Uniform Rag Wreath

Happy Friday, everyone! Tomorrow is the United States Navy’s 237th birthday! Happy Birthday Navy! In honor of this special day I want to share a special project. My {NAVY} Uniform Rag Wreath. This can easily be done for any branch of military and it’s a great way to use old cammies that you might have laying around.

One thing I love about living in military housing is all the great military/American inspired decor.

This one is made up of one blouse and one pair of pants from my husband’s old uniform (He left a pen in the pocket of the blouse and ruined them both. Turns out camouflage doesn’t actually camouflage everything). I cut 1″ x 6″ strips and simply tied them onto a wire wreath frame. Instead of a typical yellow ribbon I used some yellow fabric scraps I had to make three small ruffles and hot glued them to the wreath.

What do you think?

Happy Birthday Navy! Any mil spouses out there, how do you celebrate your branch’s birthday?


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Chelsea is the owner and blogger of Making Home Base. Making Home Base is a lifestyle blog that focuses on DIY and home decor projects, crafts, delicious desserts, and military life. After moving 5 times in 6 years, she's finally settling in her new (to her) military base house. She looks at the obstacle of residing in a rental home as a challenge and loves finding budget friendly ways to make her house feel like home. Chelsea lives in Southern California with her husband and daughter.


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  1. That is super cute!!

    We nominated you for the Liebster Award. You can check it out here:


    Also, if you wanted to swap buttons let me know by leaving a comment on the post!

  2. Taryn @ Design, Dining + Diapers says:

    This is really cool, Chelsea! What an awesome way to celebrate and so special to your family.

  3. Monica Diaz says:

    Go Navy! :) Looks great!

  4. ‘Love the wreath! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  5. How neat that you used old cammies! Very creative! I would love to have you stop by ‘Or so she says…’ today and share some of your great ideas with my readers! The ‘Your Great Idea’ link party runs every Sat through Tuesday. Hope to see you there! http://www.oneshetwoshe.com

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  1. [...] lot left over that has just been sitting in the garage. I pulled it out a few weeks ago to hang my Uniform Rag Wreath because I thought it looked “nautical” and well I got it out again to play with it some [...]

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