I saw this unconventional yet very cute Valentine’s Day wreath on styleroom.se (a Swedish Pinterest-like scrapbook site). What an adorable idea to feature the “XO” (kisses and hugs) expression instead of the expected heart. I loved it so much, I just had to knock-it-off! Mine was a little different. I began with a plain grapevine wreath and a plain grapevine bushel to use as the base. I bought separate flowers – pink and purple.
I trimmed the flowers taking the bare stems off.
I shaped the plain grapevine bushel into an “X” shape and wired them together.
Using the same wire, I attached the flowers to the grapevine. I put all the purple on the “X” and all the pink on the “O”. I then wired the two pieces together allowing about 2 inches of space between them. I topped it all off with a long vibrant white bow.
I love my beautiful and unique “XO XO XO” Valentine wreath.
I hope you enjoyed seeing my knock-off! I hope it inspires you to create something wonderful. Have a very happy and creative Valentine’s Day!