Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY

grapevine wreath with dried lavender


Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY

Set yourself up for summertime bliss by making this scented lavender wreath! This wreath may be made with imitation flowers, but using real lavender essential oil will make this wreath appear much more realistic, and will leave your home smelling great! Lavender oil is said to have soothing, relaxing properties which we could all use a little more of.

Although humans love the smell of lavender, bugs and insects do not like lavender oil. That makes this a wonderful wreath to use around doorways to discourage mosquitos and other pests from traveling into your house.

Notes:

• This is a 15 minute craft. It does not get much more simple than this!

• This wreath was made using floral lavender as opposed to dried lavender. You certainly can use dried lavender, but remember that doors open and close so that dried lavender will shed and drop of the spike.

• No ribbon is used in this craft. If you would like to add ribbon, consider a burlap, lavender, or purple 1½” = 2″ ribbon wrapped around the wreath. You can add a matching bow if you like!

• Remember that all craft projects are just a starting point. Add your own embellishments to make the DIY craft yours!

If you enjoy lavender scented crafts, you might be interested in these DIY projects:

Lavender and Oats Goat Milk Soap Recipe – This soothing recipe of luxurious goats milk, hydrating shea butter and exfoliating oatmeal smells fantastic and feels great on your skin.

Make Your Own Lavender Bath Bombs – Make bath and shower time fabulous and sweet smelling with these easy to make, pretty little DIY Lavender Bath Bombs.

How To Make Your Own Lavender Bath Salts – Here’s a simple recipe for making your own lavender bath salts!

Homemade Orange Lavender Lotion Recipe – How to make a simple, luxurious Orange Lavender Lotion with step by step instructions. Try this rich and creamy homemade orange lavender lotion today!

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath Materials:

Imitation Lavender (if you are using a pick, get 4-5 depending on the size wreath you are using)
Wire Cutters
• Scissors
Lavender Essential Oil
Twine
Grapevine Wreath

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath Directions:

• Remove the lavender blossoms from the main stem by using wire cutters to cut the smaller wires off of the larger wire at the base.

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


• Arrange the flowers around the wreath.
• Once you are happy with the lavender placement on your wreath, poke the remaining stems between the branches of the grapevine wreath.

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


• Use twine to hold the blossoms exactly where you would like them to stay on the wreath. Wrap several times and knot. You could also hot glue in place if you like, but remember to not glue any of the flower spikes. You want them “shooting out” and looking “natural”.

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


• Add a twine bow to the bottom or top of the wreath to give it a summer country look.

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


• Sprinkle the wreath with lavender essential oil.

Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY. Encourage peace and relaxation in your home by making and using this scented lavender wreath. Easy to make, this simple lavender grapevine wreath comes together in about 15 minutes.


• Place the completed wreath in any room where you want to promote feelings of relaxation and calm. Lavender essential oil is credited by some people with the ability to ease stress and produce a calm atmosphere when it is used as an aromatic scent in the house.

• This is what mine ended up looking like. Yours may be different depending placement, how much lavender you use, and whether or not you choose to add a bow or ribbon.

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Sunflower Knot Wreath

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!

Sunflower Knot Wreath


This is a simple wreath craft. It is knots, well, ties. The color choices + the wreath frame are what makes the flower color. Here are some color combination ideas:

Sunflower: yellow flower petals, brown center

Daisy: white flower petals, yellow center

Gerbera Daisy: red, pink, orange, light purple, or peach flower petals, yellow center

Notes:

• On this frame, the petals touch one other at points, do those first and then work up, so center to tip. It will be easier.

• I purposely took the photos of this flower wreath in different places so people could see how the background obscured the flower design. I never touched the knots to straighten anything so you could see how it would look. With a solid background (the fireplace wall), it is a bit more difficult to identify as a sunflower. With a see-through background (the glass door), it is easy to envision this as a sunflower. Keep that in mind when deciding where you are going to hang your Sunflower Knot Wreath.

If you are interested in easy wreath crafts, you may be interested in these homemade wreaths. I am all about easy to make crafts! So, nearly any adult can make the crafts on my blog, including these wreaths:

For Easter or Spring:

DIY Easter Egg Wreath – so simple and highly customizable!

Easy DIY Bunny Butt Wreath – this adorable “bunny butt” wreath is probably the easiest one you could possibly make.

Patriotic:

Easy DIY Flag Wreath – this is a great summertime, 4th of July, Veteran’s Day wreath that is pretty straightforward to make.

