For ages, wreaths have been a traditional fall and Christmas decoration items. They are known for bringing in the festival spirit with their arrival. Traditionally, wreaths have always symbolized honor and victory. In this post, I’m going to share simple DIY fall wreath ideas that you’ll want to start making today. Fall crafts, in general, are one of my favorite craft projects.
People like making wreaths for other festivals as well, such as Easter, Valentine’s Day, and Saint Patrick’s Day. A perfect method of making DIY wreaths is finding colors that suit your tone and compliment your theme and build it up from there. With the festival spirit drawing close, it is time to figure out the best DIY fall wreath that symbolizes you and your home specifically for the fall season.
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Finding a wreath base for your DIY fall wreath
A wreath base, also known as the ‘Skeleton,’ ’Form,’ or ’Structure’ of your wreath, is the most essential part of making your wreath you base has to be something that is sturdy, does not respond to pushing and pulling of the base, as well as is immune to seasonal changes. Depending on the size and material of your wreath, you can change and shift your base choices accordingly. Just remember that the base that you choose, and its effectiveness, plays a huge part in either making or breaking the final design of your wreath.
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Burlap wreaths are the rage right now. They look cute and can be adapted for various kinds of weathers and festivals. Furthermore, they do not pollute the environment. If you are an environmentally aware person, burlap wreaths are the correct fit for you.
Supplies you’ll need to make your own DIY fall wreath with burlap are:
Directions for making your own DIY fall wreath with burlap are:
To make the base of the wreath, you can buy a floral wire wreath form. 12 inches is more than enough for this project. To begin with, the wreath takes a roll of burlap preferably 4”X21’, and folds in on itself until you have a bunch. Make sure that the side you want to be in the front, is facing towards you. Cut off a small piece of floral wire, bend it in half, and slide it across the outer layer of the wreath. Gather up the bunch you had made, and insert it through the back of the wreath, and attach it to the floral wires.
Now that you have mastered the hard part, making the ‘poofs’ is now easy. Stick the burlap out to the front portion using your index finger, and pull till you have the size you want. Continue this process until you have completed your wreath. Bunch up the wreaths together so that they look full, and do not unravel. You can decorate it any way you want after that, or just hang it bare. The choice is yours.
This wreath is perfect for the fall season. The best part about this wreath is that no matter the choice of your colors, they always turn out beautiful. Furthermore, these wreaths do not age with time and can be reused again and again as well.
Supplies you’ll need to make your DIY fall wreath with mesh are:
Directions for making your own DIY fall wreath with mesh are:
To begin, cut a 6” foam ball in half. Decorate the half with marbles and gems of your choice. You can buy mesh at cheap prices, online. The perfect size of the mesh is 10”. Cut them up evenly, to make about 90 pieces. Fold the mesh from corner to corner, pinch it in the middle, and then fold up, so that they have the look of petals. Attach the mesh to the wreath, beginning from the outer ring, inwards. Colors can be mixed and matched, according to what you choose. Attach the foam ball with Hot Glue. If you want, you can attach it more securely by attaching Florist’s Wire to the end of the foam, and hot glue the wire to your wreath body. The wreath is now ready.
Ribbon wreaths are adorable to look at and can be adapted effectively to any festival. They are timeless and can be used as a pretty decoration for your house as well. I’ve chosen to save the best for last. I’ve created a short tutorial showing you exactly how I make a ribbon wreath.
Supplies you’ll need to make your DIY fall wreath with ribbon are:
- 16-inch wireframe
- 2 ribbon colors of your choice
- Floral wire
- Hot glue
- FALL letters
- Paint and paintbrush
- Fall leaves and picks
Directions for making your own DIY fall wreath with ribbon are:
DIY Fall Wreath Tutorial
- Paint the letters
Start off by painting the letters. I chose a green color. Allow the letters to dry for about an hour.
- Attach ribbon to wireframe
While the letters are drying, it’s time to attach the ribbon to the wireframe. I used hot glue for this process.
You’ll want to weave the ribbon in and out and allowing the ribbon to bunch up. Repeat this process until the wreath is covered with the ribbon.
- Attach second ribbon
With the second color ribbon, you’ll want to loosely weave the ribbon to accent the other color. As well as make a bow for the top.
- Hot glue letters
Attach the F-A-L-L letters to the wreath.
- Add fall leaves and picks
Finish off by adding fall leaves, flowers, and picks to the wreath.
DIY Fall Wreath Video Tutorial
Below is a step by step tutorial walking you through how I created this ribbon fall wreath.
With these DIY fall wreath ideas, you will surely have some inspiration to make your own DIY fall wreath that fits your style.
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