This week I put away my Halloween decorations and brought back out the fall decor for Thanksgiving.One of my favorite things to decorate with is wreaths. They provide a cheery welcome to everyone that comes to your home. I created this paper pumpkin for the We R Memory Keepers blog. I love it so much and I have been able to have it hanging up since September!

Paper pumpkin wreath made with honeycomb pads

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Supplies needed:

To start, I used the sunrise honeycomb pads and the honeycomb stencils. I used the small honeycomb pad, but you could also easily make a larger version of this wreath by using the large honeycomb pads.

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On each honeycomb pad, you will trace the smallest of the pumpkin stencil shapes, for a total of three pumpkin shapes on each pad – orange, yellow and cream.  

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Note: Be sure to trace your shape on the adhered edge.

Cut out each of the shapes for a total of nine pumpkins.

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Next, you will create your paper wreath form. I used green cardstock and the circle template from the honeycomb stencils. I used the largest circle shape possible to create the wreath form.

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Cut out around the outer circle and the inner circle to create your wreath.

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I wanted some sort of stem or vine shape at the top of the pumpkin. The decorative font punch I have was perfect for this. I used the leftover paper from creating the wreath form to punch out nine vines.

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Using my sticky thumb adhesive I attached the green vine to the top edge of the wreath form.

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Then, I added each pumpkin shape by using adhesive on either side of the pumpkin shape and pressing it down firmly on the green ring. I repeated this process around the entire wreath, alternating the colors of the pumpkins.

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I snipped the excess green paper from in between each pumpkin shape in a ‘V’ shape.

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Lastly, I attached a green and white twine loop using a piece of clear tape on the back to create a hanger for my wreath.

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To dress up the wreath for Halloween, you could add some little cut-out shapes to create jack-o-lantern faces on some or all of the pumpkins. For now, though, I love this little pumpkin wreath just as it is.

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Paper Pumpkin Wreath for Fall

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