DIY Indian Corn Wreath

Learn how to make this beautiful treat for the wildlife in your backyard this fall.

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Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

Photo By: Photo by Melissa Caughey

A Few Ingredients

Just a few simple ingredients yield one lovely fall wreath.

Gather Your Supplies

To make this wreath, you will need: assorted Indian corn / copper grounding wire- 4 feet / drill / pliers 

Break It

Break each Indian corn in the middle with your hands.

Drill the Center

With the drill, drill a hole large enough for your copper wire through the center of each cob.

Bend It

With the pliers, bend one end of the wire into a loop. This will keep the corn on the wire.

Add the Corn

Slide the corn down the wire until it meets the loop.

Mix It Up

Add corn until you reach the end of the wire. Try mixing up and varying the corn, husks and all, as you place them onto the wire.

Loop the End

After you have filled the wire with the corn, add a hook at the end with the pliers like so.

Connect the Ends

To complete the wreath, place the hook into the loop at the opposite end. Bend the wreath into shape.

Hanging Around

Place the wreath where wildlife can easily see and access it. To replace the corn, simple unhook the wire and repeat the previous steps.