Stars & Stripes Beach Wreath

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If you’ve followed me for a while, you know how much I love making wreaths.  They are my go-to craft project because of how easy they are.  Plus you can make one for every season, and who doesn’t love a craft project that you can change out often?

I’m a little late on making a Summer wreath for my door, but since I was down and out with the flu last week I took that opportunity to make one.  I wanted something with bright colors and since I’ve been on a beach kick lately I wanted the wreath to reflect that.

DIY Stars & Stripes Beach Wreath

I had a few leftover accessories from the Memory Lamp I made for our master bedroom and thought that I could use some of it for the Summer wreath.  I also reused a wreath base that I already had to keep the cost down.  The ribbon I found while waiting for my oil change at Wal Mart, and I liked it so much that I ended up buying more in other colors for a just-in-case situation.

DIY Stars & Stripes Beach Wreath

I’m sure my husband loves coming home to a pink wreath.  While that color makes me feel happy and girly, I’m quite positive it does not have the same effect on him.  However, he’s a trooper and is pretty much is okay with whatever I like.  I’m pretty thankful for that!

While there are times I love elaborate and complicated wreaths, most of the time I like it when things are simple and understated.

DIY Stars & Stripes Beach Wreath

What do you think?

Are you a fan of wreaths on your front door?  Do you prefer to make your own or buy a pre-made one?

6 Comments

    1. Thank you! This is my favorite type of wreath. haha You should try it! I’d love to see what you come up with!

    1. Hi Heather. I used wire and tied it to around the middle of the C (it’s covered by the starfish) and then to the back of the wreath frame. And then, I used hot glue to attach it to different parts of the ribbon so it wouldn’t slide.

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