Fall is my favourite season. I love the crisp air, the beautiful colours of the leaves, sipping hot coffee and starting new things (Little C starts kindergarten in a couple of weeks!). I wanted to make a Fall wreath to display over the chalkboard on our living room wall, but I didn’t want to spend any money. One thing I like about not being filthy rich? You learn to make do with what you have, and it’s a great creative exercise!
With a few materials from my recycling bin and my scrap fabric stash, I made this pretty kraft paper and burlap Fall wreath that I now have hanging in our living room. It was a complete experiment, but I’m pleasantly surprised with how pretty it turned out to be. I based it off of the popular book page wreath (I used this tutorial as my inspiration), but I used an old roll of kraft paper cut into rectangles and a DIY wreath form instead. Continue reading