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Easy Summer Wreath in 5-Easy Steps

I was looking to update our mantel with a new Summer Wreath. I wanted to work in one of my fave flowers, pink peonies. Using an oval grapevine wreath as a base, I used a combination of silks to create my One-of-a-Kind Summer Wreath.
Time: 40 Minutes Cost: $40 Difficulty: Easy
  • easy summer wreath in 5 easy steps
I chose an oval wreath because it worked best with my mantel, but any shape will do.
  • easy summer wreath in 5 easy steps
I chose an assortment of REAL looking silks. The main flowers were peonies, though.
  • easy summer wreath in 5 easy steps
Layer 1 was adding greenery to start. Visit my blog post below to see exactly how and why I started with this layer.
  • easy summer wreath in 5 easy steps
Layer 2 was adding the first of the peonies. It starts out looking a bit odd, until you get to Layers 3 and 4.
  • easy summer wreath in 5 easy steps
Layers 3 and 4 consists of adding filler. I used fern, Queen Anne's Lace and Dusty Miller. (all faux)
  • easy summer wreath in 5 easy steps
Thes elements complimented the peonies but did not compete with them.
  • easy summer wreath in 5 easy steps
This is the final result. I added a black and white bow and hanger. It's the perfect compliment to the other elements I have on my Summer Mantel. For more in-depth details on how to make your own Summer Wreath in 5-Easy Steps, simply click on the link below.

Materials I used for this project:

  • Grapevine Wreath   (Hobby Lobby)
  • Assorted Silk Flowers   (Hobby Lobby)
  • (opt) Ribbon

To see more: http://everydayhomeblog.com/2017/04/diy-summer-wreath.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Tonya
    Tonya Martinsville, VA

    I am gonna get started today!!! I love it. Thanks so much for sharing.

  • Debbie Anders
    Debbie Anders Tampa, FL

    Your wreath is very pretty, but your ribbon is too crowded.

  • Jan
    Jan West Blocton, AL

    Thanks for the inspiration. I was given some artificial peonies and a grapevine wreath by two different people. Although I don't have all the greenery, I think I can still make it work. I only have 3peonies, so I will probably cluster them on one

  • Denise
    Denise Maynard, MA

    Very pretty. The sideways oval shape really gives it a unique look.

  • Arleen
    Arleen Wilton, NH

    Great job! You have inspired me.

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