After seeing this pin last year I had fantasies of displaying all my Christmas cards on a wreath like that. It never happened last year but sometime in the spring I found that weird siamese twin pinecone and yeah, I hoarded it till this Chistmas. I bought a 16" embroidery hoop and used the inner section for the wreath. I hot glued a red ribbon and the conjoined pinecones on the the top. I picked up the medium sized clothes pins from Michaels (their app is out of hand, 40% off coupons galore) and hot glued them around the edges, alternating facing in and out. I think I might get more and increase the number of pins facing outward. So far the hot glue has been strong enough but a really quality crafter would probably have used epoxy or something. And I later picked this dripped hot glue off with my fingernail, because I'm mucho glamorous.
Last night we also put up the advent calendar, already 6 days late. David had a cloth one with a mouse that would move through the days and the first year we were married I made the calendar and last year I used Vintage Ric Rac's Mouse Pattern to make a tiny mouse to hop from day to day. I glued a little bottle brush tree into his wee arms.