Happy Fall! Ahh I’ve been waiting to say those words, Fall is my absolute FAVORITE season! Cooler weather, pumpkin spice, orange leaves, boots, sweaters, I love everything about it! It’s been awhile since I’ve shared any type of DIY projects so I thought now would be the perfect time to make a new wreath for our front door and to show y’all how I made it! Everything I bought is from Hobby Lobby and was either 40%-50% every item. Our home decor is very neutral and light. I’m not a crazy fan of the color orange. For Fall I actually prefer more of the muted Fall colors/cooler tones rather than the classic bright oranges, yellows, and reds. I chose colors that match our home more, but you can definitely choose other floral stems, and brighter pumpkins that will make it more “Fall-ish”. I’ll walk you through the process below, it’s really easy!
- 1 Grapevine wreath
- 2 cotton stems
- 4 dusty miller stems (or any other kind of stem/leaves)
- 3 sunflower picks
- wire cutters
- Wooden “hello fall” sign from Hobby Lobby they also have another right now that says “gather”
- paint brush
- floral wire
- assorted pumpkins
- hot glue gun
- ribbon of your choice
Step 1: Paint your hello fall sign. I went with gold because all of the hardware in our home is gold and I thought it would give a little more of a “pop” than white would! Paint the front and all of the edges!
Step 2: Secure your sign to the middle of your wreath. Use your floral wire to attach the string from the sign to the wreath, poke the wire through the back of the wreath and twist to secure in place.
Step 3: Place your cotton stems on each side. Wedge the stems between the grapevine wreath. You might need to trim the stems with wire cutters if they stick out too far in the back of the wreath. Once you place your cotton stems then add your second set of stems. I chose dusty miller because I love the lighter look of it, it is one of my favorites! I placed 2 at the bottom, and 2 on the sides, letting them overlap some. You’ll have to work with the stems and wiggle them around until you get them in the right spot. Trim any stems that are sticking out too far in the back. Then secure all of the stems in place from the back of the wreath with your wire.
Step 4: Now comes the fun part! Add your flowers, pumpkins, and other accessories! First I added my 3 sunflower picks and secured in place. Next I played around with my pumpkins and tried to figure out where to put each one! This was the hardest part trying to decide what looked good where haha. I loved this set of velvet pumpkins I found at Hobby Lobby. I ended up using 2 packages, one with the blue and cream and the other had the green and cream pumpkins. Hobby Lobby has a TON of options to choose from. Whether you’re wanting more traditional fall colors, glittered pumpkins, buffalo plaid print, they seriously have it all! Once I figured out where to place each pumpkin I just hot glued each one to keep them in place! The set of pumpkins I bought had some pine cones as well and I glued a few of those in anywhere that I thought it looked a little bare.
Step 5: Add a bow with whatever ribbon you choose and your all done!
I love how my wreath turned out and I especially love the colors of this one because it goes with the rest of the color scheme in our house!
Thanks to Gladiator our garage is finally organized and I have a space to start making crafts again! Check out the before and after! Crazy what a big difference cabinets and wall systems can make!
I hope y’all enjoyed this! If you make a Fall wreath of your own be sure to tag me on Instagram I would love to see what you create!