Albert Camus once said that “autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
Personal philosophies aside, we agree. Even though fall seems like a time of winding down and preparing for the dark days of winter, it’s also a fun time to see the transition in nature. And in people. Some people get weird this time of year. Sometimes that’s a good weird, other times it’s a scary one. But that’s why they say different strokes for different folks.
Anyway, we love fall and we love wreaths, so without further ado, here’s a collection of DIY fall wreaths that we found to be particularly inspiring this year. Enjoy!
Let’s Start with the Basics: Burlap!
via stone gable blog
Let me be clear. I love a burlap wreath. They are easy to care for and you could really use it for any season by just change out the floral arrangement or adding different colored decorative bows to it.
I love this link because it is a simple tutorial of how to make a basic burlap wreath. I think people think it is too hard but it is so simple!
DIY Apple Wreath for Fall
This is probably one of my favorite wreaths because it is so creative! I would have never thought to make an apple wreath, which is so silly because one of my favorite things about fall is apple-picking!
Rachel Ray once said that there are three ingredients you can always use in fall recipes: APB. Apples, pumpkin and beer! So when decorating why not use APB, apples, pumpkin and burlap?
One thing she doesn’t mention is that most, if not all, of these items can be purchased at the dollar store, which makes it even better!
DIY Grapevine Wreath
via crafts unleashed
I love a grapevine wreath! I know I said I love burlap and I do, but to me grapevine feels and looks so fall. This wreath is just absolutely gorgeous!
I love how she added the burlap, it softens the look and it gives it that “I LOVE FALL SO MUCH THAT I’M ALMOST CRAZY ABOUT IT” look.
DIY Wicker and Fabric Wreath
via uncommon designs
I am not a felt person. I’m a real human being. Just kidding.
I love the look of felt details but I have never used it any any of my own craft projects. I added this wreath because I know that not everyone is a burlap or grapevine person either. This wreath is so cute and simple. I think it would be great for kids to make as well. Unless your kid is allergic to felt, in which case, it would be a terrible project.
DIY Fall Paper Wreath
via polka dot chair
This wreath is too freaking cute! I like to decorate everything, for every holiday, and that includes my desk at work! I think this would be so cute in an office!
This is another great wreath that kids can help with. It’s very inexpensive to make and would be the cutest gift! And it made me think of something else: if you made these smaller, like say the size of the bottom of a plastic cup, you could add names to one leaf or attach something in the middle as place cards for thanksgiving. Your welcome.
DIY Fall Corn Husk Wreath
This corn husk bow wreath brings a lot of color to the table, and it’s relatively easy to make. If you don’t like the rustic look of burlap or grapevine, this is a great alternative that looks a little cleaner and brighter but still carries that essential fall styling.
Shabby Chic Fall Wreath
This wreath is one of my top favorites. The blogger promises that it is easy to make, but I think compared to the others on our list, it is probably one of the most difficult, only because it requires cutting and drilling.
That said, it looks like it is worth the effort! It is absolutely gorgeous! I love decorating with wood, and I love the natural look.
Pussy Willow Wreath
Believe me when I say that it’s not every day I get to type “pussy willow wreath” on my laptop. But today is one of those days.
This wreath is so beautiful! Sometimes burlap can look a little country, which I love, but not everyone else does. I feel like a wreath like this is more versatile.
I could see this on the front door of a farmhouse or the front door of my mom’s beach front condo. It is not too flashy but feels very inviting. Perfect for fall.
DIY Monogram Fall Wreath
Monogram wreaths seem to be all the rage these days, but this one puts a great twist by making it seasonal. So although the letter is there, it doesn’t take all the focus of the wreath, which I like.
Last Christmas I made wreaths for everyone in my family and added the first letter of their last name, which made it feel so special! I love how they added detail to the letter in this wreath. It really makes it pop!
Fall Berry Stem Wreath
This wreath is similar to the pussy willow wreath but with a pop of color. I love all of the colors of fall, and this one really brings it all together in a way that’s warm and bright.
This is a super simple and creative way to add those beautiful fall colors into your home!
Fall Acorn Wreath
There’s beauty in simplicity, and that’s where this acorn wreath shines. It doesn’t literally shine, because acorn shells are typically hard and matte and don’t reflect much light, but that’s more of a figure of speech to say that it stands out but without being too over the top.
The best part of the acorn wreath? Once you’re done with it, time to crack those puppies open!
Pinecone Fall Wreath
Last year I made pinecone wreaths with my students, using the outer ring of a paper plate as the base. But this pinecone wreath blows mine out of the water! It is gorgeous!
At the school, we did a fun project: we walked the playground and my students picked the pinecones themselves. I took them home and washed them so there were no bugs, but you could also just buy them at any craft store.
DIY Halloween Wreath
Okay so I know this is a fall wreath collection, but Halloween happens to be in fall and this wreath is too cute not to add.
I love how simple it is to make and how cute it is, and it’s perfect for the few weeks in October that are really Halloween heavy. I have made a halloween wreath before that I added so much detail to but this wreath is proof that sometimes less is more. I think I might have to steal this one for my own house this year!
Scary Edgar Allen Poe Lookin Wreath
via shelly hickox
Since I already had one Halloween wreath, I figured why not add one more! Especially one as gorgeous as this.
I love to shop at the big fancy stores but I also love to get a good deal, even if that deal is buying the materials for half the cost and making a knock-off version myself. This wreath is the perfect spooky addition to add to your door to welcome trick or treaters this Halloween at a fraction of the price you would have spent at the store!
My Own Floral Grapevine Wreath
This is one of my own wreaths that I made last fall, and although it’s not super fall-looking like the others, I like it because it brings the subtle touches of fall and the seasons into the look.
It was easy to make and I created the arrangement using a handful of flowers and materials I had around. Like I mentioned, I love working with grapevine and this wreath turned out really nice. It can also work as a year-round wreath if it matches your home decor.
Time to Make Your Fall Wreath!
We didn’t cover everything, but we got some burlap, grapevine, pinecones, acorns and apples. Tell us what we’re missing or what you’re making this fall season!