I am in the process of making
some changes in my living room.
In the meantime,
I wanted to add a touch of fall to my decor.
This simple oval "wreath" only required 5 items
and a few minutes.
First, I bought the metal & wood
wall decoration at Michaels.
It was on clearance for 80% off.
I also get 15% off all Michaels purchases
because I am a teacher.
In other words, this part of the project
was SUPER inexpensive!
Originally, the wood frame was white.
I brought out some of my new Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
in French Linen and painted the frame.
Now it matches some of the other items in the room.
What a difference a little paint can make!
While I was at Michael's,
I also picked up a roll of burlap ribbon
and a pre-made burlap bow.
I know there are tons of tutorials
on the internet about making the perfect bow.
I've tried. Really, I have tried.
For some reason, I cannot make a beautiful
decorative bow to save my life.
I tried again for this project.
When I saw how pathetic my bow was,
I attached the pre-made burlap bow
with a twist tie from an old loaf of bread.
By the way, I am sooooo loving burlap right now!
About two weeks ago, I went to Jo-Anns.
I haven't been inside Jo-Anns in years
(since we don't have a store nearby).
They had a ton of great things for autumn.
Fortunately, I controlled myself.
I only purchased a few things.
This "Autumn Blessings" sign was one of the few items
I picked up that day.
It was so pretty I couldn't resist (and it was 40% off).
I love my indoor "wreath"
and I enjoy the little bit of fall ambiance it brings to my home.
wall decoration (round or oval)
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
paint brush or foam brush
burlap ribbon (or burlap bow)