Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath

I promised you that I’m embracing Autumn now that the weather is cooling off. In fact, I’ve been switching out the summer decor for some more seasonally appropriate reds, oranges, brown and greens. I even spent time Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath. What? You don’t know what Mag-nolia-fying means? Well stick around and see how I made this Magnolia Leaf Wreath on the cheap.

Dried Magnolia Wreath | Pretty Handy Girl
Here is a little sneak peek from my mantle:

Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath

My Ballard Design Knockoff Pear has already found a spot to sit.

In an effort to spend less and store less, I’ve been trying to buy just 2-3 wreaths that I can switch up and tailor to meet the season. A few months ago, I bought this little white bud wreath from Target:

Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath
It will be my springboard or base wreath for many seasons to come. The neutral white color works well with any color and I can add other natural elements and ribbons to change the color palette.

When I saw how Centsational Girl, made a beautiful wreath with magnolia leaves, the light bulb went on for me.

Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath
 Centsational Girl’s Wreath

My neighbor has a beautiful magnolia tree, so I asked if I could steal some of its fallen leaves. I filled a grocery bag with the ones that looked most interesting to me. Then brought them home, rinsed the dirt off of them and laid them out to dry.

Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath

After they dried, I started playing with them and found that I they would easily work to mag-nolia-fy the bud wreath. Here’s how to do it:

Materials:

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Instructions:

Tuck magnolia wreaths into the grapevine base frame. I fully intended to hot glue them in place, but they held tight and stayed on their own! The leaves must have been so happy to be offered a second life, so they cooperated.

Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath

Tie a cotton ribbon onto the wreath. You can thread it through the loop that came with the wreath. Or tie around the wreath.

Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath
Here are the results for that super easy mag-nolia-fied fall wreath:

Mag-nolia-fying a Fall Wreath
Hang it on your door and enjoy it until December.

Then you can quickly turn the berry wreath into a Christmas wreath by removing the leaves and adding greenery! Bam!

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Happy Fall Y’all!

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