Saw It, Pinned It, Did It - Fall Wreath

by Michelle in


To get us into the spirit of fall, I decided to make a wreath for our house and as always, I came across tons of pins on Pinterest.  This particular pin linked to a site that has links to 15 different fall themed wreaths.

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From the list of 15 fall wreath ideas, I decided on this one and here is the original blog post with the instructions on how to make the wreath.

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Hobby Lobby is typically having sales on flowers and wreath forms, so I managed to wait a few weeks and ended up getting most, if not all of the supplies on sale!

So here is my grapevine vine wreath and the floral pieces to make my wreath.

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The first step was getting the big flowers to stay on the wreath.  I used the same method as the blogger who created the original wreath which was to wrap floral wire between petals and then twisting the ends of the wire around itself and then tucking the ends up into the grapevine.

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The next step was adding the little berry sprigs.  I clipped the small bunches off the main branch and then hot glued them to the grapevine.  Prior to actually gluing anything, I placed the berry bunches along the grapevine and make slight adjustments prior to glueing them.  To glue the bunches, I added hot glue to the bottom of the sprig and then stuck the end of the sprig into the grapevine.  As the blogger mentioned in her post, it is very tempting to stop here and not add the fuzzy things.

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Since I was tempted to not add the fuzzy things and because I am a perfectionist, I cut the fuzzy things off the main branch and just stuck them throughout the wreath prior to hot gluing.  It is amazing how much of a difference those little fuzzy things make i the overall look of the wreath!
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This wreath was simple to make and I just love how it looks next to our front door!
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