Make This for Your Fall Front Door!

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October is here and it is time for me to get my fall decorating done! It is now or never! I really wanted to do something a little different around my front door this year. I wanted something full and lush to welcome guests to my home this fall. You can see more of my crafts and creations here.

I started with 3 pieces of styrofoam that are about 2 inches deep by about 2 inches wide and almost thirty six inches long.  

After cutting my 3 strips of styrofoam, I needed to attach a hook to the top of 2 of the pieces and one to the middle of one of the strips. I need to make sure my hooks are secure, so I took half of a pipe cleaner and coiled it as shown above.  

I bent a wire in half and pushed both ends through my coil (this will keep the wire from cutting through the foam).  

On the back side of my foam I used a button method to keep the wire from cutting through the foam. After pulling the wire through the button I twisted the two ends into a circle to use to hang my foam from a Command hook. 

Here is how my two pieces of styrofoam look hanging on each side of my front door.  

Now it is time for the fun! I just started adding my fall leaves and flowers sticking them into my foam. I kept the flowers and leaves coming out of the front of my foam. 

To keep my decorations narrow alongside my front door, I simply used low temperature hot glue and a package of Dollar Tree fall leaves to hide the edges of the styrofoam.  

I repeated this process for each side of the front door and then for the third piece of foam for over the top of my front door. This is so full, much more so than the usual garland! I am ready to greet guests from now until Thanksgiving! I would love to have you stop by my blog,   Celebrate & Decorate for the full tutorial as well as sign up for my latest creations, posts, recipes, exclusives, and more...

DIY fall door decor

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  • Lori Lori on Aug 11, 2022

    I never have luck with command hooks holding I can put them with very light thing and they don’t hold. What is your trick

  • Ladybugg Ladybugg on Aug 11, 2022

    HI, You never showed where the button came from and how you attached wire to command hook???

  • Lainnie Cashman Lainnie Cashman on Aug 11, 2023

    Where do purchase 36 inch long styrofoam? I looked on Amazon and I don't seem to be able to find it

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