Felt fabric is one of our favorite supplies to use in crafting. With limitless colors of felt available it’s great for an endless number of easy craft projects. In this post we’re going to show you one of our favorite ways to use felt flowers: a beautiful felt wreath diy tutorial in just a few easy steps!
Easy DIY Felt Wreath for all Occasions!
From felt leaves to flowers and even birds, there are so many beautiful felt wreath ideas to make! Succulents are one of our favorites because they’re timeless and a great addition to your home decor year-round!
And really: is there such a thing as having too many succulents? Ummm…nope, no way, no such thing. Whether they are real or faux, we can’t seem to get enough of these little beauties. We started off by making these potted felt succulents and then quickly cut out and assembled some more succulents. One can never have too many!
We love seeing signs of seasons changing, especially from Winter to Spring here in Canada and hanging a new wreath on your front door is one of them. Down the road, you could easily swap out the felt succulents for felt poinsettia florals and have a simple DIY Christmas wreath.
For this particular wreath we used a simple metal ring to form the base. You can however make a pretty wreath using a grapevine wreath, foam wreath or even wire wreath frame. You’ll just need to adjust the number of felt flowers or succulents you make to cover the wreath base as appropriate. You can see for example how we made this felt flower wreath using a grapevine wreath form.
Materials Needed for this Easy Felt Wreath DIY:
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- Felt Succulent Pattern (available for purchase and instant digital download on our Etsy shop)
- Felt in a mix of succulent colors (we used these beautiful wool blended felt sheets), 4 sheets of felt at 9”x12” each
- Fabric Scissors or a Cricut Maker (patterns available as an SVG file as well)
- Hot Glue Gun and clear glue sticks
- Gold Metal Ring, 14″ diameter
- Sewing needle and matching thread color
Felt Wreath DIY Tutorial:
The first step is to download and print the felt succulent patterns for the 4 different types: mother of pearl, houseleek, hens and chicks and zebra plant.
Select four coordinating felt colors, one for each of the four different types of succulents. I just LOVE the succulent felt sheet color palette from Benzie Designs. They are so rich and realistic.
Using a pair of fabric scissors, cut out all pieces from one succulent pattern at a time.
The next step is to assemble each of the succulents following the instructions in the printable template included in the felt succulent pattern and gather all materials needed to make the wreath.
Place the assembled succulents along the hoop in the order you want them to hang.
Flip the succulent so the back side is facing up. Using a sewing needle and matching thread, attach one succulent at a time as shown.
Continue with all the other succulents.
Flip the succulents over the right side and hang your new DIY felt wreath to enjoy!
The great thing about this tutorial is that you can use the same steps to make pretty felt wreaths for any season. For example, use these leaf shapes to make a beautiful fall wreath. Or use a color scheme with a festive feel to create a pretty holiday wreath. The sky’s the limit!
More beautiful wreath ideas:
If you’re looking for more nature inspired DIY wreath, check out these options:
- Quick and simple Easter wreath
- Spring mulberry vine wreath with crochet florals
- DIY wheat wreath
- Non-traditional Winter toque and foraged greens wreath
- DIY burlap and Fall floral wreath
- DIY driftwood wreath
- Whimsical birch and holly wreath
- DIY Winter greens on a rustic window wreath
- DIY fragrant lavender and driftwood window wreath
- Simple DIY Canada Day Wreath with free printable banner
- Stencilled Hoop Wall Art
- Wire and burlap heart wreath
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