Happy New Year!


Okay…maybe I’m a wee bit early.  But only 25 hours early!

Remember my Joy Wreath hanging over the sideboard?  I thought it would be fun to quickly and easily transform it into a New Year’s Wreath.


New Year's Wreath with Gold Letter and Numbers - Happy 2013 - AnExtraordinaryDay.net


After removing the vintage balls and Joy and other nativity words, I added in some semi-blingy woodland picks I had in my stash.

I borrowed a Silhouette machine which I have yet to master and cut out the Happy – New – Year – 2013 in some gold cardstock I also had in my stash. BUT, you can easily create these by using stencils and tracing them on cardstock and cutting out the numbers.  Or printing letters and numbers on cardstock and cutting out them out.  Super easy.

The only expense was a package of paper coronet horns from Dollar Tree.  The pack contained 2 gold and 1 silver and 3 other assorted colors.  I took some gold/silver mylar “tissue” paper and wrapped two of the colored horns and inserted all five into the pine greens.  It’s that little bit of extra New Year’s bling to tie it all together.


DIY New Year's Wreath with Letters and Paper Horns - AnExtraordinaryDay.net


The Happy New Year words are just set on top of the faux greens.  I tried to catch them with the little tendrils of the picks and the needles of the pine.  It’s staying up so it works.  As long as my cat Poppy doesn’t decide that the sideboard is a race track now that I’ve taken down the nativity.


Decorate a New Year's Wreath with Gold Words and Letters - AnExtraordinaryDay.net


So there you have it.  A super easy New Year’s Wreath.  One you can still do for tonight’s party or tomorrow’s brunch.


Gold Lettered Happy New Year's Words on Evergreen Wreath - AnExtraordinaryDay.net


I put together this wreath to complete the New Year’s table setting that I will show you in detail tomorrow.  Since I know you can’t wait…I’ll give you just a little glimpse.


New Year's Table Setting - AnExtraordinaryDay.net


Do you do any special decorating for New Year’s?

Do you celebrate New Year’s Day or New Year’s Eve or both?


May your 2013 be extraordinarily blessed!


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  1. Jen@Living a Lisftul{l} life says

    Love this! I’ve never thought about decorating for New Years, but that could make it more exciting, especially next year when we may even be entertaining more than just our wee family.

    • Diane says

      Thanks Jen!! Generally I do a major take down on New Year’s Day but I wanted to change things up this year. And since we have only lived in this area/house for a a little over a year, it’s easy to change tradition. 😀
      Wishing you and yours a blessed and joyous New Year!

  2. Mel says

    Ohhhhhh……how pretty is that?! Amazing what just a bit here and there can create when there’s a warm, creative heart involved.
    Ya done GOOD! And here’s hoping the kitty doesn’t undo it. 😉

    Joyous New Year to you and yours, Diane.
    Ring it in with abundant joy!

    • Diane says

      We made it through New Year’s….we’re in the clear now. Good thing…she’s got quite the hook on that little tail of hers! LOL!

  3. Diane says

    You are so sweet, Mel!!! My heart is truly warmed.

    Wishing you the most extraordinary New Year!!

  4. Cute! Cute! Cute!! Great job Diane!! I still need to work on my Silhouette skills too! I think that may go on my resolutions list! 🙂 Happy New Year!! ~ Jennifer

    • Diane says

      You and me both Jennifer!! Everyone (who again is everyone?) makes it seem so easy….but for someone who can usually figure things out, I’ve had too many glitches like cutting the plastic mat. Ugh. I think it may be a Silhouette update issue. Double Ugh.

  5. What a cool idea and so pretty! I’m not the best decorator so I don’t bother but I love to see what my sister cooks up for her house 🙂

    • Diane says

      Thanks Mindy! My skills came with lots of practice. Don’t give up and say you’re not the best. Enjoy trying you hand at making your little corner of the world beautiful!
      Happy New Year!

  6. Great wreath and what a fun idea. Thanks for joinig TTT and Happy New Year. Hugs, Marty

  7. bev says

    hi. i’m following the “inspire me monday” blog hop. i would love for you to visit my blog and follow if you like it.


    new follower bev

    • Diane says

      Thanks Bev for stopping by!
      Hope your New Year is fabulous!!

  8. What a cute idea! And it’s so simple to just add the details to another wreath. I found you at Table Top Tuesday. ~Erin

    • Diane says

      Hi Erin!
      Thanks for leaving your sweet “2 Cents” here today.
      Wishing you an Extraordinary New Year!

  9. Perfect!

    – The Tablescaper

  10. My, too bad Holiday is over!:( They all look so lovely:)

    Hopping by and following your lovely blog’s FB and Pinterest. I blog @ Getting Healthy with Essential Oils

    I am also inviting you to join Tiddle Diddle Handmade Shoppe’s first giveaway event.

    • Diane says

      It’s still up today! haha!! 😀
      Thanks for dropping by!

  11. LOVE the wreath Diane! Stunning!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

    • Diane says

      And thank YOU for hosting such a fun party!!
      Christine…may your New Year be everything you dream and more!

  12. Great wreath. And the idea with the little gold “horns” is awesome!

    • Diane says

      Isn’t it fun what you can do for just a dollar?
      Wishing you An Extraordinary New Year!!

  13. Lucy Beliveau says

    Hi Diane! The coronet horns from The Dollar Tree you covered with the gold paper are fabulous!! They really add a terrific sparkle to your New Years wreath, which, by the way, is gorgeous!! You always come up with the best ideas!! I might have seen this wonderful post before but as my memory often fails me, I don’t recollect, so I just had the pleasure of enjoying it all over again! The glimpse you gave us of your dinner table setting is tantalizing, so I can’t wait to see it in its entirety today!! I’ll be looking anxiously!

    Happy New Year, Dear Friend! May 2019 bring you great happiness!!?❤️?


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