US 9,807,944 B2
Convertible wreath
Patricia M. Kendall, Fairborn, OH (US)
Filed by Patricia M. Kendall, Fairborn, OH (US)
Filed on Aug. 22, 2011, as Appl. No. 13/214,518.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/376,490, filed on Aug. 24, 2010.
Prior Publication US 2012/0052218 A1, Mar. 1, 2012
Int. Cl. A01G 5/04 (2006.01)
CPC A01G 5/04 (2013.01) [Y10T 29/49826 (2015.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A wreath comprising:
a substantially annular base having an innermost perimeter and an outermost perimeter, the innermost perimeter defining a central hole of the base, the base having at least one permanent decoration coupled to the base at a permanent connection area of the base to cover an entirety of the outermost perimeter of the base, wherein the at least one permanent decoration is glued in place and is not releasably coupled to the base, the base further having a predetermined, unobstructed area disposed between the innermost perimeter and the outermost perimeter of the base, wherein an entirety of the unobstructed area is not covered by the at least one permanent decoration; and
at least one removable decoration releasably coupled to the predetermined, unobstructed area of the base at an attachment area disposed in the unobstructed area,
wherein the attachment area is at an end of a riser that extends to a location disposed laterally outwardly from the base a predetermined distance, the riser permanently attached to the base and the end being a portion of the riser that is laterally farthest from the base, the location disposed beyond a facial coverage of the permanent decorations so that the attachment area is not covered by the permanent decoration,
wherein the base further includes a first coupling device disposed at the attachment area, and the removable decoration includes a second coupling device to releasably couple the removable decoration to the base at the attachment area with the first coupling device, and
wherein the first coupling device and the second coupling device include one of a hook and loop coupling system and a magnetic coupling system.