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How to Make a Garden Themed Wreath

spring wreath on a red door

Making a wreath for your front door or interior décor is a really fun way to show a little uniqueness and spice up your home. If you’ve never made a wreath before, TMI Gifts is here to help with a materials list and step by step instructions. Ready to learn how to make a wreath? Read on here!


tools for wreath making

You might already have some of the items on this list, but in addition to the actual wreath elements, there are some other items that you must have on hand including:


  • Wire Cutters
  • Florist Wire
  • Glue Gun
  • Glue


For your embellishments, consider the things you have in your garden. You may prefer natural themes with plenty of flowers and birds, or you might want to celebrate your gardening hobby with a miniature watering can and gardening tools. Whatever you choose when learning how to make a wreath, make sure it speaks to you!


floral wreath embellishments

The most important element when learning how to make a wreath is depth. The simplest way to achieve a deep, three-dimensional design is layering the wreaths you have on top of each other and then adding the other elements. Here’s how we get started:

  1. Lay the small grapevine wreath on top of the larger one
  2. Cut four pieces of wire and thread them between the two wreaths in equidistant locations
  3. Make sure the two wreaths are secured by twisting the wire closed
  4. Add your garland on top of the grapevine wreaths
  5. Attach it to the grapevine with the wire
  6. Glue your embellishments in strategic locations around the wreath
  7. Add the bow

Some people like to place their embellishments evenly around the edges of the wreath, but there are other ways you can decorate. We love placing the embellishments in one quarter of the wreath and balancing them out by placing the bow diagonally across from them. You can also decorate the top arch of the wreath with your embellishments and place the bow in the center of the bottom arch below them.

Experiment with placement before gluing anything to make sure you’re happy with how the final wreath will look!

Modifying this Wreath

christmas wreath decoration

Now that you know how to make this basic wreath, you can transfer your skills to any season! With just two base wreaths, a garland, and embellishments you can do anything! Try making a red and green colored wreath for Christmas, or using purple garland with tiny orange pumpkins for Halloween. Don’t be shy around Easter or Fourth of July either! With a few pastel flowers and decorated eggs, there’s no doubt a bunny will come bouncing by your door. You can even set off decoration fireworks with a red, white, and blue wreath for your front door this July!

Shop everything you need to make a wreath at TMI Gifts today!