Friday, December 13, 2013

Wintersteen Farms Wreath…

I recently was the lucky winner of a giveaway hosted by Dreamy Whites.  One of the items in her giveaway was a gorgeous wreath offered by Wintersteen Farms! I am not kidding when I say I received the wreath within 24 hours of giving my address.  The wreath arrived packaged beautifully in a box that would be perfect for any recipient. The wreath had a protective wrap to keep the evergreen fresh and a beautiful card and satin ribbon was also enclosed. I see that there are other ribbon options on the website, but the white one is perfect for my patio!


I have never decorated my patio area for the holidays before today.  Receiving this beautiful wreath is a perfect and fabulous start to inspire me this year.


Once the wreath was hung, I realized the faux garland we have in storage was not to be matched up with something so pretty!  So I headed outside in my jammies and slippers to snip some branches off of a tree across the street (I know you are laughing at the idea of such a sight) but I was already comfortable in what I was wearing!  I collected the evergreens and twigs and brought them back home and started to play…I already had this fabulous chippy planter sitting on the mantle ~ this is what came to fruition as I tucked and stuffed twigs and branches and dollar store candles.


Dollar store candles come in so handy for projects like these, and because it sometimes can get windy, these lower filled candles are perfect for when entertaining on our patio.


Once I felt I had accomplished the look for the mantle I quickly hurried inside and emptied our fruit bowl and brought it outside.  Filling it up with a candle, the extra evergreens and twigs I now have a darling centerpiece for my coffee table as well.


The mantle sure feels warm and inviting now!


I can’t thank Dreamy Whites enough for the amazing giveaway and Wintersteen Farms for such a beautiful gift.  If you still have shopping to do for someone ~ I highly recommend ordering a gorgeous wreath for that special someone!  Such a thoughtful and festive gift to receive…I think a new holiday tradition of ordering myself one for the patio every Christmas has begun!  Such a simple and easy experience! 

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White Ironstone Cottage said...

looks beautiful
Love being out in the garden in my pj's too

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What a fabulous wreath. I buy a real wreath every year and use it on the inside of our door. It makes the whole house smell wonderful! Happy holidays my friend!

pballard said...

I was so happy to see that you won. Good for you!

awal.ny said...

Oh, I wish I had a patio fireplace. I just love how yours looks. Amazing, bring on Christmas. Alaina

chateau chic said...

The wreath is so beautiful! Congratulations on winning Maria's fabulous giveaway!
Mary Alice

HeatherF1 said...

Looks beautiful! I bet you will start decorating out there every year now!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Congrats on winning this beautiful wreath!!!


Sylvia said...

Congrats on winning and your patio is so pretty.

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ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

The wreath is beautiful, a nice item to win.

Leena Milligan Lanteigne said...

You're so cute, running around in your jammies to get greens! LOL! This wreath is gorgeous and I bet it smells wonderful! I love how you added to its beauty and made an entire holiday theme for your patio! I can just imagine sitting outside in front of a roaring fire on a chilly night with some nice hot cocoa and cookies! What time should I show up? LOL! Merry Christmas! xoxo, Leena

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Tracie...looks great! I was lucky enough to win one of these a few years ago...Oh I remember the fresh scent!!

Sherry Thecharmofhome said...

What a beautiful wreath. It all looks lovely.