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Happy Hour : Spring Wreath

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If you're like me, you can hardly wait for Spring to arrive this week.  Coupled with St. Patrick's Day today and Easter not far away, there's a change in the air.  Nothing can be as welcoming or celebratory as a wreath on your front door.  How about creating a quick wreath to celebrate the coming season?  If you have a wreath base (wire, grapevine, foam), you can easily create a springtime wreath in just one Happy Hour.  Let's take a look at a dozen exquisite wreaths to get our creativity humming.

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Christmas, 2018

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This Christmas, I was all set for a natural Scandinavian Christmas.  Connie even sent homemade Fattigman (Norwegian cookies) so I was definitely in the mood.  But as I opened the 6 boxes of Christmas decorations left from my summer purge, it seemed like a good idea to just get everything out and see what was left.  Santas & their assorted red fun gathered on the 2nd floor so the main floor could be left more "Scandinavian" with white snowflakes at the windows, mossy green pillow covers and mercury glass trees and balls.  It turned out to be almost a winter wonderland that could be Scandinavian...

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50 DecorBook Ideas : 21. A Christmas Work of Art

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Take one look at this wreath and I bet you're thinking just what I did. "Hey, I could do that."  Seems we all have ready "stock" just laying around our rooms for assorted projects.  Why not open those costume jewelry boxes, spray paint some existing decorations white or a metallic color and assemble into a new piece?  A piece to be cherished for years to come.  Here's some ideas we can all do.

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50 DecorBook Ideas : 20. The Uncommon Wreath

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Every home should have a wreath - whether it makes an appearance for holidays or is displayed year round.  One of the most ancient decorating traditions, the wreath seems to date back to Persia, eventually finding its way to the first heads of Olympic Athletes in 776 BC.  Maybe some athletes saved their wreaths by hanging on a wall.  Wreaths are still a world-wide decorating trend.  A wreath is affordable or easy to make and only limited by your imagination.  Here's some favorites this holiday season.

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