Wednesday, September 14, 2016

DIY Fall Wreath

I have been wanting to try my hands on making a wreath for a long time. I don't know what was stopping me. I even have a separate board on Pinterest where I pin all kind of Wreath ideas. I finally decided I had to try making one this fall and I did it. Let's see how.

DIY Fall wreath using burlap fall leaves and pinecones

Materials Used :
Hot glue gun
Glue dots(Optional)
Gold and yellow acrylic paint(Optional)
Cardboard (Optional)
A small wire for hanging 

Step 1:  Use two glue dots to secure the end of the burlap ribbon to the wreath form at the back and start covering the wreath form. Make sure to overlap the ribbon every time you wind. Tighten and pull the ends to make the burlap ribbon fit snuggly to the wreath form. When you reach the end use two more glue dots to secure and trim off the ribbon.

Step 2:  Bend a small wire to form a semi-circle. Bend a small portion at the ends perpendicular to the semi-circle and use a drop of hot glue at the ends. Poke them at the back of the wreath. This loop is used to hang the wreath. You can also use ribbon to hang the wreath.

Step 3: Take the pinecones and arrange them at the center of the wreath as shown. Use hot glue to glue them to the wreath.

Step 4: Now it is time to glue the burlap fall leaves to the wreath form. Take big leaves and arrange them in such a way to create a base layer, covering the whole wreath. Use a dot of hot glue to glue them. Then take small leaves and glue them covering the rest of the wreath. Use only dots of glue here and there to secure the leaves to give more organic look instead of a glued look.

Step 5: To enhance the beauty of the pinecones, I added a bit of gold paint to the edges of the pine cones. But it is totally up to you. Also, I made the letter "S" using DIY textured cardboard post I shared last week. Painted the "S" in the yellow acrylic paint and dry brushed gold paint to add more detail.You can leave it plain if you prefer. That's it. The fall wreath is now ready to hang on your door to welcome "FALL".  

DIY Fall wreath using burlap fall leaves and pinecones

Here is how it looks without the letter "S"

DIY Fall wreath using burlap fall leaves and pinecones

What do you think of this Fall Wreath? I really love how this burlap fall leaves look. The gold paint on the edges of the pine cones adds an elegant touch to the wreath. Have you ever tried making a wreath? If not, you should. I really had fun making this and I hope my DIY fall wreath gave you the inspiration to make your own. Share your comments below. As always I will be happy to hear from you. 

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post by Oriental Trading. I have been compensated by craft supplies. However, the content and all the crafty ideas shared here are my own.Thank you for understanding. Are you planning for Halloween already? Then you might wanna check the Halloween supplies and costumes.  

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  1. what a great idea and so colorful!! & thank you for linking it up to our Waste not Wednesday link up party! we love having you!

  2. Visiting from the Pretty Pintastic party – I love this project!! Would love to have you join the Pleasures of the NW’s DIY party!

  3. What a lovely wreath and it's so easy to make. I am so happy I found your lovely blog and I would love it if you would share this awesome post at a link party I am hosting. I hope to see you there.

  4. That turned out beautifully! I love the pine cones in the center! :) #HomeMattersParty

  5. So pretty & I love the addition of pinecones! Love having you as a co-host #HomeMattersParty

  6. It turned out very PRETTY! I love how colorful it is and yet rustic too.

  7. I love the burlap fall leaves. You have made such a pretty fall wreath. #HomeMattersParty



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