Tuesday, November 8, 2011

16 Fall Wreath DIYs


December isn't the only month to adorn your door with a wreath. Check out these creative autumn wreaths that can live on and around your home before Santa comes knocking!

Colorful Corn Wreath Dried Indian corn cobs affixed to a foam wreath form fan out to make a festive autumn decoration.

Book Page Wreath Turn a couple of worn-out paperbacks into an indoor wreath, perfect for any room of the house. Try using glossy magazine pages if you want to add pops of color.Visit Living with Lindsay for more details on making a wreath from book pages.

Fabric Scrap Wreath Make the most of leftover fabric scraps by tying them onto a wire wreath form. Then, embellish with crocheted flowers and leaves for a cheery decoration you can leave up year-round.Visit Lindamade for more details on making this fabric-scraps wreath.

Birch Log Wreath Attach birch log segments in the shape of a wreath and decorate with your favorite holiday accents for a fresh look that works either indoors or out.Visit Design Sponge for more details on making this wooded wreath.

Jack-o'-Lantern Wreath To make this fall wreath, cut a cardboard circle to cover the back of wreath form; attach with hot glue. Place on flat surface, cardboard side down, and fill center with cotton batting until top of mound sits about 2 inches higher than the wreath form. Cut strips of orange burlap for wreath covering. Glue one end of each strip to the cardboard back, then stretch all the way around the wreath and secure other end with glue. Repeat for each strip, working in a circular motion until form is completely covered with burlap. Cut out facial features from crafts foam and adhere to rounded side of wreath with hot glue. Loop a piece of green ribbon through the top strip of the wreath to create the pumpkin's stem. Hang with fishing line

Cornhusk Sunburst For an easy, long-lasting wreath, cover an 8-inch straw wreath form with cornhusks. Add husks one by one, spreading hot glue on the bottom half the husk and wrapping it around the wreath. Repeat until the whole form is covered; hang with a piece of raffia.

Autumn Polaroid Wreath To make this urban wreath, wrap a foam frame in orange fabric and attach Polaroid snapshots of all your favorite fall scenes.Visit Merriment Design for more details on making this photo wreath.

Colorful Pom-Pom Wreath For this cheery wreath, simply thread colorful felted balls onto string and wrap around a straw wreath until the entire surface is covered.Visit Pickles for more details on making this colorful pom-pom wreath.

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*r* said...

i'm gonna try to make the paper wreaths. they seem cool!

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