DIY Easter craft: Spring wreath tutorial

Has Spring Fever got you yet? We’re in full swing around here!  And, while I do not love all the oak pollen that’s coated every single thing outside is a greenish dust I am very excited to to share this easy DIY Easter craft: Spring wreath tutorial with you right now!

This whole pool noodle turned wreath came about when I did a front porch refresh a week or so ago.I really liked how the wreath ultimately ended up looking. And, I thought it would be a good idea to share the real deal in how this DIY Easter craft actually went down just in case you wanted the 1,2,3 steps it took to make it.

diy easter craft spring wreath tutorial

It started with an old pool noodle we had from last summer. I was about to pitch it. But, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, “Don’t throw your old pool noodles away!”

DIY Easter craft spring wreath supplies

I simply taped up the pool noodle that had seen better days with a few strips of duct tape…

diy easter craft spring wreath duct tape noodle

and then took colorful yarn and tie it around the noodle.

diy easter craft wreath tie yarn on noodleThen I  just wrapped and wrapped and wrapped…pushing the yarn pretty tightly together on the noodle.

diy spring wreath keep wrapping yarn

All the while making sure to keep the yarn nice and smooth so it would lay down flat against the noodle and have a clean look.

 

diy spring wreath wrap yard half way and tie off

Then I tied off the psychedelic rainbow colored yard once I’d wrapped it 1/2 way around the noodle/soon to been wreath.

diy easter wreath wrap a 2nd color of yarn on half

Then,with a simple white textured yarn I began the whole wrap, wrap, wrapping process over again on the other 1/2 of the noodle.

diy spring wreath yarn wrapped pool noodle

I actually doubled up the white yarn so the blue noodle would not show threw it at all.

And, when the entire pool noodle was covered in yarn, I loaded on lots of bright yellow flowers, felt dragonfllies, burlap ribbon, little strips of colorful ribbon!  I even threw in one of girl’s tiny Easter baskets and a few mod podge Easter eggs.

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And, that’s how it looked for a few days…but! everytime I would pull up in our driveway I would see it and think, “No, it’s missing something. My Spring wreath needs something more…what is it?!”

Viola!

A monogram, of course.

diy spring wreath pool noodle tutorial

I pretty much think anything is better with a monogram, don’t you?!

So, that’s it!

To get the full effect you have to see our Spring front porch.

spring front porch refresh collage

Ok, give it to me!  Have you ever made a wreath from a pool noodle?! Are you thinking about it now? I’d love to hear.

xxoo

 Thanks for checking out my  DIY Easter craft: Spring wreath tutorial! I hope this inspires you to get crafty! And for a special treat  hippity-hop on over to see all the awesome Easter inspiration from my blogging friends today and all this week! You’ll love it.

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  1. Love all the color!
    sarah @ {Home-ology} modern vintage recently posted…Easter Vignette in the HutchMy Profile

  2. Your porch looks so welcoming, Therese! I think the monogram was the perfect finishing touch for your fun Spring wreath! XO

  3. Cute cute cute!! I LOVE the chunky yarn and the basket! So cute for ANY front door, Therese! Pinned and tweeted :)

  4. How simple and fun!!! Adorable wreath!!! Love using pool noodles. My most recent was cutting them in lengths to keep my boots standing straight in our closet! Happy spring! ~Christy
    Christy @ Our Southern Home recently posted…Casual Easter TablescapeMy Profile

  5. It’s so festive! I love the bright colors and all the flowers and embellishments!
    Jen @ Girl in the Garage recently posted…Easter Egg Garland Inspired by Ballard Designs {Easter Craft and Decor Showcase}My Profile

  6. Love your happy spring colors Therese! I regret throwing away our pool noodles…what a fantastic way to recycle them. So Smart!
    Wendi @ H2OBungalow recently posted…DIY Bifold Door Room DividerMy Profile

  7. I love all the color!! So festive and fun Therese!! I have some old pool noodles…I need to give this a try!

    Nancy
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  8. I love all of the fun spring colors! I have never used the pool noodles but will definitely have to try them now! This turned out darling!
    Shanna Gilbert recently posted…Pampering Our KittenMy Profile

  9. I had to reread noodle three times! What a great idea! Your front porch is so inviting! