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DIY Summer Wreath from a Straw Hat

Get ready to add a touch of summer charm to your home with this delightful DIY project! Transforming a simple straw hat into a stunning wreath is not only a creative way to repurpose an item, but it also brings a unique and inviting vibe to your front door or any other space in your home. 


Equipment

  • Scissors

  • Glue gun

  • Wire Cutters

Materials

  • Wide brim straw hat
  • Several artificial flowers in varying size and shape
  • 1 inch grosgrain black ribbon
  • floral wire
  • hot glue

Instructions

  • Cut off flower tops from stems.

  • For small sprigs of flowers cut them around 2-3 inches

  • Prepare a hanger by threading twine or jute through the holes in the hat.

  • Determine the length you want and cut the twine.

  • Glue flowers all around the base of the hat, leaving a spot opposite from the hanger open for a bow.
  • Start with the largest flowers first.
  • Continue to glue smaller flowers around the rim.
  • Add the sprigs of the smallest flowers on last.
  • Fold a lenght of ribbon about 20 inches long in half and glue the top to the opening on the hat.

  • Glue flowers all around the base of the hat, leaving a spot opposite from the hanger open for a bow.
  • Start with the largest flowers first.
  • Continue to glue smaller flowers around the rim.
  • Add the sprigs of the smallest flowers on last.
  • Fold a lenght of ribbon about 20 inches long in half and glue the top to the opening on the hat.

  • Make a bow with two smaller tails using the floral wire.
  • Glue the bow on top of the black ribbon tails.
  • Hang and enjoy.

  • Tie a knot and then slip the knot through the holes to the underside so that the knot will not show when hanging.

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