Today was one of those days where you want to curl up with a blanket, a glass of wine and a good book or magazine. Fall is starting to settle in. The air is getting cooler, and outdoor activities are starting to slow down. Something about the weather makes me feel very inspired and creative too.
One of my favorite hobbies/crafts is wreath making. I love making them for all seasons because they are so easy and fun to make.
Since I had a little creative energy to burn left over from yesterday’s decorating frenzy, I decided to do a quick flip to my current fall wreath. (I like to decorate for Fall in early to mid-September, then switch to Halloween for the month of October. I then switch back to Fall/Thanksgiving decor for the month of November.) I have it down to a science, I tell ya!
She’s a beaut, isn’t she? And it was so easy to make. I bought a grapevine wreath at Michaels for about $5.99 (bonus points if you have a 50% off coupon!) and spray painted it a beautiful autumn orange. I added a layer of gold glitter spray paint for a glitzy finish. After it dried, I stuffed it full of some faux leaves, which also got a dose of gold glitter. You can never have too much glitter! Ok, well maybe you can. Last, but not least, I added a half craft pumpkin which I painted with the word “fall”. I just tucked it in there so it kind of rests on the wreath.
So easy! And the kicker? I didn’t use any glue! Don’t get me wrong, I love my glue gun. But because I didn’t use any sticky stuff, I was able to do a quick “flip” to turn it into this:
Same wreath, two different looks!
And though I could have probably perfected this with a little help from my glue gun, I’m still pretty happy with how it turned out.
Now I need to think of a way to make it into a Thanksgiving wreath come November 1.
The possibilities are endless!