Monday, October 11, 2010

My fall wreath dilemma

So I have totally procrastinated on making a fall wreath for the front door this year.  Not sure why?

It’s not that I don’t have tons of inspiration!  I think I just can’t decide which one to make! :)

Here are a few of my favorites. (Maybe you can make a suggestion as to which one I should do in the comments! :)

I really am loving the more “muted “ colors of fall (browns, tans, white/ivory, and brownish orange) this year vs. the fiery colors of fall -  bright pumpkin orange and so on!

Like this magnolia wreath from Pretty Handy Girl


and brown leaf wreath from Wild Ink.


I am also loving the beaded or fall berry wreaths like this one from Haute Apple Pie

fall wreath berries

…but the supplies for those are more than I am wanting to spend.  Need to remember to try to pick up fall berries on clearance this year for next year! :)

and then this wreath made out of a picture frame from LPC interiors captures my attention too!


I really have fallen in love with burlap this year.  And this ruffled burlap wreath from Jones Design Company is adorable!

Or I have thought about making a larger version of my burlap wreath that hangs over the fireplace.


And I love this magnolia wreath from Centsational Girl but haven’t found a magnolia tree to get those beautiful leaves from!

cg front door magnolia wreath

Then I got the new Ballard Designs catalog in the mail this weekend and really liked these pinecone wreaths!

The large pinecone wreath is $99!  and the small one is $29.  Way too pricey for me but I think I could recreate for it almost free.  I can just picture it tied up with burlap for fall; then frost the pinecones and tie it up with a red ribbon for Christmas and right into January!

Dilemmas, dilemmas – which one should I choose???

I would love to hear what you think.  Which one is your favorite?

I will finally decide and make my wreath this week so come back later see which one I made!


  1. How about this one that I did?

  2. Kim,

    I made one already! :)

    and I LOVE IT! Actually I made 2 ;) have one on my pantry door and one over a mirror in my dining room.

    Thanks the idea! I want to see it in white - have you made yours yet in white? trying to think of ideas for Christmas :)

  3. nikmbarker@gmail.comOctober 12, 2010 at 8:00 PM

    I love the magnolia one with the white berries - I have a source for magnolia you want some too??? : )

  4. I would love some magnolia leaves! :)

    Thanks so much, Nikki!

  5. I love all the pics you posted and I can't wait to see what you create but I'm really partial to the pinecone look. I agree, burlap would be great with the pinecones! I think I'll head outside right now and collect some pinecones and try to come up with a way to form them into a wreath. I'd like to figure out a way to implement acorns and gumballs in there without everything looking the same color and blending together too much. I love the touch of white spray on the pinecones, as well. What a great winter look! As soon as I get something made, I'll be sure to take pictures and post them on my blog.


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