Fall Grapevine Wreath
It is September now, and time to take down the summer decor and replace with fall. I removed my spring/summer wreath from over my mantel, and decided to make a new one for autumn.
I normally choose a round wreath form, so I decided to go with something different this time around. I purchased an oval one.
I always lay out my decorations before attaching to make sure I like the way it looks. This time I picked cotton bolls. A couple of reasons- it fits my farmhouse decor, and it reminds me of my sainted grandmother. She was a widowed mother of 3 back in the day, and picked cotton for 12 hours a day to make ends meet.
I added some flowers, and a glittered acorn. When I was happy with the placement, I starting attaching everything to the form. I used jute twine to attach the cotton stems, and hot glue for the rest.
I added a few feathers, and tied on a simple bow to finish it off. It came out exactly like I wanted it to.
I like making things that remind me of my heritage, and this project did just that. It makes me smile when I look at it.
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- Grapevine wreath (Hobby Lobby)
- Flowers (Hobby Lobby)
- Feathers (Hobby Lobby)
- Bow/ribbon (Hobby Lobby)
- Cotton (Hobby Lobby)
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Published September 20th, 2017 12:21 PM
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Christine Poitras Rogers on Oct 28, 2017very nice and so simple. Love the story behind it. Now I know what's to do with the cotton I picked. Thxs
Kelleysgirl on Oct 28, 2017You're welcome! And thanks for the nice compliment.
Judith Wright on Oct 28, 2017this is just too Cute.. love it..
Kelleysgirl on Oct 28, 2017Thanks Judith!
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