Decorate your front door with this easy DIY fall wreath! In less than thirty minutes (and with one special supply) you can transform a plain, inexpensive grapevine wreath into a pretty decoration to welcome guests.
I’m sort of known as the “wreath lady” around here, and it’s probably because wreaths are easy and fast crafts that you can make while your kids watch the latest episode of Mickey and the Roadster Racers.
For our front door this year, I wanted something simple and a little rustic, so I chose a grapevine wreath as the starting point. Here’s how you can decorate your own fall wreath to spruce up your entryway.
Easy DIY Fall Wreath Supplies
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These are the basic supplies that I used to make my fall wreath. I mixed things up a little by choosing an oval wreath instead of a traditional round one, and love the unique look!
- Oval grapevine wreath
- Acorn floral picks or stems
- Fall berry garland
- Faux fall leaves
- Gold Rub n’ Buff
- Birch wood slices
- Hot glue gun
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How to Add Subtle Sparkle to Your DIY Fall Wreath
A brown grapevine wreath with plain brown acorns is a little too rustic for me, so I set out to add some subtle bling. Who cares if gold acorns don’t exist in nature?
Here’s how to add the golden touch to your wreath decorations.
Step 1: Gather supplies and prep your space.
Gold leaf Rub n’ Buff is the secret ingredient for adding a hint of shimmer to pretty much anything. Grab a tube, then cover your work surface with a paper towel or a sheet of wax paper.
Step 1: Rub. And buff.
Squeeze a tiny amount of Rub n’ Buff on your finger and gently rub it over the acorn. I painted the acorn’s main body, but you could do the caps as well for even more bling. For a little extra shine, buff the acorn after the Rub n’ Buff is dry to the touch.
Try taking a similar approach with your faux leaves! My leaves were sparkly already so I just added a touch of Rub n’ Buff to the edges of each leave. Be careful: You only need a teensy-weensy amount of the stuff, otherwise, it will look clumpy.
Step 2: Add wreath accessories.
After wrapping the wreath with faux berry garland, use your hot glue gun to attach the leaves to the wreath.
Once the leaves were in place, I realized the wreath needed a little extra touch, so I attached a small birch slice to the wreath with a generous dab of hot glue.
A Rustic Fall Wreath for Your Front Door
The wood slice adds the perfect finishing touch to this easy DIY fall wreath! All in all, it will take you less than 30 minutes to complete.
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