10 Minute Spring Wreath

Spring has sprung a little early here in Michigan and hopefully it’s here to stay!  Nothing says “Spring” to me like a bright cheery wreath on my front door, so today I’ll walk you through a quick tutorial to bring a pop of spring color to your front door too!

You will need a grapevine wreath, one large stem of flowers (my photo shows two, but I only ended up using one) and some wire cutters.  The ribbon is optional.  My total cost for this wreath was under $10.

 

Start by cutting the flowers off the large stem with the wire cutters.  Some of these were quite long and I actually cut them in half to get two stems out of one.  I ended up with about 14 flower stems to use.

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Next, you can just start tucking stems into the grapevine wreath.  If your wreath will be outside unprotected where you get quite a bit of wind you may want to put a dot of hot glue where you tuck each one in, but this is not necessary for most of us.   I started with four stems and equally spaced them around the wreath.

Now just continue around the wreath filling in with flower stems until your wreath is full.

 

At this point you can hang your finished wreath on the door and admire your beautiful work!

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I had some extra yellow burlap ribbon from a previous project, so I decided to add a ribbon hanger to my wreath.  I cut a piece about 20″ long,  wrapped it around the wreath  and tied a knot at the top.  If your ribbon is narrow you don’t need as long of a piece, but this ribbon is about 5″ wide, so it took a little more to tie it.

 

That’s it – you’re done!  I just love how bright and cheery it makes my front door!

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