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Sunday, May 20, 2012

What do you have on your front door?

It is still spring isn't it? Well, maybe not because memorial day is kind of the official day of kicking off the summer season.  I enjoy spring so much but it seems it doesn't last very long.  I have had this wreath up since March and I still have it on my front door so I thought I would share how I made it.

I started with a grapevine wreath and added some greenery that I had stashed away.  I think both of the greens that I used were actually garlands, and I just cut them apart and attached to the grapevine wreath with hot glue. I then had some hops flowers that I added. (those are the white ones you see.)

I then had some eggs that I had spray painted a cream color and then speckled them with a dark brown, ( I use a paint brush with brown paint on it and then flick the brush through my fingers, it is kind of messy but I like the end results.)

I like the bright greens because it really makes the whole thing pop!

It is probably time to start on something for summer but I thought I better share before I take it down.
Now on to SUMMER!


Foster said...

What a gorgeous wreath. The eggs are a darling touch!

Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said...

Nice job! I just made a patriotic wreath for our front door. Thanks for linking to our Handmade Tuesdays party.

Printabelle said...

So gorgeous! Thanks very much for sharing!

Printabelle said...

So gorgeous! Thanks very much for sharing!

Unknown said...

I absolutely am in love with your beautiful wood front door! The wreath ain't bad either ;)

Megan Gunyan said...

Wow, so beautiful! I love the bright green. Perfect for summer. And I love your door, too! I have door-envy. :)

Be Colorful Coastal said...

Spring is my favorite time to decorate our door and I am always a bit sad to take our umbrella door candy down. Yours is so delightful too. That limey yellow green is one of my heart throb colors. Thanks for sharing on BeColorful this week.

Ann @ makethebestofthings said...

Such a pretty wreath! I love all the shades of green you've used. On my door I repurposed a wreath for the 4th time and I think I like this version the best. I posted about it here...

Rose Jesky said...

I love how pretty this wreath is. I'v been looking around your blog it is so great. I'm now following on GFC and Lnky. I cant wait to read more from you beautiful blog.
Rose @

Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick said...

I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!

I hope to see you there!
Kathy Shea Mormino
The Chicken Chick


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