It's almost autumn, and you probably can't wait for it to begin. Chilly fall evenings are the perfect time to put on a cozy sweater, make a cup of hot tea and retreat indoors to do some crafting.
The colors of the autumn leaves are endlessly inspiring, and it's possible to fill your house with marvelous fall decorations no matter what your budget might be. Welcome the season into your home by making one of these gorgeous, inexpensive wreaths.
Barbed wire wreath
When it comes to adding a decorative wreath to the wall, barbed wire may not be the first material that comes to mind for creating the perfect accent piece. While this material is often viewed as difficult to handle, a barbed wire wreath is very possible to make with the right tools and a little time. Options to add decorative floral stems to the arrangement make for a texturized final product that combines the best of dramatic edges and petal-soft lines. Get the full tutorial here.
Dollar store leaf wreath
Believe it or not, everything used to make this beautiful wreath was purchased from the dollar store. It takes a bit of time to trim and glue the leaves, but the results are well worth it. Get the full tutorial here.
Orange wreath with Styrofoam balls
Add some Florida warmth to any room in the house with this realistic and bright wreath featuring Styrofoam balls painted to look like oranges. Hang this simple wreath on a wall in the living room, hallway, foyer or kitchen. Get the full tutorial here.
Simple wheat wreath
If your decoration style tends to be more on the neutral side, this natural-looking wheat wreath is the way to go. You could easily customize the inner flags to say anything you'd like. Get the full tutorial here.
Pine cone wreath
Hang a wreath anywhere in a room for a colorful conversation piece. Add leaves for a fall wreath or pastel flower blooms for a spring decoration. When Halloween comes around, paint the pine-cone ends bright green or orange and hang small plastic spiders in lieu of berries. Get the full tutorial here.
Grapevine wreath with felt rosettes
Flowers are usually found on springtime and summer decorations, but this colorful fall wreath proves you don't have to limit fall decorations to leaves and pumpkins. The felt rosettes are much easier to make than they look. Get the full tutorial here.
Monogrammed burlap rosette wreath
This beautiful monogrammed wreath is the perfect blend of modern and rustic. Get the full tutorial here.
Mini pumpkins are just size for myriad crafts, including a wreath with autumnal colors. Add a few fake fall leaves, and this project will bring the season right to your door. Get the full tutorial here.
Log slice wreath
A wreath made from wood slices is a nice way to accentuate the decor of a rustic home, especially for autumn. Hobby shops and craft stores have various sizes of slices available, but you also can use slices cut from fallen branches. Just make sure they are free of insects before you bring them into the home. Get the full tutorial here.
Simple burlap wreath
You can't get simpler and more cost effective than this burlap wreath. This wreath instantly adds fall vibes to the door of your house!