Photobucket     Photobucket        

Friday, April 27, 2012

My Entryway With A Colorful Spring Mesh Wreath

Happy Friday!

I hope you have a fun day planned today. I will be working in the yard yet again. I am putting down the mulch today...not the most fun job in the world. However, I love how clean it looks and it makes the flowers show up better too. Before I get started I thought I would show you my entryway with my mesh wreath, flowers, new flag and rug.

I actually made the wreath last year but freshened it up the other day. I added new ribbon, butterflies, and silk flowers. It really stands out on the front door. I have also planted flowers in the beds to coordinate with the wreath. It is very colorful around my house this spring!


 The flowers are called Million Bells. They were actually in hanging baskets, but I took them out and set them in pots. They are my favorite flowers!
 I purchased the cute flag at The Home Depot.
 I purchased the colorful rug at Pier 1 Imports. I just couldn't pass it up...I knew it would be perfect with the flowers, wreath, and flag.
That's my colorful entryway!

I'm off to put down the mulch. At least it's not too hot and there is a nice breeze. Maybe it won't take all day...

The Share Your Creations party below is still going on so feel free to add your link!

Have a great day!

I'm Joining Charlene at A Pinch Of Joy for her Busy Monday party.

23 comments:

Debbiedoo's said...

I love your wreath...that just screams Happy. Thanks for hosting your party too, I just linked up. Almost missed it!

Savvy Seasons said...

So pretty, I agree, it screams, happy! I love your use of color, so inspiring! Have a great weekend! ~Liz

Carol said...

Very pretty! I love all the color!

Smiles,
Carol

Gail said...

Beautiful spring wreath Kristen! In fact all your wreaths are just beautiful!! Enjoy your day and don't work too hard, Gail

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful, Kristen! I think Abundant Spring would be an appropriate title for that wreath! : ) Love the colors you used and your flowers look wonderful. I've sometimes taken hanging baskets and transplanted them into containers, too.

iSavortheWeekend said...

Oh my goodness Kristin, this is gorgeous! You outdid yourself! Wish I were as creative you!! I made a spring/summer wreath for my daughter's new home but i's nowhere close to this one. Thanks for sharing your creativity as always :)

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, what a gorgeous wreath! Your entryway looks wonderful. I love all of the bright colors! The rug is the perfect accent! I love it!

Anonymous said...

I love your wreath......and YES to those little bells, I love them, get the hanging pots for my front porch each year....they don't shed so no mess :)

Our yard is 1/2 mulched....I agree Kristen it looks so nice with the flowers...

Hsve a great week-end, hope you have something nice planned :)

All the best,
Kathy :)

Sherry said...

Very pretty!!! I love the way it looks. The wreath and flowers are gorgeous.

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

So pretty and welcoming!! I love it all Kristen! I do the same thing with some hanging baskets, I re pot them in urns.

priscilla said...

Beautiful wreath !

Paula said...

Everything looks so pretty! I need to change the pansies that are in pots by my front porch to something for summer. After seeing your million bells, I think I'll try those this year.

Sue (Someones Mom) said...

I work with flowers and wreaths often, but I haven't tried making a wreath with the mesh as of yet. I love how yours looks. I also love the doormat/rug. I've been looking for a new one for my front door. So many of them leave a stain when they get wet and the ones that don't are often UGLY! I love yours!

Carol @arewethereyet said...

I love Million Bells - but I can't seem to find them here in South Central Florida - maybe it's too hot for them. Right now we have wave petunia's and they are doing great. I don't know how much longer they will last, but for now it's nice.
Hugs -
Carol

Pat said...

Just gorgeous!

Terri said...

Very colorful, pretty, the flowers almost look like petunias a little bit. I know what you mean about trying to resist stuff at Pier one, pretty bad when you walk in and they greet you by name ;)

Designs By Pinky said...

It all looks BEAUTIFUL, Kristen! I love those Million Bells! Never saw them but will look for them now. Love the rug and wreath too. XO, Pinky

JOY @ http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/ said...

Gorgeous! You have the touch.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Your flowers and your wreath are spectacular!!
I just made my first deco mesh wreath and I will be posting about it for next week!

Also, thanks so much for hosting your party! I was new to it this week!

Hugs,
Deb

Angela said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Angela said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Angela said...

The new wreath is beautiful, Kristen! I hope you'll be able to start selling your wreaths in your etsy store.

Have a great rest of the weekend!

Suzy said...

Oh, I just love your colorful front porch! The is wreath is gorgeous - I love how full it is. Million bells are one of my favorite flowers - they bloom so profusely. Love that mat that you found at Pier 1 too - it fits in perfectly. Very welcoming!

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My Photo
I'm a 40yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 19 years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

To subscribe through email, add your email address below.

You are welcome to pin anything from my blog

Follow Me on Pinterest

Total Pageviews



The tip junkie featured my snowman mesh wreath!

homemade crafts

Popular Posts

BlogCatalog

Decorating Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Sassy Girl

Sassy Girl

Cock a doodle doo!!

Cock a doodle doo!!

Wish we were here!

