Early fall calls for a gorgeous sunflower wreath. I am not ready for the muted colors of autumn just yet; however, next week, the kids go back to school, and I am slowly transitioning into my fall decor.
I wanted to share the easiest way to make a wreath and bow.
How to Make a Sunflower Wreath
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Then I added a little more greenery and some yellow seed flowers, and now I love it.
This sunflower wreath is perfect for late summer and early fall decorating. I start by gathering my sunflowers and white basket, and then I select my ribbons. If you have been following my blog, I know I love to use more than one ribbon for a bow. Less is more does not apply here.
Then I start adding sunflowers and greenery; then, I add more floral picks to create the boutique for the wreath. Note: the weeping foliage I decided not to use. That is how creating goes as you add and subtract until you like the final look.
First, using wire cutters, I cut my floral picks apart and placed them in a pile on my work surface. Then I choose my feature flowers, and I hold them together, making them into a bouquet. Next, I start adding greenery and so on until I like the look. Then I use a pipe cleaner and tie the bouquet together at the bottom.
To attach the bouquet to the basket, I use the same pipe cleaner I used to tie the floral together.
Easy Ribbon Loop Bow
I recommend you watch this video (click here to see the video) before making the bow. It is the same bow for a different wreath.
- Ribbon (polka dot, burlap, buffalo check)
- Floral wire
- Wire cutters
I like to use three different ribbons for this bow. I cut two of each ribbon at 27″ and then folded over about 6.5″ to form the loop.
Place the loop ribbons in three stacks so they are easy to use, and cut a piece of wire 18″ long and set it aside.
With the loop’s short end facing me, I start gathering and pinching about 1/2″ from the short end.
Then I do the same thing with the rest of the ribbon loops.
Then using the wire I cut earlier, I tie the ribbons together to form the bow.
Using the ribbon wire, I attach the bow to the bouquet.
Olivia made the embroidery hoop ornament. She used her Cricut Maker, so it took only minutes to whip up.
I used a smaller black and white check ribbon to attach the fall embroidery hoop decoration.
The last thing I do is fluff the bow and cut the ribbon streamer tails.
Fall Embroidery Hoop
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The bright yellow sunflowers paired with the black and white buffalo check and polka dot ribbon makes a statement on your front door. It makes me happy! Want to see more gorgeous handmade wreaths? You will be amazed they range from a succulent, farmhouse, vintage style, and elegant, so hop on to see my favorite fall wreaths.
Do you make your bows? What is your favorite way to make a bow? Please let me know in the comments.
Sunday 12th of September 2021
Kippi....I am new to you web site and feel blessed to have found it. Thank you for sharing all your ideas with us. I too am here in Florida and am patiently waiting for some cooler weather.
Sunday 26th of July 2020
Beautifully done. Such a nice tribute to fall. Thank you for sharing with #omhgww. Your post will be socialized if buttons are provided.
Thursday 23rd of July 2020
I love the simplicity and the great tutorial of your project. The directions for the bow were very good. Makes me want to go dig in the basement for a new piece for my front door! Hugs, Sandi, from TFT
Monday 20th of July 2020
Your wreath looks so pretty with the white basket and sunflower combination! Your daughter's hoop makes a nice touch. Pinned.
Friday 30th of August 2019
I just love this wreath and I think it would be super cute in a Christmas theme too! Thank you for the inspiration!