Tuesday, January 19, 2010


OK, I ran across this idea on some lovely blog...just can't remember which one. Well, You know who you are and thanks so much for the idea! This was so easy! The most difficult part was finding the burlap. It seemed every store in this town was out. I ended up running across some burlap bags and our local TSC and snatched them right up. I used an old wire hanger and cut the burlap into two inch strips then fed them onto the hanger. I turned this house upside down looking for a cute Valentineish ribbon, but no luck. I ended up using a scrap piece of fabric to make the bow. Now if I could only decide on how to tie the bow, where to place the bow and where to hang the wreath. Pathetic I know. The front door
The mirror

china cabinet
China cabinet


What's your vote?


Angie said...

That is just so cute! It looks good in all the pics, but I'll vote for the china cabinet.

Odette Bautista Mikolai said...

yeah it looks simple yet so chic. i like it better when placed at the fireplace and the front door.

Tracey said...

It's great! I say fireplace...xxx

Clara said...

It's so nice! I love it placed on the front door, but it's too Christmas time (to me). So I find it's ok on the fireplace. Cheers from Sicily (Italy), Clara.

Arts and Herbs said...

What a wonderful way to make a wreath ! I like it most at the fireplace, looks rustic.

Theresa said...

Mirror! I think it is just precious... great job! Enjoy your day!

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

Wow, what a lovely wreath. Simple, rustic, I love it. As to where to hang it, good question.


Anonymous said...

I think the fireplace or the door are too Christmas but I do like it in the china cabinets!!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I'm voting for the...CHINA CABINET!!! I'm soooo going to make me one for my Valentine display:)


Unknown said...

What a CUTE idea! I like yours in all the places you put it!

Thanks for sharing the idea!


bubble said...

gorgeous...I think fireplace xxx

Linda ★ Parker's General said...

really, really cute--love it....

Elise said...

I love that wreath!! I think on your mantle or china cabinet. So cute!!

Jenni said...

Oh my goodness, that is adorable! I LOVE IT! My personal favorite is it on the china cabinet, but everywhere you put it is cute! :)

Pansy Cottage Girl said...

The options are endless!

GwendolynKay said...

So happy I found your charming blog. I vote for the china caninet.

English Cottage in Georgia said...

Your wreath turned out fabulous! My vote is the china cabinet:-)

Jenni said...

Hi again Jen,
I just wanted you to know that after seeing your wreath, I made a burlap wreath too and linked my post on it to this post of yours! Thanks for sharing this idea, because now I am addicted to making these! Anyway, I just wanted to let you know this! :)

I hope you have a beautiful weekend!

Coffee and chit chat said...

Wish I could find treasures as good as you find at thrift stores! And oh how you display them...wonderful!

Bettie from Southern Thresholds said...

Love the wreath. You're the first person I've met who uses burlap as I do. Very clever way of making a wreath I think. I purchased a whole roll of it for $25 at a farm and feed supply store a couple of years ago. I was opening a bed and breakfast in a nearby town and wanted to make long curtains for a couple of the windows. They turned out great - have to watch the fraying though.

Simply Bungalow said...

I just heard about your wreath on Beautiful Nest and had to come check it out. I LOVE it! What a wonderful way to use burlap.

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