Wish we were here!

blog ranking

Lifestyle Blogs - Blog Rankings

Blog List

  • Hi there friends... A few weeks ago my mom asked me to go to Country Curtains with her to look for new curtains for her bedroom. I got my love for decora...
    1 hour ago
  • Warmer weather is here and summer is approaching fast! The season brings higher temperatures which is welcome for growing gardens and outdoor adventures ...
    1 hour ago
  • I started to title this blue jeans and t shirts since that is what you will normally find me in most days and the pillows I have added to the sun room remi...
    1 hour ago
  • I love having my dining room table set with a gorgeous tablescape, but sometimes I just need something fresh and simple. No fuss decorating. A simple jar ...
    2 hours ago
  • This is the view when I come down the stairs. Yes, our master IS on this main floor but many nights I can not sleep due to a certain someone's snoring and ...
    2 hours ago
  • Today, I would like to introduce a new sponsor and a long-time friend of Cote de Texas - HUFF HARRINGTON! [image: image] Huff Harrington recent...
    3 hours ago
  • I thought it would be fun to share a project from several years ago. "But this is an interior design blog," you're thinking. "Shouldn't you be showing u...
    7 hours ago
  • [image: mms-6669] I hope everyone had a lovely weekend! We spent a much needed Saturday at home. Between sickness and traveling over the past few weeks...
    14 hours ago
  • [image: lr view from upstairs] Sometimes it takes trial and error and time to get a room where we want it to be. Rooms are not built overnight, are they? ...
    19 hours ago
  • I am so excited because it’s time for our *Country French* design group's monthly share! I love seeing what my very talented fellow francophiles have to s...
    1 day ago
  • As Mother’s Day approaches, it’s time to start planning brunch … or time to leave strategically placed recipes for the loved ones planning your Mother’s Da...
    1 day ago
  • Rustic Patio by East Hanover Lighting 1800Lighting Continue Reading »
    1 day ago
  • Southern girls love to sip a coca cola and bless people's hearts. Down South, you hear this phrase thrown around all the time. However, I can certainly u...
    1 day ago
  • Hello Dear Ones. Well, I'm still in the living room doing stuff! Today I wanted to concentrate on The Finn. I decided to flank The Finn with my two wing ba...
    1 day ago
  • Life isn't always a bed of roses. Sometimes Continue reading... This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
    1 day ago
  • [image: Creating a New Old House by Russell Versaci]Creating a New Old Houseby Russell Versaci Read the full article
    1 day ago
  • [image: 5 Ways to Upcycle Your Fabric Scraps] I don't know many crafters who don't have a stash of fabric scraps somewhere. Some of them have much bigger ...
    1 day ago
  • We are happy to announce that William Holden Stamps is here! He was born yesterday, April 24th, at 7:56 a.m. He was 20 inches and weighed 9 lbs and 4 oz...
    2 days ago
  • The *Woman’s World* May 4th issue has hit the stands! [image: SONY DSC] If you recall, I mentioned that my toile lampshade in our master bedroom would ...
    2 days ago
  • I have a tray obsession. I don’t believe in past lives, but if I did, I’m quite sure I could be convinced that I was some kind of servant. Maybe even a lad...
    2 days ago
  • There are so many things I will miss about living in our home of 37 years. One of the things I actually posted on my Facebook page yesterday and ever...
    2 days ago
  • HEY there! Are you ready for the weekend? So ready! I am very excited to tell you I FINALLY have a site redesign coming soon – it’s only about five years...
    2 days ago
  • [image: DSC_0214] Edith & Evelyn Vintage This chair makeover makes my heart beat faster! I love everything about it. Please go to the original image sou...
    2 days ago
  • Vanessa Merulla is a Graphic Designer and was excited to design and decorate her little boy Esteban’s nursery. Vanessa shared about how she designed Es...
    3 days ago
  • [image: Pottery Barn Inspired Media Console Makeover] It’s time for another Themed Furniture Makeover and this month’s theme is Pottery Barn knockoff. I’ll...
    4 days ago
  • I hope you are having a great week. Two of our grandchildren came for a three day visit and we had a good time baking cookies, making crafts and enjoying ...
    4 days ago
  • Every year our church has a spring fair. They have lots of fun activities to get the family's involved. Maddy loves the bake off competition. and this w...
    4 days ago
  • Good Afternoon Friends! Today I'm so excited to introduce you to a new blogger/Instagram friend. I found Wendy's Instagram feed a few weeks ago and was ins...
    6 days ago
  • *Hubby and I are teaching a * *Marriage and Family Relations class* *to young single adults and I took a* *canvas wall hanging that I had purchased* *and a...
    6 days ago
  • Greetings, friends! I'm happy to be joining several of my blogging friends today for our "Shades of Spring" open house! And, as my "shade of Spring," I'm...
    1 week ago
  • Soooo I haven’t been posting much lately (more on that later), but when Lowe’s approached me about helping spruce up someone’s home, I was on it. In case y...
    1 week ago
  • Just wanted to share another amazing deal with all of you on this Gorgeous Lace Dress/Tunic....it's a dress if you are 5'2 and under and a tunic if you ar...
    2 months ago
  • Happy Show & Tell Saturday! The last day of January is already here! Just two more weeks until Valentine's Day! We have our valentines and our treats, w...
    2 months ago
  • This Miniature Pewter-Like Teapot with Lid that lifts and tilts is adorable at the height of just 1 1/2 inches tall, and matching teacup, saucer, and disp...
    3 months ago
  • Well guys, it’s that time of year again…another year is almost at a close and for many of us, it is a sentimental time. We think of those we know and lov...
    4 months ago
  • *Hi! I have been decorating for Christmas this week and finished the piano so I wanted to share.This will be a short post, I am working hard to get my hous...
    4 months ago
  • Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies - ButterYum.org
    5 months ago
  • I have been keeping a secret for a few months... and it has been hard not to give it away! Thank goodness I can finally tell you today!!! After 4 1/2 y...
    9 months ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: www.larkspurinteriors.com R.S.V.P.: Not necessa...
    1 year ago
  • It's Friday once again. Can you believe it? And it's time for another great house tour. Today we're snooping around Jenna's home at Rain On A Tin Roof. ...
    1 year ago
  • Projects, projects, do they ever end? lol There is always something to add to the list, isn't there? I had wanted to add bead board to the ends of our ...
    2 years ago

Designed By: