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My front door has been empty for a couple weeks so I made this Spring Frame Wreath to brighten it up. I’m really happy with how it turned out and it was so easy to make.

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Since I like a different look when it comes to wreaths, I bought these cute wood supplies at Michael’s to make one for Spring. I used paint I had on hand from other craft projects so I didn’t have addition cost. And I used spray paint on the frame instead of trying to brush all those scroll-y areas.

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I painted the bird with DecoArt Spa Blue then sanded the edges a little to expose the wood.

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Next came the banner flags that I painted with DecoArt Wisteria then used the end of a paint brush to make white dots on the flags. I varied the dots size by dipping the brush end in the paint and making a few dots before dipping again.

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The letters were painted with DecoArt Lemonade. I only painted the top of the letters using a small brush to keep the wood showing on the sides.

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I attached the letters to the banner flags using wood glue. I love the random polka dots on the flags.

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Then I connected the flags together using hemp twine.

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I wanted to add a bird nest to the wreath but didn’t have one the right size so I made one from a strip of burlap. Fold the burlap in half long wise, then start twisting and wrapping the fabric to form a circle. Hot glue in a few places to make sure it keeps it shape. Similar to these rosettes but looser with an indented center for the eggs.

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Hot glue the eggs to the center and you have a cute bird nest.

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I attached the bird nest and the bird to the frame using E600 glue. Since it’s hanging outside I want it to be sturdy.

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And there you have a Spring welcome! Have you made something Springy for your front door?

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Yvonne @ Tried and Tasty March 24, 2014 at 7:39 am

Eek! This is what you teased on IG! It turned out SO cute – I LOVE it!!! Pinning!
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Becky @ lovetobeinthekitchen March 24, 2014 at 7:41 am

This is so cute! I love how creative it is! Pinned!

Shannon March 24, 2014 at 10:04 am

I am loving the wooden craft pieces this season. This is really cute. I especially like the banner!
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Rebecca March 24, 2014 at 10:55 am

I love this! I made a Spring Wreath last week (post coming to the blog Wednesday). Must be the season for crafts! :) I love this picture frame idea though…I’ll definitely have to use it! So creative.
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Debra March 24, 2014 at 12:05 pm

How cute is this! The little nest is my absolute favorite part!
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Lisa March 24, 2014 at 2:09 pm

This is so pretty!! It’s like decorating an empty frame!! Would never have thought about doing that!!
L x
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Sondra March 24, 2014 at 5:32 pm

This is so great! Love it!!
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Jesseca March 24, 2014 at 5:46 pm

I love the color choices. I need to keep this one in mind for next year!
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Beccy March 25, 2014 at 12:34 am

I love this. It’s gorgeous.

I made a crochet spring wreath this year. I only learned crochet this year as one of my New Years resolutions so I’m really pleased with it :)

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Holly @ Bits of Everything March 25, 2014 at 7:55 am

I always think wreaths for the door. I need to change it up and try something like this. Darling!
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Kimber March 25, 2014 at 2:50 pm

So adorable! I really love this little pop of color. You don’t need traditional when it comes to wreaths anymore!
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Amy | The Happy Scraps March 26, 2014 at 7:44 am

This is adorable! That little nest, seriously, I’m dying over it! Pinning! :)
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Jonie @ Just Between Friends March 26, 2014 at 8:17 pm

I love this! The polka dots are the perfect touch too!

Susan B March 27, 2014 at 5:18 pm

Love, love, love this! What size is this frame? I’m trying to reproduce it, but wasn’t sure of the sizes you used.

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