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Faux Chicken Wire Frame for Fall

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Fall is in the air! I welcome the cool weather, changing leaves and delicious flavors.  It’s only August but the cool weather this week has me thinking all things fall.  With the season on my mind I created a faux chicken wire frame, something I’ve been eyeing up for a while, and added some simple embellishments for fall.  

Faux chicken wire frame for fall with clothespins and messages for the season.

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I love the look of a wood frame with chicken wire inside, it’s a bit rustic for my taste but none the less I knew I could make something like this a bit more modern to fit my decor.

I started with a wood frame from a thrift store and some chicken wire ribbon.  My Mom was thoughtful enough to pick up some pretty craft supplies at a sale for me this summer and this faux chicken wire was among the items.  I’ve had my eye on it for a few weeks and finally I figured out how to use it. 

Supplies for faux chicken wire frame for fall

I painted my frame a light gray then cut a few pieces of the faux chicken wire and stapled it to the back of the frame.  This faux chicken wire is flexible and thin enough to cut with a regular scissors, but rigid enough to hold a few light embellishments. 

painted chicken wire frame

Create a faux chicken wire frame for fall

This basic chicken wire frame was pretty straightforward to make.  I used colors that will work for fall and winter so I will be able to change up the embellishments on this frame in the months to come.  I used two pieces of cardstock, die cut into frames, and hung them from the chicken wire with mini clothespins.  You could write messages on the paper or cheat a cut words with your Silhouette like I did. 

decorate a faux chicken wire frame for fall

Fall chicken wire frame

This faux chicken wire frame is my first official fall craft and it has opened the door to so much more! I absolutely love this time of year and can’t wait to share more craft ideas with you.

Tell me, what would you display on this chicken wire frame?

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Tuesday 29th of August 2017

Who would have thought that was ribbon!! Such a cute idea!


Tuesday 29th of August 2017

Such a cute project and I love your color choices! What a great idea to hold messages on!

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