Sunday, 19 May 2013

Summer Potting Wreath


This is what I started with. I ended up changing the flowers and adding a birdhouse.

I made this backyard garden wreath using all dollar store items at a cost of $8.00.

I started off with a pool noodle and duct taped it together then wrapped it in taupe fabric.  Since this was going to be large, I knew it would take a lot of work and materials to fill in, so I decided to wander around the dollar store and find larger items and came up with a potting theme.

The pots were three for a dollar and were attached with jute, and the garden tools were three for a dollar twenty-five and were attached in the same way.  The bird was two dollars and hot glued and then wrapped with raffia to resemble a nest.

I put the Gerbera daisies on stems and hot glued them in the pots and stuffed them with raffia.

There are five or six types of greenery which I had on hand.

I ended up adding the birdhouse which I had purchased last summer for $2 at the dollar store and had stained and changed the roof.  I drilled two holes at the back and attached it with wire.

I am in complete love with this one!

7 comments:

  1. I so adore this wreath! I just pinned it to my birdhouse board!

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  2. Lovely wreath!so cute!!! Thanks so much for sharing this at Bewitch Me & Titi! Hope to have you back next Sunday with more awesome shares!

    Hope you are having a lovely Sunday

    Hugs
    Cami @ TitiCrafty by Camila

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  3. I LOVE this wreath! I love the birdhouse, green flowers, bird nest, and the garden tools. I often put birdhouses on my own wreaths. I'm pinning this!

    Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

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  4. Your wreath is so cute, you did great job filling in the spaces, love the variety of flowers, pots and birdhouse is my very favorite. It is a big wreath compared to others, like the bigger size for a change. Happy Weekend.

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    1. Thank you so much. The wall it's hanging from is a large space, so the bigger wreath seemed like a good idea. Have a good week!

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  5. Linda, I just wrote a post about Gerbera Daisies and featured your wreath as part of it, with a link back to your post. My readers will love it.
    The post is scheduled to go live next Thursday July 25.
    Stop by!
    Blessings,
    Sinea from Ducks ‘n a Row

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    1. Thank you so much! I'll definitely stop by and have a look at your blog.

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