I’m sharing my tips for creating a beautiful, budget friendly wreath, using supplies from the dollar store! I’m joining the Seasonal Simplicity Summer Series with a group of creative bloggers who are also sharing a Summer wreath. Be sure to scroll all the way to the end to see their creations.
DIY Dollar Store Wreath
I’m a big fan of Dollar Stores, Dollar Tree in particular. Who isn’t? Where we live, there is a Dollar Tree on almost every corner, and the kids and I frequent them at least a couple times a week.
There are things that I regularly buy from the Dollar Tree, and things that I stay away from. For example, I don’t usually buy their flowers. I’m picky about my silk flowers because they can easily look cheap and tacky, but when I was there yesterday, this greenery caught my eye!
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What You Need
All my supplies to create this wreath came from the Dollar Tree. If you hurry, you may be able to find these exact flowers! Sometimes, if you speak with a manager they can even order them for you. You can also order online at dollartree.com
- Wreath form
- Several clusters of greenery (I used about 3)
- 1 cluster of pink flowers
- 2 clusters of smaller white flowers
- 2 clusters of small “filler” flowers or baby’s breath
- Glue gun and glue
- Wire cutters
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What to do
Cut greenery stems to about 1 1/2 inches and space them evenly around the wreath form. I slowly circle back around, adding more greenery until I have a nice, full base. Once I have all my greenery in place, I add the larger flowers!
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TIP: I almost always cut the leaves off of my dollar store flowers. If you’re buying a cluster of leaves by themselves they are fine. But the leaves that come attached to a flower are almost always cheap looking. Get rid of them!
Add smaller flowers after large ones are in place. Then, lastly, add in the little “filler flowers” as I call them. These are really there to highlight and pop, but you don’t need too many. Have fun!
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Pin-It for Later!
Today I’m joined by a fabulous group of blogging friends who are also sharing their Summer DIY Wreath Ideas as part of the Seasonal Simplicity Summer Series…
Today I’m joined by a fabulous group of blogging friends who are also sharing their Summer DIY Wreath Ideas as part of the Seasonal Simplicity Summer Series. Click on the links below their wreath design to see exactly how they made it…
The Happy Housie // Lolly Jane // Modern Glam // The Turquoise Home // Tatertots & Jello
Shabbyfufu // Craftberry Bush // A Pretty Life // Southern State of Mind // Setting for Four
Finding Silver Pennies // Inspiration for Moms // Life is a Party // Tauni Everett // The DIY Mommy
Town and Country Living // Paint Me Pink // Jenna Kate at Home
All Things With Purpose // Sand & Sisal
My 100 Year Old Home // The Handmade Home // Lemon Thistle // This is Our Bliss
So pretty! Love how you used Dollar store items! Pinned! So fun to be on this tour with you. xo Heather
I can’t believe you got all that from the dollar store. It came out great!
Jennifer S. Hadfield
Such a beautiful wreath! I love that you used dollar store items!
I pinned it to my Summertime board.
This is amazing. Thank you.
Don’t know why I said thank you. WOW> I need more coffee. Beautiful was what I meant to say! HAHAHA JETLAG! Anyway – I do love it. ;}
You have to love the Dollar Store. What a pretty wreath! Thanks for sharing and being a part of the blog hop.
Tauni M Everett
I am the absolute WORST at considering the dollar store when creating projects, but your wreath is absolutely stunning! It’s the perfect project for summer and totally feels like an oasis. Fun participating in this hop with you – pinning to my wreath board to share! xo Tauni