Easy Floral Embroidery Hoop Wreath. Make this floral wreath with an embroidery hoop and basic craft store items. An inexpensive way to dress up your door!
One of my goals for the new year is to make more of an effort to finish a job that I’ve started. I tend to get about 90% of the way through certain tasks and then I just stop. I have no idea why, but it’s starting to get on my nerves and I need to do better. The day after Christmas, I took down all my decorations and packed them away in the basement. However, I didn’t put away the decorations that were on my porch. It’s been at the back of my mind for three weeks so when we recently had a nice day, I got out there and finished the job. It felt good to have Christmas completely down, but the porch looked incredibly bare and plain. The next holiday coming up is Valentine’s Day so I decided to make a door wreath that would work for that and early spring as well. I wanted something inexpensive and relatively fast so I decided on this easy floral embroidery hoop wreath. I’ve been seeing them on Pinterest for a year or two, so I definitely did not come up with the concept myself. I did, however, put my very own spin on this project and tried to make this wreath different from others I have seen. Most are very minimal so I decided to make mine full and colorful.
Easy Floral Embroidery Hoop Wreath
Supplies Needed: I got everything for this project at Hobby Lobby…but you should be able to find similar items at any craft or discount store. I was unable to find the swags or ribbon online. If you can’t find the swags, floral stems would work.
- 18 inch Embroidery/Quilt Hoop
- 2 small floral sprays (sometimes called teardrop swags)
- Wide grosgrain ribbon (2.5 to 3 inches wide)
- Floral wire
- Wire cutters
Put your embroidery hoop on a flat surface with the screw at the top. Place the swags, ends overlapping, in the middle of the screw mechanism like pictured below. Using florist wire, attach both swags to the hoop.
Fluff and separate the swags. If necessary, use more florist wire to attach the swags to the sides of the hoop. Cut a piece of ribbon about 1 1/2 yards long. (If you want the tails of your bow longer, make the ribbon piece 2 yards long.) Loop the ribbon around the hoop at the top where the swags are wired. Criss-cross the ribbon around a wreath hanger and finish off by tying a bow.
It took me longer to tie the bow than it did to attach the swags! The total cost of this project was just under $35.00. The swags were on sale for $9.99, the hoop was just over $11.00, and the ribbon was $1.99. I splurged a little on the swags but I love the way this project turned out. I can feasibly leave this on my door for months, even though we all know I probably won’t!
If you’re wondering, I did actually hang this wreath on my front door, but we were in the middle of a snow storm so I couldn’t take pictures on the porch. Maybe when it warms up!
This is the time of year to treat yourself to something fun. It could be a bouquet of fresh flowers, a set of new pillows for your sofa, or a new wreath for your front door. It doesn’t really matter what it is and it doesn’t have to be expensive…but treating yourself makes your heart feel just a little bit lighter. So go ahead…do something nice for yourself!
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