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Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Christmas Wreath

Do you like? I love it! lol I bought the ring ages ago (had to while I saw one they are so rare, why?) this is an oasis one I am going to use this for a challenge. I knew I wanted to make one for Christmas ever since I did the Halloween wreath (Here ) I have been looking for inspiration. I watched one of my fave Christmas movies on Saturday night with hubby, after we put the tree up, and there it was all the inspiration I needed 'White Christmas' the last scene of the film is all red & white with lots of snow. I am also including this for the challenge from BTC&G (by the cute & Girly) the theme this month is "Let's goto the movies" so my movie is 'White Christmas' as that's where the inspiration was from.
Here are some close ups aren't these hearts just darling? I had a job keeping it just red & white I can tell you was so tempted to get some green in there.
Loving the little santers I have used some paper clips (muti coloured)used the white & red of course, pulled them in half (so they are flat) and then cut in half (with wire cutters, they then look like 'U's) Ideal to pin all the tinsel to the ring (unlike the halloween one I didn't just wrap this round) The baubles & Santers I used wire and just pushed in the oasis.
It is on the front door as you can see I woul dof liked to put lights on too, would be nice to turn on when dark, however we do have an out side light so passers by will still get to look as they go by. Thank you for looking and any comments you leave. Love Dawn xx


Pamela said...

Oh I love this!!!! SO cool! :)

Anonymous said...

This is gorgeous Dawn. I, too, love "White Christmas" and make a point of watching it each year on Christmas Eve :)


Hi Dawn
This is gorgeous clever you,
Hugs Dianne xx

Anesha said...

Wonderful work Dawn. Anesha :-)

Anesha said...

Craft fair was not very good. Thankfully sold a few items so got the money I paid for the table and a little bit more. It was really cold and people were not very friendly. Will not do it again next year, only the one in our village. How are things at your end? Hope all is well.
Take care
anesha :-)

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

wow Dawn, I love your wreath too, looks great on your lovely red door.
I will sort the mr linky and you will be added , no probs.

Artyjen said...

Love your wreath....gorgeous! You are right...where are all the wreaths for sale?

Cheryl said...

wow hun this is utterly briliant so love that colur red you must have spent ages on this,such detail its really fab hun honestly love it hugs cheryl xxxxx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Dawn this is gorgeous and so different I love it

Lorraine x

Juls said...

wow!! what a lot of work has gone into this! Thanks for joining us at BTC&G!

Liz said...

Wonderful project I wanted to make these this year too but never did manage to get the base!

Liz x

pinky said...

Wow Dawn this is just stunning, so sparkly and bright! Love it on your red door. very impressive. Thanks for joining us at BTC&G

brenda said...

Hi Dawn

What a fabulous door wreath and decs too. Clever girl.

Thanks for sharing with us at BTCG.

B x

Scrappymax said...

This is stunning Dawn, it must have taken you ages. I love the rich red, must try one myself.
Thanks for joining us this month over BTC&G.
Max x

Beryl said...

A fabulous wreath Dawn and it looks great on our red door. Thank you for joining us at By the Cute and Girly.
Beryl xx

Lora said...

Wow this is fab Dawn.
Thanks for joining us at BTC&G./ I will be picking the winners with the random org thingy today so good luck :)
Happy New Year.
Lora x


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