Hey friends! How is your week so far? I’ve been busy, busy but so happy to be here again with you. Today I’m joining these uber talented bloggers
Each day this week they have brought so much fall goodness let me show you.
On Monday Layla shared this gorgeous mantel:
Isn’t it beautiful? She’s soooo good at what she does. You can see more photos HERE
On Tuesday my friend Beth shared her gorgeous fall tablescape:
I mean? talk about perfection! You can see more of Beth’s table HERE
Yesterday the incredibly talented Michael shared these:
You can get the recipe along with a gorgeous autumn recipe card printable HERE.
Today is my turn, but don’t forget to go visit my bestie Rachel on Friday as she shares some of her amazing fall decor.
Today I’m sharing this super easy but super cute fall wheat bundle. During my recent trip to Homesense or Homegoods for my US friends, I had seen little bundles of loose wheat or barley? I had someone correct me to say it was barley,although the package says wheat, so I will let you decide. Anyhow, I had placed the little bunch in a vase, but it was a little too organic looking for me, so I decided to make it into a tight little bundle. I love how it looks on the kitchen counter.
To make your own you will need:
Wheat or barley bunch
Can of food
Cardboard (I used a cereal box)
Jute, twine or cotton string
Cut open cereal box and cut a piece big enough to cover the can.
Cover can and secure cardboard with tape.
Hot glue wheat stalks side by side making sure they’re straight and very close together.
Continue gluing stalks around the entire can.
Trim excess at the bottom.
Take some twine and wrap around bundle. You can use a nice ribbon if you wish. You can also stick a few stalks in the center just to cover any gaps and make it look fuller. 🙂
Secure twine with hot glue and you’re done! The can inside makes the bundle super sturdy. Super easy right?
I had to take some photos of it beside these gorgeous Dhalias. They’re so beautiful, I wish they would last longer.
Thank you so much for stopping by today. Means so much to me.
Lucy this is so brilliant! I never realized you didn’t need the middle filled for it to look so full still! And that dahlia floral attachment?! What?! I want to see more! It’s gorgeous.
Thanks Rach…I actually did place a few in the center to make look fuller. I forgot to mention that. Thanks for reminding me…xo
Teddee Grace says
Beautiful and clever as usual!
So pretty, and I love that floral arrangement! xo, Shauna
I so wish I had that talent, imagination to dream up this awesome idea! Thank goodness there are people like yourself out there in this world that instruct the rest of us on how to pull together something so spectacular as you do! Thanks and most definitely going to pull this together and display in my house this weekend!
I too love this clever craft! Now to find the wheat/barley bundle! Thank you for sharing your talent and I too love the beautiful flowers! Show us how!!
where do you purchase the wheat stalks?
Homesense or Homegoods has some right now…:) I also saw them at my local supermarket.
Lesley Metcalfe says
What a brilliant way to add a subtle hint of fall to your decor! I might give this a try!
Wow, you totally had me fooled with the glue around a can technique
Rebekah Purnel says
WOW! LUCY you are a great DIY’er, I really appreciate your work. Actually, your creativity is always in bloom
Martha Edwards says
What a beautiful front porch!! Warm and greeting with layers of sweet, fun colours of Christmas!! The wreath is over the top gorgeous!! Love it all!
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