Fabulous Fall Wreath

Materials

  • STYROFOAM Brand Foam* Half Round Wreath (Dow), 12”
  • Brown acrylic paint
  • Lightweight papers: metallics; warm natural colors of choice
  • Coordinating metallic wired ribbon, 1-3/8”-wide

Tools

  • Marvy Jumbo Textured Leaf Paper Punch (Uchida)
  • Low-temperature hot melt glue
  • Straight pins
  • *STYROFOAM is a registered trademark of The Dow Chemical Co.

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • Paint wreath brown.

STEP 2

  • Punch approximately 100 to 125 leaves from lightweight papers.

STEP 3

  • Glue leaves onto wreath base, overlapping and layering colors as shown.

STEP 4

  • Draw some leaves over edge of a straight edge (right side up) for a slightly curled shape. This gives leaves interest and helps them fit together better.

STEP 5

  • Tie ribbon bow and glue to center bottom of wreath.

STEP 6

  • For hanger, make small ribbon loop and glue to top back of wreath.
by Kathleen George for The Dow Chemical Co.
Fabulous Fall Wreath
Fabulous Fall Wreath