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How To Make A Rustic Corn Husk Wreath For Cheap

Corn husk wreaths are a classic fall decorating, but they can be expensive to buy. If you’re on a budget, don’t worry; you can get cheap corn husks and easily make your own rustic corn husk wreath at home. This tutorial will show you how to make a unique rustic wreath that will look great for Fall.

It’s a twist on the traditional corn stalk wreaths because you use the stalk tassel for a rustic, unique fall wreath. It’s perfect for your fall decorating and inexpensive to make.

How To Make A Rustic Corn Husk Wreath

Y’all, I love how rustic and wild this wreath turned out. It takes a good supply of corn stalks to complete a large wreath. However, it can be adapted for a much smaller version.

I have several grapevine wreaths that I foraged from the grapevines growing wild in our woods. The one I used is loosely woven and has been used multiple times for previous wreath projects.

You can see the other supplies listed at the end of the post.

Hot Glue Gun and Corn Stalk Tassels are needed to make a corn husk wreath.

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What Are The Parts of the Corn Stalk?

The corn stalk consists of long corn husks or leaves pointed at the ends. Along the stalk, you will see corn ears which is what the corn stalks are grown to produce.

The top of the stalk has a tassel that is more delicate than the long husks.

When gathering corn stalks from a neighbor’s field, we are careful to only choose those without ears of corn attached.

For this project, you will only need the long corn husk or leaves and the tassels at the top of the stalk.

How To Add Tassels to the Grapevine Wreath?

You want to start with the tassels and attach them around the other edge of the grapevine wreath.

I began by just pushing the stems of the tassels into the wreath. However, some felt secure, and others did not.

Therefore, I recommend adding a small amount of hot glue to the stem of the tassel and pushing the stem into the grapevine wreath.

Add corn tassels to grapevine wreath for easy inexpensive fall decorating.

Allow a good portion of the tassel to extend around the edge of the wreath.

Continue adding tassels until you have completely circled the wreath.

Add Corn Tassels to grapevine wreath

Make Bundles of Corn Husks

Next, begin to bundle approx. 5 – 7 husks by tying them with jute twine. Place the twine at approx. the center of the bundle and leave an excess of string to tie around the grapevine. You will need approx. five bundles, once again depending on the size of your wreath.

Make bundle using corn husks and jute twine for Farmhouse-style & Cottage-style fall decor

Attach Corn Husk Bundles

Next, to attach the bundles lay them on the wreath with the jute twine facing down. Pull the twine around the grapevine and tie it in place.

Tie bundles to wreath

Add corn husk bundles and overlap the ends, exposing the pointed ends until the wreath is covered.

Add bundles of corn husks to wreath

The Finishing Touches

Finally, add additional husks to the wreath by folding each husk in half. Add hot glue to the folded edge and push it into the grapevine wreath to secure it.

Hot glue corn husk to fill in wreath

Your rustic corn husk wreath is finished when you are satisfied with the coverage. You can use an S hook to hang in your desired location.

Finished Corn Stalk Wreath made from grapevine wreath and corn husks for farmhouse fall decorating.

Supplies for Corn Husk Wreath

Yield: One Wreath

How To Make A Corn Husk Wreath

How To Make A Corn Husk Wreath

Rustic Farmhouse-Style Corn Husk Wreath Tutorial

Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Difficulty Medium
Estimated Cost 2.00


  • Corn Stalks with tassels and husks(amount will depend of size of wreath)
  • Grapevine Wreath
  • Jute Twine
  • Hot Glue


  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • S Hook


  1. Add Hot Glue to the stem of the Corn Stalk Tassels
  2. Push the stem into the grapevine wreath until the outside edges are covered
  3. Tie bundles of 6-7 corn husks together with jute string. (approx. 5-6 bundles)
  4. Tie the bundles onto the grapevine wreath with jute twine.
  5. Overlap the bundles so that the pointed ends of the husks are exposed.
  6. Fold individual husks in half and add hot glue to the fold.
  7. Push the folded husks into the grapevine to fill any exposed areas.
  8. Continue until the grapevine is completely covered and you have your desired fullness.
  9. Hang Wreath with S hook
  10. Enjoy!


Most of my supplies are foraged; therefore, the project was almost free. However, if you need to purchase a grapevine and/or corn stalks, the cost to make will increase.

Did you make this project?

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Hang Your Corn Husk Wreath & Enjoy

The finished wreath measures 48 inches and requires a substantial area to hang.

This wreath now resides in our outdoor kitchen in preparation for an upcoming dinner party.

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It’s rustic and wild, but I love it.

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I’m adding a few dried gourdes to the outdoor kitchen to complete the rustic feel.

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I hope you have enjoyed this Fall Corn Stalks Series. If you missed any previous tutorials, here are the links for your convenience.

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Sunday 17th of September 2023

I Love This! I did have difficulty hearing the instructions in the video because the music is so loud. However between watching it and reading the instructions I was able to figure out what to do.


Sunday 17th of September 2023

Bev, I'm glad you were able to figure it out. Thanks for stopping by.

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Sunday 16th of October 2022

[…] good friend Rachel from the Ponds Farmhouse is always creating some fun, easy, and […]

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Saturday 15th of October 2022

I absolutely love this wreath Rachel. You are the queen of the corn husks I believe!


Sunday 16th of October 2022

Oh, thanks Kim! I've had fun making all these projects.

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Friday 14th of October 2022

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Thursday 13th of October 2022

What a beautiful fall wreath idea!!! I love it!


Sunday 16th of October 2022

Stacy, Thanks so much.

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