Sunday, December 22, 2013

Christmas Shutter Decor

I wanted a new decoration for the front door this year, so I came up with this little lovely.  Very easy to put together and also easy to take apart in case you want to use your shutter again for something else.
I found and pinned THIS idea on Pinterest (Thanks Linda!) and went from there with my idea.  I decided not to paint my shutter.  Mainly because I made this during our recent Texas ice storm and I really didn't think painting was an option!
To recreate my shutter decor, you will need:

1 old shutter
A few Christmas tree trimmings or greenery of some type
Nippers to trim your greenery
Light weight wire
Pliers or wire cutters
Pine cones
Ribbon for a bow
Miscellaneous decorations (I used some glittery twigs)
Hot Glue Gun
Arrange your greenery and secure with wire.  Add as much or as little as you like until it looks good to you.
Next, glue the twine lengths to your pine cones, make your bow and then tie everything together and hot glue it to your greenery.
Lastly, make a hook with your wire and attach it on the backside of the shutter for hanging.  Not too shabby for a craft made in 20 degree weather!

It doesn't have to be done all at once.  It is a slow process in the works! C-ya next time!

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  1. I love this idea! I have an old cabinet door that has a big knob right in the center that I got from the Restore, this is what I could do with it! Thanks for the idea. You're invited to my History & Home link party, each Tuesday -Friday, and have a Merry and blessed Christmas - Dawn @ We Call It

  2. Very pretty! Thanks for sharing on The HomeAcre Hop! Hope to see you back again today!


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