Halloween:

BOO-Tiful Halloween Wreath – while this beautiful DIY Halloween Wreath will not scare anyone, it is lovely and stylish Halloween decor.

Thanksgiving:

Easy Thanksgiving Wreath DIY – for the “forgotten” holiday between Halloween and Christmas.

Christmas:

Easy Christmas Tulle Wreath – the colors are what make this Christmasy. If you swapped the red to blue, it would easily be a “winter wreath”.

Easy DIY Pine Cone Wreath – I have always labeled this as “Christmas”< but honestly it is more November through February than specific to Christmas.

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


Sunflower Knot Wreath Materials:

• 2 yards Petal Color(s) Fabric, cut in one yard increments (you could do two yards, but my folding instructions are for 1 yard). Yellow 100% Cotton, 45″ wide was used for the craft shown
• 1 yard “Seeds, Florets” color. Brown 100% cotton, 45″ wide was used for the craft shown.
18″ Sunflower Wreath Frame
• Measuring Tape or Ruler
• Pen or Pencil
• Scissors

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


Sunflower Knot Wreath Directions:

• There is no need to press or steam your fabric unless it is extremely wrinkled, prohibiting you from being able to cut a straight line. Precision and exact measurements are also not necessary. The irregularity of the cuts adds character to this cute wreath!

• Lay your fabric in half onto a flat surface. This fabric is 45″ wide.
• Fold in half so that the long length is what you see (see photo).
• Fold in half again so that the long length is what you see (see photo).
• Fold in half a third time so that the long length is what you see (see photo).

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• Mark off one inch at the end of the fold.

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• Cut to the end (approximately 4 5/8″ long). You will have a bunch of folded over piece of fabric (see photo).

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• Put your scissors in between the folds at the end, and snip (see photo).
• Continue to do this for all the yellow fabric and all the brown fabric.

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• Insert a piece of yellow fabric at one of the petals. On this frame, the petals touch one other at points, so do those first and then work up – center to tip. It will be easier.
• Simply tie one fabric around the wire, pull tight. You are not double knotting.
• Scrunch together the fabric every few knots so you do not end up with hole.

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• Do all the yellow petals first.
• Then the brown inside frame.
• When you have finished, make sure the knots are all on the outside of the frame.

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• This is what the sunflower knot wreath looks like against one of my front doors.

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• This is how the sunflower knot wreath looks against one of my clear stormdoors. You can see every detail clearly.

Sunflower Knot Wreath. This DIY tutorial on how to make a sunflower knot wreath has easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. An hour or so of your time results in this lovely sunflower knot wreath, perfect for your front door!


• This is what the sunflower knot wreath looks like above my fireplace. While admittedly a darker area, you can see how looks fuller even though I never touched the knots in any of these three final photographs.

• This is a simple craft to do. Once all the material is cut, it can be done while watching an hour of your favorite television show.


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Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers

Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!

Working in the garden is a wonderful activity that is as rewarding as it is enjoyable. There is something satisfying about seeing something you cared for from the seed up produce beautiful produce, herbs, or flowers. When planting things in the garden we are all looking for beauty and color. And I do not know about you, but I plant so much I sometimes forget what went into the ground! These simple to make garden markers are whimsical, colorful and useful in identifying fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs planted in your garden.

These are made with butterflies but caterpillars, ladybugs, and grasshoppers would also work well in making these garden markers.

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers Materials:

Plastic Butterflies
• Wire Hangers
Wire Cutters
Black Outdoor Paint
• Foam Paint Brush
• White or Black Permanent Marker
Waterproof Glue

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers Instructions:

• Cut the straight part of a wire hanger for each butterfly marker. The length of a wire hanger is just about perfect for a garden marker, and these markers are an excellent way to use up wire hangers gathered from dry cleaning.

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


• Use black outdoor paint to paint the wires black. You don’t have to do this step, but I liked how the black looked in the garden better than the white.

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


• Once the paint dries, flip the butterflies over and add a line of glue across the butterfly bodies.

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


• Stick a wire into the glue, then add another layer to seal the wire inside the glue.
• Wait for 24 hours for the glue to completely dry.

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


• Once the glue is dry, write the name of your plants on the wings of the butterflies using a permanent marker.

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


• If you grow something else later, you can wipe away the marker with a rubbing alcohol wipe and write in a different name for the new plant.

Easy DIY Butterfly Garden Markers. Simple to make garden markers to help you identify the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs growing in your backyard or window garden. These are so easy to make, anyone can do it!


• Place the butterfly garden markers in your garden or use them in potted plants so you can easily remember what plants you have growing in your garden!


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