12/02/11

Front Door Wreath: Framed Ornaments

After a few traditional Front Door Wreath in style and shape I was ready for a little change!!!  I had a large frame lying around that I wanted to do something with, it was collecting too much dust!  I gave it some Christmas Spirit a covering of bright red spray paint!
Front Door Wreath: Framed Ornaments

Can you believe it’s already this time of year again!?!

I searched every row in Hobby Lobby for the right ornaments (several times).  But I have to say my store is pretty picked over, maybe because they started selling Christmas in July, ya think!?!
I knew I needed unbreakable ornaments too so that added to the dilemma!  I checked a few places and then Target came through!!!  Eight (I only used five) ornaments all in a box: the perfect color, size and non-shatter!!!
I grabbed some ribbon I had on hand and used the hook that was already on the frame to hang the ornaments from the frame.  I used the same hook to hang the frame from my favorite door jewelry with the same ribbon I’ve been using for the last two months!

Total price: $5.00 (cost of ornaments).  Total Time: 5 minutes.  Have I mentioned before that I totally love it when things are simple!?!  Especially during such a busy season!!!  Do you love it!?!?  At this point in our remodel, we’re thinking we should enter in the HGTV show, Curb Appeal, so to have a fun bright focal point is totally necessary!!!

And do me a favor, don’t look behind this door!  I have all the goodies from Christmas that I’ve decided need to find another family tucked behind there until I can make a run to my favorite charity dropoff: our local Safe Haven.

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Comments

  1. Laurie says:

    Please forgive the stupid question but I don’t understand how you attached the white ribbon to the frame so you could hang it from the door hook. The frame is held up by the ribbon which is tied in a bow and hung on a knob or some sort of hanger….I’m just not getting the step where the ribbon is attached to the frame so it can be tied to the hanger. Would you please help?

  2. I’ve had this pinned for a long time and would love to have your permission to use one of your photos of this project with a credit to your blog for an article I’m writing at http://homeaccessories.about.com. Is that OK?

  3. Marianne@Songbird says:

    What a sweet idea your frame on the door. I love it.

  4. I’m kicking myself for not actually making this one. Hope you don’t mind, I featured your “wreath” on my Top 10, http://createdinawe.blogspot.com/2012/12/top-10-diy-christmas-wreaths.html. Thanks!

  5. Dee says:

    So unique and cute. Love the wreath and I wanted to tell you to link it up next week for the Christmas wreath challenge on The CSI Project. The link up starts Wednesday.
    http://www.thecsiproject.com

  6. Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique says:

    Inspirational Aimee… I would never have thought of adding a frame to the front door.

    I hope you’ll be joining in the fun at Inspiration Friday again this week ~ http://shabbyartboutique.blogspot.com/2011/12/inspiration-friday_16.html

  7. Rosemary@villabarnes says:

    Love this idea. It’s beautiful.

  8. Jen Lossing, The Consigner Designer says:

    Hi Aimee,
    This is so cute. It could go with any type of decor, be it traditional or modern. So clever. Great job!

  9. Comeca Jones says:

    I love your blog after finding you on Primp your stuff Wednesday.I am a follower!

  10. Amy says:

    I. love. this. Everything about it! Pleeeeease say you’ll link it here:
    http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2011/12/shine-on-fridays-5-and-some-fabulous.html

  11. Maury says:

    So cute! I love the playful ornaments you chose!

  12. marissa says:

    this is gorgeous!

  13. At The Picket Fence says:

    Love that Aimee!! So unique and festive and the pop of color is perfect against your door. Well done! Thank you so much for sharing this at the Doors and Porches party!
    Vanessa

  14. Mindie Hilton says:

    Featuring on thursday at Bacon Time 🙂

  15. the cape on the corner says:

    love that! i think simple and easy are best, too.

  16. Gen says:

    You did it again Aimee! Funny how browsing thru linky parties early mornings I always end up here! Love your style,
    Gen

  17. fromgentogen says:

    So simple and beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing!
    Blessings, Becky
    http://www.fromgentogen.com

  18. Honey at 2805 says:

    This is fabulous! It’s so unique and I love that red! Thank you for linking your wonderful project to Potpourri Friday!

  19. Honey at 2805 says:

    This is fabulous! It’s so unique and I love that red! Thank you for linking your wonderful project to Potpourri Friday!

  20. Jen says:

    Aimee…how have you not linked this up to the Showdown yet? I l-o-v-e this!!! And, it hangs SO perfectly on your door jewelry! ~Jen

  21. Youaretalkingtoomuch.com says:

    This is so sweet! I love it! I am so glad I found you through the DIYHSH party! I am one of the Monday Party gals that party with DIY. My readers would love your style! They would also love to meet you at my Meet Me Monday party! Either way….I’m glad I found you. Love, Me
    http://youaretalkingtoomuch.blogspot.com/2011/12/meet-me-monday-14.html

  22. Terry says:

    I need to do this on my front door since it matches my mantel!

  23. Katelyn- Domestic Charm says:

    Very cute! Love the bright red frame, thanks for sharing 🙂

  24. Kelley @ TheGrantLife.com says:

    This is my project for tomorrow 🙂 Woohoo!!

  25. Aimee says:

    musicartwords
    I feel totally honored to be your first Christmas pin!!! Thanks so much friend!!! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!! xo, Aimee

  26. Emily @ 52 Mantels says:

    I love this!! I’m going to pin it right away- so creative!

  27. Aimee says:

    Lydia

    Thanks Lydia & Marilyn!!!

  28. Lydia says:

    so cute! Love it!!