Spring has SPRUNG!!! Pushing 65 degrees today here in the Greater Seattle area meant my little man in his sandles and shorts (yeah…that’s how we roll in Seattle-shorts are acceptable at anything above 6o) and windows open to let the early Spring breeze in! A rare occurrence happened in the Cook household today; my 2 year old ACTUALLY took a nap! And what does that mean for this Mama…crafting time!!! Bonus was the house was already clean and I didn’t have to feel guilty about putting crafting first 🙂 Anyways, are you all ready to make this adorable and might I say, down right cheery Spring wreath for your front door?! Let’s get started!
Do you guys remember some of the Holiday wreaths that I made? I kinda meshed them together and came up with this fun design! I am in LOVE with some of the spring floral prints that are out there and I came across this specific one at Hobby Lobby and I had to have it! It’s just too cute and I am loving the coral and navy combo and the bonus of the teal makes for the perfect bright and fun design that I need on my boring white front door.
First, thing you gotta do is find some neutral color card stock and cut them into tiny flag buntings for your banner on your piece. Bust out that trusty alphabet stamp set (See…I told you it was a good investment for your craft room!) and your black ink pad. I chose to out “Happy Spring” on my wreath but feel free to put what ever your lil’ heart pleases. You could put “Spring has Sprung” or “Welcome Spring”, just a few more suggestions. Set those aside to dry while you move on to the next step in making your wreath.
Now to covering that lovely foam wreath. Remember that fabric I was mentioning? Grab a yard of your favorite pattern and cut it in strips about 2-3″ wide. Place a strip of hot glue on the back of the wreath and glue down an end of one strip. Once it has dried, go ahead and tightly wrap around and around that piece and continue with all strips until the wreath is completely covered. Make sure you can see the pretty detail or your fabric on the side that will become the front. With the fabric that I chose, I needed to be strategic about the placement of the flowers so that you can see that pretty detail.
The next part is the FUN part. Adding all of the adornments to your wreath! I always find this to be the exciting part because who doesn’t love all of these pretty details that make for the complete look of your wreath. I love the brand Spare Parts at Hobby Lobby. They just have the most adorable items! You can’t go wrong with adding a few of their pieces to your basket 🙂
Start laying out your flowers to get the right feel that you want for your piece. Make sure to mix n’ match colors, textures, and patterns to make an eclectic yet “each piece has a purpose to the overall design”…if that makes sense 🙂 Once you feel good with the placement of them all, adhere them down with your hot glue gun. And I can’t forget to mention my lil’ birdie that I got! You’ll see this little cutie on the final reveal of the wreath!
Add a few more dabs of hot glue to the wreath to add on your little bunting banner and you are DONE!! Are you in love? Cuz I sure am!!!
Awe, it’s just so cute! I sure hope you enjoyed this craft and check out the Blog for more Spring crafts to come!!! Bye all!