Make a Mossy Spring Wreath. - The Magic Onions

Make a Mossy Spring Wreath.

To welcome Spring into our home, we made a Mossy Spring Wreath to hang on our front door. It has a golden bow, little spring-colored paper roses and a tiny nest with robin’s eggs inside it and we say ‘Hello Spring’ whenever we open our door!
a mossy spring wreath with paper roses and blue robin's eggs
This is what we need:
* A wreath frame
* Dried Moss (found at a craft store)
* Tacky Glue
* Sticks for spreading the glue
* Hot glue gun
* Paper flowers
* Pretty Spring-colored ribbon
* Little blue eggs (make your own using this tutorial or find some at a craft store)
* A nest (make your own from grape vine or find one at a craft store

Cover the wreath with ample glue…

Find a little boy to help you spread the glue using the sticks.
And then I’m sure he’d love to help you stick the moss to the wreath.
When you have generously covered the wreath with moss, making sure that no part of the original wreath frame shows, leave it in the sun until the glue is dry.
When it is dry, find a little girl to help you trim the straggly bits of moss so that your mossy wreath looks neat.
With your glue gun, put a blob of glue onto the moss where you want the nest to go. Stick it on fast. Use your glue gun again to gently stick the little blue robins eggs into the nest. Use your glue gun again to stick the pretty paper roses into place.

Hang your pretty Spring wreath with the ribbon, tying a lovely bow at the top and Voila! What a pretty wreath you have to welcome in the Spring!

Blessings and magic to you today!
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Donni Webber is the mom behind the popular natural living Waldorf website and blog, The Magic Onions - where the magic of nature and the wonder of childhood collide to make each moment a precious gift. She is a photographer, writer, crafter, wife and mother of two inspiring young children. Her work has been featured in many popular publications, including HGTV, Better Homes and Gardens, Disney and Apartment Therapy.

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  1. This turn out fabulous! I love it – Happy Spring!

  2. Did you use sphagnum? It looks great.

  3. That looks fab!

  4. So pretty! Love the ribbon, its so big and fat. It really gives the project the perfect finishing touch!

  5. This is such a pretty wreath! Thanks for the tutorial.

  6. This is so gorgeous, and a must for the the new season. Thank you for sharing.

  7. Very pretty, I love the idea of wreaths for all seasons…

  8. This is great! I love that it’s Springy but not Eastery. This just might be my weekend project.

  9. Looks great! Way to go and such wonderful little helpers!

  10. Your wreath turned out beautifully!
    *I think* we were on an Etsy treasury page together! I recognize the little easter bunny eggs!

  11. Absolutely delightful! …I love that the little sweetpeas could help out! I hopped over from Blue Cricket and am so happy that I did. Please accept my invitation to drop in at my place one day this week when you get a moment. until later…

  12. What a beautiful wreath & how wonderful was it that your kids helped make it?! I wanted to let you know that I have featured you on my blog here:

    I hope you’ll stop by. Feel free to grab my FEATURED button on the top left hand-side of my blog :)

  13. What a lovely way to welcome people to your home, a great tutorial too!

  14. I would have never have guess that wreath was that easy to make. It is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

  15. I LOVE this wreath. I especially love the cute little birds nest nestled in the corned. I have featured you in a collection of my favorite spring wreaths with a link back to your tutorial in my Spring 2012 Spring Wreath Round Up.

    If you’d like, you can view the post here:

    Carissa @ Carissa’s Creativity Space

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