Monday, November 19, 2012

Spray Painted Wreath & My Christmas Mantle

Christmas is coming!! I am more than a little excited about this....

So excited, in fact, that I have already begun decorating.
I know, I know... you are supposed to do that the day after Thanksgiving, but this year we are not hosting Thanksgiving at our house so I wanted to go ahead and get started.

Today, I wanted to share how I spruced up a boring wreath with...

Spray Paint!

This year, I wanted to go for a "winter white" look for our decorations and this green wreath just wasn't cutting it..


So I got out a can of Rustolem in "heirloom white" 


And I gave it a few coats on each side of the wreath.

Once it was dry, I added some strips of burlap "ribbon" and glued on some mini pine cones using E-6000 glue


And... that was it. I LOVE the way it looks on the mantle... It's what I had in mind, and it's always nice when a plan comes together, right?



So...do tell...When do you start decorating for Christmas??

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9 comments:

  1. Beautiful wreath and mantle, Carmella. Very good job.....makes me wish I had a mantle.......Katy Lamb

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  2. That is fabulous, I love the touch of paint to add the snowy detail to it. We are having a really hard time being patient usually I decorate December 1st but I am having a hard time holding off too. Hope you are having a fantastic day Carmella.

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  3. Your mantel looks beautiful! I love the bottle brush trees.
    I will start decorating for Christmas on Friday, although it's so hard with all these lovely temptations I keep seeing!

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  4. Carmella, that is beautiful! I really like how your mantle looks!
    I do have some Chrismtas decor hauled into the house - but it was to dig through for some stuff to take to the craft Market this weekend! After the craft market i will be going all out with the christmas decor!

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  5. Hey Cutie!
    I am featuring your mantel tonight for "My Friday Fave Pins". I hope you will stop by for a look see :)
    Meegan
    meeganmakes.com

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  6. Love this!

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  7. OMG, i'm in love. It turned out so pretty and i love your mantle. I'm going out to buy some lights for mine today. :)

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  8. New linky follower! Found you through One Artsy Mamas birthday bash! Love the wreath, I like hoe the spray paint turned out!

    DeDe@DesignedDecor

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