Take it on Tuesday: Fall Leaves Wreath


Hello! I know I promised to reveal my wreath yesterday, but sometimes real life trumps blogging. In this case, “real life” meant going to our bi-annual Library sale and picking up a bag full of books for $5 and correcting Chemistry tests.

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Fall Leaves Wreath

This has been the easiest wreath I’ve made yet. If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you will know that wreaths are usually time consuming¬†(Moss Wreath)¬†for me, and sometimes even fail.

Well, I had seen Nest of Posies’ Fall Felt Leaf Wreath and instantly fell in love!! I thought about varying the wreath slightly, but I just love everything about it! The bright colors, the shape of the leaves. I had to have one of my own. Here is a picture of hers:



I actually went out and bought the materials. The wreath base was on sale for $2 at Hobby Lobby!! Felt is pretty cheap and the yarn I found in the clearance section for $3! The yarn is so soft – I need to make something special with the leftovers!

materials for wreath


I kept the plastic on this wreath, then started wrapping the brown yard around the wreath and secured with scotch tape. I only wrapped half of the wreath.

wrapping wreath


I used a template I found online at Enchanted Learning (it’s what Nest of Posies refers to) and traced the leaves onto the felt and cut them out. This is what took the most time. I arranged them around on the wreath to make sure I like the colors I chose and to make sure I had cut enough. 12 did the trick:


arranging leaves


I took 4 strands of colorful thread and sewed the stitches on the leaves. I love how colorful this looks!!


wreath close up

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  • katie goldsworthy

    So cute! I love it!

  • Paula

    This is the cutest wreath. This is such a creative post. I would love it if you would share this post at our WIW linky party. Hope you can join us. :-)


    • Betsy Pool

      Thanks Paula – I will! Glad you visited and commented. :)

  • Hilani-Handmade by Hilani

    Great project Betsy! Hope you’re doing well!

  • Jessi @ Practically Functional

    Cute, I love the leaves! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!
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  • Tami Rebekah

    Fabulous!! I found your blog from the DIY Dreamer BlogLovin Blog Hop! So jealous!! Loving your blog!! Im your newest follower on BlogLovin!! Feel free to follow back!! Have a great weekend!


    • Betsy Pool

      Thanks so much Tami! I’m so glad you found my blog and commented. Thanks for following! I will definitely check out your blog. :)

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  • Christine

    LOVE the wreath Betsy! I so need to make one!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!
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  • Amanda

    Love the bright colors! Thanks for sharing at I Made It! Monday. Can’t wait to see what you link up this week.
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    • Betsy Pool

      Thanks Amanda!! I’m glad you stopped by.

  • April @ illistyle

    So cute! I love your color choices. Found you through DIY Show Off link party. xoxo
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    • Betsy Pool

      I’m so glad you found my blog April!! Thanks for comment. :)

  • nest of posies

    your wreath turned out awesome! it looks great.

    it’s was a fun project for me to do while watching tv, one night. thanks for the link back!


    • Betsy Pool

      Thanks so much for the inspiration for this wreath and for letting me copy it. :)

  • Lashawn

    Woah! I’m really enjoying the template/theme of this blog. It’s simple, yet effective.
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  • Katie {deranchification}

    What a great wreath – love the colors you used!
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  • Mrs Major Hoff (Sara)

    Love the stitching on the felt–so simple and elegant. Gets me every time :) Thanks for linking up to the dream*create*inspire link party


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