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DIY Woodsy Fall Wreath

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With the first day of Autumn just around the corner, I decided I’d better update my front door wreath before I miss my window of opportunity and find myself in Halloween territory!   Each season, I take the same bare twig wreath and just wire on different elements to create different looks.  This way, it saves me money, plus I don’t have to deal with storing multiple wreaths.  Win-win!

Last year, my Fall wreath was a mixture of greens and rusts.  It was a bit nontraditional, but still in the Fall color family.

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This year, since it’s still 80 degrees where I live, I don’t quite yet feel in the mood for Fall reds, yellows, and oranges.  Instead, I decided to go with natural elements using twigs, pinecones, and greenery…plus a pumpkin or two.  I unwired everything that was on my Spring wreath except the pussy willow, since it works for Fall as well.

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I started by wiring on all of the greenery.  I didn’t cut any of the stems so that I have the option to use them in floral arrangements and greenery displays once I’m no longer using them on the wreath.

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I then decided to add the burlap bow back onto the wreath.  It’s been in use for a year now and I think it’s holding up really well!  To learn how to make a fancy bow, you can check out my step-by-step tutorial {here}.

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Lastly, I wired some pumpkins to the bottom and attached pinecones throughout to finish it up.  At this point, everything was loosely wired on to the bare twig wreath, but I didn’t fully arrange each item until it was hung on the door.

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I added a little “Happy Fall” sign underneath the burlap bow at the top.

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I haven’t yet pulled all of my Fall decor boxes out of the garage, but I did manage to reach my box of pumpkins and gourds, so I added a few to the porch.

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With my wreath done, I’m on my way to accepting that Summer is over and Fall is on its way.

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