Last Updated on August 16, 2023
Express your creativity! Discover the secrets to making a fall wreath that will last throughout the season. Watch and see.
Learn How Easy Creating A Fall Wreath Can Be With These Tips
A fall wreath is a great decorative idea that offers many ways to express creativity.
In this video tutorial, floral designer Beth O’Reilly shows how to make a fall wreath with a wire frame using fresh flowers and foliage that will dry to last throughout the fall season.
Even if you’re new to wreath making, this video will give you all the incentive you need to try making your fall wreath, along with several tips and tricks you can use to make your project easier.
You will love this fall wreath video if you love fun, easy-to-do floral projects. Watch it. I think you’ll agree.
I hope you enjoyed the video… and can’t wait to give this a shot. As I’ve mentioned in other posts, the basic technique used to make wreaths is the same.
Once you have mastered the basic technique, you can let your creativity run wild and experiment with various materials to create different styles of wreaths.
Try These Creative Wreath Ideas
Here are some creative ideas for different types of wreaths you could make:
– A wreath using bright, colorful artificial flowers and ribbons. This would be perfect for hanging on your door to welcome guests during the summer months.
– An alternative fall wreath using preserved leaves, mini pumpkins, acorns, and twigs for a rustic, autumnal look. Hang this on your door for Thanksgiving or throughout the fall season.
– A Christmas wreath made with evergreen branches, pinecones, cranberries, cinnamon sticks, and red berries for a traditional holiday decoration.
– A floral wreath crafted from a combination of fresh and silk pastel-colored flowers like tulips, roses, lilies, and baby’s breath. Display this on your front door to celebrate the arrival of the new Spring season.
– A beach-themed wreath using seashells, starfish, sand dollars, and driftwood for a coastal cottage vibe. Perfect for a summer lake or beach house.
– A boho-chic wreath with colorful feathers, tassels, fabric flowers, and macrame accents. Fun for a kids’ room or eclectic home.
– A food-themed wreath using faux fruits, vegetables, herbs, and other food items. Cute for a kitchen door or dining room.
The options are endless! Let your creativity run wild, and have fun designing wreaths that suit your personal taste and home decor style.
Remember that materials without stems may have to be wired before bundling. Basically, if it doesn’t have a stem attached, you’ll need to wire it. Or you could consider gluing those items into the wreath instead. Be sure to use the proper glue for your project.
Where to Look to Find Everything You’ll Need
All of the flowers and foliage used in this fall wreath, including the magnolia foliage, rosemary, scabiosa pods, poppy pods, thistle, and fountain grass, can readily be bought online.
Other online sources look great, but I’m only familiar with the ones I mentioned.
If you need fewer materials, I recommend buying them locally from a florist or other floral outlet. You might pay a little more, but you’ll also save money by buying only what you need.
If you want to use silk flowers, you can find a great selection online at sites like NearlyNatural, or at craft stores like Hobby Lobby and Michaels, or you might want to check out stores like Dollar Tree. I’ve found some surprising items there before.
One quick tip, if I may. When using silk flowers, I always recommend staying with fresh greens if possible, as it will help to make your wreath look more natural.
What You Should Do Next
You just discovered to easy it is to make your own fall wreath, following the techniques in the video.
However, a word of warning – just knowing these techniques isn’t going to improve your wreath-building skills unless you put them into action. Sure, you will have added them to your floral design arsenal, but the key is to act on the information you just learned.
And that’s why I encourage you to review the techniques and start implementing them immediately. Because the sooner you do, the sooner you’ll have the skill, ability, and confidence to create beautiful wreaths for every season and occasion!
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