As much as I love Pinterest, and DIY, and crafting, I have to admit, anything near to the realm of floral arrangement intimidates me. It seems like no matter how beautiful the bouquet, as soon as I remove the tissue paper and put it in a vase, I totally ruin it. Does anybody else have this problem? I’ve been learning a little more here and there, but still. Intimidating.
But, now that I have all these handmade grapevine wreaths from our garden, it was time to try working with foliage again. I had a few harvesty “permanent florals” stowed away in my basement, so I just worked with them, as well as cutting up a few fabric scraps for a little variety. The wreath above hangs in my kitchen, and the one below is the very first harvest wreath to grace my front door.
I obviously have a lot to learn, but I really like the earthy style. I always feel a bit conflicted about using fake flowers in decorating, but I think it’s not too obvious here. And also, just, come on. My little scrap fabric bows! I don’t have a lot of shabby-chic/rustic/country themed stuff going on in my home, but those little bows almost make me want to convert. 😉
And now that I have these pretty harvest wreaths up, I feel like these guys are trying to get my attention. What have you been doing to welcome fall into your home?