New England weather is a crazy affair! One day we were struggling to keep warm (okay, this might be a slight exaggeration) and the next we’re being catapulted into Summer! Just three days ago, the lawn was brown and dead, today there’s a definite shimmer of green all around the village. Leaves are starting to unfold and flowers will be blooming any moment now!
On my quest to make headway for the changing season, I made a DIY Spring wreath, the inexpensive way. It’s such a satisfying project! Taking something and making it even better, prettier, more beautiful. And here’s how you can do it!
Supplies you’ll need:
- inexpensive spring wreath or plain vine wreath
- faux flowers
- metal clippers
- hot glue gun
1 // I found my wreath at our local JoAnn’s store and it was on sale for 14.99 instead of 39.99! Not a bad deal considering that a plain vine wreath with that feathered look costs you 12.99 without any coupons.
2 // With wire clippers, start dismantling the wreath. I didn’t like those berry stems as well as the chartreuse color of the green flowers. So off they went. I gotta admit, it feels really really wrong to cut off so much of a perfectly fine wreath! But stick to your gut here and you’ll be so happy you did 🙂
3 // I was left with just a few stems of the pink magnolia, which are so lovely! There were three stems per cluster, which I quickly pulled apart for better coverage on the entire wreath.
4 // Next I clipped off the tulip stems and pulled apart the forsythia garland.
5 // Now it’s finally time to start hot glueing! Start with one flower and add glue to the stems as you arrange the little clusters of blossoms. Then add the second flower, in my case the yellow forsythia to add that pop of happy. By the way, I specifically chose magnolia, tulips and forsythia, because they are some of the first flowers to bloom in spring. I think that pairing together what grows in nature always looks best as a whole ♥
Yup, and that’s really it!! This project took me just a little over half an hour to accomplish and I’ve already seen numerous people walking by our house this morning, smiling at our front door 😀
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to make your very own DIY Spring Wreath for this season!