Refurbished Christmas Wreath

From trash to treasure, I love finding old things that can be transformed into something new. I found an old wreath at a garage sale made from straw and held together with wire, and used some things I had around the house to make a beautiful Christmas wreath. Inexpensive and with my own touch

By Tara from Sandusky, OH

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November 30, 20090 found this helpful

How nice, very good work.

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November 30, 20090 found this helpful

I love this idea! I did the same thing with a store bought fall wreath. After a couple of years, some of the items on it were lost. I filled the spaces with various pine cones using florist wire. Looks like new!

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December 3, 20090 found this helpful

Good for you! That's definitely trash to treasure! I love the idea of recycling.

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December 4, 20090 found this helpful

And I think the best part, other than enjoying the renewed beauty, is that it's one less treasure in the landfill.

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Sometimes you have to add something extra, in the design trade they call it "fluffing". I got an Christmas wreath for a neighbor at a dollar store, but it looked bare. So I added some fresh pine branches, foliage and some bittersweet, tied on with some gold ribbon. Wow! it really turned out great! (So consider adding your own touch and "fluffing" ;.}

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