Fall is our absolute most favorite season. We can hardly wait to start decorating with those beautiful ambers and golds and fall wreaths. The thought of walking through the park at that point where most of the leaves are still on the trees, but some have fallen, coloring the edges of the sidewalk with sunset orange and red just makes us swoon.
You can get so much fall wreath making inspiration by just taking walks outside, and enjoying the beautiful nature of the outdoors. Isn't it so fun making and decorating your front door and porch with fall wreaths?
If you have found this article, you are probably ready to adorn your house with burlap and berries, so you want to start by making your own fall wreath. What do you need to make a wreath? To make a wreath, you need a wreath base, either styrofoam, metal or wood and then your choice of embellishments and hot glue or floral pins.
We have some amazing fall wreath making ideas we can't wait to share with you! These fall wreaths are a great project for you, or they can be made with kids (just make sure an adult is using the hot glue) or, if you are going to a fall wreath-making party, this will totally spice up your creative wreath making ideas! Let's dive in!
To start with your fall wreath making adventure, you are going to need wreath supplies. Let's start with your basic fall wreath making supplies and get into fall wreath making ideas as we go along.
You may want to consider the styrofoam wreath base as your first wreath making supply to make your fall wreath with.
Why should you try making a fall wreath with a styrofoam wreath base?
You can find styrofoam wreath bases for really great prices on Amazon right here. There are a variety of wreath base sizes, and many wreath bases come in packs of several for your future wreath-making projects.
You will also find rounded wreaths or flat wreaths on the link, it is just a matter of preference for what sort of wreath making supplies you want to use for your wreath making project.
Also, when using a styrofoam wreath base, you will probably want to use a hot glue gun to adhere your embellishments or floral pins you can push into the styrofoam to secure your decor, which you can also find on Amazon here, and the prices are much cheaper than you would find from a florist.
If you are looking for a very full wreath, maybe showcasing fall foliage in shades of sunset yellows and oranges, this wreath making supply may be for you.This wire wreath base is great if you want to make your wreath with:
This wreath style will allow you to wrap strings of garland around the metal wires while maintaining the light feel so it won't be too heavy hanging on your door.
The one you see above is from Amazon, and you can check the price here. It comes in a pack of two for your wreath making supplies.
These are really beautiful as wreath making supplies. Making these hoop wreaths and hanging them in windows is a beautiful way to decorate a room while keeping it classic and simple.
These wreaths are easy to decorate with wreath making supplies and can be so beautiful.
Grapevine wreaths are a very popular wreath base for wreath-making. If you live in an area where grapes are abundant, you can totally make this yourself. Otherwise, find grapevine wreaths premade for a super amazing price on Amazon right here.
Let's continue our fall wreath-making ideas and supplies with embellishments you can add to these gorgeous wreath bases.
Something you may want to consider, especially if you want to go with the metal wreath base or the styrofoam wreath base, is painting it a fall color in case it peeks through in places.
For wreath painting, a metallic acrylic paint would do the job beautifully. A brand of paint we like to use here at DIY Craft Club is Jacquard. You can find a variety of metallic acrylic paints by Jacquard on Amazon right here.
These metallic acrylic paints are also great if you want to paint a gourd or pumpkin for a centerpiece, or tiny pumpkins to add to your fall wreath.
There are so many wreath making supplies you can add a touch of paint to and add to your wreath for some fun personalization.
Nothing says fall more than beautiful burlap.
Here are some ways you can use burlap to decorate a wreath:
This burlap ribbon from Amazon is made specifically for wreath-making, and the edge of this burlap ribbon is sewn so there will be minimal fraying, which can be an issue if you are buying other burlap ribbons.
The absolute abundance of fall-themed ribbon you can find on Amazon is endless and is a matter of preference in width, color and look you are going for! Plus, you will find your supplies for the best price there. I would recommend you look for satin or fabric ribbon.
Adding your own personal message or greeting to a wreath is a totally cute way to welcome guests to your home.
Here are some popular sayings that are often added to wreaths:
You can find letters from Amazon for your family name if you are looking for some custom wood lettering for a great price.
Fall-themed garland is an excellent tool for decorating your wreath. Weave it around your wreath, or have your whole wreath done in garland. Bringing out those warm colors of harvest will feel so inviting.
