Neutral Wreath for Front Porch

With nice weather finally arriving I am beginning to add some seasonal changes to our front porch. 

I'm pretty sure this year I am going to stick to neutral colours on our small front porch. While I would love to paint our front door turquoise, I don't think it would go with the brick and siding colours.

Cheap & Easy Burlap And Scrap Beachy Blues Wreath

This week I was inspired by this pretty Burlap and Blues wreath made by Shannon at Fox Hollow Cottage and tried a copy cat version.

This was my first attempt at the rolled flowers and they are okay but I think I can practice more. I'm going to live with it for a while but I might need to add two more flowers, and I definitely need to fix the wonky bow.

With the bow fixed, it might be a keeper. I'm still not sure. It has been one of those weeks where projects just aren't working out as planned. I ended up selling the pair of chairs we had on our porch in previous years because I didn't love them and because the porch seemed too crowded. Now I need to find something else or touch up the paint on the Muskoka chair from the backyard. It's still too early for planting here, so hopefully I will feel more inspired soon. Have you been working on sprucing up your outdoors?

I'm sharing this at the following parties...


  1. I like the natural look for your wreath. I can't do wreaths because of the birds nesting in them. I haven't decided on the seating for my front porch either.
    Farmhouse hugs,

  2. Very cute! Erica

  3. I think it is cute. Glad you are having nice weather. Crazy cool and rainy here for days.

  4. Cute wreath, I always love burlap ribbons. I love making wreaths too, you did a great job!
    xoxo. Michelle. thebashfulnest.blogspot.com

  5. I really like the burlap bow and the string with netting tied on it. It looks very natural.

  6. Very cute! It's so fun to make wreaths. Looking forward to seeing what you do with your porch this year!

  7. That is so pretty! Lovely wreath.

  8. I love the wreath Elizabeth. I'd like to paint our front door a brighter color. It is a dark, almost black, green. A bright fun color wouldn't work with the bricks. I am considering something for the back porch doors. It will take awhile to figure it out though. Again the bricks.

  9. Congratulations on your June 2013 Romantic Homes "sight-seeing" piece. I'm a new follower, thanks to RH. Love your style. Can't wait to read some of your older posts! Dixie

  10. Great copy cat wreath. It is the perfect touch for your front door. Thanks for sharing at the Cabin's, BUDGET DECORATING PARTY.

  11. So pretty! It looks very expensive looking! x


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