Cheers - A Winter Wreath!

Sunday, November 25, 2012

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!
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