It’s October, and definitely time to haul out the fall decorations and wreaths. Who says wreaths have to be round? I love the oblong shapes, such as…
I got the idea for this on a blog. The instructions said to use a foam form. I didn’t want to do that because:
- They’re expensive!
- They’re light-weight and fly around when the door is opened
- I had another idea!
I had an old ugly brown frame in the basement that wasn’t being used, so I chose to use it instead. The weight was perfect for hanging on the door, it was the right shape and it cost me nothing! I found silk fall leaf garlands on clearance at Michael’s this week for $1.99, and this wreath took 1 1/4 garlands. I simply hot glued the leaves in random positions around the frame:
It took me about 30 minutes to make this. If you don’t have a picture frame already, check the Goodwill store or the dollar store. Buy an ugly picture and pop the picture out of the frame!