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Jun 29, 2012

Free Homesteading Wreath Makeover, 3 DIY Exterior Makeovers For Your House Under $50!


Free Homesteading Wreath Makeover-
When I was at the Crafts Warehouse recently I saw this and thought it was really cute-

(I had to blur the middle since it had an inventory sign on it)

I had an old spring wreath I wanted to re-do anyway, here's my old one-


I removed the flowers, saved those for another project. I left on the ivy, used some leftover burlap and cut strips, pinned them together (not long enough), and wrapped. I also used a Carhartt's for Women bandanna I got free last year. It was just in a drawer and I liked the homesteady, whimsy of it! I kept the colors pretty neutral since I'm going to be re-painting my front door. Here's my version, which took me about 15 minutes for the whole process-



I need to tweak the spacing a little now that I see the photo...

$50 DIY Makeover For Front Of Your House-
I was watching Rachael Ray last week (I never watch this stuff) and they had the host of Curb Appeal on (love that show!). He had 3 ways you can makeover the front of your house for $50 or less. I had been wanting to change our front door color since it's in the shade and it's so dark all year long. After watching this, and browsing a paint store with Dave, we're going to go from the dark sage green (above by wreath) to an orangey/red. I'm inspired! We had the other 2 ideas in good shape already-

* Change the numbers on your house of your street address to something stylish, to match the style of your house!
* Paint your front door
* Add something personal near the front entrance- a yard decoration, etc.


7 comments:

bj said...

I love love love your new wreath. Awesome job.
Over from Sunny Simple.:)

Kristina said...

Great ideas.

nancy said...

Thanks!

Leslie said...

Gorgeous redo. Thanks for the spellcheck tip.. I thought that it was just mine not working until I mentioned it in my last blog post.
Happy 4th of July

nancy said...

Me too!

Diann said...

Your wreath makeover turned out great. Happy 4th!

nancy said...

Thanks, you too!