Friday, October 14, 2011

corn wreath

white and green construction paper
yellow, orange, red and brown paper
bubble wrap

we painted our construction paper using pieces of bubble wrap. it gives the look of the individual kernels on a corn cob.

after it was dry, we cut them out and added some green to make the corn husks.

using a piece of cardboard, we made our wreath form and glued on the the corn. i added a piece of twine to hang the wreath from.

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  1. I never would have thought of bubble wrap painting. What a great idea! They turned out cute.

  2. Beautiful. Great idea!


  3. I love this! We made indian corn with bubble wrap last year but it never would have occured to me to make a wreath with it. So clever!
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  4. I love this! I would love it if you would share it on my new link party at Thank you!

  5. This is really cute, especially since the kids helped make it...would love it if you would link this up to our Rockin’ link party this coming Friday, Come and show off what you got. Hope to see you there….

    Remember…YOU ROCK!!

  6. This is such a great project! Thanks for sharing. I just linked to your site:

    Please let me know if it's okay to link like this in the future.


  7. I found this on pinterest & was so impressed with this fun idea & your creativity - WOW! I featured it here - If you'd like you are welcome to grab an I was featured button. I'd also LOVE for you to join my TGIF Linky Party so we can see some more of your creative ideas!!
    Beth =-)

  8. Thanks for sharing this...I just did this with my kids tonight...Turned out great!

  9. thanks for the project idea, incorporating found objects into art is so much fun. I used bubble wrap and other recyclables for a stamp it art project went over pretty well.

  10. Hi Melissa!

    We loved your Indian corn wreath and featured it at our kids craft blog, MPM School Supplies Blog.

    You can find the full article here:

    We were sure to give idea/photo credit, as well as a link back to your blog, but we'd love for you to check it out. If there are any problems, we'll be certain to take down the feature immediately!

    Thanks so much and happy holidays!

    Kayla Johnson

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  12. I saw this on pinterest when looking for last minute craft ideas. My kids love bubble wrap so they will love this! So cute!

  13. Thought you might want to know. This web site: is using your craft picture with out giving you credit or a link to your blog to make money off of affiliate programs. You can find the picture here:
    They have also used my pictures. I contacted them and they took them down right away.

  14. Do you mean yellow, orange, red and brown PAINT?

  15. I wish you had templates. I've looked all over online for a template I like as much as yours and nothing. I am not artist and couldn't come up with it on my own. Excited to try this tonight with some kids I am babysitting!

  16. I never knew bubble wraps can be used that way! That is an amazing wreath. Bubble wraps are usually deemed for popping as a form of stress reliever for others, but I never knew you can pop it for a past time as well! Great post.
    Clay Delgado

  17. My daughters are going to be thrilled that there is such a fun use for bubble wrap! I can't wait to do this project with them. What a great idea. Thanks for sharing!!

  18. Love this! I always do corn with my preschool class, either painting it with legos or bubble wrap...but I love the idea of making a wreath! I know what we'll be doing next year! ;)

  19. Thank you for posting this. I'm not that craft and would mess this up lol. Would be nice to have some nice Thanksgiving mottos for the corn wreath as well. If it's okay I can share some here: Thanksgiving Slogans

  20. Is the bubble wrap popped before or left as air filled?

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