Easy DIY Mini Fall Wreath

I always look for subtle ways to decorate and use colors while trying to avoid an overwhelming and loud effect. I like home decor that isn’t screaming at me and making me feel uncomfortable. Therefore, I made this simple mini Fall wreath for my front entrance.


For this project, I used a small wreath I initially made in the summer  while I was gardening and removing unwanted plants and stems that had grown too tall among others. I noticed multiple flexible stems and I saved them for this project. Here is how it looked (photo below) in the same position where I have the Fall wreath hanging right now. 


So where did the leaf garland come from?

Walmart! 

This is not the exact one I used. But it’s close enough.
I stumbled upon it on a faithful weekend grocery run to Walmart and bought it for $2.50. 

Later on that day, I simply wrapped the garland around the wreath and secured it with a piece of floral wire.

At this point, I realized that the left side was fuller than the right. So to remedy the problem, I clipped off some leaves with a pair of scissors and used hot glue to position the leaves to form a balanced round look. And tada! My new wreath was born!


 

Want to make a bigger wreath?

Buy a wreath ring from any craft store such as Michaels, AC Moore or at Walmart and wrap multiple garlands around it for a full and bold effect.

 

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Hi, Hello, Hey there! It's Abi, the author of lovingthesimplethings.com. I am a mother of three and wife of one. I fancy myself in creating, photography and abstract painting. I am an introverted extrovert and love spending time with my boys, all four of them. I started Lovingthesimplethings blog as a platform to share my ideas and creativity. I am definitely a creative do-er, with all kinds of ideas running through my mind at any given time. If you love DIY, home décor, food, and healthy lifestyle tips, you’ll feel right at home here. Welcome!

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