When I think of fall I think of going back to school, new clothes, backpacks, apples, and books.   This thought inspired me to make a wreath for my home from pages of an old book. I started with a foam wreath form I had laying around my house.  I covered the form with some strips of burlap fabric I had left over from my dining room valence.

I then tied a bow using some strips of straw to add that fall feeling to the wreath.

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Then I went to work ripping out pages of the book and rolling them into tubes.  I glued three together and tied jute around the center.

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Since most fall wreaths have leaves on them, I went to work tracing and cutting some leaves out of some additional book pages.

 

After everything was prepped, it was time to assemble.  I hot glued the paper rolls directly on the wreath form randomly until I achieved the look I wanted.  After the rolls were glued on, I added some straw to the blank spots.  Then I took the leaves I cut out and glued them randomly on the wreath.  I also made a small fall banner out of the book pages to add a little more whimsy to the wreath.  Here is how the final product turned out.

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I really like how it turned out, it adds something fun and unexpected to my space.  Best part, everything I used I had lying around the house, so this fun project was free!

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