Sunday, August 4, 2013

Summery Sunflower and Burlap Wreath

Hello friends! Can't believe it's been 2 weeks since our last post.  We were out of town this past week to see my sweet Grandmother and Leigh's Great-Grandma laid to rest.  We were with her in June to celebrate her 90th birthday and what a blessing it was that we could all be together one last time.

When we got back this week, I decided that it was time to take down the July 4th wreath and replace it with something in honor of Grandma Rhodes.

Sunflowers for her sunny disposition and a cross for her unwavering faith in God.





Here is our last family picture with Grandma.
June 8, 2013

                                                "When We All Get To Heaven"
Sing the wondrous love of Jesus;
Sing his mercy and his grace.
In the mansions bright and blessed
He'll prepare for us a place.

While we walk the pilgrim pathway
Clouds will overspread the sky
But when travlin days are over
Not a shadow not a sigh

When we all get to heaven,
What a day of rejoicing that will be!
When we all see Jesus,
We'll sing and shout the victory!

Onward to the prize before us!
Soon his beauty we'll behold;
Soon the pearly gates will open;
We shall tread the streets of gold.





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13 comments:

  1. The wreath you made is so nice and especially in honor of your of your grandmother. So sorry for your loss.
    Julie from julieslifestyle.blogot.com

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    1. Thanks so much Julie. My Grandma Rhodes was a very special woman and we were blessed to have her. Hope you have a great week!

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  2. Beautiful wreath- I love that it's a tribute to your grandma! How fantastic the family was able to celebrate her 90th b-day this summer. What a blessing for you all!

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    1. Everytime I look at this wreath I am reminded of just how truly we were blessed to have her for 90 wonderful years! Thanks for dropping by and come back soon!

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  3. Super cute wreath!! I love the sunflowers, and what they stand for :)

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    1. They just make me smile when I see them! Our family has always had a thing for sunflowers!

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  4. Love wreaths i've been thinking about putting a new one on our front door. I would love if you would link this up on our blog @ http://thekoenigscreate.blogspot.com/2013/08/mid-week-link-up.html We have a link party going on now till Friday.

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    1. Thanks for the invite Jamie! We linked up and I'm following you via Bloglovin now so that I can party with you next week!

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    1. Ours too Barbara! I love how rustic the look on the wreath, yet elegant too.

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  6. lovely!!!! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop xo

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    1. Thanks for hosting the fabulous party!

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