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DIY Fall Wreath with Mums and Pumpkins

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Making a DIY Fall Wreath doesn’t have to be hard. It’s really just a matter of a wreath form, glue and pretty silk flowers and accessories.

a fall wreath on a front door

My DIY Fall wreath this year features bright colored fall mums, pumpkins, silk leaves in faded fall colors, faux wheat and a straw wreath form.

Seriously, if you have ever wanted to learn to make a wreath but were afraid it was too hard. Stop over thinking it. This process literally consist of silk pretties, a wreath form of your choice and hot glue.

Yes, you will find lots of tutorials from bloggers making wreaths with fancy pick machines and other complicated ways to attach the items to the wreath. Hot glue is your friend when making a wreath.

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Create your own wreath design

One of the best parts of wreath making and that you get to create the design. Usually when I begin, I may have a general idea but not the whole picture. The creative process is part of the fun.

Fall wreath making supplies

Supplies and Tools for my Fall wreath featuring Mums and Pumpkins

  • Scissors
  • Snips aka wire cutters
  • Hot Glue gun
  • Hot Glue
  • Hot glue skillet, I have this one (LOVE it!)
  • Straw Wreath form
  • Silk flowers
  • Silk leaves
  • Faux pumpkins
  • Faux berry stems
  • Wired Ribbon

What I wanted in this Fall wreath

Straw wreath form because it screams Fall

Oval wreath form because it is longer and our front door is large

Fall leaves

Colorful Mums

A few sunflowers


A bow

a close up look at a fall wreath
A closer look at the final bow

My Bow Making Dilemma

Here’s what happened with the Bow. You will see as the video for this wreath begins, I am making a bow but I deleted the entire bow making part because…..

I didn’t use that bow in the end.

During the creative process, you may decide you don’t like something and want to change it. Unfortunately I made that decision literally at the very end of the process and couldn’t re-do that part of the video.

three spools of Fall ribbon
Fall ribbon

Y’all, I made three bows! The third one was a charm, not too big and it has loops and tails so Yay! I used two of the three ribbons. The plaid ribbon stood out too much.

fall wreath on a front door

When you make your Fall wreath, please tag me because I never ever get tired of looking at wreaths.

My friend Rita at Harbour Breeze Home and I have been bringing you seven days of Fall inspiration. This is the last day of that series. I hope you have found lots of Fall feels. Please head over and take a look at Rita’s Fall Wreath too!

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