I just love wreaths, and as of a week ago, I didn’t have a single fall or autumn themed wreath for my front door, so I whipped one up in a hurry! This burlap and berry pumpkin wreath is seriously no sweat and is much easier on the budget than a store-bought version!
Isn’t she a beauty? I’d been wreath shopping for DIY inspiration at a few places (Pottery Barn and Hobby Lobby) and this one ended up being a cross between some of the ones seen there. The best part about it is that I made it for a fraction of the cost!
It’s a money-saving decor piece that doesn’t take much time to do it yourself, i.e. I was all over this project.
I really love the fall berries, pumpkins, and leaf picks. They add some fun little pops of color and elements of interest.
You’ll need a bunch of fall picks (I used about 8), a straw wreath form, some burlap ribbon, some floral cutters, and a glue gun. I found all of my supplies at Hobby Lobby. The straw is perfect because it holds the picks in really well.
Start by separating your picks and sticking them into the straw all the way around your wreath in increments. You’ll need to carefully cut the tightly wrapped paper that holds them together. You’ll fill in the gaps with burlap. I mixed it up with pumpkins, berries, and leaves. Be sure to trim your picks with your floral cutters so they don’t stick out the sides of the wreath form.
After you’ve used all your picks, get your burlap and glue gun ready.
Put a piece of burlap underneath the wreath where the straw is showing and just fold and bunch it as you like in between the picks. Cut and glue as you go, and be sure that all the straw is covered in the spaces. It’s hard to go wrong here, because it does not need to be perfect. In fact, it looks better if it’s more random.
That’s it! Now display it on your front door for your guests to be greeted with a beautiful sight of fall before they enter your home.
I love saving money on home decor by making it myself, don’t you?