Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Farmhouse Christmas Wreath

~Our Front Porch Country Christmas~
With our love for all things vintage, we designed our front door wreath around a pair of antique boot stretchers.
Attached to a fresh pine wreath from Costco, we embellished the metal boot forms with frayed burlap and matte satin ribbon.
Tassels are all the rage right now, so we decorated our boot stretchers with a tassel we fashioned from velvet & organza ribbons, burlap, crystal beading & strips of torn drop cloth.
We attached the tassel to a rusty bell & tied it to the wreath.
I get tickled every time I look at it!
Like whiskers on kittens, this has become one of our favorite things.




Merry Christmas from all of us at Continental Calliope!

We've decked the Halls & are anxious to share it all with you soon
.

We are linking up with the following great blogs
Be sure & take a look at then all
you'll love them!

DIY Day @ A Soft Place to Land
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Chic Cottage
Met Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Thrifty Thursday @ Tales from Bloggeritaville
Show & Tell Wednesday @ Blue Cricket Design
Celebrate the Holidays @ It's So Very Cheri
Trash to Treasure Tuesday @ Reinvented
Get your Craft On @ Today's Creative Blog


22 comments:

Dianna said...

Looks Great! Fresh greenery is so
pretty.

Amy said...

I too use fresh greenery! Looks fantastic. I love your wreath and I love the windows on each side of the door. Looks so cozy!!! Perfect job!!!!

Sylvia@lilyspadandpetals said...

Love it all - looks so welcoming.

Rita Kent at TesoroFino.Com said...

What a great idea. Your front entry is gorgeous & festive.

Kimm at Reinvented said...

Love it! Your front porch looks so festive, I'm sure all your guests feel very welcome.

Tracy Suzanne said...

Oh' Debra. I really!!!! love this idea. I love old and antique and am always looking for somthing different and unique and your wreath definately is. (I never get around to doing them but this goes into my to do file).

Merry Christmas & Hugs...Tracy :)

Teresa said...

Love your front porch display- Merry Christmas

Sherri @ Design2Shine said...

LOVE it! So country and COZY!

Mimi said...

Cute idea...love your wreath!

My Cozy Casita said...

I, love your Contry Decoration
nice Decoration in your door
Merry Christmas!

Its So Very Cheri said...

I knew I would love it as soon as I saw the header and I do-love it.

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Cheri

Its So Very Cheri said...

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Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

What a darling front porch. So welcoming. Truly magical..
hugs ~lynne~

Cyndi said...

Very festive front porch. Great job!

Linda said...

Love your porch...it's sooooo CUTE!!! What a darling old chair...Merry Christmas!

Blessings,
Linda

pk @ Room Remix said...

It looks so warm, festive and welcoming! Love all of the fresh greenery. Hope you're enjoying your weekend...

Katie said...

Just love your front porch!

Danielle said...

You're amazing

Cara said...

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My Cozy Casita said...

Thank you so much for your lovely comments.
Happy Easter!!!!
Blessing
Isora

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