Looking for a DIY spring wreath to adorn your front door and chase the winter blues away? Here's a super simple DIY spring wreath with an Easter egg twist! This is part of a blogger DIY challenge - check the links at the end of this post for more beautiful DIY wreaths from my friends! (Read more about the challenge below).
I don't know about you, but at this time of year, I'm ready to chase the winter blues away by diving into spring decorating.
The weather here is typical for this time of year. We call it 'Four seasons in a day'! We'll start out with rain, which turns into snow. Then, the sun will make a tentative appearance peaking through the snow clouds, wondering whether it should stay. A few hours later, we're dressed in t-shirts and basking in the sunshine!
How's the weather with you? Same?
Right about now, I'm thinking about all things spring décor. I'm ignoring the snowflakes drifting past my window. Instead, I'm getting all crafty and thinking up ideas for decorating my home for spring!
Did you see my spring home tour? I and 30+ home décor bloggers shared our ideas for spring home decorating. That was such fun!
So when I found out about this month's 'Blogger DIY Challenge', I couldn't wait to get started!
The Blogger DIY Challenge – March
Have you made your spring door wreath yet? If not, and you are still looking for ideas and inspiration, I've got you covered!
I joined up with some amazing bloggers for this DIY challenge. The brief was to make a DIY spring Wreath and share the tutorial with you! Thanks to Sydney of Sydney and Co Blog for organising!
There are many ways to make and style a DIY spring wreath for your front door. This is my interpretation of the challenge. Don't forget to check out all my friend's posts for more amazing inspiration. See their links at the end of this post.
After you've read this post, you will also be able to make a DIY spring wreath for yourself because I'm giving you the step-by-step tutorial of the process! Here goes!
DIY Spring wreath – Materials
- Wreath base
- Dried twigs
- Pussy willow twigs
- Eucalyptus garland
- Easter egg garland
- Eggshells – 3 halves, washed
- Burlap ribbon
- Lace ribbon
- Patterned ribbon
- Bobtail ribbon
- Floral wire
- Decorative heart or similar
- (Not used - small feather wreath)
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DIY Spring wreath - Tools
- Glue gun
- Glue stick
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Here's how to make a DIY spring wreath
A QUICK REMINDER: When attempting any DIY project, please take care to undertake the necessary safety precautions. You should always follow the manufacturer’s safety recommendations when using any product or tool. When following my instructions for a DIY project, you are doing so at your own risk.
Step 1 - add twigs
Tie the dried twigs to the wreath base.
Step 2 - Add Eucalyptus garland
Tie the Eucalyptus garland to the wreath, over the top of the twigs. My garland had a loop at the end so I made sure that was at the top so I could use it as a hanger. If your eucalyptus garland does not have a hanging loop, you can easily make one once your DIY spring wreath is finished.
Step 3 - Tie on Easter egg garland
Add the Easter egg garland. I added mine to one side. Tie the end of the garland to the centre of the wreath at the top. Tie the garland in intervals until you reach the bottom centre of the wreath (or as far as it will go).
Step 4 - Glue on eggshells
Using the glue gun, position the eggshells on the wreath as shown in the photo below and glue them into place.
Step 5 - fill eggshells with moss
Fill the eggshells with moss
Step 6 - Glue ribbons to wreath
Cut a length of each of the ribbons and burlap. This will depend on how long you want your ribbons to hang down. I cut mine at approx. 40cms/16" (Burlap). I cut the other ribbons a little bit shorter. Glue the ribbons to the wreath.
Step 7 - Glue decorative heart to wreath
Use the glue gun to add a decorative heart to the front of the DIY spring wreath over the top of the ribbons.
Step 8 - Hang your wreath!
That's it! Your DIY spring wreath is finished! See how easy it is to decorate your front door and make it more inviting for spring?
I recently painted our front door and added a slate house sign. You can read those posts on the blog too:
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DIY Spring Wreath Challenge
Want to see more DIY spring wreaths? Well then, that's great because today, you are in for a treat!
Below, you will find links to the posts from all my blogger friends who took part in this challenge. Click the images to go straight to their posts. ENJOY!
This link party is for members of the DIY BLOGGER CHALLENGE Facebook group.
If you have a blog and would like to join the challenge, click here to check our Facebook group.
We’re a supportive community that would love to have you!