Pages

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Pink and Sparkly Christmas Wreath

I heading towards a different looking Christmas this year, in terms of colour in my decor. Lately I have really fallen in love with the use of pink, red and turquoise that I have seen in magazines and on many of the blogs I visit.
So, when my little lady requested a pink wreath for her bedroom door, I immediately went for pink. After all, she has a lovely little pink Christmas tree right inside her room. Wouldn't they look lovely together?

On a recent trip to Dollarama I found this simple white and silver wreath. I shopped my house and found all the other materials for my wreath - silver ribbon, a silver snowflake, white branches and some plastic icicles.

And some crocheted roses - of course! I've made a ton lately, and now I am putting a few more to use.
Then, with my trusty glue gun in hand, I began adding the sparkle - first the twigs and snowflake ornament.
A lovely silver bow:
And seven pink roses, crocheted in a variety of blush shades, including one with a thread of silver running through. To amp up the girly factor, I glued large pearl beads into their centres.
So what do you think? Me? I LOVE IT! It turned out even better than I hoped.
It glistens.
I kind of wish I could display it in a more "public" place in my home so more people could enjoy it. But I guess it can our family's pretty little pink secret at the end of the upstairs hallway.
Please leave me a comment. I'd love to hear from you!

12 comments:

  1. I want one. For Next year. On my front door. that is all.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Absolutely beautiful - my little princess would love one, I will have to do a version now! Thanks for sharing! x

    ReplyDelete
  3. So pretty, I love the various shades of crochet pink roses. I also think the pink and silver go so well together. No matter where it is it will be appreciated. Now following you. Wishing a happy Thanksgiving. Thanks so much for sharing over at Sunday's Best.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Congrats this was one of last week's features. Please stop by a grab a button and link up another fabulous project.http://trophyw.blogspot.com/2011/11/linky-17-will-linky-forchristmas-cheer.html

    ReplyDelete
  5. This is SO pretty!!! Thanks so much for sharing at Homemaker in Heels! :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. What a beautiful wreath Bronwyn! It turned out beautifully! Happy Sunday! Angie xo

    ReplyDelete
  7. I would love to have the pattern for the crocheted roses. Could you please post it or have a link to it?
    Thanks,
    Betty

    ReplyDelete
  8. This is a very sweet wreath....i am a new crafter and looking for easy crafts....sorta like a newbie with no talent but eager to learn..i would enjoy learning some of your ideas.

    Gemii

    ReplyDelete

Thanks so much for popping by my little world. I'd love to hear from you. Comments make my day!!