Thursday, December 3, 2009

All It Needed Was A Little Jingle...


Another wreath project.

A quickie one this time!



Last Christmas I bought this small berry wreath from Target in their "dollar bin" section of the store...

I know. It's a sorry little wreath, but come on...
it was only a dollar!


Unwilling to let it go up as is for another Christmas season, I decided that it needed some sort of modification.

Aha!

Jingle bells...


...and a little bit of wire...


I cut small strips of wire, looped it through the top of each jingle bell, twisted the ends of the wire and then just inserted the wires into the empty spaces in the wreath...


Much better!


I love that I was able to keep it monochromatic using what I already had!

A quick fix that turned my "dollar bin" wreath into something a bit more special!


Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way...

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39 comments:

Rocio @ Casa Haus said...

Way to go, Karla!!!! Gorgeous! Wreaths are great... I've been working on mine as well, I would love to hear what you think about it. Cheers!

Aura said...

Pretty! You're just getting all sorts of festive ;) I love the bright red.

Jill said...

Lovin' it!

Astrid said...

I love that wreath!

Jess @ Frugal with a Flourish said...

That is the perfect addition! It looks great!

linda said...

Absolutely adorable! I think these would make great inexpensive hostess gifts when you go to someone's house over the holiday season!

J. Paige said...

Would not have thought to combine the jingle bells with the berries but it turned out GREAT!

Courtney Baker said...

Wow what a great idea! It looks terrific!

LouLou@thelifeofloulou.blogspot.com said...

The bells totally transformed it into a substantial piece...Made a HUGE differece! love it!

Fawn@Party of Five said...

It's beautiful! It looks nicely filled out with those bells, and it makes it look perkier, too!

Kelly @ Dare to be Domestic said...

This looks awesome! Well done!

Rhonda said...

So cute!

kermiefrg said...

so pretty! I love the monochromatic look!

Sherri @ Design2Shine said...

Just the added touch makes it Beautiful!! Love the ALL red!

Kylie said...

SO CUTE! & Easy :) I want one for my red & white kitchen

Misty said...

Perfect!

Teresa said...

You have great skills girl- love the remake-
Merry Christmas

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

That looks great! Just adding the bells beefed it up and added more interest to it!

Lori E said...

I love the sound of bells. Great quick fix.

BLJ Graves Studio said...

Lovely!!!

MaRiN said...

awesome transformation! it's amazing how something so simple can make such a dramatic difference.

Mimi said...

That really is stunning against the white door, Karla! I ♥ it...

down pillow said...

Your wreath is sooo cute! Amazing what a few bucks can buy :)

micah @ the yellow front door said...

Very clever - looks great!

Melanie said...

That filled it right in. Cute.

Andy Porter said...

The perfect touch!! I love it!
Thanks for linking to Poppies!!
~Andy

Jane said...

Your 'tweeked' wreath looks GREAT! I'm luvin' it!!!

anhesty said...

the wreath is awesome! great job!

Tricia Anne said...

Oh how cute! You did a fantastic job!
I just posted a question on my blog. Can you help me? Thanks! Trish

Lori said...

I love it! Silver bells would look cute on it too but I do love the red.

Things That Inspire said...

Wow - this is beautiful - how do you think of things like this? I was not planning on decorating much for Christmas this year, as we are heading out of town for the holidays, but all of these Christmas posts are putting me in the mood for a little bit of holiday decor.

Ally0005 said...

That turned out very pretty!!! Love the dollar bin!

Charlene said...

What a great and thrfty way to use what you have and make it even better!

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Very pretty! I love the addition of the bells!!

k a r i s a said...

i love the flowers with the rhinestones!

Jane said...

Karla,
I featured your fabulous red berry wreath on my Frugalicious Friday recap! Thanks for sharing and for linkin' up to Frugalicious Friday!

jane @ Finding Fabulous

michelle@somedaycrafts said...

The bells make the sad wreath HAPPY! Really cute!

michelle@somedaycrafts said...

The bells make the sad wreath HAPPY! Really cute!

Leigh of Bloggeritaville said...

Karla,

Wnother beauitful wreath! You so inspire me!!!Thanks for linking up to Thrifty Thursday, sweet friend!

Leigh
Tales from Bloggeritaville
www.lbratina.blogspot.com