The weather in my neck of the woods has been pretty crazy this year.  We had record snowfall this winter and then seemingly out of no where spring arrived and suddenly it was beautifully sunny and 75 degrees!  Warm weather came on so early this year that it seems like just yesterday I was packing up my Christmas decorations (who am I kidding, I still have snowman towels in my powder room), but suddenly it’s Easter time.

Believe it or not, Easter is only two weeks away.  I don’t decorate too much for the holidays outside of Halloween and Christmas, but I do put out a few small decorations for Easter.  This year, I decided to get a little crafty and make my own Easter wreath.  I didn’t have a chance to make a wreath at Christmas, so when I saw some cute wreath supplies last weekend I decided to make a Spring wreath.  In fact, this is the first wreath I’ve ever made!

I found some great (and cheap!) wreath supplies at the Christmas Tree Shops: a $1 wreath ring, $2 set of glittery styrofoam Easter eggs, and $0.40 of faux Easter Lilly flowers.  So my total cost was just $3.40!

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I began by pulling off the flower portion of the faux Easter Lilies and hot gluing it onto the top of the wreath form along with two of the colorful eggs.  Next, I laid out the remaining Easter eggs and fake flowers along the perimeter of the wreath so I could decide where they should be glued.

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Next, I simply attached the Easter eggs and Lilies to the wreath using hot glue.  I also glued some of the faux flower leaves, trimmed to size, next to the flowers and eggs.

Tada!  Very quickly and cheaply, I have my own colorful, cheery DIY Spring Easter Egg Wreath!

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What do you think of my first ever wreath?  Do you decorate for Easter or Spring time?  Anyone else make any Easter wreaths this year?


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11 comments:

Kate said...

Very cute!

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Perfect for Easter...love it!
Stop back by and link up to Met Monday...I think you've linked to TT by accident...don't want anyone to miss this beautiful wreath!
Hugs,
Susan

Jen C. said...

What a simple and inexpensive way to bring in a touch of spring! Thanks for sharing!

Jenny @ DIY Newlyweds said...

Susan, thanks for catching that! I linked up under the correct party now. Thanks for hosting it!

Urban Stylist In the Country... said...

Lovely Easter wreath! I decorate for Easter(and every season!) inside and out!
If you like check out my Easter Tree..
http://urbanstylistinthecountry.blogspot.com/2010/03/easter-tree-my-tree-for-all-seasons_18.html

Gaylene

The Persimmon Perch said...

Great idea! Thanks for sharing with Made it Monday! Jules

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

What a great project! You are a clever and crafty girl. Happy Spring!

Kim said...

So pretty, the colors are so soft and cheerful.

Jess @ Just a Blink said...

The wreath is so sparkly! Can't go wrong with glitter.

Nice job on your first wreath. Watch out, making wreaths is addicting!

Pretty soon, you'll want one for every season. ;)

Jess @ Just a Blink said...

Wreaths are so fun! Nice job on your first wreath project.

Andrea@WhiteInspirations said...

Very cute!
Now, I can try mine! :)