How To Create An Autumn / Fall Wreath: A Step By Step Process


Want to create your own autumn or fall wreath from scratch? Whether you're feeling creative, or just want to save some money, I will show you a step by step process on how to create your own autumn or fall wreath from scratch. I will document each step in the process, and if you follow along, you'll be able to create a beautiful autumn wreath, just like I did.

Before you get started, however, I need you to double check you have the correct tools for the job. Click here for a brief introduction to the aspiring floral arranger's "must have" tools.

Next, let's take a look at what we'll need for this wreath. Let's start with an assortment of fall leaves. As you see here, I chose an assortment of red maple leaves, but you can use whatever you like. You'll need between 40-50 of these...



red maple leaves

You'll also need a 18" grapevine wreath (with jute twine wrapped around it)...

wreath ring


Several stems of sage green flowers (approximately 7-8) similar to this one...

Sage green flowers


Several stems (about a dozen) of burgundy sunflowers...

burgandy sunflowers


And you'll need a half-dozen or so pre-made apple picks that have fall leaves and berries included on them...

apples


Just so you know what you're working towards, here's a couple of pictures of the final creation...

Completed Autumn Wreath



And, if you're wondering where to source the raw materials for this wreath, Michael's, the popular arts and crafts store, is a great spot. Believe or not, I've encountered good prices and a decent selection at my local Wal-Mart on occasion.

All right, are you ready to get started? Let's get to work building a beautiful autumn wreath...

Click here to get started building your own autumn wreath!