Friday, May 18, 2012

A simple wreath

I'm not a big "holiday decorator" ...
not because I don't like it ... 
I do like it - a lot actually. 
It's just that I'm lazy --
and hate to take it down.
So it ends up staying WAY too long.
and since its embarrassing to have a Nutcracker on your shelf in April --
I just save myself the embarrassment and do nothing.

My poor, holiday-decoration-less children ...
 what will they tell their therapist in thirty years?

but back to the story --
Our door needed something.
So I added a little paint (more on that later!)

Then it needed something more. 
But nothing too seasonal that would NEVER get changed. 
 I needed something that would last throughout spring/summer.
I'll work on a new one for fall/winter.
(I think I can handle switching up my wreaths twice a year, haha)

So this is what I came up with --
It was very simple! I just wrapped a wreath in cut strips of sheet moss ($8.99 JoAnn, use a coupon!) and attached it with hot glue! Then I took a paper mache "A" (Hobby Lobby, $2.47) and covered it with twine that I already had on hand. :)
 So that's it. :)
 I love the texture of the moss and twine together.
and I kind of love the rustic simplicity.
but what I love most is that I don't have to change it for awhile.
I'm not quite done with this front door makeover - so stay tuned.

So, what's hanging on your front door?
Are you good about decorating for every holiday?

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  1. I think it's really nice--trendy yet simple!

  2. This is so cute and simple! I'm obsessed with monogrammed things, but don't have that many. I think I'm going to give this a try.


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