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Fall Hoop Wreath

As the season begins to show a sign of change, I’m motivated to make new things to use to decorate my home. A Fall Hoop Wreath is my first fall project for the upcoming fall season.

Fall wreath made with a quilter's hoop and fall florals

DIY Fall Hoop Wreath

Even though it won’t officially be fall until well into September, this fall hoop wreath is already hanging on my screened porch being enjoyed.

Fall Hoop Wreath hanging on a brick wall

Quilting Hoop or Embroidery Hoop

I made this wreath using a large quilting hoop that I found at a local thrift store as the wreath form.

When I found this quilting hoop, it was was one hoop in a bag of quilting and embroidery hoops for sale. I used another hoop from the bag to make this pretty wreath.

Most of the hoops in the bag are too small for wreath making, but if I ever decide to do multiple cross stitch or embroidery projects, I’ll be all set.

Quilting hoops are 1 to 1 1/2 inches deep and have slightly rounded edges; embroidery hoops are only about 1/2 inch and have sharper edges.

I find that a quilting hoop looks better than an embroidery hoop when used as a wreath form.

Upcoming Fall Ideas Tour

The florals that I used to make this hoop wreath are the same ones that I used to decorate the Magnolia Wreath Styled for Fall that I shared a few years ago.

That wreath was shared for a Fall Ideas Tour that I’ve participated in every fall for a number of years with some of my favorite blogging friends. The tour is hosted by one of my blogging favorites, Angie of Postcards from the Ridge.

Be on the lookout for this year’s Fall Ideas Tour on August 31. I’m sharing my fall mantel for the tour and I can’t wait for you to see it.

I decorated it early, and I’m not one bit sad about it because it brings me joy every time I walk into our living room and see it. (I love fall decor!) I loved my fall mantel last year and this one sparks equal joy.

These are a Few Fall Mantels from Past Years to Enjoy

Now let’s talk about how I made the fall hoop wreath.

Hoop Wreath Supplies

Supplies to make a fall hoop wreath

How to Make the Fall Hoop Wreath

Step One – If desired, spray paint the embroidery hoop. I used a burnt gold color but I think that this wreath would also be pretty with a natural wood hoop or painted with a brighter gold color.

Step Two – Plan the placement of the flowers and foliage.

My plan was to have the three flowers in the middle surrounded by branches of the two accent foliage pieces.

Dark orange, dark blush, and orange faux flowers with greenery on a fall wreath

Step Three – Cut the stems off of the three flowers and use a glue gun to glue the flowers into place.

Cutting the stem off of a faux flower

I glued the three flowers over the larger area of the quilting hoop where the screw is located to hide it.

Use a good amount of glue to make sure that the flowers stay in place.

Adding glue to the back of a faux flower to attach it to a fall hoop wreath

Step Four – Cut four small stems from the Osmanthus. Glue two stems to each side of the flowers.

Lift up the flowers, tuck the ends of the stems under them, and glue into place.

Adding greenery to a fall wreath

Step Five – Cut two smaller stems from colorful accent foliage and then glue one to each side.

Eucalyptus with fall florals on a wreath

The brick wall on our porch has a hanger in place, so I didn’t need to add a hanger to the wreath to hang it. If I did need one, I would use fishing line to make the hanger invisible.

Enjoy the Wreath

Our enclosed porch is visible from the street and every time I drive home, I enjoy seeing my wreath on the wall of our porch.

Our neighborhood is full of walkers and runners, and I hope that neighbors passing our home on foot also enjoy seeing my new hoop wreath.

Fall colored peonies and a dahlia with eucalyptus on a fall hoop wreath

If You aren’t a Crafter, check out these beautiful wreaths that you can purchase

Here are a few more fall wreaths

I have a lot of fall crafts and decor in the works to share with you and I can’t wait to do so!

Coming soon is a fall cloche that I decorated for this month’s Pinterest Challenge. Last year for the August Pinterest Challenge we shared Fall Coffee Table Vignettes. Be sure to Check out all of the projects shared to help with planning your fall decor.


  1. Paula I love your diy fall wreath, the colors are so pretty. I like that is simple and yet beautiful. I also love that you shared store bought wreaths for those who don’t diy things, thank you. Pinning

  2. Love this, Paula! Those mums are perfect for the hoop, and love the gold spray paint! Pinned, of course!

  3. Beautiful wreath, Paula! I love that you found the hoop at a thrift shop. It looks great with the gold spray paint! Love the fall colors, too. Pinned 🙂

  4. Love it! Never would have thot to spray the hoop–great way to use up a bit of paint, too! I used to buy bags of “dead heads”–the flowers that fell off the bushes for $1/bag @ Wal-Mart. This would be a great way to use those, too! Or a few flowers left from another project! Thanx for the great ideas!

  5. Awh, this is gorgeous Paula, I love Autumn and your wreath is perfect with all those beautiful colours. It’ll be one of the features over at Handmade Monday later today 🙂

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