Fall Pumpkin Wreath W Dollar Store Items

$7
1 Hour
Medium

Today I'm sharing my new Fall Wreath I made with Dollar Store items for under $7. I'm not kidding. I made one last year but wanted to make something new, out of the box and different from what I've seen out there and of course "On a budget" too.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
I made one last year but wanted to make something new, out of the box and different from what I've seen out there and of course "On a budget" too.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
I love the way it turned out and my neighbors and friends can see it from the street too.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
I bought these 4 Styrofoam floral wreaths and these 2 orange foam pumpkins at the Dollar Store and knew I had some fun scrap fabric, paint and burlap in my stash I could use.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
I painted the orange pumpkins white and it took about 3 coats of craft paint. I even mixed a little ivory into the white. When I was done I dry brushed a little tan in the crevices so it gave them the aged look. Then I put them on a cutting board and cut them with a serrated knife.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
Then I pulled out this pretty Ralph Lauren Charlotte fabric out of my stash and cut 2 strips and began wrapping them around the wreaths and using a dab of hot glue here and there.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
Then I hot glued the wreaths together.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
I then drew free hand on lined paper the letters F A L L in pencil and cut them out.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
I then traced them onto the pumpkins and began painting them with chocolate brown.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
Once the pumpkins were dry I hot glued them onto the wreaths.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
I cut strips of burlap and made them into a great bow. I then cut some very small pieces of the garland to add in behind my bow.
fall pumpkin wreath w dollar store items, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, wreaths
There's my new Fall Pumpkin wreath on budget = total cost to me under $7 because I had the fabric and the burlap. This wreath is part of the Link Party post so come on over to the blog for over 400 more great ideas to look at too. Colors Wreath. Please come on over to the blog as I always have a lot more to share there and you can see last years front porch and wreath too!!!
Thank you so much for stopping by and have a great day, Lisa

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3 of 8 questions
  • Sandy Adams
    on Sep 8, 2016

    What did you put on the backing? Did you use ribbon? Also what did you use to hang it

    • Delta Kuhn
      on Sep 2, 2017

      I bet you could use a nice coordinating fabric to use to make a hanger type loop. backing would most likely be the fabric she covered the wreaths with.

  • Karen K
    on Sep 29, 2016

    How much material did it take to make the wreaths?

  • Robin Margliano
    on Aug 24, 2017

    What size are the pumpkins and wreaths please? Thanks!

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  • Monica Shaw
    on Sep 14, 2018

    I love the dollar store for a lot of my crafting supplies. Love your pumpkin wreath. Think I’ll be making one of my own. Thanks for sharing.

  • Barbara Harvey
    on Oct 1, 2018

    Believe I will try this project but make a Christmas wreath. It would be great if we could change the center of the wreath for the season's

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