Hi Kenarry friends! I’m Rita Joy and I’ve been busy over at Harbour Breeze Home working on some door projects. I’ve cleaned them up, painted the insides a new color, and added sparkly new hardware. Now it’s time for the finishing touch ~ a wreath.
I don’t have much experience with wreaths hanging on doors, but thought this embroidery hoop wreath would be the perfect finishing touch for our front door.
How to make an Embroidery Hoop Wreath for your Front Door.
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- 14 inch embroidery hoop
- Faux flowers of your choice
- Thin floral wire
- Wire cutters
- Jute twine or ribbon for hanging (not pictured)
Loosely lay out the arrangement of flowers until you get a look you like, starting with the background greenery first.
Using the floral wire, attach the greenery in small bunches.
Use the tip of the wire cutters (or needle nosed pliers) to grab the wire and twist it to make it tight against the hoop. Lay the twisted ends up against the side so they don’t rub and scratch against the door when hung.
Wire on additional greenery going the opposite direction.
However, if you choose to do an arrangement going the entire circumference of the hoop, have the greenery always pointing in the same direction.
Layer on flowers.
This is where the project gets interesting. As you lay on flowers, stand back and look at the wreath from a distance. As I began this process, I totally changed directions from my original plan. Rather than use only small flowers, I decided to make these 3 larger ones the focal point of the arrangement.
Attach the flowers one at a time, or in 1 small bunch at a time.
Just like when you are making a flower arrangement in a vase, it is best to work with one bloom or a small bunch at a time. This allows for a much more precise positioning of each flower.
Fill in the arrangement with small buds and green leaves.
Once the large buds are in place, fill out the arrangement by adding in small buds and green leaves. Again, stop and look at the arrangement from a distance as you are working on it to see what needs to be added.
Attach a ribbon or string to the top and hang it up!
The ribbon can be a major design element to a wreath. I chose to use jute for this one, but wide burlap ribbon would also look really nice.
This embroidery hoop wreath has a special place of honor on the inside of our door. I wanted it to be a pop of pretty, as it is seen from the living room, dining room, and kitchen!
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Rita Joy is a wife, mom, passionate homemaker, and blogger at Harbour Breeze Home. She loves the challenge of making a pretty and functional home (on a tight budget) and cooks because her family needs to eat! Along with rearranging furniture and painting rooms, she loves to find quaint coffee shops (with yummy baked goods!).