Falling for Crafts Challenge #3: Door Decor

Have you enjoyed the craft challenge so far?  It’s so exciting to see all the wonderful things you all are creating.  Ready for another go-round?
This week’s challenge……Door Decor!
I always struggle with finding just the right seasonal accent for on the front door.  But, this year I’ve been inspired by lots of great ideas I’ve seen on Pinterest and on other blogs.  Here are a few {ok, a lot, because I couldn’t control myself} examples in the hopes that they’ll inspire you too.
If you love that natural look, one of my bloggy BFF’s, Terry, over at These Peas Taste Funny made this gorgeous autumn wreath using acorns, pinecones, and other natural materials.  She has a great tutorial here.
Here’s a totally different look…leaves made from old book pages. {Jaime Klebig, I can see you drooling…}
This one’s from good ol’ Martha Stewart, and the tutorial is here.
I am loving this “Modern Fall Wreath” from the CSI project.  It’s so fun and different but the colors still give an autumn feel.  I think I might add some brown and gold to it too…  I’m also glad to see that she managed to hang it around her door knocker without it looking too goofy; that’s one of my biggest door decor issues!
For those of you who like a country feel, this one is made of fabric scraps and twine.
I’m loving the monogram wreath trend, like this one over at Lookie What I Did.  You can use any kind of wreath {maybe grapevine for fall?}, any color ribbon, any style of letter…so many ways to customize!
Autumn Wreaths That Last
And finally, I think this one from Better Homes & Gardens made of Indian corn is so striking in its simplicity.
Now it’s your turn!
Ready to play along?
Step 1: Make your version of one of the projects shown here, or create something totally new and different.
Step 2: Take a picture of it!
Step 3: If you have a blog of your own, type up a quick post about it anytime in the next week; it can be a tutorial or just the picture of what you made.  Don’t forget to grab this button from the sidebar and add it to your post so others know you’re participating in the challenge and can come play too!  If you don’t have your own blog, skip to Step 4!
One Artsy Mama
Step 4: Link up below my siggy and enjoy the party!  If you don’t have a blog, send me your pic via Facebook or email {dancers4life at gmail dot com} and you can still play along!
Have fun!  I can’t wait to see your creations {stay tuned to see mine}!


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18 comments on Falling for Crafts Challenge #3: Door Decor

  1. Johnnie
    September 23, 2011 at 1:06 PM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for stopping by! I entered my burlap wreath. Blessings…

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  2. odetoinspiration
    September 23, 2011 at 2:30 PM (3 years ago)

    I have the Indian corn wreath pinned too! Thought it was neat:D I entered my doily fall wreath in your challenge:)

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  3. Katie
    September 23, 2011 at 4:38 PM (3 years ago)

    Great idea for a party :) I found your link on my sister-in-law’s blog, thanks for leaving your link! Enjoy your weekend!!

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  4. MiMi
    September 23, 2011 at 8:14 PM (3 years ago)

    I’m in LOVE with wreaths right now.

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  5. At The Picket Fence
    September 24, 2011 at 12:30 AM (3 years ago)

    Hi Amy! Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my Corn Husk Wreath and for the invitation to your party! I’m all linked up now and appreciate you hosting us! :-)
    Vanessa

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  6. Janet
    September 24, 2011 at 1:55 AM (3 years ago)

    I love these wreaths! Thanks for inviting me to link up my Fall Burlap Bubble Wreath. :)

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  7. June Scott
    September 24, 2011 at 5:35 PM (3 years ago)

    Great inspiration, Amy! The Indian corn wreath is my favorite!

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  8. The mum of all trades
    September 24, 2011 at 6:56 PM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for coming up with another great challenge, so many great ideas. I’m looking forward to next week!

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  9. Jamie
    September 24, 2011 at 10:32 PM (3 years ago)

    What luck!! I actually made one last night and didn’t even know about the challenge. Yay for link ups. Yours are so fun.

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  10. Ashley
    September 25, 2011 at 1:03 AM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for the invite to join:)

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  11. Juli
    September 25, 2011 at 4:24 AM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for your sweet comment on our blog and for inviting us to link up! I love all the ideas so far!

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  12. Jaime Lyn at Crafty Scrappy Happy
    September 27, 2011 at 12:26 AM (3 years ago)

    Guess what?!?!?!? I am FINALLY linked up to the party! I am sorry it took me so long to get my wreaths all finished up and linked! Better late than never!!! Anddddd I had to giggle—you sure do know my style—I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE (okayyyyy I think you get the idea) but really I LOVE the book page wreath. Shoot maybe I should re-do my mantle! :o )

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  13. Laurie
    September 27, 2011 at 11:41 AM (3 years ago)

    What an adorable blog you have here! Thanks so much for inviting me to participate in your linky! I’m now a proud follower as well. Have a wonderful week, Laurie from Scene of Sublime

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  14. Jenni
    September 28, 2011 at 9:03 PM (3 years ago)

    thank you for the invite to the challenge! i linked up!

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  15. paige
    September 30, 2011 at 2:50 AM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for linking up to the Creative Genius Link Party! Don’t forget to link up again Friday!

    Reply

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