DIY Spring Wreath

I’m slowly working on getting my house ready for Spring and Summer and one of the projects on my to do list last week was to make a DIY spring wreath for my front door.

DIY Spring wreath for your front door. So easy! chatfieldcourt.comI’m not a huge crafter so I wanted to make this project as easy and inexpensive as possible. I decided to use a fresh Spring color that would look good with our blue front door and yellow fit the bill, with a little bit of white and some green to add interest.

To keep the cost down and to make it simple, I knew that I would just decorate one side of the wreath so all I bought was 3 flower stems from Hobby Lobby (1 yellow flower, 1 white flower and 1 green leaves) and 2 lemon stems. I already had the grapevine wreath, the burlap ribbon and the jute twine, that I used to hang it, so I saved some money there.

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The first thing I did was to cut the flower and lemon stems apart so that I had individual stems. I kept the green leaves stem intact and only cut a few pieces off because I didn’t need very much to fill it out. Next, I arranged the yellow stems on the wreath, added some of the white and filled in the empty spaces with the greens. The lemons were last and once I placed them where I liked them, it was time to get my hot glue gun out.

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Really this couldn’t be any simpler. I just took a stem out, put some glue on it and put back into where I had placed it before.  After all the flowers and greens were done, I did the same to the lemons. The last two things to do were to tie the burlap ribbon and attach it with a piece of floral wire and to use a piece of jute twine to hang it on the front door.

DIY spring wreath on a turquoise front door. A fun a easy project.| chatfieldcourt.com

The last two things to do were to tie the burlap ribbon and attach it with a piece of floral wire and to use a piece of jute twine to hang it on the front door.

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Love my new spring wreath. It was such an easy project to do and it cost me about $15 for the flowers and the lemons. Not bad. ๐Ÿ™‚

What do you think about doing crafts like this? Love to do them or would you rather buy it already made?

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  1. Monday,March 23, 2015 / 9:56 am

    If it would turn out like your wreath I would make it Kristi but I have never been able to arrange flowers in the simplest fashion. I also can’t tie a decent bow so I buy my wreaths and arrangements. I like yellow and blue together, Your wreath is perfect for Spring, even summer. Debbie

    • Kristi
      Monday,March 23, 2015 / 12:46 pm

      Thanks so much Debbie. I’m not big on arranging flowers either but this really was so easy. I bet you could do it. ๐Ÿ™‚ You could buy a bow already made so you wouldn’t have to worry about it.

      Thanks for stopping in Debbie. It’s always great to hear from you. Hope your week is a good one.
      K.

  2. Tara Riley
    Monday,March 23, 2015 / 9:57 am

    nice job on the wreath, the yellow really pops on the door. Just in time for the snow storm!

    • Kristi
      Monday,March 23, 2015 / 12:35 pm

      Thanks! Can you believe this awful weather?

      K.

  3. Havok
    Monday,March 23, 2015 / 11:34 am

    Absolutely adore this – especially with your bright blue door! And even more so that everything isn’t centered on the bottom, but on the side…extra bit of visual interest!
    These are the kinds of things I would love to be doing – store bought wreaths aren’t as pretty anyway, and you can buy one plain wreath “base” so to speak and change it whenever the mood suits you! ๐Ÿ˜€

    • Kristi
      Monday,March 23, 2015 / 12:42 pm

      Thank you! Putting everything on the side is only my lazy way of doing it. ๐Ÿ˜‰

      I looked at pre-made wreaths and, besides being expensive, they were all kind of puny so I like to be able to make what I want. And you’re right about changing it, I’ll probably end up changing mine. I tend to get tired of things pretty quickly.

      I always appreciate it when you stop in. Have a great week!
      K.

    • Kristi
      Monday,March 23, 2015 / 8:43 pm

      Thanks so much Shirley!
      K.

  4. Monday,March 23, 2015 / 11:49 pm

    The pop of yellow looks beautiful on your blue door!

    • Kristi
      Tuesday,March 24, 2015 / 3:06 am

      Thank you Gilly! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Tuesday,March 24, 2015 / 7:46 pm

    The wreath turned out beautifully! I love the pop of yellow from the lemons:)

    • Kristi
      Tuesday,March 24, 2015 / 11:19 pm

      Thank you Tara. I love the lemons too but my husband thought it was really strange to put them on it, and he thought they were real. ๐Ÿ˜‰

      I appreciate you stopping by.
      K.

    • Kristi
      Thursday,March 26, 2015 / 12:10 am

      Thanks so much Deb! I do love it with my blue door.

  6. Wednesday,March 25, 2015 / 10:13 am

    The wreath is really cute and I love your front door!

    As for me making one… last time I tried to make a wreath, it was one of those ornament ones for Christmas that everyone was making about 5 years ago, and after many tears, lets just say I bought a regular pine wreath at the nursery where we got our tree LOL

    • Kristi
      Saturday,March 28, 2015 / 6:57 pm

      Thanks Rue.

      At least you had the guts to try making one of them. I look at the pictures of those ornament wreaths every year and decide ummm…no. Maybe next year. ๐Ÿ˜‰

      Thanks so much for stopping in Rue.
      K.

  7. Wednesday,March 25, 2015 / 12:14 pm

    Absolutely Gorgeous!

    • Kristi
      Thursday,March 26, 2015 / 12:36 am

      Thanks Lara!

  8. Wednesday,March 25, 2015 / 12:39 pm

    I would much rather do them myself! They cost way too much in the stores. I saw one yesterday at a major craft store, very similar to yours, price…..$79.99! Now you know how much you saved! Yours is very pretty, and looks great on your door!

    • Kristi
      Thursday,March 26, 2015 / 3:30 am

      Thanks Kathy. I’m thrilled to hear how much I saved. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’m loving your Easter egg wreath too. So cute and free is the best! Thanks so much for stopping in.
      K.

  9. Wednesday,March 25, 2015 / 9:54 pm

    Def luving that cheery welcome ! thanks for sharing at Thurs Fav Things ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Kristi
      Thursday,March 26, 2015 / 3:27 am

      Thank you so much. I appreciate you stopping by. ๐Ÿ™‚
      K.

  10. MaryJean
    Wednesday,March 25, 2015 / 10:58 pm

    Love the wreath Kristi! I have to change mine soon and it’s with a grapevine wreath so I could just change the bow and berries on it to something spring, and no it’s not a Christmas bow, thank you! ๐Ÿ˜‰ I noticed your door handle and I really like it! Thinking of updating mine now! Take care! MJ

  11. Sunday,March 29, 2015 / 8:57 am

    Kristi your wreath came out great and I love the yellow against your pretty blue front door. I love the jute to hang it with and the burlap ribbon too! You are inspiring me…..my front door needs something badly for spring. I must admit I just took down my completely dead evergreen wreath from Christmas not too long ago ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Kristi
      Monday,March 30, 2015 / 3:49 am

      Thanks Lisa! I had my Christmas wreath up for far too long too! It’s nice to see something new in its place. I’m so glad to hear that I inspired you.

      Thanks so much for stopping in and Happy Spring!
      K.

  12. Thursday,April 9, 2015 / 10:43 am

    Kristi I love your little entry way with the little gallery wall above the shelf….super cute!!!

    • Kristi
      Thursday,April 9, 2015 / 11:10 am

      Thanks Christine! I always enjoy checking out what you’re doing, especially with your porch displays. ๐Ÿ™‚
      K.

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