Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A HOLIDAY GREETING

I have a little secret to share with you, I am just not fond of wreaths, for holidays or otherwise.  I used to hang a wreath on my door every year for Christmas because it was the "normal" thing to do.  Then a few years ago I found this inspiration pic and knew that this was the greeting I wanted for my holiday door. 



Sorry I do not know the source of this picture
although I believe it is from Country Living.

I set out to find some cable knit mittens but I just couldn't find any white ones...I did however find some red ones at a thrift store down the street from the office and decided they would be perfect for my little copycat holiday greeting...




I added some "Merry Christmas" ribbon and tucked in a variety of greens, small white flowers and some red berries...I love how this little greeting turned out, don't you?....I know it's a little more whimsical than my inspiration pic, but I absolutely adore this and it is just perfect for my holiday door. 




10 comments:

  1. I LOVE it! I think I have some holiday kitchen mits around and so need to pop this together for my kitchen window. Thanks for sharing. I adore simple thrifty ideas.

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  2. Sheila ... So much fun and different for you front door greeting. Really like it.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  3. Hi Sheila- these are adorable! Great idea! I like being different too! I have little space between my door and the storm door and it's hard to put a wreath on because of it. We get such wintery weather that putting it on the outside of the door can be crazy...wind blowing it etc. Very cute!

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  4. That is way cuter than any wreath. I love it, and so happy you shared.

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  5. Sheila, I love your unique door greeting mittens! Perfect for the whole winter season. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Adorable! I hope you will come by and share this at my Show & Tell link party.

    Sharon @ mrshinesclass.wordpress.com

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  7. VERY cute!! I really like your version better than the inspiration!

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  8. Hi lovely lady.
    This is so Adorable sweet lady.. Great for Christmas gifts. Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my new Tablescape. I put a new one on ever week on Sundays. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.
    XXOO Diane

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  9. I Love it, and I think it's much cuter than the inspiration one. The red color is more cheery. Great copy cat!

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  10. Those are so VERY VERY cute and would go perfect with my DIY Ice Skates http://shoprubyjean.com/2011/12/diy-ice-skate-garland/ also thank you so much for stopping in and linking up at Sew-Crafty Tuesday... Hope to see you next Tuesday.. ;)

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