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I don’t know about you, but Halloween is one of my favourite times of year. I am going to enjoy placing some outdoor Halloween decorations at my front door and porch of my home. And what better way to start than with a door wreath Halloween style?! So here is how to make a DIY Halloween wreath UK homes can be proud of! This Halloween rag wreath is perfect for adorning any Halloween or autumn themed porch!
*This post has been updated, it was first posted in October 2020.
How To Make A Halloween Wreath UK Homes Will Love
Halloween DIY wreaths are really simple to make. Indeed, why buy a Halloween wreath from a seller or shop on Etsy or Amazon for a large price plus delivery when you can create one for practically free?
I made a very similar easy wreath for Christmas a couple of years ago. But this Halloween wreath DIY is actually upcycled from a previous project that I featured on this blog. A couple of years ago I made my little girl a tutu skirt made of strips of fabric that could be worn around a simple black dress. This way, I could get lots of use from the little black dress and it wasn’t just used for Halloween costumes. I called this her Durable Witches Outfit.
And it worked. In actual fact we got lots of wear out of both the little black dress and the tutu. I used the black dress to make all sorts of other Halloween costume ideas, and she wore it lots. But this year the tutu looked a little ragged and wasn’t really a good fit.
So I decided to upcycle the fabric into a new project. And what better than a pretty door decoration? Here’s my tutorial for a Halloween ribbon wreath or rag wreath. No glue required!
How To Make Halloween Wreaths – You Will Need
- Strips of fabric or ribbon if you would prefer a ribbon wreath – mine were all about 5 inches by 1 inch wide – and I had black, orange, and some striped fabric. In the end I needed about 150 strips.
- A wreath form or ring – mine was a simple metal ring of 10-12 inch diameter
Due to the fact that my rags were upcycled from the old tutu, they had already been cut as long strips with pinking shears. I quite liked the effect that this gave the finished wreath. But you can just cut them with straight scissors.
Taking a rag piece, tie it around the outer metal ring of the wreath. Then tie another rag piece next to it. Work around the entire outer ring doing this, pushing all the rag pieces together.
Once the outer ring has been filled, then repeat the process for the inner ring. And you have finished!
The Finished Wreath
Halloween wreath making really is that simple. And once the wreath has been populated with rags, you can add a loop of wire or twine to hang the finished product. And if you like, you can also decorate the wreath with some spooky finishing touches. I went for a rather angry looking spider and a small cauldron, into which i can put a fake tea light (do not put any real naked flames near the wreath, as I suspect it would catch fire easily).
And there you have it. A really simple yet effective Halloween wreath craft and attractive door decoration for the Halloween season. These DIY Halloween wreaths also make a great gift idea, or why not join in with all the other sellers and sell some on your own craft site?
Have You Enjoyed This Post About How To Make An Outdoor Halloween Wreath UK Homes Would Be Proud Of?
I have loads of other Halloween and Fall crafts on my site.
Why not add some of the ghostly milk cartons from my Halloween crafts for kids post?
Or are you decorating indoors this Halloween? Why not have a go at making this Halloween pumpkin garland? It is a great way to use up all your fabric scraps.
Think you might make your own Halloween door wreaths or do you have other DIY Halloween wreath ideas? I would love to see your creations. Post me a comment below, or why not post me a picture via my social channels?
And please do pin this post on making a Halloween wreath for later.