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Red and White Christmas Wreath - Home for the Holidays

White front door with black shutter, white Christmas wreath, red ornaments and black, red and white ribbon at cupcakesandcrinoline.comToday's post is special to me because I get to share with you my new front door for the first time and how I've decorated it for Christmas.  While I was sad to see my old black door go, it was time.  I had originally planned to paint this door black but once it was installed I fell in love with the white.White Christmas Wreath with red ornaments and red, white and black ribbon

I first thought of buying a fresh wreath at Costco (those are so gorgeous and for only $16.00 you can't beat them!) but I couldn't find one that wasn't loosing a lot of needles so I rethought that option.  White Christmas Wreath from Michaels Stores at cupcakesandcrinoline.comLater that day I went to Michaels and found a white wreath for under $3.00 and then it hit me! I was decorating the inside this year in whites, reds and black so I decided to continue the look outside. Chalkboard look black ribbon with red and white print -cupcakesandcrinoline.comI found this ribbon at Michaels as well and the chalkboard look sold me (plus, it was less than $2.00 so, bingo!).red nonbreakable ornaments from Joann FabricsThe week before I bought a tube of red ornaments at Joann Fabrics for about $10.00 so I was all set.Chalkboard Ribbon Wreath Bow in black, red and white for Christmas WreathI made a wreath bow (I'll have a full tutorial on how you can make the perfect bows for wreaths, gifts and more on Wednesday so I hope you'll come back to check it out!).....White Christmas wreath with red ornamentsand wired some ornaments together....Close up of red ornaments on a faux white Christmas wreath - cupcakesandcrinoline.comand then attached those to the wreath.Another side view of front door Christmas wreathI also added some red jingle bells from the Dollar Store and faux red berries to finish things off.Side view of white front door

White Christmas Wreath with red ornaments and accents and Chalkboard black, red and white ribbon at cupcakesandcrinoline.comI really love the way it turned out.  It was easy to make, thrifty - less than $10 total and it looks perfect on my new front door!  So now for the rest of the Home for the Holidays tour - nothing overwhelming but so much beautiful inspiration.  Be sure to check out all of the other ideas below and thank you so very much for stopping by - I can't tell you how much it means to me.  Signature Honey Script 09 29 2015Home for the Holidays Christmas Inspiration Tour

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13 Comments

  1. Larissa ~ Prodigal Pieces says:

    Ooh...that pop of color is perfect, MaryBeth! I love the red against the white. Pinning!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Larissa! 🙂

  2. Paula@SweetPea says:

    I love how red really stands out on a white wreath. Your chalkboard bow is the perfect touch. I'll definitely come back for your bow tutorial. I know how to make a bow but mine never look exactly right so I must be doing something wrong.

    I agree with you on the white door. It's a great look!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Paula! I hope the bow tutorial works for you - let me know. 🙂

  3. Angie @ Postcards from the Ridge says:

    Your wreath is os pretty and festive. I especially love the ribbon. And it looks perfect on your new door!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you, Angie. 🙂

  4. What a beautiful wreath Mary Beth! I love the glass on your front door. This beautiful wreath accents it perfectly! Merry Christmas!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Anne! hugs

  5. kathy@petticoatjunktion says:

    Hey Mary Beth. I love your wreath. I'm a big fan of red and white. The colors are so clean and crisp!

  6. Laurie @ Vin'yet Etc. says:

    Your door is so perfect!!! And, you have picked the perfect wreath, it sets that door off just perfectly! I adore contrast, it's kind of an obsession, and you've mastered that perfectly! Merry Christmas! xo

  7. Your wreath is so beautiful, Marybeth! Don't you just love when inspiration hits?! Merry Christmas! XO

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Christy, and Merry Christmas to you as well! xo

  8. I love how glam the red and white looks but that ribbon is perfection. I can't wait to see the tutorial since bows are my nemesis. I'd love it if you would come link up this pretty wreath at our Best of the Weekend party that went live last night and is open until Wednesday.