What is great about decorating fall wreaths with garland, is there are so many different kinds out there.
Most fall wreath garlands use beautiful fall-colored foliage, but you can find fall-themed garland with:
There are so many wreath making supplies you may have never thought about using to decorate fall wreaths before. Just looking at what is available will give you tons of fall wreath making inspiration.
Another thing that is great about using garland for a wreath, is that you can buy extra to cut pieces of decor to place around your wreath as well. It is a cost-effective way of getting a variety of embellishments in one shot!
Also, you can carry on a theme and use the same items from your garland in other house-decorating items such as centerpieces, fireplace mantel decor, banister decor and more. Carry on your fall decorating ideas throughout the house!
You can find a variety of fall-themed garlands right here on Amazon. Just make sure you get enough for the project you are planning. You wouldn't want to run out.
You can also add pops of color by wrapping some gorgeous berry garland around your wreath. This would look gorgeous on a burlap wreath.
You can find these adorable mini artificial pumpkins on Amazon in shades of orange and white, but who is to say you can't also paint them in the colors you want?
Painting pumpkins in golds and coppers is a really beautiful way to spice up your fall colors. The sky is the limit if you do want to paint your pumpkins, you can paint them however you want: paint images, patterns and more.
Little details can make a wreath come alive. You can add realistic looking acorns for that harvest fall wreath theme. These acorns would probably adhere best using your hot glue.
And don't forget, if you are looking for a certain color theme, you can paint these acorns any color you want.
Adding sunflowers to your fall wreath will add a gorgeous pop of yellow color, sure to invoke a sense of warm autumn sunshine. Plus those various shades of golden yellow bring a sense of warmth and coziness into any wreath you include them in.
If you are looking for smaller sunflowers to adorn your fall wreath, just head back into the world of wreath garlands again. You can cut individual, small sunflowers off of your garland and place strategically onto your wreath. Just make sure you double-check the size of the sunflowers in the wreath, in the product description.
If you are looking for color theme inspiration, all you have to do is see the selection of fall silk flowers on Amazon. You can find an abundance of beautiful flowers to add to your wreath in any color, or for any season or occasion.
The colors, the combination of colors, the sprays, the flowers... There are so many ideas inspired from this simple search. These gorgeous silk peonies pictured below come in a variety of colors. They are just gorgeous.
Have you ever seen a wreath that has its decor on only a portion of the wreath? Maybe on the top or off to the side of the wreath and they have really cute wooden words saying "Hello Fall" on the bottom opposite. This is a really cute style and a nice way to decorate a wreat, especially if you are making your fall wreath using the grapevine-style wreath base.
The choices of swags are endless on Amazon. Have a look at the many different styles and colors right here.
There is some serious talent out there when it comes to wreath bows. It is an art form on its own. But if you are not skilled in that area, fear not. You can buy wreath bows on Amazon for a super great price.
Having battery-operated fairy lights peeking out through your wreath in the evening is such a pretty way to accent your fall decor. Here is a beautiful string of fairy lights from Amazon.
The glow of the light is a warm white even though they are LED lights, which will keep that warm feeling you are going for when decorating a wreath for fall.
It is also nice that the color of the wire is copper as opposed to a black, green or white making it less obvious. Plus you can't go wrong at this price.
Metallic accents add a touch of sparkle while maintaining that warm glow of fall. That is why we love this gold leaf ribbon. You can add as much as you want, or weave it through your wreath for hints of gold shimmer throughout.
If you are looking to add splashes of red, apples are a great way to do so. Grab some small, artificial apples from Amazon here. Nothing screams fall harvest more than apples. Plus, this would be great if you are making this for a teacher in your life.
Don't you just love the way natural cotton looks on a branch. It is just so soft and lovely. There is just something so farmhouse-beautiful about stems of cotton. Adding a few springs to a wreath would add a really different touch, especially if you are going for more muted colors or if you want a wreath that will transition nicely into the crisp, cold winter season.
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Well, we hope you were inspired by our fall wreath making post. And please be sure to share your fall wreath with us, we may just feature it on one of our social media platforms! We absolutely love seeing your creativity. Thanks for visiting, and be sure to pin any image to your favorite fall Pinterest board. We would appreciate that.
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