Simple DIY Spring Wreath

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DIY Simple Spring Wreath, This wreath is so simple and it only cost a few dollars to make!

 

Are you feeling all things Spring yet?  It was frigid cold here this weekend, but I’m making it Spring-like indoors until the weather finally warms up.    I usually prefer a very neutral color scheme in my house, but at this time of the year I begin craving a little color.  I’ve been working on a few new projects over here, but this little DIY Spring Wreath might be favorite right now.  The best part is that it’s really quick and easy to make.

A few weeks ago I picked up a few bunches of beautiful seeded eucalyptus at the grocery store.  I used most of it to make this fun DIY wall decor.  I had some leftover, so I decided to make a wreath as well.

What you will need*:

Embroidery Hoop

Weathered Gray Stain

Dark Wax

Seeded Eucalyptus

Fishing Line

 

I picked up this set of embroidery hoops at Michael’s.  I separated them and used only the inner hoop for this wreath.  To give it a more rustic look, I used the same technique as I did on my unfinished crates to give them a weathered look.

embroidery hoops for a simple diy wreath

 

It’s only a 2-step process and it gives the best weathered finish I’ve found so far.  Here is what the hoop looked like after I weathered it.

DIY wreath on weathered wood

 

Just as I did with my eucalyptus branch, I used fishing line to tie on bits of the seeded eucalyptus.  I like using the fishing line as opposed to floral wire because it’s clear and it virtually disappears.

How to make a simple DIY Spring Wreath

 

That’s all there is to it!  This simple little DIY Spring wreath literally took me about 10 minutes (not counting the time spent waiting for the paint to dry) and cost less than $10.  So simple and so pretty!

Simple Spring Wreath with Eucalyptus

 

I’ll let you know how it holds up, but from what I understand the leaves may lighten up in color as they dry, but should stay in tact.

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DIY Spring Wreath

 

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19 thoughts on “Simple DIY Spring Wreath

  1. This is simple and pretty. Staining an embroidery hoop is a terrific idea. Thanks for the inspiration, as I typically don’t like embroidery hoops crafts, this staining makes all the difference!

  2. Roxanne, I really love this! It just happens I found a similar piece of greenery at a yard sale last weekend–yay! I was already considering a wreath and after seeing your pretty project, I’m convinced! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

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