Barbra English Wreath August 28th, 2018 - 13:46:07
The last thing you will want to do is clean your wreath at least once or twice a month. There are wreath cleaners available to do a great job cleaning your wreath while protecting it as well. Never put your wreath under running water or standing water. Use a hair dryer with a low cool setting to blow the dust off.
Choosing the colors is usually determined by matching or complimenting the largest piece of furniture or artwork in the room. There are also themed wreaths available like diaper wreaths for the baby's room, culinary wreaths for the kitchen or dining room. There are wedding, spring, summer, fall and winter wreaths, holiday wreaths as well as garage wreaths. If you look hard enough you can find almost any kind of wreath.
The first guideline in considering an outdoor wreath purchase is to determine where you want to hang it. There's the front door, the patio, the deck area and some folks like to put a wreath over the garage door. The best place to hang it is under a covered porch or an indented entry way. Looking at the surrounding area, we want to discern what the environmental conditions are around the designated hanging spot. Is it receiving direct sunlight and if so, then for how long? Will the rain and the wind affect the wreath?
Wreaths are inexpensive and there are lots of beautiful wreaths available today. You can get them for spring, summer, fall and winter. Some people even use the same wreath for several seasons by simply adding a few additional flowers or other greenery depending on the season.
The reason why it's so important to get the answers to these questions is to know what kind of wreath will do well where you want to hang it. There are some all natural twig bases with various natural dried grasses that hang quite beautifully on front doors however even those are subject to the weather conditions. Some people prefer the natural beauty of eucalyptus which also comes with a wonderful natural scent. However, the sad thing about eucalyptus wreaths today is that many manufacturers will dye the eucalyptus to get all those luscious colors. What happens is the dye will run down their front door when the rain hits it. In some cases, I have seen the dye run when the humidity is real high. To be safe it's best not to use eucalyptus outdoors.