August has arrived and kids have gone back to school. If you are like me, shopping for school supplies is kind of the first sign that fall is on the horizon. As autumn approaches it is clearly time to take down my bright and colorful 4th of July wreath and trade it out for a beautiful fall wreath. One of the greatest things about this wreath is that the stems I purchased are scented as well. It is such a great way to come home because it evokes multiple senses at the same time. Feel free to watch the complete DIY video below for step by step instructions on how to create this beautiful autumn wreath.
- Grapevine Wreath Form
- 1 Package of Scented Eucalyptus Vase Filler
- 1 Spool Wire Edged Ribbon
Open your package of vase filler and separate the various elements. Use the element that you have the most of and use it as your background foliage. Clip stems to the length that you need and insert the ends right into the natural spaces of the grapevine wreath. I made mine symmetrical with an opening on the bottom center for a bow.
Repeat step one with the next most abundant foliage in your set. You do not have to use every stem you have as long as the wreath is nice and full.
Continue until all of your branches and elements have been placed on the wreath form. Once you are happy with placement, pull out your spool of wire edged ribbon and make your multi-looped bow. If you want step-by-step instructions on how to make a bow check out our wire edged ribbon bow tutorial on You Tube.
Attach your bow to the wreath and make any final adjustments to the various elements on your wreath. When you are happy with the wreath go ahead and hang it on your door and enjoy!
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