How to Make a Spring Wreath

This blog will show you how to make a spring wreath using chicken wire. Just follow the step-by-step instructions below.



  • Experience Required: Low
  • Tools Required: Protective Gloves, Pliers, Wire Cutter, Glue Gun 
  • Materials Required: Chicken Wire, Wreath Frame, Artificial Flowers and Leaves


Step 1) Measure the chicken wire


  • Firstly, roll out your chicken wire and place your wreath frame on top of it, to determine how much you will need.


Step 2) Cut the chicken wire


  • Cut around the shape using wire cutters.
  • Leave approximately 2 centimetres extra on the sides.


Step 3) Prepare the shape


  • Once you cut out your shape, discard the excess chicken wire.
  • Then, place your cut-out chicken wire under the shape.


Step 4) Wrap the Edges

  • Use the pliers to wrap the wire around the edges.
  • Twist the loose pieces of over the frame, securing it.


Step 5) Finish wrapping

  • chicken-wire-spring-wreath-frameOnce you finish with the wrapping, your shapes should look like this.


Step 6) Paint the wreath


  • Paint the wreath white, using spray paint.
  • Then, put it aside, allowing it to dry.


Step 7) Add decorations


  • Finally, arrange your artificial flowers and leaves to create a nice composition.


Step 8) Enjoy your spring wreath


  • Enjoy your finished spring door wreath, and feel free to hang it on your door!




Tips and tricks

  • Opt for a durable wreath frame to provide a solid foundation for your chicken wire base. With this, you can ensure stability and longevity for your finished wreath.
  • Use high-quality wire cutters to simplify the chicken wire-cutting process. If uncertain, then feel free to refer to our instructions for cutting chicken wire.
  • By simply swapping out the decorations, you can transform your wreath from spring florals to winter greens, autumn leaves, or summer sunflowers. This not only saves money but also allows you to enjoy year-round versatility with your wreath.
  • Incorporate natural elements such as twigs, branches, or dried flowers into your spring door wreath for an organic and rustic charm.
  • Explore wreath DIY spring ideas online to gather inspiration for your project. Incorporate fresh and trendy design elements such as pastel color palettes, seasonal motifs like butterflies or bees, or eco-friendly materials like recycled paper or fabric scraps.


Other folks’ lovely projects

DIY Beaded Wreath


This lovely wreath was the idea of Nicolle, the creative blogger of Our Tiny Nest. She used split wood balls and floral wire to create this unquestionably stylish and easy project. Find the instructions here.

Hula Hoop Spring Wreath


A wonderful idea for those who want to repurpose old materials lying around the house – Alicia from Trifty and Chick used a hula hoop in order to create her wreath frame, decorating her wreath beautifully with some flowers and greenery. Follow her guide here

Garden Hose Spring Wreath


An even bolder repurposed project is the garden hose wreath created by Jill of Create, Craft, Love. Although it’s surely an unorthodox method, it brings some fun into the mix. Plus, it’s really easy and quick to recreate! Find out how, by accessing the step-by-step instructions here

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