Turn a Thrift Store Frame Into a Beautiful Spring Wreath

4 Materials
$10.00
1 Hour
Medium

Thrift stores are full of old frames and this is an easy way to turn one of those into a beautiful, colourful Spring wreath.
turn a thrift store frame into a beautiful spring wreath

A year and half ago I turned an old frame into a Fall wreath and it has always been one of my favourite crafty projects (not to mention most popular posts).This time around, I wanted to make one for Spring with some beautiful Spring colours... pink, peach, yellow and white.Start with an old thrift store frame.  I picked this one up for $1. Remove the glass and backing and save these for another project.
turn a thrift store frame into a beautiful spring wreath

Paint the frame and distress it lightly.  The beautiful, soft yellow that I used was Country Chic Paint in Creme Brulee.
turn a thrift store frame into a beautiful spring wreath

Collect some pretty spring flowers in bright Springy colours.  I picked these up at Michaels.To make the initial bunch of flowers that will hang from the frame, grab them with one hand...
turn a thrift store frame into a beautiful spring wreath

and wrap the stems with burlap ribbon.  To hold the ribbon in place, use a little hot glue on the back of the bunch.
turn a thrift store frame into a beautiful spring wreath

Use a piece of wider burlap ribbon, looped around one of the corners to hang the wreath with. To attach the flowers to the frame, slice a hole through the large burlap ribbon and slip the end of the bouquet through the slit. Add some hot glue to the corner to hold the flowers in place.
turn a thrift store frame into a beautiful spring wreath

Once your initial bouquet is in place, begin adding flowers until you have a fullness that you like.  Use a little dab of hot glue to hold them in place.
turn a thrift store frame into a beautiful spring wreath

This pretty wreath goes perfectly with all of the other yellow I've been adding this year for Spring and certainly makes things bright and cheery. Pop over to the blog for additional pictures of each step and the final wreath as well as more painting projects and furniture makeovers...

Suggested materials:

  • Old frame  (thrift store)
  • Paint  (craft store or local stockist)
  • Spring flowers  (Michaels)
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  • Loretha Dempsey
    on May 30, 2017

    I like this idea. I use clothes hangers for Christmas wealths. I'm in Milwaukee, WI. đź’ť

    • Recreated Designs
      on May 30, 2017

      That a great idea Loretha! The can be changed into so many shapes. Thanks so much for taking the time to watch and join in :)

  • Asp21746020
    on May 31, 2017

    needle nose pliers have a cutting blade near the base of the plier -. Work much better than scissors.

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