The easiest wheat wreath DIY project. I couldn't believe how simple and inexpensive this fall or Thanksgiving wreath turned out. It was a subtle touch to my door and fit in nicely with my fall front porch decor.
Before we jump into the details on making this wheat wreath DIY I want to share what inspired this project. This year I didn't want to spend a lot of money. I was looking for a homemade natural kind of design.
This fall wreath DIY fits the bill. It was cheap and natural because the wheat is dried. You can also change out the wheat for other dried flowers or plants to make a wreath that lasts all year long.
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Wheat Wreath DIY
Before we begin let's gather some supplies.
- Dried wheat bundle
- Gold metal ring 14″
- Light cream satin ribbon 1 1/2″ wide
- Scissors or wire cutters
Fall Wreath DIY
Let's begin by laying the metal ring and a bundle of three or four pieces of wheat on your table.
This is what it will look like. You should have one small bundle of wheat sitting on top of the gold ring between 6 and 9 o'clock with the top of the bundle around 9 o'clock.
Next, use a piece of the cut wheat to measure from the center bottom of the ring to the bundle of wheat you just added. Then measure over on the other side and this is where you will apply the next dried wheat bundle.
See how easy this is moving along?
Keep adding bundles of wheat layering on top of each other but moving towards the center bottom as you go. And trim off any excess dried wheat stems.
This is what your wreath will look like after you have applied all the wheat bundles. You will leave a space at the bottom for the ribbon.
Now you are ready for a ribbon.
Now add some decorations in your entryway to complement your autumn wreath. Or decorate your porch with these fall front porch decorating ideas on a budget.
Not everything is cheap when you make it homemade but this wreath was well worth it. The white farmhouse bench on the porch is homemade too. It is a simple DIY bench that you can make in a matter of hours once you have all the supplies.
Here are a few more photos of the wreath.
I hope you have found this helpful and I cannot wait to hear what dried greenery or flowers you choose to make this wreath.
Don't forget to add you holiday decorations. It is as simple as adding a basket filled with mums, leaves from your yard and pumpkins.
Oh and I almost forgot. If you are wondering how I hung this wreath I have a tutorial on how to hang a wreath with ribbon.
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