Fabulous Fall Wreath

By  Kathleen George  for  The Dow Chemical Co.

  • Fabulous Fall Wreath


  • 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


  • 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
  • 1. Paint wreath brown.
  • 2. Punch approximately 100 to 125 leaves from lightweight papers.
  • 3. Glue leaves onto wreath base, overlapping and layering colors as shown.
  • 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.
  • 5. Tie ribbon bow and glue to center bottom of wreath.
  • 6. For hanger, make small ribbon loop and glue to top back of wreath.