Sunday, May 20, 2012

Easiest-Ever-No-Cost Coffee Filter Wreath

You can make a pretty wreath in no time
with things you would normally throw away.
I just rinse and let dry my used coffee filters
until I have enough. This wreath took 
about 75 filters.
I used a wire hanger and shaped it into 
a circle. I did a heart this way for my 
Stapling them on was the easiest way. 
No messy glue.
Poke the middle with your finger and scrunch.
Fold the tip over the wire. 
Staple on.
 Push together as you go.
I used the hanger's hook to hang the wreath.
I added a salvaged ribbon to the hook.
I like the look of the coffee-stained filters
 I could also hang it on the front of a cabinet.
 Or on the window pane tomirrors above
 the cobbler's bench in the living room.
I may need to make another one!
 This wreath was a fast and easy project.
Even easier than my last coffee filter wreath
and I didn't have to buy a thing!


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  1. Rita May...I love this!!! I can't believe you made this out of used coffee filters!!! Now that is upcycling at its best. Hope you are enjoying a wonderful Sunday evening.

  2. I love the idea of stapling the filters on. Hot glue and I are not the best of friends! My next one will be stapled for sure! Looks good.

  3. Love this project, the color is beautiful. Thanks for all the great ideas.

  4. Now this is upcycling at its best! Thanks for sharing!

  5. How great is this! Used coffee filters??? You definitely put the "UP" in UPCYCLING! I'm visiting from No Minimalist Here and I'm now following you. I would appreciate it if you could follow back. Thanks

  6. This is great. Makes me wish we didn't have to use the "cone style" filters in our coffee maker. I would love it if you would share on my linky party Tout It Tuesday.

  7. I love your beautiful wreath! I never thought if drying and using old ones for the wreath. How thrifty! This is an awesome tutorial. I love your blue transfer ware wall of plates too. ~ Jamie

  8. That's a pretty cool no cost wreath. Good job.

  9. Very nice using the used ones. I've only seen new ones, but this is a great alternative! Thanks!

  10. Jeanie A. @ msdaisy86.comMay 27, 2012 at 12:43 AM

    I love your wreath, who knew something we normally throw away could be so beautiful. I have recycled the grounds for my roses, but never thought about the filters.Your are a very creative and crafty lady Rita May.I am a newbie everything in blog land, I was visiting Susan from BNOTP and saw your wonderful page. I also enjoy your musical playlists. Thank you so much!

  11. LOL "used" coffee filters! that's one cheap project!
    I don't drink coffee. :(

    great wreath Rita May!

  12. I've seen a thousand CRAPPY wreaths on Pinterest and various blog but I have to say that I am majorly impressed with your USED coffee filter wreath. It hover crossed my mind to actually used USED coffee filters and I love the simple technique you have used. Bravo…guess I better see what else you have on this blog since this is my first time visiting. I stopped over from the Linky party at My Repurposed Life.

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