Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Fall wreath

Ok I know that I already said this but I seriously am so exited that it is almost fall. Only 3 more days! We are already noticing changes in our night time weather. Love it!!  Oh and I made the first soup of the season last night. Lentil soup. So good! I am totally dying to get out our Halloween decorations and I am pretty sure I will start decorating next Friday.  Halloween is such a big holiday for us. Sometimes we plan a year in advance what we are going to dress up as.Yea we are that serious about it!
   So I needed to create a fall wreath for this season. I had one last year made out of corn husks but wasn't completely happy with how it turned out. I really have been thinking about this all year. Trying to come up with a fall wreath that I would love. It took a wreath that I already had in my living room to inspire it!




The leaves were cut out of construction paper. I used about 6-8 papers for each color. I also folded the paper in thirds and got 6 leaves out of one sheet. I than folded each leaf.


    I than hot glued the leaves horizontally and stacked the leaves counter clock wise.


     The twig wreath was the best form to use so that I could thread the fabric through the twigs to hang the wreath.






     My original inspiration. This book page wreath in my living room.


  Total random but one day I will have a real mantel!
                                                                     
                                                                          



18 comments:

  1. Beautiful, I love it! Bring on fall!

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  2. Yes! I'm anxiously awaiting fall too and what better way to greet it than with this cool wreath hanging on your door. Cute tutorial!

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  3. I love how your materials that you used are really simple, but the wreath truly looks pretty amazing!!! Yes, and I'm completely with you, bring on Fall and Halloween...woohoo:)

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  4. I love it C. You always have the best wreaths!

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  5. I love this wreath! It looks fantastic. I would love for you to share on my weekly Linky Party Blog Stalking Thursday. http://www.thecraftyblogstalker.com/2012/09/blog-stalking-thursday-59.html Thanks again for sharing!

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  6. SO cute! I was thinking about making a fall wreath this weekend. I've done a Christmas one and a spring one so naturally I need a fall wreath.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  7. What a fantastic pop of color!! I love both of them, very pretty!!

    -Fotini { http://glamorousbride.blogspot.com }

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  8. I can see this translated into a myriad of colors! My fall colors this year are gray and yellow-hmm, I may be making another wreath soon...

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  9. Love your wreath! I think I will have to try the one made from pages out of a book! Thanks for visiting my blog, yours is great and have enjoyed reading several of your posts.

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  10. I too am so ready for fall!! and I LOVE your wreath! it's beautiful!!

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  11. That looks so cool! I love the colors.

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  12. So pretty! Can't believe you came up with that using construction paper!! I love the fall colors and the original that inspired you!

    -Jessi
    haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  13. Great job! I love both wreaths! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party!

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  14. Such a cool and incredibly easy looking project. I will have to try this for the holidays.

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  15. This is awesome! I love the idea of a book page wreath!

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  16. Wow! Great idea, I want make this one for my house. by banindy

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