How to Make an Easy Summer Wreath

I think wreaths are one of those things that are really easy to make especially when you can’t find exactly the kind of wreath you want (In my case, an all green summer wreath). Of course, I think the materials are pretty expensive (which is what keeps me from making all of my wreaths), but if you can find a fab sale, then making a wreath is easy (and did I mention fun?). I found such a sale and stocked up with some summer and fall stuff to make a couple of wreaths.

I like to keep it pretty simple. My summer wreath is made of four types of stems but they are all varying shades of green (so I can’t screw up). Then, I just layer them.


I just put a little hot glue on the bottom of the stem as I push it into the wreath. Sometimes I put a little hot glue on top, but not always because I want some of the branches to fall out to give it volume.


The layers for this summer wreath are 1)boxwood leaves, 2) lime green olive branches, 3) green berries, and 4) mini green apples. Group the green apples together (2 or 3 together).


This wreath took me less than an hour (how do I know? Because I dropped Siri off at dance and finished it before I picked her up again).


And there you go! An fun and custom wreath for your door!

BTW, if you haven’t taken a look at the sidebar, you’ll notice I now have a new “grab it” button! Please really take it and share it!

Speaking of sharing, if you have any great wreath ideas, please leave your comments here with links to wreaths you’ve made!!! I love hearing what you have to say and seeing what you are making too!

8 Responses to “How to Make an Easy Summer Wreath”

  1. Marie says:

    What a great wreath! I may try this.
    Thanks so much!

  2. Ella Press says:

    That looks adorable, love the colours!

  3. This is lovely, I love the wreath leaves you used too. I’ll definitely try to make this myself. Pleasure to find your blog and browse.

  4. Kudos to you! This is a really good blog here and I love your style of writing. How did you get so good at blogging?

  5. Julie says:

    Just stumbled on this idea. SO SO SO cute!

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  8. Alex D says:

    One of the most beautiful DIY wreaths I’ve come across on my search. Beautiful job!

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