There are many items that help update your home decor for fall and one of them is with a beautiful wreath. A simple but cute wreath is one of the easiest ways to welcome fall. As with pumpkins, wheat, and pine cones, there are countless ideas for making a wreath.
And something advantageous is that fall decorations can also work for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. For a long time most people have decorated their homes with a crown. Which are usually made with branches, berries, mini pumpkins.
In short, with all the elements of the season. But today the creative world of crafts and DIY has given us the beautiful option of creating a beautiful wreath of thread. That is why we will indicate just some of the creative ideas for you to decorate your front door or some wall of your dining room or living room with them.
And we mention that they are just a few, since in reality there are many ideas. And even you can create your own unique crown for your home decoration. A yarn wreath is an excellent option, due to the many colors that can be involved.
This beautiful craft can also provide a very fresh and natural look despite not being made of branches. In the same way, it is a very good option to update a space. A simple wall can look warm with a wreath of thread. You could even make crowns a little smaller and place them in the bathroom.
Original design of a thread crown simulating a cute pumpkin
Without a doubt, you will love these crafts of wreaths with thread so much that you will want to make more than one to decorate your home. It is not too late for you to decide to place a beautiful thread wreath on your front door or inside your home. And best of all, you can still keep them until winter.
Obviously when we love something we want to know a little more about its history, right? So let’s look a little further back so that we can appreciate our beautiful crowns much more. The wreaths to decorate the home are called vintage crowns, so we will briefly take a walk through history to see how this decorative element came about.
Harvest crowns date back to ancient Greece. The harvest wreath is made of plants like wheat and they were also woven with thread. The ancient Greeks used these vintage wreaths on their doors for religious purposes. Crowns were used by many gods for various reasons.
So it is said that, through harvest crowns, the Greeks attracted positive favors from them. The Greeks left these items at their doors throughout the year in order to receive protection and good favors. The Romans in the same way, also used the harvest crowns at the entrances during their celebrations.
They used them both on their vacations and in celebrations for the battles won. The ancient Romans expressed their joy through the wreaths on their front doors. Likewise, Christianity also made use of crowns for celebrations and religious ceremonies.
Yarn wreath for fall and Thanksgiving decoration
The round shape of the crowns represented the infinity of God. So the crowns in the Christmas season was a very strong symbolism. Of course, the colors in the Christmas wreaths also have a meaning that plays an important role in religion.
The color green represents the length of life during the harsh winter months. While red symbolizes the blood shed by Jesus Christ during his crucifixion. Great use of crowns was also seen in Europe during the Renaissance era.
Despite the original festive, seasonal, and religious purposes, crowns were increasingly being used as an emblem to declare a certain side. According to those old days, political and religious struggles prevailed. Many common Europeans created unique crowns to identify their homes.
This was also because many places and homes were very similar in structure. So it was appropriate to have a beautiful ornament on the door to identify each home. During the seventeenth century, the Puritans came to see all this of the crowns as simple ornaments to identify homes and so on, as a symbol of unacceptable beliefs and counterproductive to Christianity.
Of course, pagans were seen as sinners, which is why they were not allowed to express their beliefs through flower crowns. Today, we wear flower crowns for various reasons and seasons. Whether we want to decorate for fall, Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Perfect string wreath for decorating your Christmas door
All of this comes from a great story. From the Etruscans, that is, the elegant crowns made with gold to be used as an ornament for royalty on their heads, to the peasants who were preparing for the Christmas season, the crowns were a very present and appreciated element.
So let’s continue the tradition of adorning our homes with beautiful wreaths to celebrate each season with joy. As we have already mentioned, there are crowns made of various natural materials and which are also decorated with them. From branches to dry leaves, pine cones, walnuts and small pumpkins.
But nowadays wire crowns are becoming very popular. Obviously it is enough to see them to realize why. Without a doubt, the thread is a great material for a wide variety of crafts, it is very affordable and very easy to work with.
Dare to create an autumn wreath with yarn, of course, it will not look super natural, but it will be very unique and original. All you need is to choose a thread that you like and wrap your crown mold. This is so easy that you can even invite the smallest of the house to participate in the project.
If you want to decorate your wreath a bit more, you can even make felt fall leaves. As well as creating some nice and easy greenery, little birds or felt flowers. With the right colors you can undoubtedly create a beautiful and striking design.
Beautiful string wreath with striking orange flowers
An appropriate and simple design can certainly help to evoke the magic and charm of the fall season. And depending on the details you add, you may even create an elegant and original crown. As you will be observing in the images, there are many simple but very beautiful projects.
In fact, there is no doubt that yarn and felt can be perfect materials to create works of art for fall decoration. They also add texture to the crowns and make them look fresh. With the felt you can work very easy too. Fall leaves can be made as well as flowers or roses.
You see that with ingenuity and creativity you can easily recreate nature. The best thing about these crowns is that you can use different types of textures and colors of threads. Here we will tell you how to make a simple autumn wreath with yarn. The materials you will need is a crown base, either vine or foam.
Of course, with the foam it may be a little easier to work with. Of course balls of yarn of any color or you can even use different colors if you want to make any of the crowns that you have seen in the images. If you wish, you can buy artificial flowers, although we recommend that you try to make them yourself.
You will also need two large sheets of felt to cut out and create fall leaves. Of course we recommend that you use felts with colors that reflect the leaves of the season. Remember the scissors and a silicone gun.
Simple steps to make a string crown
First draw several sheets of different sizes on the felt sheets and cut them out with the help of the scissors. Those leaves that you already have cut can be used as molds to make the amount you want to decorate your crown. Once the leaves are ready, put them aside.
Now take the base of your crown and with the silicone gun glue one ends of the thread that you chose. Then start wrapping the thread around the base of the crown until everything is covered. Of course, if you want to make it in several colors, remember to measure how far you want each color of thread.
Once you have completely covered the crown, take the leaf clippings and glue them where you want, forming a nice pattern. If you are going to also use artificial flowers or if you made some then it is time to also add them to your crown to embellish it a little more.
Other elements that you can also add if you wish are figures of small animals such as birds or owls. In the same way, small pumpkins, pine cones or even fake snow for a Christmas decoration. Now you can display your beautiful string wreath on your front door, in your dining room or living room.
You can even have different crowns for each room in your home if you prefer. And if you think about it, you can also make a yarn wreath not only for fall, Thanksgiving and Christmas. But you can also make a wreath of yarn to celebrate Halloween. You can certainly customize the crowns however you want.
Terrifying wreath of yarn great to decorate your door on Halloween
Children can also make this beautiful craft to decorate their bedrooms. The black thread, either alone or combined with the orange, can perfectly identify the Halloween celebration in the same way adding a little purple thread would be great for a crown for that “trick or treating” day.
Of course, for this type of crown you can incorporate bats or spiders. That way you will add terrifying details to receive your guests. Obviously these DIY projects are perfect for reuniting the family and working together.
It is a beautiful way to have fun and create unforgettable memories. Continue to the end with our gallery of images of yarn crowns for any season. You can even use them to decorate Valentine’s Day or also called, the day of love and friendship.