In our house, we LOVE winter and everything that comes with it. Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, hot chocolate... But when February rolls around and seed catalogs start arriving, spring is on my mind. It was time to bring some bright colors back to the front door with a new wreath.
We have a bit of a running joke around here about our wreaths. Last year I started a project to have a different wreath each month. I figure after about three years that might work out, since I just took down my holiday wreath. Shhh! Don't tell anyone! My daughter and her friends will be so happy that we have a new design that is seasonally appropriate. Ha!
Here it is!
Inspiration struck this weekend when I saw some great felt flowers online, and the rest is history. Each flower was handcrafted from felt using different methods (a new post is coming soon with tutorials!). Once the flowers were completed, I attached them to a larger piece of felt, cut around it to hide the base a bit. Yarn was used to attach the felt to the wreath form so that it could be reused in future months.
Those flowers are so cute I could hardly stop making them, but eventually ran out of hot glue. A stroke of luck my family probably appeciated since I'd taken over the entire kitchen table making felt flowers. If you're new to crafting or want a quick project, felt flowers fit the bill as they come together in minutes depending on how elaborate you want them to be.
Here are some close ups. So pretty!
I can't wait to share a felt flower tutorial post with you in a few days. If you want to prepare supplies for making your own wreath, here's a shopping list!
- Grapevine wreath (choose a size that fits your door)
- Wreath hanger
- Felt squares, at least 2 of each color plus green for leaves
- Hot glue gun (I like low temp)
- Yarn or string (2 yards would be enough
- Wired Ribbon for bow