Sunday, March 18, 2018

DIY Boxy Shaped Spring Wreath

See how easy it is to dress up your front entryway for Spring with a DIY boxy shaped wreath and matching urn fillers!  

This year I'm celebrating the arrival of spring by creating a unique looking wreath to place on my front door, using curvy sticks called Kulu sticks and a pretty flower garland that I cut to fit. I wanted to create something different from the usual round wreaths for my entryway and for the urns that are there, too.  

To make this project, you will need:
Curvy sticks (Kulu sticks)
DecoArt Outdoor Patio paint/brush
Flower garland
Hot glue gun
8" Styrofoam ball
Large skewer sticks
Floral pins
Faux ivy picks

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I found the curvy sticks used here a few years ago at a craft store in North Carolina. They were originally a deep maroon color (now faded) and well over six feet long. I was really drawn to the unusual look!  Michaels carries something similar in a natural or chocolate color called Kulu sticks.

To begin, I cut the sticks into four, 16" and 14" lengths and hot glued them together (where they touched) into a rectangular, boxy 16"x14" shaped wreath.

Then I painted the sticks using DecoArt Outdoor Patio Paint in Woodland Brown. 

Once dry, I decorated the boxy shaped wreath frame with pieces from a fluffy garland I got on clearance at JoAnn last summer .  .  .

adding a few more flowers, here and there in the top left and bottom right corners, draping over the edges .  .  .  keeping it pretty simple! I love the exposed shape of the frame!

Next, I cut an 8" Styrofoam ball in half and draped each half in garland and flowers, securing with floral pins. You can buy half foam balls to decorate, but I had this one already, so I cut it in half!
It's always fun to "shop" what you have in your stash for projects!

I hot glued a large skewer stick (used for grilling) in the bottom center of each half foam ball to place into the urns (not shown) - to help secure the foam in the dirt.

And finally, ivy picks were added to the front of each urn to enhance the flowers.

Don't you just love this inviting look!

"No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow."                                                                   -Proverb

 Welcome Spring!

I'm sharing this easy to make DIY Boxy Shaped Wreath with Matching Urn Fillers Tutorial on our Welcome Spring Link Party where I'm co-hosting from March 19 to April 19th!  Stop by and join the party by linking up your favorite posts on all things spring, new or old. And be sure to visit all of the other co-hosts to see their creative ideas, too!
Thanks for stopping by, and
Happy Spring Crafting!

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  1. Gail, You always amaze me with your creativity! Using the Kulu sticks to make a frame wreath is so clever! The use of the fluffy garland makes this such an easy, yet totally gorgeous wreath project. Your entry way looks so inviting and beautiful for Spring! Pinning to share!

  2. Gail your wreath is so unique and full of spring goodness. I think those sticks are really creative on your part and I like how you have painted them.

  3. I love alternatives to round wreaths. Yours looks so pretty and fresh for spring time, Gail. Using those sticks as a frame for it is such a great idea. Your entry way is all set for spring!

  4. Me encanta ese adorno primaveral.

  5. I really love this wreath! The flowers are so pretty, and I really like that it's a square wreath. It's so pretty, and I'm pinning it!

  6. Love your creativity and artistic flair! Wonderful wreath and so original.

  7. You are a pro at repurposing things you already have into something else all together! I really like the coordinated look of your wreath and urns for spring!

  8. What a great idea to re-purpose supplies you already had. I love the wreath. Pinned.

  9. This is really beautiful, I love how dramatic it is.

  10. Your front porch is lovely! The boxy wreath is beautiful! I love the curvy texture of the sticks! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  11. I love this wreath, it is so unique. The flowers are so pretty, it all came together beautifully

  12. You are such a creative person Gail. I love that you used a clearance garland in a different manner than originally intended! Those matching urns make your porch so inviting and ready for spring. I love the colors too!

  13. Those kulu sticks give your door hanging a lot of interest and I love them. Great job at using what you had to make an entire spring porch.

  14. Your entryway looks ready for spring! I love the colors and the creativity of the wreath. Pinning! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday! Hope to see you next week!

  15. Your home entryway is so inviting, Gail! I LOVE this project, especially the rectangular design. I can almost smell the pretty flowers!

  16. I love how unique your pretty Spring wreath is, Gail!

  17. You make this nicest crafts Gail and I love your wreath. Your entryway looks so pretty and perfect for Spring. Happy Spring.
    Julie xo

  18. You are super creative! I love the style of the wreath. It's attractive.

  19. Hi Gail, I'm visiting from our friend Mary, The Boondocks Blog and was happy to see it featured in her Spring round up. I remember this wreath and is a favorite because of the unique shape. Love just as much as I did the first time I saw it and pinning it again! 😊

  20. Love this Gail, love the simplicity and ease of creating it!


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