A Surprise Junky Wreath For My Patio


A Junk Garden Rusty Spring Wreath www.organizedclutter.net
Last weekend I paid a visit to my junk gardening sister in law's house.  


A Junk Garden Rusty Spring Wreath www.organizedclutter.net
She was busy making a wreathes out of old springs and Christmas wreath frames she had found in the woods by her home.  

A Junk Garden Rusty Spring Wreath www.organizedclutter.net
Imagine my delight when I came home from work on Monday and found a very fun spring wreath hanging on my patio.

A Junk Garden Rusty Spring Wreath www.organizedclutter.net
I just love it!  I will be sharing with you her larger rusty spring wreath, and many more creative ideas from my sister in law's gardens, all summer long!

A Junk Garden Rusty Spring Wreath www.organizedclutter.net
I hung the wreath on a rustic ladder behind my fun and flirty laundry tub planter!

Update:   I stopped at my sister in law's house today and she gave me a few details on how she made the wreath!

This is another cedar wreath my sister in law found in the woods.

The wire frame has metal clips that hold the cedar boughs in place.

First to cover the frame, she used a couple of  rusty furniture springs to cover up most of the metal.  Then she said she hammered the clips to flatten them so the spring wires would stay in place as she wove them through.  I hope this helps any of you wanting to make one.






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11 comments:

  1. It is fun to have new old stuff ! You are very welcome !

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  2. What a fun surprise! I have dozens of these old springs that I need to do something with. So cute!

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  3. Such a cool wreath, what a wonderful sister in law! I can't wait to see more! That planter is amazing!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  4. That must have been a totally Sweet surprise! Love the wreath! Enjoy it and thanks for sharing the idea! Blessings, Cindy

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  5. Love it....I need to make one. She is very creative!

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  6. I would like more info on how the wreath was made. I have lots of old bedsprings and I would love to make some! Very cute! Thanks

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  7. I love the spring wreath. Would your sister in law like to sell one?

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