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Pretty in Pink......

....and green & gold!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  This was one of the few that we did not cook.  We spent the day with friends and had a wonderful time. Unfortunately, I spent the weekend feeling 'under the weather' and now the hubby is sick with a nasty head-cold.  I hope this passes quickly!

  But, let's move on to today's post.  Tell me what you think of this:
Remember, you can click on the pics for a better view!
This wreath was so easy to make!  I used a wire coat hanger and shaped it into a circle:

Then I opened the hanger near the hook, attached a binder clip (just in case any of the ornaments wanted to slide off), and started stringing the (unbreakable) ornaments:

When I was done, I filled in any gaps with extra ornaments, attached with hot glue.  The blogger who inspired this wreath recommended gluing the caps to the ornaments so they didn't pop off.  I did not do this, and, yes, I did lose a few.  Fortunately, I was able to reattach them to their caps or reattach them with glue. If this happens to you, remember, the glue gun is your friend! 

After that, I made a bow and attached it with some wire.

Here is the best part about this project:  I spent $24 on ornaments and had enough to make 2 wreaths!  How fabulous is that?  $12 per wreath - plus the ribbon for the bow.  I know your next question is:  How many ornaments did you buy, Ann?  176.  Here's the proof:
And I even had a few leftover.

I must thank my inspiration for this wreath:  Eddie Ross - you're the best!  Here is Eddie's wreath:
FinishedWreath



I made this wreath a couple of years ago and shared it on my other blog, November Rose. Since that one is now dedicated to papercrafting, I thought I'd share the wreath here.


Be sure to stop back for more holiday decorating - 'tis the season!

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    1. Thank you, Sue - so glad you like it!

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  2. Very pretty, thanks for sharing!

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  3. This is insanely beautiful! Combination of pink & green and gold is precious!
    I would have never thought of putting them together :)
    I hope you and your husband are feeling better!

    I would love if you share your wreath with my Big Christmas Link Party:
    http://milaslittlethings.com/2014/11/big-christmas-link-party.html

    xx
    Mila
    milaslittlethings.com
    milawayable@gmail.com


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    1. Thank you, Mila! I'm happy to share - thanks for asking!

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    2. Thank you for joining the party !
      Your post has been featured :)
      xx
      Mila

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  4. Wow! I love this!! Beautiful wreath! Thanks for the inspiration! xoxo, Jen

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  5. This is so cute! Thanks for linking up to Wordless Wednesday!

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  6. Hi Ann, what a great wreath, so colorful, what a great idea on the way to make it, turned out great!!! I be it will be beautiful on your front door!!!
    Thanks for sharing on The Oh My Heartsie Girls WW this week.
    Karen

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  7. This looks so perfect! Beautiful! Pinned and tweeted. Thank you for being a part of our party. I hope to see you on tonight at 7 pm. It wouldn’t be a party without you!
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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  8. Cute wreath! I love pink and green together.

    T'onna

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    1. Thank you, T'onna! Please stop back again soon!

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  9. gosh - this one is gorgeous! love the pastels.

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