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Summer Sunflower Wreath

Hi ladies! Wait a minute, are there any men that actually read my blog? If so, welcome! ๐Ÿ™‚ I have another craft today, woot woot! I’m on a roll with wreathes lately. I’m not very crafty as you can tell by the lack of them on here but I have been getting very inspired lately! I actually have an idea for ANOTHER wreath, I hope I don’t burn you out! But, I think people like wreaths so I’m gonna keep on making them and posting until they’re out of style, if that’s even possible! This particular wreath I actually made my mom for Mother’s Day! She saw my first tutorial for my ombre wreath and gave me a few… not so subtle hints that she wanted one. She told me the color combo and I ran with it! I hope you like this summer sunflower wreath!

Summer Sunflower Wreath

Ingredients ๐Ÿ˜‰

Two colors of yarn, preferably turquoise-y blue and cream

2 Silk Sunflowers

2 yellow branch flowers (??)

Hot glue gun




12 inch Foam Ring

Wire Cutter


Just like my ombre wreath tutorial we are going to wrap the foam ring with four strands of yarn at a time. Two strands of each color. Get about 5 feet strands and tie them at one end together with the same colors touching. Like this:

Summer Sunflower Wreath

To start the wrapping of the yarn on the mold, tie it around the foam ring securely. Then, start wrapping making sure the two strands of the same color stay together. Wrap it tightly around so you can’t see the foam underneath. Once you run out of yarn, add another section exactly the same way. I actually learned a new technique for this from trial and error with the last wreath. So you don’t have any stray pieces of yarn, tape the loose ends and wrap the new section over the tape. This will secure the loose ends, like this:

Summer Sunflower Wreath

When attaching new sections of yarn, make sure the ends will end on the back side of the wreath. The side that will be facing the door or wall. Keep doing this until the entire wreath is covered in the yarn sections. The back will look like this:

Summer Sunflower Wreath

The front will look like this:

Summer Sunflower Wreath

Get the hot glue gun heated. Cut the sunflower flowers off the stems with the wire cutter. Place on the yarn with hot glue. Add one of the leaves between the two flowers. Now, add the yellow branch flowers. Cut the branch flowers in sections and glue on.

Summer Sunflower Wreath

For the hanger and bow I used the twine. Just wrap the twine around the wreath the until you get the desired thickness. Tie this in a knot. Make a simple bow out of the twine and attach this to the hanger with hot glue.

Summer Sunflower Wreath

And, that’s it! This took me roughly about 4 hours total to make. It’s very easy! If you have any questions please never hesitate to ask! If you would rather e-mail me your question that is ok too, e-mail me at ThisSillyGirlsLife (at) aol {dot} com I check my mail constantly through the day so I will get back with you ASAP. Thank you soo much for reading! sillysig

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51 Wonderful Comments

  1. avatar
    Diane says:
    May 26, 2013

    I love sunflowers. Your wreath is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at the Let’s Get Social Sunday link party. Have a great Memorial Day ๐Ÿ™‚ Diane @MamalDiane

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    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile says:
    May 26, 2013

    Love the colors, bright and sunny and summery.
    Pinning it. Thanks for stopping by Let’s Get Social Sunday.
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

  3. avatar
    May 26, 2013

    Thanks Dana! I love sunflowers and this is such a creative craft.

  4. avatar
    May 27, 2013

    Hey found you on Let’s get social, subscribed, liked on facebook, and followed on pinterest and google+

  5. avatar
    May 27, 2013

    I really love the striped effect of the yarn! I adds so much to the wreath – it looks adorable:)

  6. avatar
    Laura says:
    May 28, 2013

    Oh I love this little craft project- such a great way to welcome spring and it looks really easy to make ๐Ÿ™‚ would love this on my front door – may need to try to make this this weekend.
    Just stopping by from YOLO mondays hope youcan stop by mine

    Laura x

  7. avatar
    May 29, 2013

    Ooh, love this one! I am crafty, but wreaths are still new to me – I only tried my hand at them last year for Halloween and Christmas. I love how pretty this is for summer!

  8. avatar
    May 29, 2013

    What a pretty wreath! I love the bright colors and design – nicely done! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. avatar
    May 30, 2013

    I love checking out your blog, but today I’m stopping by from Creative Geekery’s THE Pin-It Party. I LOVE this wreath and am going to attempt to make my own next month. Pinning it now!

  10. avatar
    May 30, 2013

    Great summer idea. Love it! Found you at the 36th avenue party and i found your party the other day too! Hope you will visit back;-)

  11. avatar
    Angela says:
    June 1, 2013

    I love the colors you chose! Very pretty; I’m sure your mom loved it! I have always wanted to make something like this and maybe now I will! Thanks for the inspiration ๐Ÿ™‚
    Angela at

  12. avatar
    June 1, 2013

    Thank you for sharing your cute wreath at my party…come by and grab my featured button for your blog. Yes…you will be featured at my party on Monday.


  13. avatar
    June 3, 2013

    I love this wreath! It’s so bright and fun! I’m pinning this and sharing it on my Facebook page this week! Thanks so much for linking it up to my party. ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. avatar
    June 10, 2013

    So bright and cheerful-perfect for summer! Thanks for sharing at the Summer Inspiration Link Party! Pinning this to try!

  15. avatar
    alycia says:
    June 12, 2013

    This looks so fun AND easy! I’m always looking for fun things to give my grandma that are handmade, practical and not just “stuff.” I think she’ll love to hang this in her apartment for a little extra sunshine. Thank you so much for the tutorial. Stopping by from the Foley Fam Summer Bucket List ๐Ÿ˜‰

  16. avatar
    February 15, 2014

    Ooh, love this one! I am crafty, but wreaths are still new to me โ€“ I only tried my hand at them last year for Halloween and Christmas. I love how pretty this is for summer!

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