How to Make an Autumnal Succulent Wreath
Take a step away from the traditional festive foliage and keep your succulent game strong with this gorgeous autumnal succulent wreath made entirely from felt! Download the templates and follow the guides below for each type of plant, and you’ll whip up a show-stopping creation for your door in no time.
1. Download, print and cut out the succulent templates.
2. Draw around the templates onto the coloured felt, repeating in a mixture of colours. To fill the wreath I made a combination of the different succulent styles and sizes. My top tip would be to start by making the larger styles and then create smaller ones to fill any gaps. You can also cut singular leaf shapes to fill any awkward gaps.
3. Begin assembling the succulents.
Star, Round, Wavy and Pointy Succulents
1. Put a small line of hot glue in the centre of a small petal and fold the petal at an angle. Add a line of hot glue to the bottom edge and roll into a cone shape to create the centre.
2. For the rest of the petals, put a line of hot glue in the centre and fold at an angle. Add a line of hot glue to the bottom of the petal and attach the the centre piece.
3. Continue adding pieces in a circular pattern. Follow the petal counts in the downloadable template for each size you make.
An alternative way to make these succulents is to put a small line of hot glue in the centre of a small petal and fold the petal at an angle. Add a line of hot glue to the bottom edge and roll into a cone shape to create the centre. Then, instead of folding the remaining petals, simply stick the base of the petal to the centre, continue working around until you have a complete succulent. This method will create some larger succulents for your wreath.
Cut a long rectangle from a sheet of felt, put a line of hot glue along one of the longer edges, and fold. Once dry, snip into the folded edge the roll. Place a small dab of hot glue to secure.
Use the second succulent template to create a layered succulent. Take the piece with the gap and glue the petals on top of each other to create a pointed shape. Take the remaining pieces and glue on top of each other in size order.
4. Once you have made a combination of succulents you can now arrange them to fill your letter. Play around with the layout, mixing the different shapes and styles together. Stick with a glue gun when you are happy with the arrangement.