like that…that would be awesome! :)

  40. Your wreath is gorgeous and beautifully created. I am now a follower of your blog and look forward to return visits. I invite you to join me as well on my blog at
    Hugs, Gayle.

  41. SO beautiful! Come grab a button, because I featured you on Pinworthy Projects this week! :-)

  42. Looks great! I especially love those pipe cleansers rolled up. What a great idea!!

  43. That is too CUTE!!! Those pipe cleaners flowers are adorable. I have never thought to make a flower from a pipe cleaner. Genius!! Thanks so much for sharing at Thursday’s Temptation. I am going to be featuring your wreath tonight on my blog!

  44. This is so gorgeous! Can’t wait to feature this on the One Creative Weekend link party on!

  45. Love this heart wreath! Visiting from

  46. So cute! I’m feel like I have a ton of pipe cleaners and I never know what to do with them. Thanks for sharing!

    I’d love if you shared this at my Show & Tell party this week.

  47. Way cute!

  48. So cute, Keri. Everything is better with sparkles! Thanks for sharing at the Humble Brag!

  49. This project was featured today drop by to see it & grab a featured button.

  50. I pinned this :)

  51. Thank you for linking up at Craft, Create & Inspire last weekend ;)

    Your project will be featured this weekend hope you will join us !

    Happy weekend

    Claire x

  52. Very clever! Looks great!

  53. very cute! :o) Thanks so much for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays at Nap-Time Creations. Just wanted to let you know that you will be featured at this weeks party!

  54. Such a cute wreath! I’ve featured your post today on The Gunny Sack and shared your post via Pinterest, Twitter, Google+ and StumbleUpon!

  55. Thanks so much for linking to Make the Scene Monday @ Alderberry Hill. You are being featured later this evening!
    Have a fantastic new year!

  56. I’m loving those cute red and white spirals with the hearts on them!!! So cute!!!

  57. Hi Keri-

    Love the pipecleaner rosettes…wish I had this for my front door!

    I’m featuring you tonight at Creative Juice and pinning this to my Valentine’s board.

    Thanks for linking last week,

  58. I absolutely love this darling wreath! I featured it on hoo’s got talent. Thanks for linking up to the party.

  59. I love your wreath and the simplicity of it! So cute! Thanks! Julia @

  60. Hi there! I featured you today on Blissful and Domestic. Stop by and check it out:>

    Danielle @ Blissful and Domestic

  61. What an adorable wreath! Love the touch of the aqua ribbon! I would love for you to come share this at my Get Social Sunday link party and follow along! :)

  62. So glad this Qt caught my eye in your side bar. Stinking CUTENESS! I adore this. It’s so totally cute girl. PINNED to death. Love it.

  63. This is such a cute idea. Thanks for sharing it.

  64. Hi Keri! I love, love, love your Valentine’s Day yarn wreath! How clever to make rosettes out of pipe cleaners! I’ve included it in a Valentine’s Day Decorating round-up over on my site. It’s been pinned, too. Thanks for sharing your creative idea! :)


  65. Hi, I just curated a board on Hometalk called “Unique Wreaths for Every Occasion” and included this cute wreath! I’d love for you to share it on your social media outlets! Here’s the post/board, and I’m happy they put your image on the graphic! So cute.

  66. This is so cute. I love the simple backdrop of the white yarn, and the pipe cleaner candy is too cute for words. I love it! I shared it in a Valentine’s Day Wreath Roundup. I’d love for you to take a peek and share if you think your audience would like it. :)

    Best Wishes,



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