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Natural Spring Wreath

This year my Spring decorating has taken on a theme, sort of…

my Natural Spring Wreath for my front door is part of it.

Natural Spring Wreath- At Home with The Barkers

I have used grapevine wreaths for many years, I love them.  They are easy to work with and I tend to like the natural elements.  This particular oval grapevine wreath I have had for about 6 years.  It has been hanging on my front door all of that time and still looks great.

Monogram Wreath Making Supplies:

I change up the decorating on it with the seasons so I try to add items that I can removed easily.  This year I wanted to add moss and at first I was thinking I would have to hot glue the moss down.  The moss comes in sheets so you have different sizes to choose from.  I started working with it, tucking and molding it around the branches of the wreath and just like that it was perfect.  NO GLUE needed.

To attach the bird nest I used some floral wire I had picked up at Dollar Tree.  I cut a piece long enough to weave through the nest then bend around the branches of the wreath.

If you don’t have time to create your own wreath or you need more wreath inspiration, check out this curated selection of front door wreaths that I’ve found for you. 

Natural Spring Wreath-Grapevine Wreath

Natural Spring Wreath-Birds nest and moss

Natural Spring Wreath-Grapevine Wreath-Moss

Natural Spring Wreath-Moss

Natural Spring Wreath-Birds nest

Including a monogram on my wreath is a special touch.  The pressed board letters are perfect to add scrapbook paper with this special glue.  I already had this one covered in the blue paper from my daughters room last summer.  I decided to give it an aged look.  I used brown craft paint and a sponge brush.  At first I thought I may age just the edges but after the edges were complete I knew I wanted the entire surface aged.  If you like just the edges done you can stop there and it still looks great.

The way I aged the entire surface was by adding water to my sponge, then squeezed it out .  It allowed the paint to spread through the sponge giving a washed and worn look to the “B” that I was hoping for. Then I attached with “B” with some raffia.

*TIP* Do not rub repeatedly in one section with a wet sponge or too hard…water and paper aren’t usually friends.

Natural Spring Wreath-Aged Monogram

Natural Spring Wreath-Aged Monogram details

Natural Spring Wreath-Monogram Aged

Natural Spring Wreath-Monogram

 

MORE Spring Projects that will inspire you:

Vintage Twist Spring Mantel Tour

Vintage Twist Spring Mantel

Spring Wreath for Indoors

Farmhouse Table Makeover - At Home With The Barkers

Farmhouse Table Makeover

 

 

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22 Comments

  1. Sonya-I {heart} this so much. Beautiful my friend!!!

  2. This looks so pretty on your front door. I need to assembly supplies to make a spring wreath for my door. I hate having it bare! There are only 21 days until spring and I’m more than ready!

  3. Awesome! I thought the letter was made of copper. Nice job!

  4. I love your wreath….especially the treatment on the B! Pinned to my I Love Wreaths board! Visiting from the Scoop Mega Spring party.

  5. Great wreath Sonya. And included in my round up to go live at 1am on Sunday night/ Monday morning!!

  6. I adore your wreath! Thanks for letting me feature it today in my wreath round up! Just wanted you to know that I’ve scheduled your wreath to be pinned to the Better Homes & Gardens Blogger’s Projects Board tonight! Have a fabulous day!

    1. Thanks so much Kim! I appreciate you pinning this to such a great board!

  7. Wow, great ideas! I have a heart wreath that I was thinking of doing so,etching similar with. I wonder where I’d get the faux moss from here? I’ll have to research:)

  8. im having trouble finding the oval shaped wreath. Any suggestions? I need oval to fit the oval window in my door… Thanks!

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