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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Lasso Christmas Wreath

What do you do with an old lasso at Christmas time?
Make it into a wreath, of course!

All you need is a lasso,
a few sprigs of greenery with berries and pinecones,
a big red bow,
and some raffia throw in for good measure,
And there you have it!

A fitting Christmas wreath for a barn door,
don't you think?


  1. very much so! saw these on a Texas blog, too.

  2. Perfect!!! I love it!
    Now to find a lasso...

  3. Did you think this up yourself? I LOVE it! I am passing this on to the managers of our barn...

  4. Love it, but I don't have a lasso. Hum, wonder if barb wire will work? I have some of thatand it's rusty. I'm sure a little harder to make a couple of loops but you have given me and idea! Thanks!!

  5. So fitting for your space I love it!

  6. What a great idea - thanks! I do have a lasso around here... some place!

  7. I have to admit I was a copy cat on this one. I saw a wreath (although not a Christmas one) at a rodeo silent auction earlier this year. I tucked away the idea for Christmas. Since we had the lasso, it cost less than $8. And that made me even happier with the way it turned out!

  8. I LOVE this! I'm SOOOO going to "borrow" this idea.... Andrew already has a 'ranch rope' and he might find it missing til after Christmas... hehehe great great great idea!

  9. Does that mean that nothing gets tied up anytime soon? A very elegant wreath.

  10. Well, I didn't make a wreath out of a lasso, but my "tinsel" on my Cowboy Christmas Tree is nothing but a genuine rope, found on the farm!

    Hop over to my blog and take a look at my tree and all my Texas/Cowboy decor.


  11. Well I've seen quite a few blog posts on wreaths so far this season and yours is my fave! So simple and so pretty!


  12. Great look! I don't have one, so I took the live wreath my sister sent, swapped out the red bow and stick-ins for blues and for a few bucks, I have just what I love even more!

  13. What a great idea Kim...wish I had a lasso! You couldn't have picked a better wreath for that door. Hope you're having fun preparing for the holidays. Have a wonderful weekend!
    Maura :)

  14. Love it! What a great idea! I don't have a lasso but now have a reason to go out and buy one!


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