I love Fall! I love the colors, the cooler temperatures (in Florida, that means we occasionally dip into the 70s or gasp! the 60s). And I absolutely love all of the warm Fall colors to decorate with in my home. If you aren’t quite ready to get the Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations down from the attic, then try this simple fall wreath to display on your front door or inside your home. I made one with ribbon and one with yarn, and both turned out beautifully for very little money.
Fall Wreath DIY
- Styrofoam wreath form (I originally tried using the wreath form that’s covered in raffia or some other super frustrating material to work with (I don’t recommend it for this project.
- Ribbon (or yarn) – the size of your wreath form will determine the amount of ribbon needed. By extra and you can always return it or save for another project. *If you decide to use yarn, just know that it will take you much longer than the ribbon. Much longer. But I had my 7-year-old help with the tedious parts … kids … idle hands and all).
- Hot glue and hot glue gun – you could secure the ribbon or yarn with other glues or even straight pins, but I found this to be the most effective.
- Adornments – every craft store has fall-themed decor items on sale, so pick up whatever appeals to your taste.
- Assemble your supplies to make sure you have everything you need before you begin. If you want to alternate colors of ribbon or yarn on the wreath then measure and mark the spacing on the wreath form with a pencil or marker.
- Using the hot glue gun, secure the first piece of ribbon or yarn to the back of the wreath form.
- Start wrapping the ribbon or yarn, spacing is up to you! If you need to switch colors or start a second spool of ribbon, then simply apply hot glue to secure the end and the new piece as stated above.
- Once you are done wrapping the ribbon or yarn around the wreath, secure the end with hot glue.
- Now it’s time to spice it up a bit. Get creative with your adornments. You could also go back over the wreath in a looser wrap with a second color if you didn’t alternate the colors the first time – the method is all you need to learn here – the creative part is up to you!
- Hang the wreath and enjoy the compliments from family and friends!
Use this method to make a new wreath for every season, or customize with a favorite sports team for a great gift.
More Fall Wreaths
-How adorable is this wreath from Eighteen 25?! And while she added bats to her wreath for Halloween you could change it up for any holiday.
-This wreath from 320 Sycamore looks a little more time consuming, but definitely worth it. The moss is a nice touch.
What are your favorite ways to decorate for Fall?