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10/29/2014 04:13 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

DIY Fall Wreaths That Are Way Better Than a Welcome Mat

Your neighbors will be oh-so-jealous when they see one of these hanging on your front door.

Autumn Wreath

Raid your craft closet and the store for fun, seasonal add-ons that will make your door the envy of the neighborhood. If you can't find every item that this blogger uses in her wreath, customize it based on your taste, and your supplies. The feathers, though, are easy to make--they're just paper.

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Monogram Wreath

Make your door décor personal this season by painting a wooden letter to attach to your wreath. This crafter went with a fun, polka-dot pattern, and the large letter balances out the flowers and ribbon on the opposite side of the wreath. Get the kids involved with this one--ask them what they want the family colors or pattern to be, then reflect that in the monogram!

Get the tutorial at Tidy Mom.

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Hydrangea Wreath

This flowery wreath is deceptively simple--the base itself is just a cardboard floral craft ring. This blogger's color scheme is particularly fall-friendly, and fake flowers mean that you don't have to worry about your festive door decoration shriveling up and drying out.

Get the tutorial at A Night Owl
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Ruffled Wreath

This picture-perfect wreath is so pretty and feminine--we love the use of buttons and brooches as rosette centers. One caveat: You need a sewing machine for the ruffle effect. If you don't have one, you can simply wrap the fabric around the wreath base--the color scheme and embellishments are enough to make this wreath look welcoming.

Get the tutorial at Positively Splendid.

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Ombré Rosette Wreath

It seems like rosette embellishments are a must-have for fall wreaths, and this blogger has a step-by-step guide to making them. Pro tip: She advises ripping the fabric into strips, because the frayed edges add to a more rustic look. For the base, you need a grapevine wreath, which you can purchase at your local craft store (here's one from Michaels).

Get the tutorial at Flamingo Toes.

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