From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.
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Upcycled Dryer Vent Halloween Wreath

This Upcycled Dryer Vent Halloween Wreath is another one of my frugal door decorations using items around my house. You may have seen the dryer vent pumpkins on Pinterest or other social media channels, but I decided to turn the concept into a wreath. And instead of buying the dryer vent new, I used the one that was replaced when we got a new dryer. From trash to treasure!

 

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

Dryer Vent Halloween Wreath Supplies:

  • dryer vent (used or new)
  • orange spray paint
  • brown fabric
  • decorative ribbon or fabric
  • Halloween stickers or other decorations

 

Dryer Vent Halloween Wreath Directions:

This is what the dryer vent looks like when it is properly installed on your dryer. It is a bendable tube of metal to direct the exhaust from the dryer outside.

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

Since I used on old one for the project my first step was to rinse all of the lint out from the inside. After it dried I shaped it into a circle.From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration. To seal the ends I used duct tape. Hey, do you suppose that’s how it got it’s name…?From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

Then I used up the last of the orange spray paint.

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

I ignored the duct tape for the most part when spraying.

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

Because I knew I would need to cover it with the brown fabric anyway. I just made a simple loop and safety pinned it in the back.

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

Then I tied strips of purple Halloween fabric around the” stem”.

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

And it was done….

 

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

But I decided it was a little too plain, so I dug out my foam Halloween stickers for a bit more color.

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration. From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

 

Much better:

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

 

Three weeks to enjoy it until it is time for a Thanksgiving themed door decoration.

 

 

 


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