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How to make a Magnolia Wreath

Today it’s all about door decor!

I fell in love with the magnolia wreaths on Fixer Upper. I clicked over to the Joanna’s Magnolia Market store and added 2 of the wreaths to my cart (almost $100 each). But, there’s always a but…I just could not pull the trigger on them, you know how cheap I am. I shopped around and found a couple at a store in Athens, still more than I wanted to spend. I left the store empty handed and said I’d go back soon and purchase them. Never did.

While roaming around the craft mothership aka Hobby Lobby, I found these bunches of amazing magnolia leaves. They look very realistic. The first I do is look up to see if they’re on sale and they were! I love those 40% signs.

Our Decor Enthusiasts group is sharing ideas for door decor today, all the details are at the end of the post.
How to Make a Magnolia Wreath - Get creative - Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

Get creative - Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

Diy steps and supplies

Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

Supplies:

1 bunch of Magnolia leaves (these are from Hobby Lobby)

Floral Pins (find them here: Floral Pins)

Wire cutters (lots of wire cutters here: Wire Cutters)

Foam Wreath

Burlap ribbon to hang. (find it here: Burlap Ribbon)

Make a Magnolia Wreath - Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

Steps:

  1. Use the wire cutters to trim the stems, leaving some of the wire attached.
  2. Poke the wired end in to the wreath.
  3. Use floral pins to secure leaves and stems as needed.
  4. Work around the wreath going in the same direction.

Wrap burlap ribbon around the wreath under the leaves to create a hanger.

Double door - Get creative - Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

Realistic looking - Get creative - Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

Double doors with Magnolia Wreaths - Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

I am loving my magnolia wreaths! I am so glad I made them myself and saved money 😉

How to make Magnolia Wreaths - easy and inexpensive do it yourself idea.

How to Make a Magnolia Wreath - Get creative - Ingredients for making a beautiful realistic looking affordable magnolia wreath

Here’s what my talented Décor Enthusiast girls came with this month’s Spring Wreaths theme. Visit them at the links below!

Decor Enthusiast Spring Wreaths

Click on each blogger to see the spring wreaths:

Diy Arrow

Artsy Chicks Rule  / Duke Manor Farm /  Restoration Redoux

Our Southern Home  / Refresh Restyle  / Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer

 

Want to play along with us? You can!!

Take pics of your Spring wreaths and share them with us on our Decorating Enthusiasts DIY Forum on Facebook! We created this forum not only so you could participate in our fun decorating challenges, but also so that you have a judge-free zone to share your projects any time, ask questions, and hang out with other creatives just like you! –

decorenthusiast

But wait! There’s more! Let’s play on Instagram too! (Updated Hashtag alert!)

Instagram-Decor-Enthusiast-Spring-Wreaths Graphic

Here’s how to play:
1. Add your own photo on Instagram starting today (03/10) through Saturday
2. Tag it with the #DecorEnthusiastStyle hashtag

@confessionsofaserialdiyer @artsychicksrule @oursouthernhome @restorationredoux @refreshrestyle @dukemanorfarm

We will choose one winner that will be featured on all six IG feeds this Sunday!!

23 comments

  1. Wow! You saved a lot of money! I am so copying your idea! Beautiful!!!

  2. I am so making these Debbie! I LOVE them! I want to hang one over my new chalkboard in the kitchen. 🙂
    AND….I saw your sweet Murphy peeking out the window!! xo

  3. Debbie! Your double doors look darling! Kudos to you on the gorgeous wreaths and the money savings. They look fantastic! (love the tiny peek of Murphy looking out too) hehe

  4. These are great! Love the idea – will have to look for these on my next Hobby Lobby trip!

  5. I will SO be making these!! So simple and gorgeous! Craft mothership…here I come! 😀 XO

  6. I am not a “Fixer Upper” addict but I do tune in on occasion. I seem to have missed the magnolia wreaths but I must admit that your wreath looks as good as, if not better than, a very expensive one I purchased at an exclusive fabric and decor shop. Great job!!! I am also pleased to see you using magnolia wreaths for more than Christmas. I think I will do the same.

  7. I love how simple this looks to make, and is so pretty! Your front entry is gorgeous!

  8. Do you think you could make this with real magnolia leaves? Do you think they’d brown?

  9. I love the simple and classey design of the wreaths.
    They look lovely and compliment your doors.
    Kudos to you.

  10. I love the simplicity of this wreath! thanks for sharing.

  11. lorraine williamson

    love the entrance with the magnolia wreaths so beautiful thanks for sharing the tutorial

  12. Your blog is beautiful! I love the wreaths and may just copy your idea! Thanks so much for the inspiration.

  13. Just made one, so easy and i absolutely love it! Thanks for the tutorial and inspiration!

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