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attaching a wreath to a double glazed front door

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suey Sun 17-Dec-17 10:35:01

I have recently had a double-glazed front door fitted. How can I put a Christmas wreath up on the outside please?

Jalima1108 Sun 17-Dec-17 10:39:05

DH solved the problem by making a very wide, flat metal 'hook' - the top is bent so goes right over the door (the door still closes properly) and the outside front bit bends up into a hook to hang the wreath on iyswim

Teetime Sun 17-Dec-17 10:39:08

You by an overdoor hook. I got mine from Wilko but they are probably available on Amazon.

Jalima1108 Sun 17-Dec-17 10:40:07

not a good description but I hope you can visualise it, I wish I could draw it

Jalima1108 Sun 17-Dec-17 10:41:57

It's a bit like this, but very slim metal and the bit that comes down the back (inside of the door) is longer

Miep1 Sun 17-Dec-17 11:54:36

Try Command hooks, available in Homebase and suchlike places; stick up, pull to remove after Christmas. Wilko have them too, I think

kittylester Sun 17-Dec-17 12:13:12

You could attach it to the wall next to the front door. A friend always makes a fabulous and ridiculously over the top wreath that is too big for the door but looks brilliant next to it.

Nelliemoser Sun 17-Dec-17 13:19:13

Is the glass on your door smooth? Ours is certainly not.
you can get suction hooks, The glass on mine is patterned It is an Aldi wreath and is staying stuck on now.
Most good hardware shops have them.

spyder08 Sun 17-Dec-17 14:53:02

Similar idea from me Suey. Saw this somewhere a few days ago. Get a hook, attach to the inside of the door but upside down. Ribbon from wreath can then hold on hook, pass over top of door and hang wreath on the outside. Door will still shut
I think you can get hooks which are easy to remove after Christmas

Newquay Sun 17-Dec-17 17:25:21

That's what we do Spyder-can't remember where we got the idea from but it works well.

lemongrove Sun 17-Dec-17 17:28:49

A suction hook, we have a large clear coloured one that you hardly notice and takes a good sized wreath.
Can’t remember where we got it though, sorry.

faye17 Fri 09-Mar-18 00:15:33

Fishing line - practically invisible and will take the weight of the heaviest wreath once you buy one strong enough. Pliable enough to knot inside the door once brought over the top and down and around your letterbox - presuming your door has one

TwiceAsNice Fri 09-Mar-18 08:00:16

You can get both the hook and suction pad at Lakeland probably on line too.

Happysexagenarian Sat 24-Nov-18 22:03:50

I solved this problem by having a wreath on the inside of the door as well. Both wreaths are joined by a length of narrow ribbon hung over the top of the door so that they sit directly behind each other - traditional twigs & greenery on the outside and white feather wreath on the inside. I also have metal wreath hangers (from Lakeland I think) which I use on the lounge and bedroom doors. Some metal hangers are too narrow to fit over thicker double glazed UPVC doors.

Willow500 Sat 24-Nov-18 22:10:39

I did it with the upside down hook on the inside too which worked well - the hook is still there so I'll use it again this year.

mcem Sat 24-Nov-18 22:17:38

I use the upside-down hook and ribbon system but really like the idea of one wreath outside and one inside.

gerry86 Sun 25-Nov-18 13:36:53

I don't know if they still do them but I have a large clear suction hook from Lakeland. It's very strong and you can't see it when the wreath is in place and it's never come off even through strong winds.

Deedaa Sun 25-Nov-18 22:39:10

DD bought me a suction hook a couple of years ago and it's worked brilliantly.