There's no better way to dress your door for the season than with a . However, crafting a homemade front door decoration can be tricky—many tutorials require you start with a wire base. Don't have the time to go searching craft stores for specific supplies? Use this seriously smart hack from blogger to easily make your own inexpensive wreath.
All you need is a dollar store laundry basket:
By cutting the plastic basket in half, Ananda was able to transform it into two "wreath makers" which were transformed with the help of some botanical clippings and . She covered one in flowers and the other in herbs.
Ananda started off by using the top cut of her basket to create a floral wreath form. First, place sturdy branches along the rim until you have about four layers for the bottom base. Then continue to build different clippings on top of each other. Once you're happy with how your florals look, secure them in place using twine and carefully remove your wreath from the basket. Ananda suggests tightly tying 12 inch strands at about 10 spots on your wreath.
For a beautiful finishing touch, tuck in flowers around your wreath. Then, use a longer piece of twine to add a loop for hanging your masterpiece.
Next, Ananda used the bottom of her basket to craft a gorgeous herb wreath with bay, rosemary, thyme, and lavender.
"Not all branches are made equal," Ananda told CountryLiving.com. She suggests finding flexible ones and always using more layers, when in doubt.
If you're obsessed with this idea, you'll be happy to know that it's completely reusable. Just treat your wreath as a base for layering once it dries out.
See more helpful tips and and a full tutorial at .