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Oh Christmas Wreath….
Oh Christmas Wreath…..
Okay, if you haven’t figured it out yet…..
I LOVE Christmas!!!
and
I LOVE Disney!!!!
So, you know I went all googly eyed when I went to Disney while decorated with all their holiday décor!  Every shop was filled with Christmas decorations that I adored but my husband probably would have had a coronary if he had seen the price tags or the imaginary credit card receipt in my head racking up the goodies!
Instead of bringing home boxes full of overpriced décor I decided to make some of my own…. without the hefty price tag!

Today I’m going to share with you my Disney inspired wreath……

disney inspired wreath
Since I like making new wreaths every year I just reused my Thanksgiving wreath (you can check it out here) and took off all the Fall decorations.
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Then, having a fresh plain grapevine wreath I added some Deco Mesh…. have you tried this stuff?  It is AWESOME! I simply wrapped it around the wreath twisting it occasionally and pouffing it up.
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Next, I wanted to add some poinsettas…. they’re just so classic and really pull in some great layering!
Now, did you realize that silk flowers have these little notches that make it easier to separate them?  I just discovered this and it made my wreath making sooooooo much easier.
how to easily seperate silk flower stems
You just find the notch and twist the plant back and forth along the ridge to break it off.
I didn’t even need to secure the flowers—all I did was weave the stems through the grapevine.  Then added greenery around the flowers.
Next I added my sprigs of decorations.
Now for the Mickey inspiration…..
Mickey wreath
You know how Disney World has hidden Mickey’s everywhere?  Well, I decided to add just a small Mickey to the top of my wreath using this candy sprig I found at Hobby Lobby.
It worked perfectly having the one big piece with the two smaller ones… I just twisted them around to form the correct shape of Mickey’s head and there you have it….

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My Disney Inspired Christmas Wreath!

I hope you’ll grab a cup of coffee and visit awhile!
-Melissa

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Thrive Market - It's like the Costco of organics...this is where I get all of my sugar, flour, baking supplies, kids snacks, etc.
Zaycon Foods- This is where I buy most of my meat products in bulk.  The quality is amazing and the prices just can't be beat!  I mean, $1.89 a pound for boneless all-natural chicken breasts!!  It is bulk but you can always split with a friend or make up a bunch of freezer meals like I do!
Melissa Llado
Melissa is a busy mom trying to survive the preschool years. She loves a good Pinot Grigio and cuddling up on the couch for the latest super hero movie. Her kids enjoy getting in the kitchen and helping make a mess trying new recipes! Even though she's constantly creating new and delicious treats she usually winds up buying grocery store treats when it's time for her to take snacks for school-- at all of the teachers' dismay.
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