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Making a Fall Wreath

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Add a festive look to your entryway by making a fall wreath. This is a guide about making a fall wreath.


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November 20, 2008

I saved the gourds from my garden and hot glued them to an old vine wreath and added some ribbon and a poem. November Blessings to you all!

By Wendy S from Coopersburg, PA

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November 8, 2011

With an older doily, rattan ring, and some time, you can have a nice wreath.

Approximate Time: 60 to 90 minutes




  1. I didn't want to string the ribbon through the doily, so I just did the ribbon first, gluing to the back every 4-5 wraps. I used two colors that worked with my doily.

  2. Then, I hot glued the doily to the back of the wreath.

  3. Flip over and choose a position to attach the big ribbon.

  4. I made mine to look like I tied it, as this kind of ribbon is hard to work with when you are actually trying to make a bow. You just make a loop and tie with some crochet thread or yarn. Glue that to the bottom of the ring.

  5. Embellish with the things you want to put on it, using the glue gun. If you wanted to do this with wrapped ripped fabric, buttons would work really well. I used some DT fall glitter leaves, buttons, and such to make it just like I wanted it to be. You can do the same.

  6. Hang with ribbon through the rattan rings.

This can be custom made to your specs. So don't think if you don't have what I had that you can't make this wreath. See what you have, find the rest cheaply, and have fun!

By Sandi/Poor But Proud from Salem , OR

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October 15, 2007

Easy to make eucalyptus wreaths to decorate your home or use as a gift. Make your own for a fraction of what one would cost you to purchase.

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September 21, 20103 found this helpful

An inexpensive uniquely made fall window decoration and matching wreath for your Church event or a classy way to just decorate your windows.

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November 17, 2017

Turn your existing decorations into seasonal decor. I purchased a bag of these fake leaves from Dollar Tree for just $1!


I added the leaves around the wreath and instantly vibes of autumn/fall.

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June 5, 20141 found this helpful

This is a guide about making a candy corn wreath. This delightful candy wreath is the perfect fall door decoration.

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November 28, 20160 found this helpful

This is a guide about making an autumn stick wreath. Crafts made from nature are inexpensive as well as unique.

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December 5, 20160 found this helpful

This is a guide about making a crocheted autumn wreath. Make some crochet flowers, leaves, or other items and use them to create a special fall wreath.

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November 30, 20160 found this helpful

This is a guide about making an oval embroidery hoop wreath. An oval embroidery hoop can be used as the base for making a lovely wreath for any occasion.

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November 2, 20040 found this helpful

I always check the thrift stores for vine or Styrofoam wreath bases. Add any sort of decoration you have on hand.


I gather dried, wild flowers, pine cones, dried seed pods, and dried stalks from plants.

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October 10, 20040 found this helpful

The dry leaves left on irises and day lilies make great "ties" for holding things on autumn wreaths and they are so natural, they blend in too.

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October 7, 2008

I have a large group of lavender plants and want to make a wreath. I have never done one and could use any suggestions on how to go about starting. Thanks.

Kathy from Lawrenceville, NJ


October 8, 20080 found this helpful  reatmakandd.html
easy instructions at that site I have made them in this fashion using pencil thick flexible branches and then covering them with wet new paper this helps to keep flowers alive. I make them for wrapped sweets at christmas.

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