My Natural Leaf Wreath

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I came across this natural leaf wreath at hgtv.com. I love utilizing nature when decorating for fall. So, I decided to knock-it-off myself! I picked up some colorful leaves one morning as I was walking my son to school.
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Then, I sprayed them with an acrylic coating to preserve them.
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Using a simple thread and needle, I linked the leaves together and then wired the entire ring of leaves onto a metal wreath frame.
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I love my natural leaf wreath! I hope you do too.
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My Chicken Wire Pumpkin

I love chicken wire. So I was very excited when I came across the following chicken wire pumpkin at Craftberry Bush.
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It has an industrial French country look to it, combining the wire with twine.
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I loved it so much, I had to knock it off.
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Being an artist, I emphasized the sculptural aspect of it.
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Being pragmatic, I made it so it serves a purpose beyond just decoration. It holds all of the wine corks I have been saving.
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Happy fall!
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