Wreath Makeover

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The wreath I have had on my front door needed an update for the Autumn season. And what better way to Welcome your guests and the new season with a pretty wreath on your door!


So, I took it down and removed all the floral from this grapevine wreath and started with a fresh wreath base.


I added a length of the leaf garland I picked up at a thrift store. I didn’t want to cover the whole wreath, just the bottom and sides.


I had also picked up this package of Fall color berry garland at a thrift store for .60 cents.

When I knew I wanted to make a Fall wreath, I went to the thrift store first to look for Fall floral items. Afterward I went to DT to get items to fill in. IMG_4373 IMG_4393

A stop at DT to pick up a few stems of Fall flowers to tuck here and there.

IMG_4374I didn’t end up using all my Fall lovelies. About 1/3 of the DT flowers was enough. Reusing the wreath and using other things on hand, this wreath ended up costing me about $4.75. I can live with that.

IMG_4396 I don’t glue my floral, I wire it in so that it can be deconstructed later if I so desire. I like to be able to reuse things.


I scrounged through my stash of clearance and or thrifted ribbon. I decided to use two wired ribbons, one solid color and a patterned ribbon.


A little tucking in here and a little tucking in there.




The rich colors of Fall just make me smile!

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  1. I'm not so good at arranging flowers of any kind. You did a good job!

  2. Love the updated wreath! Of course the fall colors are just amazing right now! Pretty ribbon! Hugs, Linda

  3. I love this!!! The colors are so vibrant and cheery...screams FALL!!!Beautifully done!

  4. Most wreathes I see leave me feeling kinda eh. This? This is beautiful and perfectly done. You are amazing!

  5. Your wreath is so pretty. You found some great fall "ingredients" at the thrift store!

  6. It looks great Diann! Love the berries and pretty bow-enjoy:@)

  7. Beautiful, and such a bargain, too! I love doing thrifty re-do's like this--makes me want to get my fall wreath out and tweak it a little.

  8. Great job on the wreath and it didn't break the bank. I love to hang wreaths for all seasons on our front door. Susan

  9. I love fall - your wreathe welcomes it in with beauty!

  10. Hello Diann,
    What a beautiful wreath makeover...love how we can just pull out the old and put in the new. sounds like you shop where I shop:)


  11. Your wreath looks lovely--and I don't think anyone could beat that price! You must have an excellent thrift store!


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