10 Minute, $10 Sunflower Garland for Fall

Make this Sunflower Garland for Fall in 10 minutes for $10 or less!  Simple and perfect for late summer or early fall home decorating.

Today I’ve joined a talented group of bloggers, and we are sharing 20+ fall DIY projects with you!  Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing.  Make sure to check out all the tutorials in the links at the bottom of this post!  xo

It’s that weird limbo in the seasons between summer and fall…the time when I want to drag out everything pumpkin and orange, but it’s not quite time.  It’s still summer-ish here…mind you it’s the most cold August I can ever remember and it actually feels like fall…and I’m ready to transition away from summer to fall.  So I decided to start a little late summer/early fall decorating.

10 Minute, $10 Sunflower Garland for Fall

Decorating Between Summer and Fall

I love to use sunflowers as a transition flower into fall decorating.  They remind me of fall, but really they’re a late summer flower, which makes them perfect for decorating this time of year.  So I decided to use them to make a simple Sunflower Garland for my mantel.

How to Make a Sunflower Garland:

Today I’m going to tell you how to make this simple sunflower garland in just 10 minutes!  All you need are some faux sunflowers, a few feet of twine and a glue gun!  I bought 2 bunches of faux sunflowers at Michaels on coupon, so they were less than $10 for both.  I chose a cream colour to match my fall decor, but you can use any colour you like!  Then putting the garland together is so easy…

  • I removed the sunflower heads from their stems.
  • Then I laid them out along the twine, evenly spacing them out along it.
  • I used a glue gun to fix the flower heads to the string…I just added a dab of glue to the back of the flowers and pressed them to the string.  That’s it!  So simple.

10 Minute, $10 Sunflower Garland for Fall

I love how pretty it turned out.  It’s just the right amount of fall for my living room space right now.

10 Minute, $10 Sunflower Garland for Fall

Keep it Simple!

Crafts and home decorating doesn’t need to be complicated. Sometimes all a space needs is a little touch of the season to make it feel cozy and pretty.  So if you’re looking to add a little late summer/early fall to your home, try making this cute garland…have fun with the types of flowers and colours!

10 Minute, $10 Sunflower Garland for Fall

More Fall DIY Ideas:

Make sure to check out all these great fall projects that I hope will inspire you to make something for your own home.  Just click on the links below the images to see…

Modern Geometric Painted Vases at The Happy Housie
How to Make Easy Fall Sweater Pumpkins at Tatertots and Jello
Room Spray for Fall at Modern Glam
Fall Candle Rings at She Gave it a Go
How to Build a Tray at The Handmade Home

Textured Vase at Craftberry Bush
Farmhouse Slat Pumpkin at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
Pumpkin & Dough Bowl Fall Centerpiece at The Turquoise Home
Happy Fall Sign at Lolly Jane
Personalized Fall Mug at Jenna Kate at Home

Fall Terrarium Centerpiece at Clean and Scentsible
Black & White Modern Ceramic Vases at Taryn Whiteaker Designs
Fall Chalkboard Art at Happy Happy Nester
Fall Faux Centrepiece at Inspiration of Moms
Monogrammed Vase at My Sweet Savannah

Tobacco Basket Wall Hanging with Flowers at Hallstrom Home
10 Minute $10 Sunflower Garland at a Pretty Life in the Suburbs
Small Wood Projects to Use as Decor at Grace in My Space
Fall Inspired Wood Photo Holders at In My Own Style
Neutral Fall Floral Arrangement at All Things With Purpose

Vintage Amber Glass Candle at Seeking Lavender Lane
Vintage Wreath Mirror at Sincerely, Marie Designs
Fall Acrylic Sign at Lemon Thistle
Wooden Bowl Candle Holder at Cherished Bliss
Blanket Ladder from Copper Pipe Dowels at The DIY Mommy
Thrift Store Basket Turned Fall Arrangement at Confessions of a Serial DIYer

Have an inspired day!

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21 Comments

  • Reply
    Christy
    August 28, 2019 at 9:13 AM

    Very sweet and a great way to start transitioning into Fall! XO

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    Jennifer Lifford
    August 28, 2019 at 10:06 PM

    Such a cute idea!

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    jen hadfield
    August 28, 2019 at 11:12 PM

    Such a cute Fall garland. It’s perfect for this time of year!

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      Jo-Anna Rooney
      August 29, 2019 at 2:30 PM

      Thank you Jen! I’m not quite ready for full on fall decor, so this is perfect!

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    Ashley Stringfellow
    August 28, 2019 at 11:23 PM

    Ok, I’m a little obsessed with how cute this is! I love sunflowers for fall. xoxo

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      Jo-Anna Rooney
      August 29, 2019 at 11:47 AM

      Thank you Ashley! I do too…they’re the perfect late summer/early fall decoration!

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    Rhonda Hallstrom
    August 29, 2019 at 9:07 AM

    This is so darling! It is so simple, but yet a perfect addition to the space!

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      Jo-Anna Rooney
      August 29, 2019 at 11:41 AM

      Thank you Rhonda! Sometimes all a space needs is a simple little touch of the season!

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    Kristin salazar
    August 29, 2019 at 4:11 PM

    I love your fireplace it’s gorgeous, especially with the new garland!

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    Ashley Mills
    August 30, 2019 at 5:14 AM

    This is so fun and simple – love the muted colors!

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    Maureen
    September 1, 2019 at 10:04 AM

    Very nice, I also think sunflowers are the quintessential fall decoration

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    Krista
    September 2, 2019 at 9:10 AM

    I love the non-traditional colour of the sunflowers and a perfect transition to fall.

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    Deb Foglia
    September 3, 2019 at 7:15 AM

    This is such a sweet idea! I love the idea of using sunflowers as a garland.

  • Reply
    Sarah @ The DIY Mommy
    September 11, 2019 at 9:33 PM

    So simple and cute. You could really put this anywhere! Thanks for sharing!

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