Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Fall Wreath on a Budget

I have been wanting to make a wreath for our front door
and pretend like it is Fall outside. 
Since I am married to a graduate student...
decorating is not the highest priority on my husband's budget. 
I looked at a lot of different ideas on Pinterest
and I came up with this gem...

Wreath(preferably straw, covered in plastic wrap) $3.99
Yarn $3.99
Glue- I used wood because I already had it.
Felt squares 5/$1.00
ribbon $0.50
Wreath hanger (normally I would just nail it in but our door isn't wood) $3.99
total: $13.50
(Everything was purchased at Michael's)

Wrap the wreath in yarn. 
I used a brush and spread the plastic wrap with glue
then wrapped the yarn.
 Don't be fooled by this step, it took me 1.5 hours

Decorate however you'd like. 
I did felt flowers.
Cut the felt in a circle, then make curly-cues (see below)
Then wrap it around itself into a flower.

Apply the flowers with glue.
I just used wood glue here too.

Final product. 
I am excited to put it on the front door.
And pretend there are lots of fall leaves outside!

What are some of your favorite Fall decorations?
Do you have a favorite Fall recipe?
What is your favorite thing about Fall?


  1. OMG that's so pretty! I shall pin it! ;)

    I'm having a giveaway on my blog if you're interested :)

  2. I love this! I made one like this for spring, but I used one of those foam wreath forms...I like this one better! Where did you get it? Or did you make it? I like that it's thicker than the foam ones! Too cute!

    1. Thanks Amy! If was super easy. I got all the supplies at Michael's. Definitely get one that is wrapped in plastic, it makes the gluing way easier!

  3. This is adorable! And now I am going to try it :) Thanks for sharing your craftiness!!! You should pin this! I will too!!!

  4. I'm so in love with this...Those flowers on there are adorable!

  5. This wreath is too cute! Thanks for stopping by Monkeys & Tutus! I am following you back! Looking forward to reading more!

  6. that is sooo cute! thanks for stopping by! Excited to follower you!

  7. love making my own wreaths too... yours looks great!

  8. SUPER cute wreath! I was just at the dollar store yesterday and they have a ton of potential fall wreath materials too...:)

    Newest follower, thanks for finding me! Can't wait to read more!


  9. turned out so cute! I may have to try this!

  10. That is beautiful! Love the felt flowers! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party!


I always love to hear from you! Thanks for stopping by :)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...