Autumn Wreath

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Duller Wreath

It’s that time of year– When we nestle into our homes, start baking bread and decorate. *sigh*no, no I won’t be baking bread unless I want my hinnie bigger NO!!!…BUT I did break out the good ol glue gun and only burned my fingers ohh … 10  2 times.  (yes, it’s been a while since it was plugged in.)

Basic wreath

Look at me re-cycling an old wreath (back side) Now could I call myself  “green” ? 🙂

Basic W  RS

Front side, only looking a little bit tackie after spending several seasons in a cramped box.

Wreath treats

Items to choose from.

Nekkid door

The Basic  “In need of decoration Front DOOR” … seriously,  can’t you hear it screaming for a make over?

Duller Wreath

I’m thinking it looks much nicer… do you?

Nekkid Pump RS

The classic orange Autumn pumpin, asking for the same bit of make up.  I am not really sure if this was the REAL before pumpkin or not- I took  just a couple of photos, then forgot which one I dressed up.

Dressed pumpkin RS

I used my black permanent marker– but I am thinking I should  have used paint… (Note to self…next year)

Pumpkin collage RS

Please stop by and visit the brilliant Mary at Little Red House, Susan at Between Naps on the Porch, and my first time participating at  Southern Hospitality with Rhoda. Each one of them are so very gracious and helping us celebrate our lives.

This week will be a fun one for me — Autumn Decorations of all sorts!  Please be sure and check back! Have a wonderful Monday!

TTFN~~ Claudia ♥ ♥

Please visit Kim at Creative Blog  this is my first time there, there seems to be alot of creative folks there!

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September 20, 2009 at 10:49 pm | Autumn Crafts | 42 comments


42 responses to “Autumn Wreath”

  1. Sarah says:

    Well done!  Love the touch of feather in your wreath.  It all looks lovely on the forest green door. Thanks for sharing. ~ Sarah

  2. Alicia says:

    I love your wreath, especially the pomegranate! October is pomegranate month around these parts. I adore them. And I love your photo collage, makes me with it wasn’t 100 degrees in these parts…lol.
    Thanks for sharing and please stop by and say hello! Be Well!

  3. Laura says:

    Your wreath is lovely, but that pumpkin is FABULOUS.  Thanks for sharing and creating inspiration.   Laura@the mansion

  4. Kathy says:

    Your wreath is just beautiful and I adore the pumpkin!  Great mosaic and Fall beauty…Kathy

  5. Nancy says:

    That is stunning!!  It always makes me feel great to re~purpose something  scruffy into something beautiful!  Thanks for sharing!

  6. Cindy says:

    Super Job! I just love your wreath and the pumpkins is so creative and good~ Beautiful pics of course! Cindy

  7. Riet says:

    Oh, that is a beautiful wreath.  LOve the colours. Have a nice day

  8. Kammy says:

    Great fall decorations ! I love the details !

  9. Linderhof says:

    Great looking wreath.    Definitely says Fall!

  10. Karen says:

    I love that you used a more burgundy color palette  in your wreath rather than bright orange.  I also love your pumpkin with the arrangement in it and the drawings on the skin. 

  11. Carol says:

    Your wreath is stunning!  Love your mosaic, too.  Guess it’s time to get out my fall things!

  12. Karen Cox says:

    What a lovely wreath, and I love what you did with the pumpkin.  Gorgeous mosaic to celebrate the beginning of Fall.  I just went out to get a cinderella pumpkin yesterday.  It’s such a beautiful time of year.

  13. MaryBeth says:

    Beautiful wreathes.  So hard to choose just one.  Super pic for Mosaic Monday.  MB

  14. Shelia says:

    What a gorgeous fallen wreath! You did a wonderful job on it and I love your mosaic as well.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia 😉

  15. suzie says:

    Nice work Claudia, don’t you just love Autumn, it’s a photographer’s canvas. . .super mosaic! cheers from Idaho. . .

  16. Beautiful fall decorating and mosaic!

  17. Hi, Claudia, thank you for stopping by the party! And it’s nice to meet you. What a beautiful wreath on your black door. I love it, very Fallish and adds so much this time of year. I’ve got to get busy & get my little bit of Fall out. I don’t do all that much, but I’m having a Fall party on Oct. 1st, so I’d love to have you join me for that too.  Hope you’ll come back often.

  18. Beeb says:

    Now there’s the TRUE artist of the Family!!
    Beautiful work as always! Now you can come make one for me and my door!!
    Love Ya

  19. What a wonderful wreath…but that pumpkin! Loooove the doodling! Great post!

  20. Meri says:

    Spectacular door decoration! I’m getting my door (and house) painted in a week or two, depending on weather, and then my door will need its first decoration against the new, richer color.

  21. Andrea says:

    Neat idea…I never would have thought to use a permanent marker or paint to draw a design on the pumpkin…but I will now 🙂

  22. Jane says:

    The wreath looks so nice….really “pops” off the black front door…love it.  Also love the decorated pumpkin…you are very handy with the black marker!

  23. Carol Harris says:

    I so love that wreath!  It reminds me of a hat I once had made ( I live in NY, and we love our hats) anyway, what insight and talent you have.  Thank you so much for sharing.

  24. What an amazing job on the pumpkin and wreath.  Wish it would cool down here so it felt more like “fall”


  26. I love how you decorated that pumpkin!  Brilliant — it’s so different and beautiful too!
    The wreath looks fabulous on your snappy black door.  Very chic and stylish.

  27. Joanie says:

    I love your pumpkin Claud!! I am so excited for fall! Its my favorite time of the year. Your mosaic pic is awesome too!!

  28. Ceekay says:

    Hi Claudia..thanks for visiting my blog.  Your wreath is beautiful.  I like the design you used.  It looks so pretty on the black door.  Fantastic job of the pumpkin.  I don’t think I have seen anything like that done before.  Your blog looks lovely….I will be back!

  29. Sue says:

    Claudia, Your wreath certainly turned out nice! And the pumpkin is definitely a work of art.  And as usual, your photos are beautiful…
    🙂  Sue

  30. gina says:

    Gorgeous decorations. Three cheers for autmun and all the lovely nesting it brings! 🙂

  31. Lenore says:

    What a lovely autumn wreath….it is just what your fron door needed.
    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment.

  32. Caroline says:

    Love this!  You have totally inspired me!  I still have my speing wreath up…at least I had enough sense to remove the easter looking  Beautiful mosaic!

  33. Love the “new” Craftsman style house – we have them here too!

  34. Katherine says:

    More beautiful fall decor! Love the door wreath, that pumpkin art is great! You are very talented!
    P.S. – can you tell me how to do the mosaics?

  35. Pat says:

    Such a pretty wreath and lovely mosaic!

    I added you to my siebar so I’ll be able to visit you more often

  36. Brittany says:

    LOVE both projects, especially the wreath! Such inspiration!

  37. Kay says:

    Love the make over! The feathers really add just the perfect touch! I also really like your mosaic!

  38. Debbie says:

    Thank you for visiting my blog so I could enjoy your beautiful blog! I can’t believe you work 6 days and keep up your blog so nicely. Beautiful fall mosaic!

  39. liz mullin says:

    I was totally inspired by your blog, so I applied your style of your work to my own, I dont know how to share my results with you, but Claudia, if I can express some form of flattery, I think you broadened my autumnal touches to their final results of stunning, this is my thanking you. Let me know if I can forward some photos of the work I did, I also went over to my daughters and did some spunkin pumpkin work at her place, its wonderful.

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