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Friday, September 12, 2014

DIY Bright Fall Yarn Wreath

I felt like getting a little crafty last weekend, and wreaths are usually my go-to project. I have been using the same leaf wreath for a few years, and wanted to switch things up a bit this fall. I found this yellow yarn wreath online that I thought looked really pretty against a black door (yes, my blue door has been painted black!), so I thought I would try to create something bright and fresh for fall.



I chose the yellow to pop off the black door (and we are partial to a black/gold college football team:), and jewel tones to add some depth and color. I cut little leaf shapes out of felt (free hand), placed them where I wanted them, and then hot glued them in place to the wreath.


The yarn wreath is super simple, but takes a patience! Simply start wrapping your yarn all the way around the wreath (mine is an 18") and secure the end with a dab of hot glue. I think the texture of the yarn adds a nice fall touch.


Total cost for the wreath came in right at $10, after purchasing the straw wreath, the yarn, and the felt pieces (and using a Hobby Lobby coupon).


I like that it feels a little like late summer and early fall all rolled into one. The pillows on my rockers are also jewel tones and it ties in well. I have yet to purchase any fall flowers, so once that is done, I will show you the full porch!


Have you started decorating for fall? Record breaking low temps for us in KC this weekend! If you need me, I can be found on the soccer fields this weekend…2 kids & 5 games!! Have a great weekend! xoxo

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8 comments :

  1. This is super cute, I always have yarn around ;)

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  2. Visiting from Skip to my Lou link up.

    Love the fun bright colors! So fun to use something that isn't your typical 'fall colors'

    :) Liberti
    www.loaly.com

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    1. Thanks Liberty! It's fun to switch it up from the traditional!

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  3. I love this! So bright and cheerful, yet perfect for fall (and for spring)! Great job!

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  4. Love the colors on this! Love bright colors in the Fall. Thanks for sharing with us at The Makers. :)

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