Thursday, October 28, 2010

Décor on a Dime: My final fall wreath

I wrote earlier about my fall wreath dilemma – I had so many ideas and couldn’t decide which one I should do! 

I couldn’t get my mind away from this wreath from Pretty Handy Girl.  She added magnolia leaves to a white berry wreath that she had already and I just love the whites and browns!
image(photo courtesy of Pretty Handy Girl)
A friend was so sweet to collect and bring me some magnolia leaves so I knew this was the wreath I had to make! 

I could not find a white berry wreath anywhere, nor could I find a swag or garland of white berries.  But then I was browsing through all the Christmas displays at Hobby Lobby and came across these sprays of off-white and gold berries and they were 50% off making them $0.50 each!  I bought 6 of them ($3.00) and headed home to make my wreath.


I used a basic grapevine wreath that I had at home…


and just tucked the berry sprays around the wreath.  Then I added the magnolia leaves.  I didn’t glue the leaves into the wreath, since I like to reuse my wreaths.  I just tucked the stem of the leaf into the wreath and it is holding up very well!

I added a scrap of burlap for a bow and here it is on my front door!

I really love this wreath!  And the best part is it only cost $3.00 for the berry sprays because I had the wreath and burlap and the leaves were FREE from outside!

I have had many compliments on it already (including the pizza lady the other night!) and I definitely think this wreath will be a repeat for other years. 

Oh, and I plan to use the white berry sprays in the grapevine wreath for other seasons.  I will have to see what I can do it to change it out!

I am ready to give you a “fall tour” through my house.  Post coming in the next few days – be ready to link up your fall décor too!
Enjoy reading this post?  Get inspired by more of my Décor on a Dime projects and room makeovers!


  1. nikmbarker@gmail.comOctober 28, 2010 at 8:22 AM

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!! And the best part is, I have one just like it too!! :) Can't wait to see all your other fall decor - I know it will be gorgeous!!

  2. yea! So pretty! I love those grapevine wreaths! Looking forward to seeing your other fall decor:)

  3. I am probably featuring your awesome project too much, just let me know, but I absolutely love this party link this is THE most beautiful wreath! I have it scheduled on Polly want a Crafter 11/11 @ 5:30. Hope that is okay!


  4. Wow, it's beautiful! I kinda regret skipping right over to Christmas from Halloween. Oh well, next year!

    Hey can someone please explain the link party? Thanks!

  5. Your wreath is adorable ~ I love it!

    I am hosting a new linky party on Wednesdays ~ FALL in Love With Your Home. I'd love for you to join in the fun.

    Have a very happy Labor day!

  6. thanks, Laura!

    LOVE the title to your party :) - will try to head on over on Wednesday!

  7. I love this wreath it turned out SO darling I have got to make one. Great job thanks for the idea.

  8. I love how your wreath turned out! Nice job!!!

    Brittany aka Pretty Handy Girl


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