For the love of Green

3 Dec

I have new love for the color green because of all those wreaths I searched for the other day.

And everyone knows I was on a mission to bring some love to my front door…and I couldn’t find a green…mossy…berry…simple wreath anywhere.

So as I predicted…I made one.

And I love it.

And I do no have many pictures because:

#1:  I was in such a hurry to create it and #2:  a toddler can make it, it’s that easy.

I found a large grapevine wreath at the “Lobby” (Hobby Lobby) and just so happened to be 50% off of $5.97…

And green berry garland, also 50% off of $16.99.

Total:  $20

I laid the wreath and garland on a table in the middle of store to get an idea if this was what I wanted…while my precious son ate peanut butter crackers and told me he wanted a motorcycle for Christmas.  I told him to call his father.

With that said, we checked out with the wreath and the garland, we drove home…ate lunch…and baby boy took a nappy.

I got my hot glue gun warmed up.

Arranged garland #1 on one side of the grapevine…and started gluing…

Arranged garland #2 on the other side…and started gluing…

Found my favorite leopard ribbon…tied it around the bottom…

green berry wreath gravepine leopard

And placed it on my front door.

I love it.

Super easy.

And it’s green.

Happy Friday friends!

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13 Responses to “For the love of Green”

  1. Jenn L @ Peas and Crayons December 3, 2010 at 11:27 am #

    Hooray green! and an unexpected touch of leopard =) so flipping chic <3

    • Angie & Carrie December 3, 2010 at 11:47 am #

      You are so fun Jenn! :)

  2. Amanda December 5, 2010 at 5:11 pm #

    Leopard bow – so unexpected!

    • Angie & Carrie December 6, 2010 at 7:59 am #

      I love anything leopard Amanda! :)

  3. Diane @ home sweet homemade December 7, 2010 at 12:27 pm #

    I love this too! The bow, the berries, everything! Good lesson for wreathmaking – thanks for sharing :)

    • Angie & Carrie December 8, 2010 at 7:49 pm #

      Hi Diane! Thanks for your sweet words!!!

  4. Debra December 7, 2010 at 3:22 pm #

    I love the bow! Berries just so pretty!

    • Angie & Carrie December 8, 2010 at 7:46 pm #

      I will make one for you mom!

      • Debra December 9, 2010 at 5:00 pm #

        :)

  5. Jen December 12, 2010 at 3:45 pm #

    gorgeous!! I love green at christmas!!!

  6. Jessica Hills December 16, 2010 at 4:47 pm #

    Just wanted to let you know that I featured this today on FTF! Grab a featured button if you would like one and don’t already have one! Thanks and Merry Christmas!!

    • Angie & Carrie December 16, 2010 at 5:29 pm #

      Thank you Jessica! So happy you love the wreath enough to feature it! We love your blog too….you have such amazing inspiration!!

      We will add you to our press page!!!
      Xoxo, Carrie & Angie

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