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DIY Summer Wreath

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What says "Welcome to my Home" better than a fun wreath!? Since it's practically Summer I decided to create a beach themed wreath for my front door...even though I live no where near the beach. A girl can dream, right!?
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I bought my driftwood wreath at Hobby Lobby. Then I found some greenery, moss, seashells, fishing net and a wooden cut-out anchor at Michael's. The starfish are from Marshall's, and came in a pack of 12. This was a great find because it can be expensive to purchase them individually.
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First I hot glued the fishing net to the wreath. I just glued it in a few spots to secure.
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Then I inserted a few of the greenery pieces and seashells. Again making sure to use only enough glue to secure.
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I used some left-over fabric that I had to cover the wooden anchor. I then sealed the fabric with Outdoor Mod Podge Exterior.When it was dry I hot glued it to a seashell on the wreath so it stuck out a little.
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On the opposite side of the wreath I added some bright green moss.
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Then I glued the starfish and a few seashells where I thought it needed some color.
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Super easy, and super beachy don't you think? I bet if you didn't know better you would think I lived on a beach :)

To see more: http://theblueeyeddove.com/2014/06/06/diy-summer-wreath/

Got a question about this project?

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I New York, NY

    Fabulous!

  • Shari Veater
    Shari Veater Spokane, WA

    I LOVE LOVE your wreath! The fishing net really adds a lot :)

  • The Blue Eyed Dove
    The Blue Eyed Dove Fort Wayne, IN

    Thank you, everyone! :)

  • Anna Ibarra
    Anna Ibarra San Antonio, TX

    Awh too cute, dreaming is what gives us our inspirations. -)

  • Sheila D
    Sheila D Crystal River, FL

    Loveit!! Girl after my own heart...love the beach theme. Just did a summer wreath with flip flops, sunglasses, visor and hibiscus. Will definitely "borrow" your idea and add shells ..

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