Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Pot Wreath Plans

Last June,  I posted a a pic I took of the Bachman's 2011 Summer Ideas House.
The Pot Wreath.


Since then, it's had wild ride on Pinterest.
 The wreath is the reason I found Pinterest in the first place.
I had so many hits from it that I researched where they were coming from.  And so, my own Pinterest love affair began. The wreath continues to be pinned and repinned. It's crazy. 

I've had many emails asking for a tutorial of how it's made.
 Each one asks where find it.
But I didn't make it.
I merely took the picture - which I explain to the many emailers.
Due to the interest, I've begun a quest to make a wreath of my own.
I've begun collecting what I need.


I'm on a budget, so my goal was to find everything on the cheap.
A few months ago, I found a wire wreath frame at Goodwill for $1.99
I bought it with this project in mind. 

This past weekend, while garage sailing in the rain - in 44 degree weather.... (die hard)
Linda and I stumbled upon a wagon full of chippy and weather worn little pots.
Fabulously chippy and Fabulously cheap - $1.35 for all. Score.

 

I've got my wire form. I've got my pots.
I need the succulents. I'm hoping to find those at some plant sales.
I need wire to wrap the pots and moss as filler.

Once collected, I'll do a full tutorial and show the success.
Here is the original post.
There are no instructions, but I'm crafty and will make it ask I think it was done.
Then, show you how.


Succulents,  I'm comin' for ya!


**Update July 2012**
I've made the pot wreath - my own version.
Tutorial Here.


xo jeanne.


7 comments:

  1. Jeanne, this is a GREAT wreath. I am anxious for you to post your tutorial soon. I wonder if it will be super heavy?

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  2. Thank you for posting this. It’s exactly what I was looking for!

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  3. Hi! I had seen the original picture on Pinterest months ago and Loved It! which was the inspiration for my own clay pot wreath w/ cactus. Love how she incorporated the two. Mine are doing well, so far, on the front porch. It will "live" in my master bath near the window during the coming winter - so glad you snapped a pic of it! It's simply lovely.
    JoAnn
    sweetpepperrose.blogspot.com

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  4. Love the idea of this wreath...so much that I made my own version! It will be posted this morning with a shout out to you! Thanks for the inspiration...hugs...Debbie

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  5. Attempting to make my own wreath. My wire frame looks just like yours (Hobby Lobby about $5). I have about 6 pots of various sizes wired on and the frame is bending. Not sure where to go from here. Hoping to gain some insight from your experience. Thanks! Jean

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  6. Your wreath ala terra cotta pots is fabulous! I love the weathered pots, and you didn't even have to distress them. What a find.
    Now following you and your great posts. Want to come over to my lil blog and say hi?
    altered-artworks.blogspot.com

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  7. So cool! It looks like a wreath full of magic! I am featuring this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com.

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