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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Cheers - A Winter Wreath!

Now that Thanksgiving is over we are officially allowed to begin celebrating the winter holidays in the Harris household (it is strictly forbidden before Thanksgiving)!  I don't like making a wreath dedicated to one particular holiday because I usually don't have the time to make one for each holiday, so I made one that would last me through Christmas and late winter!
 
 
The hubby and I were browsing all the ornaments at Target last night and we came across these adorable bird ornaments that sparked my idea for this wreath!
 
 
 
I grabbed MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® paint in Ocean Depths, the same color I used on my accessory station, some leftover burlap and a frame I had in the garage.
 
Originally I had thought about doing a circle wreath, but I decided to go a less traditional route.
 
I painted the frame with just one coat of paint.  I absolutely adore how this paint covers.  I don't even have to distress it to get a worn out look.
 
 
I then used my leftover burlap, hot glue, and some letter stamps I got for $1 at Target to make the "cheers" banner.  I simply hot glued the banner to the back of the frame.
 
 
The hubby helped me pick out the bird ornaments - he says the bird with the hat is the boy bird and the bird with the scarf is the girl bird.  Hahaha!  I hot glued them together, then glued them to the frame.
 
 
Lastly I added a burlap ribbon to the top and some felt to the back to keep the frame from scratching up our door.  Simple, but cute!
 
 
Cheers!
 
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12 comments:

  1. Oh how sweet! I love the frame, the banner and those darling little birds!

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  2. it's adorable! i love this idea! and i love the "cheers:.

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  3. That is so cute. I like it a lot. I have to get over to target and get me some new ornaments too.

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  4. OK... those birds are TDC..... too darn cute. Pinned.

    Bliss

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  5. Thanks Chandeen - Target had a ton of cute ornaments!

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  6. No way! We're bird obsessed here right now C:

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  7. Thanks Jane - the birds are so adorable!!

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  8. I love this idea! Its a really unique to use a picture frame! I would love if you shared this at my blog hop! http://www.ablossominglife.com/2012/12/frugal-crafty-home-blog-hop-1.html
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  9. So simple! Perfect for all winter long. I'd love it if you'd share this at my linky party http://accidentallywonderful.blogspot.com/

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