Spring Frame Wreath

If you like wreaths that are a bit unusual and creative you’re going to love this square Spring Frame Wreath.

Square Spring Wreath Frame

Please tell me that I’m not the only one obsessed with wreaths. I like to switch them out on my front door often. But I also like to hang them on my interior doors and over the fireplace.

Supplies needed:
wood frame (Michael’s)
wood bird (Michael’s)
burlap (small piece)
small bird eggs
wood banner pieces (Michael’s)
wood letters(Michael’s)
paints (4 different colors)

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As soon as I saw this scroll-y frame I knew I wanted to make a wreath out of it. 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.

I painted the bird with DecoArt Spa Blue then sanded the edges a little to expose the wood. I think I need to buy a few more of these birds for Spring. They’re so cute!

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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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Once the banner is dry attach the letters to each piece using wood glue. I love the random polka dots on the flags.

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Then connect 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. It’s 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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Attach the bird nest and the bird to the frame using E600 glue. I’m probably going to hang this one on my pantry door.

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Have you made a Spring-y wreath yet? Give this one a try.

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Spring Frame Wreath with bird and nest

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