Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own.
Are you looking for a fun craft project for your dog or favorite dog lover this holiday season?
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I decided to create a wreath using Milk Bone and Pup-Peroni. (You’ll find more craft ideas below.) I didn’t have a wide ribbon like the wreath in the example photo…
…so I decided to improvise. So that the treats can later be eaten, I didn’t want to use any kind of glue so I used a thin curling ribbon instead of the wide ribbon.
First, I used a platter to mark a circle on a piece of cardboard (with the supervision of our kitten Lucky):
Next I cut out the circle then drew an inner circle narrower than the Milk Bone treats I would be using:
After cutting out and discarding the inside circle, I then wrapped the wreath shape in duct tape, make the form more secure and giving the wreath a silver background.
I completely covered the form with duct tape (and there’s no need to be perfect; most will be hidden by the treats). Next, I cut two-foot-long sections of curling ribbon and tied each around the Milk Bone, then tying it onto the treat form. For the “bows” at the top and bottom of the wreath, I tied four lengths of Pup-Peroni treats together and then tied them to the wreath.
I cut another section of curling ribbon to use as a hanger then I curled all the ribbons and secured the wreath to the front door (way out of reach of the dogs!) This makes a fun gift for your favorite dog lover or favorite shelter and, when the holidays are done, a few simple snips of the ribbon and all the treats are ready to be enjoyed!
More Craft Ideas
Check out all these craft ideas including this great gingerbread house you can create from treats!
…a gift jar…
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