I’m so excited about this fall yarn wreath I made for my front door!
I have been admiring several Fall Wreaths I’ve been on pinterest now that the autumn is starting to show up.
After looking at several tutorials on making yarn wreaths and getting an idea in my head of what I wanted to do, I headed out to my local JoAnn’s store to purchase supplies.
This is a fairly inexpensive craft, especially if you already have some of the items on hand. Unfortunately, I did not, but it still was a pretty minimal cost.
To make this type of wreath you need:
a wreath form (I used a straw wreath form with the plastic left around it),
yarn in the color of your choice,
felt in an assortment of colors, and
ribbon for hanging the wreath
I purchased the autumn leaves as an extra embellishment and I had everything on hand to create the fall banner.
I spent one evening wrapping yard around and around the wreath form to create the base of this wreath. It took an entire roll of yarn. I wrapped it as tight as I could and then filled in spaces where the straw wreath form showed through at the end. I did this while my husband and I watched television together.
Next I made the rolled flowers from green, yellow, and ivory felt. These were super easy to do! I did them in three different sizes and attached them to the wreath with pearl head straight pins.
I did an assortment of five flowers on one side and on the other I did one large flower with autumn leaves underneath.
I then created a fall banner shapes on my computer, printing them out, cutting and attaching to bakers twine. These were attached to the wreath with hot glue to finish off my wreath.
I discovered the neatest trick for hanging this wreath without making any nail holes in the door. This is important as we are renting and I want to leave as little nail holes to clean up when we move again in a few months.
I attached a 3M Command Hooks to the inside of the door upside down. Then I looped ribbon through the wreath and tied it so that it would hang in the right spot. I wrapped the ribbon over the door and into the upside down command hook. There’s no problem with the door closing and no nail holes in our door…score!
I’m looking forward to doing some more decorating for fall soon. This is just one way I’m trying to make this very temporary house feel like home!