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DIY yarn wreath with attachments

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A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

Love changing your wreaths by season, but can't afford to buy a new one each time? Why not make one yarn wreath that you can change with each new season with fun add-ons?

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

This DIY neutral yarn wreath is the perfect base for any season, allowing you the opportunity to get creative with your attachments. We're showing you two ways to update this yarn wreath for spring or summer, with some inexpensive and cute materials!

Supplies

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

For the wreath: 

  • 1 Styrofoam or straw wreath form (we used a 14-inch one)
  • Neutral colored yarn (about one spool)
  • Scissors
A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

For the April add-on: 

  • Fake flowers
  • Wire scissors
  • Felt flowers
A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

For the May add-on: 

  • Large potpourri nuts (like these)
  • White paint
  • Blue spray paint
  • White felt flowers

To make the wreath

1

Wrap the wreath in yarn

To make the wreath, untangle all of the yarn and tie a little knot around the wreath form (so you have a place to start).

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

Then start tightly wrapping the yarn all around the wreath. Note: This will take about two hours, so give yourself plenty of time and breaks!

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

2

Cut off loose ends and tie

Cut off any loose ends and tuck the extra string into the others.

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

To make an April spring flowers wreath

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

1

Cut flowers with wire cutters

Using wire scissors, cut the buds off the flowers, leaving a little bit of a peak so you can attach it to the wreath.

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

Gently stick the flowers into the Styrofoam (you may need to push some of the yarn aside so you can stick it in).

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

2

Attach flowers to the wreath

Pull back the adhesive of the felt flowers and stick those next to the wire flowers.

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

To make the May beach wreath

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

1

Paint two nuts white and two nuts blue

Place four tan nuts aside. Using the white paint, carefully paint two nuts with white paint.

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

Set aside and let dry. Paint two other nuts and spray with blue paint.

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

2

Glue and attach the nuts

Spray paint until fully coated and let dry. Once nuts are dry, glue on the wreath in an alternating pattern with the felt flowers.

A beautiful, easy wreath you can make at home

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