Fall Wreath with Pumpkins
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Fall Wreath with Pumpkins

Fall is in the air and it's time to decorate for the season. Create this simple but attractive wreath for your home. Make several and give as gifts!

Designed by Craft Marketing Connections

Craft Time: Under 30 mins
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Forster® Jumbo Woodsies® Circles, XXL (2 ½-inch), 1
  • Forster® Jumbo Woodsies® Circles, XL (2-inch), 2
  • Forster® Hand Drill
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint, Light Cinnamon
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint, Moon Yellow
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint, Tangelo Orange
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint, Leaf Green
  • DecoArt® Weathered Wood® Crackling Medium
  • Grape Vine Wreath, 8-inch diameter, 1
  • Ribbon, 1/8-inch wide, Brown with Black Squares, 6-inch length
  • Ribbon, 1/8-inch wide, Yellow/Orange, 6-inch length
  • Ribbon, 1/8-inch wide, Green with White Stitching, 6-inch length
  • Die Cut Fall Leaves, 7
  • Adhesive Tech™ Low-Temp Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Loew-Cornell® White Nylon, Series 797-F, Flat Stain Paintbrush, Size 2
  • Loew-Cornell® White Nylon, Series 797-F, Flat Stain Paintbrush, Size 6
  • Zig® Memory System® Millennium™ Marker, Black Permanent
  • Black Ink Pad
  • Make-up Sponge
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Drill a hole ¼-inch from edge in each Woodsie® circle.


Step: 2

Paint circles Light Cinnamon. Let dry. Paint circles with crackling medium and allow to dry following manufacturer's instructions. Paint circles Moon Yellow. Let dry.


Step: 3

Refer to photo and paint pumpkins and leaves on circles. Let dry. Use marker to draw stems, tendrils, and outline pumpkins and leaves.


Step: 4

To attach ribbons to circles, fold ribbon in half and place folded end of ribbon through hole on circle. Pull folded end through approximately ½-inch and then place cut ends of ribbon through folded loop. Tug on ribbon ends to snug knot up against circle.


Step: 5

For dimension, crinkle leaves into a ball and then flatten slightly. Dab sponge onto ink pad and apply to high areas on leaves.


Step: 6

Refer to photo and glue leaves and pumpkin circles to wreath.


Tips

For ease in placing ribbon through hole in circle, cut a 4-inch length of fine wire and fold wire in half. Place center of ribbon length into folded end of wire. Thread cut ends of wire through hole--similar to using a needle and thread.