I don’t know about you, but I have 2 sides when it comes to decorating for Christmas. One is very, very traditional, and the other is not 😆 . For example, a traditional fresh pine wreath on our front door is just what Santa ordered. The scent of fresh pine just blows me away, and makes me feel like
Mrs. Claus a kid again. On the other hand…that kid in me still needs to have a little fun, and be a little different. I think you’ll find both sides displayed on our Christmas front porch this year. Last year’s “Fresh Pine Garland Christmas Porch” was all about the fresh garland, however this year it is all about the fresh wreath…and a few other fun sidekicks for the kid in all of us. Oh, and let’s not forget the “Christmas Wreath Giveaway”. I wonder who the 2 winners will be?
I was very fortunate this year to partner with Lynch Creek Farm for this very generous and beautiful wreath giveaway. If you’ve never heard of Lynch Creek Farm, you are in for a treat. LCF is a family owned and operated company since 1980 located in the beautiful state of Washington. In the beginning, they sold organic vegetables, but their farm has grown and now they create fresh wreaths, garland, centerpieces, and even mini Christmas trees. When they asked me to pick out my favorite wreath for our home I jumped on that toboggan instantly. They also said I could give 2 of the same wreaths away to 2 readers. How cool is that?
You may be surprised that my favorite wreath out of them all, was the simplest. I literally fell in LOVE. Classic wins every time.
Check out the stunning classic style “Three Cedars” 26 inch wreath on our door. She is a knock on the door knock-out!
Just look at those green needles ! They almost look like feathers, don’t they? Let me tell you, those babies are definitely NOT feathers. To be specific, this stunning wreath is made with fresh Western red cedar, incense cedar, white pine, and Port Orford cedar. So, basically it’s made with cedar & pine that have beautiful names I’ve never heard of before. This wreath will last 3 weeks indoors and 4-6 weeks outdoors, with regular watering.
But wait, let’s get back to the story…
After the wreath was delivered Forest the cat and I, inspected it (how appropriate that Forest is interested) and I couldn’t wait to hang it on our front door.
What a site!
Then I fell into the Christmas decorating mood and started to think about how I could decorate the rest of the porch without taking away from the wreath.
I thought about fresh pine garland, but I did that last year and honestly didn’t think I could find anything as pretty as the wreath. That’s when I looked around the house and used what I already had. Smart.
The kid in me told me to use the Heidi Swap Mini-Light Box I had in our laundry room. I originally used this cute light-up sign in our Laundry Room/Mud Room Makeover. Just think of all the different greetings you could display on it at your front door. So fun, and very unexpected.
If you missed my thrifty white night-stand makeover you can see that tutorial here.
This year instead of stuffing the drawer with ornaments and ribbon, I decided to stuff it with snow, snow flakes (dollar store), and snowballs. Stay tuned…that snow is on our Christmas tree and I am shocked it worked.
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Before I forget, the cute blue trellis rug my son picked out is from Target a couple days ago. I love how it matches our periwinkle colored house. It really adds some coziness.
You can also read all about the candy cane filled post box here, and the white on white Christmas string lights around the door where added for night time, but look cute during the daylight hours, too.
Lastly, if you missed it last week, these 2 thrifty “Snowman Lovers“ are over on the other side of the porch. They really top off the snowy flakey scene.
ENTER WREATH GIVEAWAY HERE
Lynch Creek Farms is giving away 2 of the exact wreaths you see on my door, the “Three Cedars-Deep Red-26in.”
This giveaway is for US residents only and you must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
Giveaway runs from November 20th, 2018 through November 30th, 2018. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified by e-mail.
The beautiful fresh wreath will arrive at your front door in the beginning of December!
Here’s how you enter:
- Visit Lynch Creek Farms and tell us your favorite wreath in my comments below.
- Join my redheadcandecorate.com private Facebook Decorating & Cooking Group HERE.
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