Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Burlap Pennant Wreath

We had a really rough weekend, our sweet 3 year old puppy passed away on Sunday morning after spending all day Saturday in a Veterinary ICU.
 She was definitely a huge part of our family, like a child to us. We are going to miss her like crazy.

Luckily, last week, I felt compelled to write some posts on projects I had completed ( I am normally a fly by the seat of my pants blogger). I finished this wreath a couple weeks ago, but I wanted to share it with you today....

I have been thinking a lot about what to do for my Fall wreath. I really wanted to take my grapevine wreath and change it up. It has already been a Spring wreath and then it was a Summer wreath and now it is a Fall wreath!

All I did was strip it of all things Summer....

I then took jute and wrapped it around the wreath first to establish the lines for my pennants to hang from...

Then I cut triangles out of my burlap scraps, leftover from my burlap wreath, and wrote "Happy Fall Y'all", one letter on each pennant, with a black Sharpie.

Then, I hot glue the pennants onto the jute.

Lastly, I made a large burlap rosette and glued it onto the wreath.

This took me only 20 minutes to make and zero dollars because I already had the supplies! It is a really simple wreath but I like it that way!


  1. so cute! i love this. really! i might copy you if you dont mind.

  2. Katie...I have been following your blog for a few months now...and I have to say you are the most creative person. Your work is outstanding...your finds are amazing.

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your beautiful puppy. My heart goes out to you and your husband. Our pets are a huge part of our lives...as they are the only beings that truly love all unconditionally. My deepest sympathy to you and your husband.

  3. Awe..I hate to hear about your sweet pup. My family had to literally pick up and head on a mini vacation when we lost our lab we were so depressed. I know how heartbreaking it can be. I'm convinced God gives us animals for a reason...I laugh because they are a lot like kiddos into everything but one of God's greatest gifts. Hang in there! Love following your blog!

  4. Too cute! I would love for you to link this up to my Door Decor challenge. And I'm so sorry to hear about your puppy. :(


  5. This is so adorable! And I'm sorry about your puppy too :(

  6. So sorry to hear about your puppy!

    I love your wreath! Thanks so much for linking with us at Show & Share!