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Saturday, October 17, 2009

~Fresh Flower Pumpkins and Ribbon Wreaths~

Hey Guys! I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend! Thank you again for your continued prayers for Kevin. He's feeling pretty good and is not having much pain, thank goodness! It might be a few weeks before we hear about the "mass" but I will let you know as soon as we do. We are still confident everything will be ok.

Getting on with everyday life...I helped a sweet lady decorate for a fall party yesterday. I made fresh flower arrangements in pumpkins for the centerpieces. I used all kinds of fall flowers including sunflowers, gerbera daisies, mums, lillies and even picked some of the greenery from outside. After I finished I noticed the bottom looked waaaaay to plain so I added different ribbons around the base of the flowers. You guys know how much I love ribbon!! I also used wide fall colored netting along the center of the table and added fresh mini pumpkins, gourds and dried corn.


I made this one for her island, it's a little taller. I love her pumpkin placemats and candles. Cute! If you inlarge the picture you can see a fun frame in the background ;)
I made these wreaths for her front doors. She wanted something different and she loves that wide netting.
These are simple to make...I just tied the netting and ribbons all around the grapevine wreaths and hung the signs with wire in the middle. Easy! She loved how they turned out.

Maybe this gave you some ideas...thanks for stopping by!!


42 comments:

Sherry said...

Everything turned out great. Love the front door wreaths. Great idea!!

ButterYum said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the wreaths. You should do a tutorial on them.

:)
ButterYum

Sharing with Sherri said...

Hi Kristen,

Best wishes, that everything will be fine for your husband...

Also, your arrangements are just so gorgeous! I especially love the one in the round pumpkin! Oh and that wreath you made for Cathy is incredible too!!

I'm also having a Fall giveaway, if you're interested I'd love to have you stop by and enter!

Hug,
Sherri:)

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Everything looks GREAT....you do wonderful work....

Love the Decor! said...

What beautiful decorating!!
Love the pumpkin arrangements!!

Love the Decor! said...

Oh I would love for you to do a tutorial on those wreaths :)

Diane @ Four Paws and Co said...

Everything is beautiful Kristen! You're so clever! Love the wide netting - I haven't seen that, now you know I'll have to go shopping... ☺

mishebe said...

Ok, love those wreaths, very creative. And i love the pumpkin floral arrangements. You r good.... mishelle

Lori said...

You've done it again!! Everything is just wonderful! I love the wreaths. I wish i had just one once of you talent!!!

Liz said...

~Kristen~

You did a fabulous job on the pumpkin table arrangements and wreaths. I have to say, the ribbon really adds that special touch. The wreaths are absolutely lovely and unique...what a great idea! Can't wait to see your upcoming posts, I love your work!

~*~*~Happy Sunday~*~*~

Liz

The Stylish House said...

Kristen,
My thoughts and prayers are with your husband and family. You do such beautiful work that give me wonderful ideas. Thank you for sharing it!
Cathy

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Those centerpieces look great, Kristen! I like how the dining table one and the kitchen island one keep the theme going throughout. The ribbons you added are great! I also love those nettng and ribbon wreaths on her door ~ they give the impression of a leaf on each door.

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Kristen,
My prayers are still with Kevin and all of you during this time.
I sure hope everything is just fine very soon and you get good news on the mass.

The pumpkin arrangements are really beautiful! I adore the unque wreaths with the full netting and signs. What a great idea! They are gorgeous.

Have a wonderful and relaxing Sunday. ~Melissa :)

Jo said...

It all looks lovely! The wreaths are amazing and I always love pumpkins filled with fresh flowers.

Jo

Denise said...

Love the decor, those wreaths look wonderful.
Glad to hear hubby is continuing to heal, my prayers continue.
Hugs
Denise

Paula said...

I love the wreaths that you did for your customer. I never would have thought of using tuile. They look great!

Glad to hear that you hubby is feeling better.

Simply Susan said...

Those wreath deserve a post all on their own ;o)

Everything is just gorgeous!

Helen said...

Hello! Everything you create is pure magic. Glad things are settling down with your husband. Will continue to keep you in my thoughts.

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

Yes...PLEASE do a tutorial on the wreaths!! They are beautiful!!! Continued good thoughts and prayers. Thanks!

Barbara said...

Kristen, Glad hubby doing better. Will keep praying. The pumpkins and the wreath are gorgeous......I might try the wreath...not much talent here


Please come to my blog...something for you.

Sharing with Sherri said...

Hi again Kristen!

Just wanted to thank you so much for displaying my giveaway button and becoming a new follower!

Hope you're having a wonderful Sunday!

Sherri:)

Shelia said...

