How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

If you are looking for a way to welcome the upcoming spring season how about crafting an easy, beautiful spring wreath?

This DIY project centers around the use of dried Gomphrena, also known as globe amaranth, a charming flowering annual beloved for its petite, globe-shaped blooms. These flowers are not only gorgeous when fresh but retain their beauty when dried, making them perfect for long-lasting home decor like wreaths.

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath
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How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

Crafting an Easy Spring Wreath with Dried Gomphrena Flowers

Spring is the season of renewal, vibrant blooms, and brightening up our homes in ways that celebrate the beauty of nature. I used two different shades of pink dried globe amaranth flowers.

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

I love their rustic look and they are so easy to attach to a wreath with a hot glue gun.

Here are the simple steps you can follow to create your own dried flower wreath, using a mix of rustic twig elements and the delightful shades of pink globe amaranth flowers.

Materials Needed

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

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Step 1: Prepare Your Flowers

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

Start by taking your dried Gomphrena flowers and measuring out lengths between 2″ to 5″. These varying lengths will add depth and texture to your wreath. Use scissors or garden shears to carefully cut the flowers, keeping in mind to preserve as much of the stem as possible for easy attachment.

It’s natural to find some of the dried blooms have broken off during the process. Don’t worry, as this is where your hot glue gun comes in handy. Reattach the broken flowers with a small dab of glue. This step ensures that none of your beautiful Gomphrena goes to waste and emphasizes the sustainable aspect of creating beauty from imperfection.

Step 2: Attaching Flowers to the Wreath

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

With your flowers prepped and ready, it’s time to start assembling your wreath. Begin by heating your glue gun. Once it’s ready, take a dried flower and apply a small amount of glue to the base of the cut end of the stem. Attach it to the twig wreath base, pressing gently to secure it in place.

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

Continue this process, placing each flower close to the previous one to ensure full coverage and a lush look. Be mindful to glue the flowers all in the same direction around the wreath; this will give your wreath a cohesive and professional appearance.

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

One of the joys of working with a twig wreath base, especially one adorned with rustic tip berries, is the natural and organic feel it brings to the project. The twigs provide a sturdy foundation for the delicate Gomphrena flowers, while the berries add an extra texture and depth, complementing the softness of the blooms.

Step 3: Final Touches and Displaying Your Wreath

How to Make an Easy Spring Wreath

As you complete the circle of flowers, step back occasionally to assess the overall balance and fullness of your wreath. You might find some areas that could use an additional flower or two for a fuller look. Once you’re satisfied with how your wreath looks, let it sit for a few minutes to ensure all the glue has cooled and set properly.

Dried flower wreaths like this one are incredibly versatile in terms of display. They can bring a touch of spring indoors without the worry of wilting or requiring water. Consider hanging your new wreath in a window, where the light can shine through the delicate petals, casting beautiful shadows and illuminating the varied shades of pink. Alternatively, place it on the inside of your door or on a cabinet for a burst of spring cheer. The rustic elegance of the twig base combined with the vibrant Gomphrena makes this wreath suitable for any indoor setting, adding a natural and artistic touch to your home decor.

The Unique Beauty of Dried Flower Wreaths

Easy Spring Wreath

What sets a dried flower wreath apart is its longevity and the unique charm it brings to your home. Unlike fresh flower wreaths that wilt and need to be replaced, a dried flower wreath can last for seasons, becoming a timeless piece in your collection of home decorations. Moreover, crafting with dried flowers like Gomphrena allows you to preserve the beauty of your garden or favorite blooms in a new and creative way.

Creating a wreath from dried Gomphrena is not only a fun and easy project but also a therapeutic activity that celebrates the beauty of nature in a lasting form. The process encourages mindfulness and creativity, offering a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Plus, the end result—a stunning piece of home decor—brings a sense of accomplishment and joy.

Encouragement to Try It Yourself

Easy Spring Wreath

I encourage you to try your hand at making your own dried flower wreath. Whether you’re an experienced crafter or new to DIY projects, this endeavor is accessible and rewarding. It’s a wonderful way to bring a piece of the springtime beauty indoors, offering a daily reminder of growth, renewal, and the endless joy of spring.

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  1. Leslie, there is someone posting comments and is not me. I don’t know how they got my address to post comments to this blob. I do very much enjoy seeing your blogs every day and what you share with us who have keeping up with the blogs to what surprise you have for each day. This is granny gina

  2. Your wreath is so pretty Leslie! I love the globe flowers and how rustic it looks while still so delicate! It looks gorgeous on your door!

  3. Such a very unique wreath love the wreath form I want to try to make all these wreaths. they are so beautiful you are so very talented in all your projects!!!

    1. Thanks so much Jackie! I love making wreaths- they are so much simpler than you’d think to make. Thanks for being here! ☺️💕

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