Thursday, October 10, 2013

#TBCCrafters Thrilling Thursday Craft - Fall Mini Wreath Swag

Check it Out!  I am really in the fall mood these days and ever since my trip to the dollar store, I have been inspired to create another fall arrangement, but this one is for the wall!  I had some great dollar items and some of those fall leaves left over so I used these supplies on some mini wreaths that I picked up at a yard sale last weekend.  I bought 6 of these vine wreaths and they had some hodge-podge Christmas decorations on them so I stripped them clean and used 3 of them.

  • 3 mini vine wreaths
  • fall leaves
  • ribbon
  • felt pumpkins
  • letter stickers
  • wooden fence pieces
  • glitter pumpkin sticks
  • bread tie
  • hot glue
  • mod podge

Here is how I made my swag:
Step 1:  Make a bow with the ribbon leaving a long tail and attach it to one of the wreaths, just under the bow, where your tail hangs down.  Since your working in this area anyway, now is a good time to attach a hanger. I use left over bread ties to make my hangers, they are free, easy to use and always around!  Just make a loop and hot glue it to the center of the back of your ribbon. 
Step 2:  Stretch your ribbon so that it lies straight down the wreath and hot glue it to the base of the wreath.  I ran a bead of glue over the back of the ribbon where it is attached to my wreath to give it more strength.
Step 3:  Attach the other two wreaths, pretty much the same way.  I added the beads of glue to the backs and gave them plenty of time to dry and set.  
Step 4:  Trim the ribbon tail.  I fold my ribbon in half and cut on an angle to get an even cut.
Step 5:  Add embellishments.  I laid out where my felt pieces would go and then glued them down, adding leaves to fill in any gaps and/or holes.  
Step 6:  I added my letter stickers to my fence pieces and because I want them to stay, I added a few coats of mod podge over top of them to secure them from peeling off.  I then glued them on top of the felt pumpkins and added those pumpkin picks.  I just cut off the sticks.
One of the things I really like about creating an arrangement like this is that there is no right or wrong and it's totally up to your taste how you make it!  I really love how mine turned out!


  1. Hi, I love this fall sign that you made! It is really adorable. You did a great job making this. I saw it on thrilling thursday!
    Julie from

  2. This is absolutely adorable! Welcome Fall!

  3. That's amazing!! You always see just one, but having them together is priceless!! Love it!! Pinned & Tweeted!

  4. This is gorgeous. I would love this on my front door.

  5. I'm completely in love with your vision, your fall crafts are so beautiful and your so innovative! You've got a great eye! Very beautiful swag!


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