DIY Boho Halloween Wreath Tutorial

A diy neutral boho Halloween wreath.
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I’ve decided to change things up for this fall season!

Instead of using my usual Halloween decor, I’m going to try to actually stick to a theme. (Something that I’m really bad at.) My decor is a jumble of things that I’ve made or found on sale throughout the years. So, there’s no theme and no rhyme or reason to it…at all.

I’m going to try my hand at a neutral, boho style that is really trendy right now, especially on Instagram. So naturally, I started with the a wreath for the front door.

A diy neutral boho Halloween wreath.
(This neutral Halloween wreath is perfect!)

This wreath is a copycat from Stephanie Hanna’s blog. I saw it posted on Facebook and fell in love with it. She posted a tutorial and I loosely followed it. Mine doesn’t look exactly like hers, but I definitely have to give her credit for her immaculate style.

Here’s how I made this DIY Boho Halloween wreath!

Get Your Supplies

I definitely bought way too many supplies for this wreath. I ended up using about half of what I actually bought. So, take don’t go overboard in the craft store like I did!

Supplies for a diy boho Halloween wreath.
(I bought all of these supplies and used about half of them!)

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Step 1: Paint the Skulls & Tombstones

The first step to making this boho Halloween wreath was to paint the skulls and tombstones in neutral colors.

The paint that I used was some that I already had on hand. I mixed each variation of brown a little darker than the last.

Neutral colored skulls for Halloween.

Step 2: Attach Palm Spear & Skulls

Next, it’s time to attach the palm spear. First I trim the stem of the palm spear and decided where to place it on my wreath. Then I attached it using some floral wire.

Attaching the skulls was a little trickier. It’s best to attach the largest skull first. Before attaching it, I cut the back of the skull off to make it lay flat and not roll around when I was trying to attach it. I drilled holes in the side of it to make it easier to attach. (You could probably attach it through the jaw/mouth opening if you don’t have a drill.)

I also cut the backs off of the smaller skulls before attaching them with hot glue. They’re much more secure when they’re attached by a flat surface instead of a rounded one.

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Step 3: Add Leaves, Berries, & Grass

Now, it’s time to focus on the rest of the wreath by adding the leaves, berries, and grass.

After pulling the leaves off of the stems, I arranged them on the wreath how I wanted before gluing them down with hot glue.

Then I added the berries and grass at random intervals.

I attached all of the floral elements by putting hot glue on the stems and pushing them into the wreath form.

Step 4: Add Embellishments

The last step to this DIY boho Halloween wreath is to add the little embellishments.

I placed the tombstones, extra skull, spiders, and bats around on the wreath probably 50 times before I got them right. But after I had them exactly where I wanted them, I glued them down with hot glue.

And it was done!

The finished DIY Boho Halloween Wreath!
(I couldn’t wait to hang it up….even if it’s only the beginning of September!)
A DIY neutral boho Halloween wreath tutorial.

I’m so happy with how this boho Halloween wreath turned out. And I’m so motivated to try to make the rest of my Halloween decor fit with this boho theme!

And if boho isn’t your style, check out this DIY Whimsical Halloween wreath that I’ve used for the past couple of years.

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