DIY Corn Husk Wreath

DIY Corn Husk Wreath

This Corn Husk Wreath is a rustic nod to the harvest season, and it’s made with tamale wrappers from the grocery store. You can easily DIY it!

What you need

Corn husks
Bowl of water and paper towels
Straw wreath
T pins
Glue gun


1. Dunk corn husks in water, blot slightly on paper towels, and wrap round wreath, overlapping edges of husks to form first layer that covers
straw entirely. Secure undersides of husks with T pins as you go.


2. To shape radiating husks: Dunk husks in water, blot slightly, and temporarily pin to wreath so they dry naturally in draped, curled, or undulating shapes. Go round the wreath, creating several layers. Let radiating husks dry a few hours.

3. Permanently attach radiating husks a few at a time, using glue gun to position on wreath. Attach in layers, tucking additional husks behind
until you reach desired fullness. As you go, use scissors to trim husk lengths and widths.



All finished!

Reproduced with permission from Martha Stewart Living November Edition.

“Photos by Ryan Liebe. Courtesy of Martha Stewart Living. Copyright ©2013.” 

MSL November Cover


  1. This wreath looks great in the picture. I wonder if it could be used outside? Also will this wreath dry out and crumble? I do think I will make it!

  2. i like it all things i can do it. all things so interesting

  3. Absolutely brilliant !

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