Thursday, August 2, 2012

Front Door Wreath

While I was in Colorado my niece Jess had a few crafty things for me to do for her.  Seems she has been rather busy with this little mister…photo (3)

So, we headed off to JoAnns to see what we could find!  We did find this sparse wreath for $70!

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Jess liked some of the stems on this one, but wanted more color (she’s all about pops of color!), so we ended up with this collection of flowers!

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We added some fern fronds and some eucalyptus sprigs for background and filler.

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I did a dry run first, arranging the flowers/leafs on the wreath first and then went back and glued the pieces on after tweaking what needed to be tweaked!

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We used a wide burlap ribbon to hang the wreath…you can see it in the right bottom corner of the pic above.  Got it at JoAnns too and I think it was $8 something.  Isn’t that tiered basket arrangement great?  I love it!

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Here’s the finished project. 

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We picked the pine cones up in the back yard…

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Loving it!

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Then we were off to give Baby Buster a bath!

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Isn’t he the cutest??

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12 comments:

Marie said...

He is the cutest!!! Nice wreath! Hugs from Greece!

Honey at 2805 said...

So cute! What a sweetie! Thank you for sharing this precious baby at Potpourri Friday!

Kara at Petals to Picots said...

He is adorable! And your wreath is lovely!

Carol, The Answer Is Chocolate said...

What a cutie and such a gorgeous wreath!

Ready Home said...

Saw your wreath at the Totally Pinworthy Linky Party. Really liking the fern and the pine cones together! I pinned this to my DIY/Craft Projects board. :)

Ali said...

Hi there
Just visiting from Sew Many Ways. Your finished wreath looks beautiful on the door. What a cute little guy.

Ali x

Amy Rea said...

Love this, Ellen and yes he is adorable!

Thank for linking up

Amy x

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Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

The wreath is great, but he is adorable! Thank you for sharing. Visiting from DIY by Design. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/08/make-it-pretty-monday-week-9.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

Jill said...

Great wreath - and SUCH cute baby pics too!


Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

AmieAnn said...

Oh my gosh! Your nephew is sooo stinking adorable.. I just want to squish those cheeks! And of course the wreath is gorgeous as always!
Thanks for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party!
xoxo
Amie @ Pinkapotamus

Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust said...

Yes, he is so cute & so is the wreath!

Warmly, Michelle