Every year, I decorate our woodshed with a handmade wreath, using a wire frame and attaching sprigs of Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), Fraser fir (Abies fraseri) and Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia).
This year, I added gold spray-painted pine cones, faux eucalyptus picks and sparkly green balls, finished with a red fabric bow.
Into the window box I stuck white pine, Fraser fir, maiden grass seed heads (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’) and winterberries (Ilex verticillata).
Thanks to Cathy at Rambling In the Garden, who hosts a weekly meme to showcase arrangements created from our gardens. Wander over to see what gardeners all over the world are arranging this week.
The woodshed is such a beautiful classic and your arrangements are truly lovely. Happy Holidays my friend~
Thank you so much, Cindy!
Gorgeous! Absolutely beautiful!
Thank you very much, Cath!
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Lovely old shed… but not a vase in sight!
Thank you! No vases – just a window box, a container, at least. 🙂
Beautiful, Eliza – REALLY beautiful!
Thank you so much, Anne!
Amazing! What a beautiful combination of greens! Your arrangements look fantastic on your rustic shed. You have such an artistic eye!
Thank you kindly, Stephanie!
I would be tempted to leave these long after the holidays. So pretty!
Thanks, Marian. Most of this stays until at least Valentine’s Day. I might remove bows, but if the cold keeps it preserved, it’ll last.
Decorations are so pretty! I also like the (wooden?) face and antlers.
Thank you, Alice. 🙂
Delightful Eliza 💛
Thank you, Val 🙂
What a wonderful shed! Your wreath is beautiful. I just finished reading alarming stories about Trump and it is such a relief to immerse myself in the calm beauty you show here.
Thank you, Melissa. Immersion in calm beauty is what I aim for in life. Otherwise, I’d go nuts. 😉
Sweet, from the arrangements to that dear little building! Long live the creative life!
Indeed! Thanks, Laurie.
Your house/land/life are like a Christmas card! 🙂
Haha, it does feel that way sometimes. 😉
So lovely! Makes fetching wood a pleasure rather than a chore! 😉
I wonder if my spouse notices. 😉
Beautifully done as always! I love your use of the grass seed heads with evergreens and may borrow that idea! Your place is looking festive!
Thank you, Peter. Borrow away!
What a special little shed and decorated so beautifully. Happy Shed.
Thank you, Mary. It is a happy shed. When we built it, I wanted it to look more than utilitarian. A little salt box cottage! 🙂 My spouse jokes that if I ‘kick him out,’ he’ll have to live there. 😀 Nice doghouse, huh?
Beautiful! Add a little snow, and it would be a perfect winter scene!
Yes, if it was taken today, there would be. We had 4″ overnight. Very Christmasy!
Taken to the wood shed has a whole new meaning😊. Lovely!
Haha! Thanks, Belinda!
Beautiful Eliza! ❤
Thank you, Julie!
So very beautiful. I love the window box.
Thank you, Sylvia.
What a beautiful woodshed! I love the wreath. I’ve decorated one that hangs on the arbor above the front door but my additions, which include succulent cuttings, are far different.
Thank you, Kris. Our pickings vary with climate. It’s fun to use what one has to hand. I’ll look forward to seeing yours!
Thank you, Cynthia.
Your arrangements are gorgeous, and I love that woodshed. 🙂
Thank you so much, Robin. 🙂
another festive masterpiece!
Thank you! 🙂
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Thanks for the mention! 🙂
How appropriate for the season – beautiful. 🙂
Thank you, Judy!
The contrast between the rustic shed and the shiny balls is what makes this for me.
Thank you, Rickii. As much as I lean towards natural elements, there is a bit of glitter-girl in me. 😉
Ah, beautiful, love the Eucalyptus mixed in with the greens and the sparkly green ornaments.
Thank you, it is mountain laurel, however! 😉
Let’s see, Kalmia latifolia for brain exercise? whatever it is, looks great.
Thank you 🙂
Such a lovely wreath! It looks great against the wood.
Thank you, Fi!
What a lovely idea to decorate your woodshed. The wreath is perfect, very professional looking.
Thank you! 🙂
Beautiful! Classic never dies!
Thank you, Anca!
Your shed looks nice enough to live in.
Thank you, Brenda. A bit drafty, however! 😉
Beautiful Eliza … and so Christmasy I can almost smell the fir scent. I love your little woodshed … I’ll stay in there when I come to visit! 🙂
Thanks, Denise. Ha! I think we could come up with better accommodation than that! 😀
Wow Eliza, that wreath is beautiful! I would never have thought “eucalyptus leaves” – so creative. Also, winterberry – you know how I feel about winterberry ❤
Thank you, Kathy. I’m fond of gray/green. These were picks I got on sale at Michael’s one year. 🙂
And, oh!, love love love the shed!!!
Thanks, me too! 😉
Oh my that wreath is lovely and your shed!!!! It’s really beautiful, window box or no!
Thank you, Lisa. I love my shed. 🙂
If you ever think to do it, I’d love to see some “during” photos of your wreaths. I just love them!
Thank you, Heather. Here’s a post where I explain my method: http://wp.me/p3O3z4-yx
Looks like you’ve made these wreaths to decorate this hospitable little shed. If there’s a stove in it, I could happily spend a week or two out there.
A bit drafty, but very Thoreau. 🙂
That is a wonderful looking woodshed you have there Eliza. Worthy of such lovely decorations!
Thank you, Dorris!
I do miss good wreath making materials, though here on the Big Island, folks get quite creative with them, and they are lovely. The good materials are usually discovered at (much) higher elevations, and many cultivate said materials in their own backyards. Enjoy!
Thank you, Bela. I can imagine there’d be some neat things with which to create in HI. Happy Christmas!
How beautiful! I adore that you put a wreath on your shed door…
Thank you, Joanna. It is more visible on the shed. 🙂 Happy New Year!