We ate our turkey with candied yams (my favorite!),
our daughter’s wonderful mashed potatoes,
and some mixed vegetables.
While walking around with Yoda yesterday, I saw…
Campers deep-frying their turkeys
many families bicycling around,
others were watching football games
on televisions set outside
During the evening,
it seemed everyone had a blazing campfire to keep warm!
Thanksgiving was a cool one
It’s really fun seeing how everyone camps!
families turn on their twinkle lights and party lights.
Some strings are multi-colored,
others are just orange, or red, or blue.
Some change colors.
Everyone is happy to be outside in the fresh air
enjoying just getting away from the
hustle and bustle
coming out to get back to Nature!
Today I thought I’d share
a fun craft with you!
Holiday Head Wreaths
Collect a bunch of pepper berries or any faux or real berries you may have in your yard or craft supplies. (These I collected right outside our front door courtesy the local trees!)
Take an old, wire coat hanger, unwind the hanger using a pair of pliers/wire cutters.
Bend this wire into the shape of the head you want to decorate. Either pre-measure your doll’s head/child’s head (definitely!), or just bend your wire and keep checking the wire frame you are creating against your intended “wearer.” I wrapped my wreaths only once for the big angel (should have done twice ~ was hard to glue only to one wire…), and twice around for our tall lady statue (will share her later).
Using hot glue, glue on berries and their stems to the frame layering berries to cover all the way around the wire edging. At first, I had a thin layer of berries, but then decided to make a thick wreath by adding berries to the “tops” and “bottoms” of each wreath.
Place your wreath on your wearer and Enjoy!!!
Our little trailer 😉
could easily translate over to large wreaths, too.
I thought about making
a large wreath out of these luscious berries
(maybe finding the mostly light pink and white berries!!! Ooooh!)
French Ethereal is a lifestyle blog sharing tips on decorating, table settings, crafts, gardening, DIY and travel. I love an elegant Shabby Chic/Old World French decor all decorated with Faith. <3
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