Last week I joined the Fall Festival over at the DIY Showoff Blog and showed you my quick and easy fall wreath. This week I’m joining up again and showcasing a couple wreath more ideas. The first is a fall door arrangement put together by my best friend, hanging on her front door.
I think she did a beautiful job of mixing textures and colors to create a stunning arrangement! I love the metal cone container, what a great alternative to the traditional grapevine wreath.Just look at the lovely burnt orange, reds, and yellows (and a hint of purple of course). The frayed burlap ribbon mixed with the sheer tiger print is fabulous!
It’s easy to recreate this yourself. Simply choose any container (spray paint it if necessary), and mix and match floral elements to your heart’s content. There’s no rhyme or reason, just play around with it, be creative, and have fun!
This next door decoration was made for me by my mother and now hangs on my back door. I’ve had this wreath for several years now and it has held up well.
My mom was inspired by the huge Homecoming corsages that can be seen around this time of year at the local high schools. I’m not sure if it’s more of a tradition in the south or what, but around here the corsages can get pretty large, adorned with silk mums, long ribbons, and various trinkets, and can often cost $100 or more if you buy them pre-made. They usually end up looking something like this:
So the version my mom designed shows our team spirit for the LSU Tigers of course! She used a small round cane wreath as a base and layered it with silk mums, ribbon, feathers, and a small stuffed tiger pin. Here’s a view from the backside:
I thought the wreath needed a little something, so I added one of my tin signs.
Geaux Tigers, perfect! If you’re a football fan, this type of wreath is a great way to incorporate your team spirit into your fall decor. Again, just be creative and mix and match elements in your favorite team’s colors.
I’ll also be linking up to the usual Monday Parties, be sure and visit all the wonderful projects being submitted.
Be sure and check out Met. Monday at BTNOP this week for a fabulous giveaway!
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Please take a moment to check out my earlier post and give me your feedback on my “Blast From the Past” Decorating Party, I would appreciate it!