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14 Pretty Flower and Garden Ideas That Will Make You Happy

Every spring when flowers bloom, these flower and garden ideas will brighten your house and make your heart so happy! Try them all.

One of the best things about spring is all the flowers that bloom. I love seeing the fresh blossoms on the trees that were barren all fall and winter. Out of the ground peeks the colorful flower buds. They are nature’s decorations!

Pretty Flower & Garden Ideas

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Even if you don’t really enjoy gardening (I sure don’t!) you will love these pretty flower and garden ideas. Most of them are more crafty than they are gardening. They use the breathtaking colors of spring. Just browse this list, I bet you feel happier just looking at all of them.

Pretty Flower and Garden Ideas Just in Time for Spring

I love decorating with flowers. Even though I’m definitely not a gardener, I still enjoy working with my husband to beautify the front of our home. I hope you enjoy these ideas and find a few new things to try out!

1. Floral Grapevine Wreath

With a large industrial metal monogram and some rustic burlap ribbon this Spring Grapevine Wreath has that farmhouse style look that's so popular right now. This easy and beautiful craft idea will brighten up your front door all season long!

Decorate your door with your favorite flowers. Grapevine wreaths like this one add rustic charm to your entryway and they are some of the easiest ones to make too.

Check out how to make a floral grapevine wreath.

2. Floral Birdhouse

Make a floral birdhouse! We'll show you how to decoupage with fabric and Mod Podge to make this pretty gift craft!

This doesn’t use fresh flowers, but I had to include it anyways. Just looking at all the bright colors makes me smile! Plus, all you need is some floral fabric and glue. It’s so easy and adds happy colors to your yard.

How to make a floral birdhouse.

3. Purple Bouquet with DIY Floral Picks

diy heart picks - a quick and easy paper craft idea to use to decorate your home and gifts - great for valentine's day and mother's day!

My favorite thing about spring are the fresh bouquets on my table. These hearts are made out of tissue paper and add the perfect amount of volume and texture.

How to make DIY bouquet picks.

4. House number wall planter

House address sign with a hanging planter

Another fun way to plant some pretty flowers is in a pot and hang them up with your house number. It adds beauty and curb appeal to your home.

How to make a planter and house number.

5. Decorate a bar cart with flowers

A floral-decorated bar cart

Even if you are just throwing a party for you and your family, add some flowers to it for the perfect festive flair. I love how this bar cart just glows with the romantic colors!

Learn how to style a bar cart.

6. Spring Flower Wand with Ribbons

A spring wand with a flower on the top

This looks beautiful as a centerpiece. It also doubles as a magical fairy wand for make believe play with your kids! It’s so easy that your kids can help you make it.

Learn how to make a spring flower wand.

7. DIY Floral Wood Sign

must have flowers quote

Another way to decorate with flowers is to print this beautiful DIY wood sign. The quote from Monet is one of my favorites! Hanging up the wood sign in an old window is the perfect rustic touch.

Make your own DIY wood sign.

8. Display Flowers in a Metal Tin

How to Age Galvanized Metal Pail by The Birch Cottage

In this tutorial, you’ll discover how to take a brand new metal bucket and age it so it looks antique. You can also add a stencil for some farmhouse chic decor.

Learn how easy it is to age galvanized metal.

9. Make a Wall Vase Out of a pallet

A wall vase out of an old board

If you are trying to decorate a small space, then this idea is just for you. It uses one piece of reclaimed wood, or wood from a wood pallet. Fill the tiny mason jars with fresh flowers. It’s so pretty!

How to make a pallet wall vase.

10. Paint Your Own Vase

DIY Waterpoof Painted Glass by The Birch Cottage

Stop searching for the perfect vase for your flowers and paint one yourself. This is a really simple tutorial and takes less than an hour from start to finish. You can paint it to match your decor.

Make a waterproof vase.

11. Simple Embroidery Hoop Wreath

The tools and supplies for a simple wreath with white flowers

Embroidery hoop wreaths are some of the most simple ones you can make. If you know how to twist wire and use a hot glue gun, then you can make this lovely wreath. Pick out and display your favorite flowers!

How to make an easy embroidery hoop wreath.

12. Spring Mason Jar Vases

Spring Mason Jar Vases

The only things you need to make some really pretty and crafty DIY vases are strips of fabric and Mod Podge. They really bring out the colors in the freshly-picked flowers.

Learn how to make your own fabric mason jars.

13. Dried Flower Wreath

A simple wreath made out of dried flowers

My favorite thing about this wreath is that it uses real flowers that were dried out. Part of the fun of spring is going out and picking wildflowers. Bring in a huge armful of flowers and make your own wreath just like this one.

How to make a dried flower wreath.

14. Burlap Floral Centerpiece

DIY Fall Burlap Floral Centerpiece

Burlap is one of the most fun fabrics to use in DIY home decor projects. It fits perfectly in almost any home decor theme. Add some of your favorite flowers and let them steal the show.

How to make a burlap floral centerpiece.

Not feeling so Crafty?

We get it! Sometimes you just don’t have the time to make your own home decor. Here are a few great floral and garden decor items that are already made to help bring a little spring into your home.

14 Pretty Flower and Garden Ideas That Will Make You Happy

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  1. This is such a great collection. I’m so ready for flower season! Thank you so much for including my pallet wall hanging. 🙂

    1. Thanks, Michelle! We love your pallet project and can’t wait for flower season too. Hope you’re having a great week.

      Best wishes,
      Carrie from Ideas for the Home by Kenarry

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