HI Kristen and I'm so glad to hear Kevin is feeling better and will continue to keep him in my prayers.
Oh, what a beautiful job you've done here. The pumpkins with flowers are just gorgeous and I love how you fixed her dining table. Those wreaths! Who would have thought of this but you? It's wonderful. I've said it before but I'm going to say it again - you're the most creative one!
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

~Kristen~ said...

Everything is so beautiful!!! I loooove those wreaths!!!!!!!

Pinky said...

HI Kristen, all the arrangements are beautiful! I, too am a floral designer, worked in a shop for many years and now work in a place that only sells silk trees, flowers, containers etc. We have a design room and I am one of the 2 designers....I LOVE it! I am going to copy the idea for the wreaths: we do seel that type of "ribbon"!!! I love all that you do! XO, Pinky

Brooke said...

Perfect! I too love the wreaths. Can you buy that netting anywhere...Hobby Lobby? Is it tulle?? Do share the details!!!

Lou Cinda said...

Kristen, these are gorgeous! Love the arrangement in the pumpkins and the wreaths are great!!!

I bought three rolls of that netting for Christmas and thought, what I am going to do with this!!

You are giving me ideas!!

Great job!! You are SO talented!
Glad your husband is feeling better! I will keep ya'll in my prayers!

Lou Cinda :)

9405018--Pat said...

love the front door wreaths...please do a tutorial on them please....thanks for sharing...Pat H

Cathy said...

Kristen...I am still praying for all of you...I just know the outcome is going to be positive!!!
I know that you will be relieved to hear good news!!!

As always your work is exquisite...I just want to know who decided you were allowed to do floral work for someone other than me...hehe!!! The pumpkin arrangements are GORGEOUS!!! I bet her party was beautiful. The little frame in the background is darling...I am loving mine!!!

I adore the wreaths...the ribbon is such a great idea...so unique and fun!!! Great work!!!

Ya'll take care and have a wonderful Sunday evening!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Lynn said...

Hi Kristen, I came to your blog from A Baby Changes Everything blog. I love your flower arrangements in the pumpkins and also the door wreaths are beautiful, I haven't seen anything quite like that before. I would love to know how to do them too!

Sandra said...

Wow, everything is lovely! I love it! You are so talented! Love the wreaths too!
Have a wonderful evening.
Sandra

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, those wreaths are simply brilliant! Everything looks so pretty. I wish I could get you to come decorate for my next party. laurie

kate said...

Oh Kristen,
so beautiful as always, love the pumpkins and front doors!!!
kate

"Blossom" said...

Kristens, I love ribbon too; it just gives that finished look.
Your table centerpiece is lovly and the door wreaths are so unique and so awesome. Have a wonderul day.

Marla said...

HI!! Thank you so much for visiting Always Nesting.

I love your blog and I love your photographs. You are verrrry talented.

Hugs, Marla

julie - eab designs said...

Your creative designs truly celebrate fall, from the autumnal flowers to the pumpkins and ribbons - just lovely!

Sending prayers and positive thoughts for your husband. I hope he will be back home with you and your son very soon. - Julie

And thanks for visiting my blog. I've very much enjoyed reading yours!

T's Daily Treasures said...

Beautiful Fall decorations. Wishing all the best for you and your husband. Your positive attitude will certainly take you far! Peace & blessings, Tammy

A Hint of Home said...

Hi Kristen,
The wreaths turned out sooo adorable. Your pumpkin centerpieces look wonderful. I'm sure your client was a happy camper.
Prayed for Kevin yesterday. Hoping all is going well.
Thanks for sharing how you did the wreaths.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Kristen, I am constantly amazed at how creative you are and your arrangements are always just gorgeous. I really love them all. They are simply stunning. Hugs, Marty

Designs on 47th Street said...

Hey Kristen! We have got to start doing better about keeping in touch with each other's blogs! We used to do so well. There are just so many blogs to visit, right??? Well, I do need to catch up to see what's going on with your husband. I hope everything is okay.
Next let me just say BEAUTIFUL! You have such a knack for floral arranging and everything else you do. Those pumpkins are gorgeous. Do you use a vase at the bottom to put the flowers in? I would also love to see how you do those wreaths. They are so fun and I know your friend was thrilled!
Come by and see me sometime!
Donna

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Hi Kristen, I made my way over to your wonderful blog from Donna's blog. I too would love to know how to make the ribbon wreath. It's so pretty and different. Loved everything you did for the party. Come for a visit when you can. ~ Lynn

pk said...

These are so pretty! I like that they're completely unique. Great job!
pk @ Room Remix

Miss Janice said...

Absolutlely gorgeous...the pumpkin arrangement and the wreaths. You totally outdid yourself on these. Stunning!

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