Thursday, November 7, 2013

My Recent Fall Crafts

I made a few crafts last week to help decorate the barn for our Open Farm Day. It was fun and they added to the festivities. They were very easy to make.
I covered a wire wreath that I found at a local thrift shop. Two of these 
looked wonderful on the big barn doors.
My daughter made the roses from a tutorial on Pinterest. Just type in "burlap roses".
She enjoyed making them enough to have these extra roses. We used them
in the middle of our buffet table. There is a linen napkin wrapping the
pipe cleaner stems (hiding them).
I have a huge supply of antique half gallon Ball canning jars. When I saw
real leaves attached to a canning jar on Pinterest, I knew I had to do it.
I bought the gloss Modge Podge. I used electric candles in the bottom.
The votive size were way too small. Next time I will look for bigger ones.
I painted green metallic dots between the leaves to add more shine. I really like the way the glass looks
shiny- almost wet. These looked great hanging on shepherd's hooks outside and on a table inside when it got too windy.

There you go!
Enjoy this wonderful season! 

20 comments:

  1. What great ideas! I love the burlap! One year for Christmas we wrapped our gifts in feed sacks and used baling twine to hold it on! Great country ideas! LOVE the mason jar idea. I will be doing that one!

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  2. You've got the talent going on....The wreaths are so adorable and those ball jars are just beautiful.....I didn't know there was a glass modge podge so now you have given me ideas....
    Did Wendall get a wreath for his stall door? He probably wanted one around his neck, uh?

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  3. Oh theses are wonderful it always amazes me the beautiful things people come up with. B

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  4. These are so cute! I love the ideas. Bookmark! Thanks.

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  5. Very nice. It is good to see some of the things you made. I love burlap and I love wreaths.
    Those are fantastic.

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  6. They all turned out great! I really like the burlap wreaths with the roses! :)

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  7. Thanks for sharing ideas and for the beautiful pictures. I especially LOVE the burlap wreaths and flowers. We'll have to try making those! Thanks again! Sherry

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  8. I love your crafts. I have never been crafty, though I did crewel and embroidery when I was younger. These are wonderful. Hugs to you and Wendell.

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  9. The jars are BEAUTIFUL! I don't think I have even SEEN Ball jars that are a half-gallon...

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  10. Squeal!!! I"m so excited about those fall leaves in the jars! I can do those! I have everything I need! The wreath? Nope. Can't do that. Love it, but can't do it. But I'm off to make me some jars right now!!! WooHoo! :)

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  11. All the things you made are so beautiful!! And love the roses your daughter made... such a lovely touch.

    Blessings!
    ~Jazzmin

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  12. You are way too clever!!!!! Two fabulous projects.
    What about Friday? Can we all just continue on our own and hook up with whoever we can find?

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  13. BEAUTIFUL! I love fall colors and I love seeing fall crafts, and doing a few now and then. Thanks for sharing! Oh, and I just bought some glossy Modpodge - I wonder if I have any pretty leaves left?!

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  14. It all looks so great. I love the look of burlap!!!

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  15. Patrice, they are *gorgeous*! I love Fall colours and the 'feel' of all things to do with Fall.

    Loving the wreath and the burlap roses ... Just gorgeous

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  16. I love both of your projects, the wreaths and the jars. I think that they have the perfect fall and rural America touch. Thanks for sharing these projects and putting some more ideas in my head. :)

    Have a great week!

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  17. How clever and inspiring Patrice,
    I better get started on all of the projects I have in mind otherwise it'll be Easter before I know it! ;D
    The wreath looks so simple but effective and those jars are just divine.
    Thank you so much for visiting me and for sharing these great ideas.
    Have a wonderful week :D

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  18. I love your jars Patrice---so cute!

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