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Thursday, September 19, 2013

DIY Fall Wreath Tutorial

Pumpkin spice latte is back at Starbucks, the leaves are starting to change color, and it is time to change the wreath on my door. I came across this beautiful wreath by Home Sweet Ruby. I just loved the wheat and big bow combo, but I wanted to put my own touch to this fall wreath so, this is what I came up with.

I got all my supplies at Hobby Lobby and with tax everything cost $8.63

What you'll need:
Plain wreath - $2.99 w/ 40% off coupon
White burlap - $1.99 for 1/2 yard of burlap
Wheat - $2.99 on sale
White felt - owned (Hobby Lobby)
Scrapbook letters - owned (Target)
String - owned (Hobby Lobby)
Hot glue gun - owned (Hobby Lobby)
Floral wire - owned (Jo-ann)


 Cut 3 pieces of burlap, fold the ends towards the middle and glue.-- I eyeballed about how big I wanted my bow to be.

 Take the largest piece of burlap and neatly scrunch in the middle creating a bow

 Secure with a string.

 Do the same to the medium size piece of burlap. Take the smallest piece and wrap around both bows with hot glue.

 As for the wreath, determine where you want your bow to be and start gluing the wheat working upwards in layers.

 Once you have all your wheat glued on the wreath, attach the bow with floral wire. 

 Last but not least you need to create the banner. Take your felt sheet and cut little triangles out, glue onto a string, and spell out your word with scrapbook letters.

 I'm really happy with how it turned out! My favorite part about it is the big bow and the banner.

Here is last year's fall wreath.
Please excuse the bad quality phone picture.

 Here is what previously hung on our door and in case you missed the tutorial {here} it is.
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  1. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing your tutorial at our Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop.

  2. Hey there, Diana!

    I found your blog over at the Moonlight & Mason Jars party! This is gorgeous!! Just absolutely lovely, and it reminds me of the East coast (which I love and miss so much!)

    I would love it if you stopped by to visit my blog!