DIY Modern Floral Wreath - Engineer Mommy /* ]]> */
Mar 152018
 

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I’m quite the fan of wreaths. In fact, I have often said that I have many more wreaths than doors. What I love most about them is that they are an easy way to spruce up one’s decor for the various seasons/holidays. I have wreaths for Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, and Valentine’s Day. I also have a summer wreath, spring wreath and fall wreath. I told you I have a thing for wreaths!

Today I’ll be showing you how to make a super simple wreath using just a handful of supplies. You may even have these in the house already. The faux flowers I used for this project are from Michael’s. My bundle of flowers was on sale for $5 on that day, but they are normally around $10. The flowers are not something you should skimp out on. In other words, skip the dollar store for faux flowers (for this project, at least). Since the flowers are the star of this show, it’s best to get ones that really look great. Luckily, the rest of the supplies are affordable and easy to find.

DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath

You can even order most of the supplies online. Start by gathering the supplies you’ll need:

DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath


I picked up the real greenery from the various shrubs in our yard. I simply clipped a bunch of random branches and brought them inside. I started by placing some of the real greenery right on the embroidery hoop with some hot glue. Place the greenery on one side of the hoop with a few inches between them. I have found that by incorporating some real greenery, the whole wreath looks better and more sophisticated.
DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath


Fill in the gap with some faux greenery. You could simply use all real or all faux greenery, but I went with the combo because I thought that looked best. I found this faux greenery attached to the bundle of faux flowers I picked up from Michael’s. These little green stems will frame the individual flowers.
DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath


Finally, use some hot glue to attach the flower buds to the center of the greenery. Use a mix of smaller and larger buds. Place randomly along the greenery.
DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath


Voila! This wreath is done. Easy peasy! Hang it from a simple nail in the door. It rests in this orientation naturally… due to the weight of the flowers.
DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath


However, with a small modification of the hanging mechanism, you could also hang it in this orientation… with all the flowers to one side. I love this look, too!
DIY Modern Floral Wreath

DIY Modern Floral Wreath


Hope you enjoyed this project and make it for your home, too!

For more wreath inspiration, check out these posts below. Simply click on the image to be taken to the post!
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DIY Modern Christmas Wreath

DIY Modern Christmas Wreath

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 March 15, 2018  Posted by

7 Responses to “DIY Modern Floral Wreath”

  1. I too like wreaths! I like that these go together easily, and they look cost-effective. Any of these are a great addition to welcome in Spring!

  2. I love wreaths as well. They add such a pretty and whimsical touch to any door or room. I love how you used an embroidery hoop because you can even change it up depending on the season with any flower. It turned out so pretty. Looking at all your wreaths you do a great job, I love that round pinecone one!

  3. I love a good wreath, in fact I used to make them all the time. I haven’t made one in a long time because they are so time consuming but this one looks super easy! I should try it!

  4. This is a cute wreath. I havent had a wreath on my door in forever. I used to be crafty and do things like this but it has been a long time.

  5. Oh my goodness, I love this one. I like it with the flowers on the side. Gorgeous!

  6. These are all pretty wreaths, I love the simple one for spring. It is so pretty and fresh!

  7. How cute is this DIY Floral Wreath. I love how this can be done right at home! Thank you for sharing your tips and for helping others save money!

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