I saw one of these birthday wreaths on ETSY, but the price was outrageous. So of course I figured I could make one for a lot cheaper and customize it the way that I wanted. I think I paid less than $20 to make it. The ribbon is what costs the most, but if you have a coupon, then it isn't as much. First I wrapped the pink ribbon around the wreath, hot gluing a little as I went (I am a big hot glue fan....mainly because I can't sew or do anything else. So hot glue can do everything haha).
Next, I hot glued the letters "Kadynn is one" to the wreath. After that, I made the green and blue bows on the side. I wish I had taken a picture of how I did this because it may sound kind of confusing, but it really isn't. All you do is wrap the ribbon around the wreath and start making a bow like you would when you tie your shoes. When you have the two "tails," then you will form a loop with one tail and wrap it with the other....I did this four or five times until it looked "loopy" enough. Basically all you do is make a bow normally (like when you tie a shoe), then keep making more loops using only the tails. If you want me to show you, just leave a comment, and I will make a tutorial. Then, I used a piece of twine and hot glued it to the wooden monkey I found at Hobby Lobby. Then I hot glued the other end of the twine to the back of the wreath. Lastly, I hot glued the three color ribbons (make sure they are all the same length) to the back so that I could hang it up. Again, pretty simple and costs way less than buying something online . :)