Make a Beautiful Fall Wreath Using Fresh Flowers

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Making a fresh flower wreath is easy, especially when nature provides us with such beautiful colors and blooms. These gorgeous wreaths are perfect for home decor during the fall season, so now's the time to take advantage of your garden's fresh picks or to make a visit to your local farmer's market or flower mart.

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Things You'll Need

  • Grape vine wreath form
  • Various flowers
  • Vine such as grape vine 
  • Floral wire
  • Scissors or garden shears
  • Jute twine 

Gather your flowers and snip the stem, leaving approximately 5 inches

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Wrap vine or natural greenery of your choice around the wreath form.

 
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Continue doing this all around the wreath and secure the ends with floral wire.

 
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To attach the flowers, wrap a piece of floral wire around the stem ensuring you leave excess wire.

 
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Wrap excess wire around the wreath and twist the ends of the wire to secure it.

 
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Continue doing this around the wreath, spacing your flowers accordingly to ensure there is uniformity throughout.

 
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Attach next color flower as desired.

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Make groupings of three for more interest and visual symmetry.

 
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Attach a piece of jute twine around the wreath and form a loop to hang.

 
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About the Author

Lucy Akins is an artist/photographer/blogger living in Toronto, Ontario. Her blog, Craftberry Bush, has blossomed into a business, having gained domestic and international recognition. Her work has been published in several magazines, including: Cottages and Bungalows, American Farmlife Style, National Geographic Kids, Artful Blogger, Somerset Life, and most recently graced the cover of Somerset Home.