Antique Frame Fall Wreath


I love the colours of Falls in Canada!  What a gorgeous time of year and the perfect time to bring those beautiful colours inside.

I have had this antique, wooden frame kicking around for a while just waiting for its turn to be used.  It’s time finally rolled around last week when I wanted to make a Fall wreath as it was exactly what I needed for the background of the foliage.

a vintage frame ready to be paintedTo get the frame ready, I painted it in a beautiful, deep, red Annie Sloan Chalk Paint called Emperor’s Silk.

a vintage frame painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Emperor's Silk Once the frame was painted with one coat of Chalk paint, I lightly distressed it to show the gorgeous details and then gave it a coat of Annie Sloan Dark Wax to enhance the colour. gorgeous details on a vintage frame painted red

To make the wreath look perfect for Fall, I added some foliage in lovely Fall hues along with some berries and a pine cone.fall foliage and a pinecone

All of the foliage and berries were held together with floral tape and then the end of the arrangement was wrapped with burlap ribbon.burlap ribbon wrapped around fall flower stems

In order to be able to hang the wreath, I attached a wider piece of burlap ribbon.   A slit was cut in the ribbon near the frame top to attach the arrangement of foliage.burlap ribbon used to hang a painted frame

The foliage was then slipped through the slit.  I used a few dabs of hot glue to hold it in place.burlap ribbon used to wrap fall foliage and hang a fall wreath

The antique frame fall wreath turned out even better than I could have hoped!  I am completely in love with the abnormal shape that the beautiful frame adds to it.

a fall wreath inside of a vintage frame painted red

Happy Fall!

a fall frame wreath


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28 Comments on " Antique Frame Fall Wreath "

  1. Lisa

    Gorgeous Wreath!! I love how you used the frame! Super clever idea and sure makes has all of the beautiful tones of Autumn!

    Thank you so much for sharing your sweet project over at Waste Not Wednesday Lisa!

    Hope you have a wonderful rest of the week 🙂

    1. Lisa

      Thanks so much Sam and thank you for the lovely feature!! Have a wonderful week as well 🙂

    1. Lisa

      🙂 Me too! I love the shape so much.

  2. Lisa

    Such a cute idea for a wreath!

    1. Lisa

      Thanks Debbie 😉

    1. Lisa

      Aww thanks Sherry! I will definitely drop by and link it up. Have a lovely Fall and happy Sunday 🙂

  3. Lisa

    I love that this is not only beautiful but, simple and inexpensive to make! Thanks for sharing with us at Funtastic Friday!

    1. Lisa

      I am all for simple, inexpensive and beautiful… three of my favouite words 😉 Thanks for dropping by Angie!

  4. Lisa

    Cute and creative idea to use the frame! Stepping out of the box a little. 🙂 Thanks for sharing it with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

    1. Lisa

      It is still one of my favourite Fall projects. I just love that frame behind the foliage…

  5. Lisa

    That’s just lovely!!! It puts such an awesome new spin on making a wreath. Wow!!!

    1. Lisa

      Aww thanks Michelle! I love too that it’s a little different than the usual wreath… I’m with you there 😉

  6. Lisa

    Such a cute idea! Pinning it for later.

    1. Lisa

      Thanks so much Katherine! Have a happy Fall 🙂

  7. Lisa

    Lisa this is such a pretty wreath and very unique. I never would have thought to use a frame. Now I’ll have to go looking around for frames. And it is also very versitile, just change the middle and you have something for another season.

    1. Lisa

      Thanks a great idea Mary about changing out the middle; love it!

  8. Lisa

    Lisa this is such a creative wreath, I love it! .I pinned and Thank You for sharing at the Autumn wreath roundup. I will announce the winner on Monday xox

    1. Lisa

      Thanks Katherine! I am completely in love with this wreath and love the look of the old frame 🙂 Thanks for having the round up and I’m looking forward to the Christmas magazine one!

  9. Lisa

    This is such an amazing idea! Thanks for sharing it. I’m Anita visiting from Pin Junkie Pin Party.

    1. Lisa

      Oh thanks so much Anita and for stopping by 🙂 Hugs, Lisa

  10. Lisa

    What a great face-lift for an old, antique frame, Lisa. You chose a lovely color and wonderful embellishments. Thanks so much for linking up with Vintage Charm–hope to “party” with you again soon!

    1. Lisa

      Thanks Diana! I thanks for stopping by and I look forward to linking up again soon 🙂 Hugs, Lisa

  11. Lisa

    What a creative idea for Fall, Lisa! This is really pretty and such a great way to upcycle a frame. I too have lots of frames lying around! Hugs, CoCo

    1. Lisa

      Thanks Coco! I have so many frames around it’s a bit crazy 🙂 I love how this turned out and that I was able to make something a little different 🙂

  12. Lisa

    This is so pretty and it seems simple to do. I have lots of old frames laying around and this is the perfect use for them.

    1. Lisa

      It was really easy Sandra and a great way to use up some frames! I hope you’ll try and share what you made 🙂 Hugs, Lisa

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