It’s time for another DIY Challenge with Terrie at decorateandmorewithtip.com. This month we are showing ways to makeover a simple grapevine wreath. If you’ve come here from Paula’s blog, then you’re right on track! Make sure to visit all the blogs at the bottom of this post to see lots of inspiration.
Our state is under a Stay Home-Stay Safe order to help stem the Coronavirus pandemic. Because I procrastinated in making my wreath, I was not able to go to the store to buy any new supplies for my wreath makeover. So off to the basement I went to shop my stash of supplies. The only grapevine wreath that I had was an 18″ slim wreath from Walmart that cost about $4.00. My stash did not contain very many spring flowers but I would have to make do.
Putting the wreath together:
The plan for my wreath was to keep it simple and earthy with spring touches. I used 2 clay pots from Dollar Tree, keeping one whole and breaking the other up. The pots looked too new, so I rubbed a little paint on them for a patina. I used white, sienna brown, and black in very small amounts and rubbed them on with a paper towel.
While the pots were drying, I used a hot glue gun to attach my “base” stems to one side of the wreath. I had 2 stems of white blossoms and a stem of 3 tulips. Even though my whole clay pot was small, I didn’t want it to droop, so I used green floral wire to secure it to the wreath. Next I hot-glued boxwood stems and the clay pot pieces in place.
Finishing touches were moss tucked in around the whole pot and 3 eggs glued inside it. After going through all my ribbons, I instead decided on a multiple strand jute twine bow to compliment the earthy look.
I really like the way my wreath turned out- what do you think? The cost was under $10 and I didn’t have to go to the store to buy anything!
Make sure you visit Shae at Sweet Southern Grace next. Check out all the wonderful inspiration below!