Wednesday, March 4, 2009

7 Layer Door Hanger

You have heard of 7 Layer Mexican Dip?? Well, I'm not a good cook, But I can make this.... Ok, I will admit it I am cheap! I like nice things, and the things I am usually drawn to in stores have nice price tags. That is how it has always been for me with EVERYTHING…clothes, shoes, decorative items, etc, etc… The other week, I was in a local store browsing around when I noticed these adorable spring door hangers. I just loved them, but as soon as I turned over the price tag I said, “Of course!” $100.00! See, I have double front doors, so that made my price go up to $200.00! On to plan B….I CAN MAKE THESE!! I was so sad that I had no camera to “sneak” a picture, so I just had to study them for a while, while reminding the clerk…."I’m just browsing!” Ok, so off I went to Hobby Lobby (my 2nd favorite store). I had NO clue what I was going to get, I just knew I needed some sticks, some flowers, and some other cute spring do-dads! I ended up with:
*Dried sticks
*Some green leafy things
*Gerber daisies
*Some ball things that were made of wound sticks
*Birds Nests
*Long stem that had white flowers on it
*Floral tape
I got it all laid out how I wanted it to look then just started layering it all on top of each other. After each layer I wrapped the middle with floral tape. I did the layers in this order: Sticks, long stem w/flowers, green leafy things ( up one down), daisies (3…two up, one down) Balls made of sticks ( up one down), Ribbon tied around middle, then hot glued the nest on top. I trimmed all the long sticks from the flowers and greenery, I twisted one of the leftover sticks into a "U" shape and glued it on the back for the hanger, and cut the price tags (not sure why I did not do this first??)
WALA…a seven layer door hanger!
Total Cost: About $30.00 ($15.00 each) **I waited until all stems were 50% off at Hobby Lobby for the best deal!


  1. I love these... What a great idea!! I'm gonna try it too.
    Love ya,

  2. Looks great Ashley! Thanks for figuring it out and passing it along. The tutorial is great!!! I'm going to have to give it a try.

  3. I am so doing this!! I've been looking for an idea for a spring wreath! Thanks for the recipe!

  4. That's way to fancy for West Memphis! Hope all is well!!!

  5. Good job ashley tell Ken Hi!! Sorry for the double post I'm new at this


  6. Ken is a lucky man. I always say that the cheapest way is the best way.

  7. Precious! I would be willing to bet yours look even better than the expensive store version!

  8. They are so great. I never would have guessed you hadn't bought them. You're so crafty!

  9. Hello! I'm here via Tip Junkie and these are adorable! I need something new for my door and I think I'll be making one of my own!

  10. Thank you, I will do this for my doors! So afordable and our spring is just starting with crocus so just because Easter is here doesn't mean I cant get these whipped up!

  11. this is great! thanks for the detailed description! I think this will be very doable!

  12. These are gorgeous! Love them and will attempt to make some for my doors. Thank you for sharing!

  13. The Anna and Rose Team4/10/2009 10:49 PM

    These are so beautiful, thanks for sharing, you are very talented!

  14. Love these! I will try this for a change to my doors. Amanda

  15. found you on tip junkie! love it!


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