this blog and found the inspiration I needed! She even has a great tutorial for the rosettes. My rosettes came out a bit loose but for the first try I'm happy with them.
Jeff even likes this wreath! In fact, he told me I shouldn't put it on the front door as he is worried that it will fade in the sun. So for now, it is residing in the living room. I'm thinking of spraying some clear coat on it and taking a risk with the fading. I know, I live on the edge.