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September 14, 2016

Welcome Autumn Wreath

I was going to donate this wreath but then I had a second thought about it.

 Just a run of the mill grapevine wreath that I picked up at Michael's long ago.  I had added a few extra flowers to it but that's it.  It's been in the garage a while and forgotten about.

On one of my road trips I found this sign at Hobby Lobby.  I like owls and this took my fancy.  It kind of has a 70's vibe to it- which I've noticed there's been a trend in that direction.  I was going to hang it on the light fixture by the back door as it but then I decided to see if I could work something out with the old wreath.

I played around and decided this was the best spot for it on the wreath for the way I'm using it.

I asked Dan to wire it for me because he's so neat and precise. He made a nice neat loop attaching it in two spots on the front to the grapevine.

The top of the sign wanted to flop forward so I had him wire it in place and I just set the grapevine part of the wreath on the nail to hold it.

 I think it's kind of cute and I like how I was able to get a second life out of the wreath.  

7 comments:

  1. It's darling! You created something beautiful without spending a ton of $$$. Thanks for sharing!

    xo
    Pat

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  2. I think it is cute too. The owl is the special touch. I love remaking something for longer use.

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  3. Hi Liz, Your wreath is too cute. Love it and the great welcome from the owl. This can take you right up to Christmas. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  4. Liz, what a nice remake! Your wise old owl looks so sweet perched on the wreath. The colors of the flowers are so Autumnal and look right at home. Dan did a great job wiring everything for you. It always feels good to take what we have and make something beautiful. ♥

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  5. OH I love it. So pretty and I love the whimsey too.

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  6. Liz, I LOVE it, the owl was such a great added touch. He's super cute.

    Cindy

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  7. Liz,
    Adorable!
    Love the color palette, especially against your door, dear friend!
    Thank you for the "gentle" reminder that it's time to take down my Summer wreath! (wink!)
    Fondly,
    Pat

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