Loving Life after 50

Mantle Wreath for Fall

Tis that time of year again, a change of season means a required change in wreaths.  I have a wreath hanging over my fireplace and with a quick slight of hand and the assistance of some decomesh, maybe some burlap and a few other odds and ends it changes each season.

For this fall I decided to leave the burlap and cream decomesh.

Step one is to add some orange decomesh.  I find it best to follow a pattern of alternating loops.

adding the orange so that it overlaps with the burlap.

I am keeping this one simple, burlap, cream and orange, add a few paper flowers in cream and sage

I created a Fall Banner using spare burlap (with chevron stripes)
glued triangle chalkboard banners
printed FALL

and there ya have it, summer into fall in three easy steps.

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  • Okay this might be a dumb question – but how do you get the ribbon and burlap to lay on the wreath like that?

    • you bunch it and use the stems to tie it. Both the burlap and the decomesh are firm enoun they hold their shape.

  • what an adorable wreath.

  • Oh I love your wreath! What great ideas. Thanks for sharing it. I would love you to come over and link at the Fabulous Fall linky party! My party runs all month long. You can link as many posts as you want. A new linky starts every week! I am following you!
    http://myjourneyback-thejourneyback.blogspot.com/2014/10/fabulous-fall-linky-party.html

  • I love your wreath. Thanks for linking at the Fabulous Fall Party. The Fall party goes till the end of the month. Come back and link any Fall posts! November will feature Thanksgiving!
    Have a wonderful Sunday,
    Sherry

  • Thanks for linking. My Fall party goes till the end of the month. Come by anytime.
    Thanksgiving starts on Nov. 1. Have a great week.

  • Lovely autumn colours, textures and bunting in your fall wreath!

    Happy Tuesday!

    Poppy

  • Thanks for sharing this at my last Fabulous Friday Party, the wreath came out beautiful. Stop by this friday for another party thanks Maria