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SPRINGTIME FLOWER WREATH DIY TUTORIAL

It’s not very often that you get any time to do something purely for the joy of it – and so when my mom and dad came to stay for a few days, I managed to steal a few minutes to myself at the table and whip up one of my favourite decorations – a flower wreath.
I promise you that they’re the easiest to make and so beautiful around the house and garden – and I’ll show you how you can make one below, in about ten minutes!

I’m slightly in love with it.

This is everything you’re going to need.  I got my wreath rings on Amazon in a pack of 10, along with some floral wire which was around £1 for a spool.  The moss comes from the forest generally [although in this case, it comes from my mom and dad after they finished setting up their hanging baskets], and the flowers I cut from my garden and bought from the market.

Push clumps of moss through the two bars of the wreath.  Watch out for little friends, if you know what I mean!  They love hiding in moss!  Hold the visitor-free moss in place and wind some of the floral wire around to secure.  Repeat this until all of your ring is covered.  The wire is dark and so it’s well camouflaged.

When your wreath is fully stuffed with moss, you can start to add the flowers – position them where you like, tucking into the moss to disguise ends of stems, and using the wire, secure those too.
And that’s everything you need to know.  It really is that simple!
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10 Comments

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    Jess McGlynn
    June 7, 2016 at 1:23 PM

    It's a beautiful creation! You make it look so easy and straightforward too; great little tutorial. I can see why you love it so much 🙂

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    Liz Burton
    June 7, 2016 at 2:32 PM

    This is absolutely stunning!

    I've never made a wreath from scratch with a frame and moss, I've always used ready-made ones but you do make it sound very simple.

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    Jen Walshaw
    June 7, 2016 at 7:10 PM

    Oh this is beautiful. I wish you lived closer so you could make me one. I would love to make one with you!

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    Ellie A
    June 8, 2016 at 5:55 AM

    Oh wow this is just stunning, I see these and think id love to make one but it is bound do be too difficult and then don't bother but now I might just have to give it a go.

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    Louise
    June 8, 2016 at 6:08 AM

    What a gorgeous wreath and I bet it smells lovely and fresh. I don't think I would make it so easily.

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    Michelle Ordever
    June 8, 2016 at 7:57 AM

    Girl…. this is GORGEOUS! Come over and make me lots of pretty wreaths please!

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    Erica Price
    June 8, 2016 at 9:20 AM

    They are beautiful and they really reflect the season.

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    Lucy Dorrington
    June 8, 2016 at 10:43 AM

    I wish I'd read this earlier, I emptied a pile of moss out of my birdbath the other day!

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    Cass@TheDiaryofaFrugalFamily
    June 8, 2016 at 8:39 PM

    Oh my word, that's beautiful!

    I would love to be able to make something as pretty as that x x

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    Kara Guppy
    June 9, 2016 at 11:31 AM

    That is beautiful, never thought of making a wreath this time of the year

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