Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Holy’s not a sham!

Sham Wow’s!
Yep!  Those crazy, orange, infomercial rags.
This is the guy that tries to sell them to you.
You know what I’m talking about now..right?
Well, I headed to the dollar store last night trying to find orange colored stuff.
An orange noodle?
Tried and failed!
Sham wow’s-worked like a gem!
What for?

What? You never thought to use sham wow’s to make carrots?
With a little help from some of this stuff,
I should have taken a picture of HOW I did it, but that would have been way too easy!!
So, I get to just tell you.
I promise, it’s sooo easy!
I cut the sham wow’s into4 squares per wow.
At least I guess that is what you would call a single sham wow..
After I cut the squares, I hot glued them into cones.
Just like I did with paper when I made my ice cream cones at Christmas.
Then I shoved them as full as I could get them with good old, polyfil!
Because, really, heaven forbid I leave them alone.
It’s me!
Remember, I have a problem with leaving well enough alone.
So, they went from these…
to these…
which eventually turned into this…
When life gives you sham wow’s from the dollar store, you turn them into carrots and then make them into a wreath.  Of course!
This is how I did it.
I bought some of these lovely green, grassy things from the dollar store.
Then I added some to a stick wreath that my dead moose that hangs in the garage, was holding for me.
(really, I use my husbands prized moose head to hold off to the extra lampshades and wreaths.)
Genius, right? I totally think so!
Added some green stuff, like this..
Simple, right?
Told you!
Then I picked my favorite carrots from the bunch..
Ha! And hot glued them to the wreath
oh, and may have taken the pic at night because…
Lame..I know..sorry!
I will take a better pic,in the day, another day.
Cause I love you all!!
Make these! They will make you happy!
Plus-they will cost you a Dollar!!
Even your husband will love this idea!
Check out these parties!



  1. Sham-wow carrots! Very impressive! You should submit this to Dollar Store Crafts. I love carrots and I love that yours are big and adorable!

  2. Very cute... you are so creative.

  3. I am so laughing at the moose thing! LOL

    Love this project and the carrots are simply da bomb!


  4. What a cute idea. I absolutely hate those commercials. I'm a new follower. I hope to see you at DIY Home Sweet Home. I throw a link party every Monday. It would be great if you could join me for the next one and link you up Projects.

  5. very cute and creative! Never seen a carrot wreath before.

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  6. I love your carrots! Never knew you could make 'em out of a sham! Another great creation.

  7. Adorable! What a clever idea! I am visiting from Tatertots and Jello and I am a new follower!
    Have a great weekend!

  8. I am using these carrots as a part of my cooking in daily menus. I have never known that this could also be used as a decoration. Hope to read more thoughts here in your site.

  9. I am featuring this tonight at tonight.

  10. Those are so stinkin' cute!


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