Garden Shovel Wreath

9 Materials
2 Hours

Spring is in the air! Well hopefully soon, and I created this pretty wreath to bring in the new season. Check it out!

I picked up some cute little buckets and a shovel. You can get them from the home and garden shop.

You’ll need these self tap metal screws to apply your buckets to the wood shovel handle.

Find your desired location on the handle, and screw your buckets on using the self tap screws and screwdriver.

Now cut your floral foam to fit inside the buckets and glue them in.

Then, with the ribbon of your choice, make two bows. I used this great floral print!

Then I gathered some pretty flowers and sprigs that I wanted to put inside the buckets.

Then I pushed the flowers into the foam.

I filled up the buckets and added the bow to each of the buckets. I had each of the buckets go in different directions to balance it out.

You can see how the top is more right focused and the bottom is more left. I think it came out great! Then I just used a wreath hook to hold it on the door.

I love the way it came out and hopefully this inspires you to use some unique materials to make something different for your home. Happy Spring!

Resources for this project:
See all materials
Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.
Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.More info
Frequently asked questions
Have a question about this project?
3 of 9 questions
  • Norma Norma on Feb 19, 2020

    Did you secure the bottom portion of the shovel so it doesn't bang against the door when closing it?

  • Lori Stone Hartmann Lori Stone Hartmann on Feb 19, 2020

    Won't the shovel scratch the paint on your door?

  • Darlene Eldstrom Darlene Eldstrom on Feb 20, 2020

    Awesome Idea!I’d really Worry about Someone seeing them and then Stealing them☹️

Join the conversation
3 of 106 comments
  • Carey Carey on Jun 08, 2022

    Hi Shelly, Good plan!! I would never have though of hanging it on the pantry door!! : )

    The wreath hook is a great idea, I was understanding that it was on an exterior door that was unused! The Christmas wreath on my front door for Christmas may find a new place near the door. Every time I came in the door, I was getting into it with my head! One of the hazards with getting older. Have a great day.

  • Merelyn sale Merelyn sale on Mar 11, 2023

    Labor love clever, looks awesome.

    adds lots of color, good choice of the flowers.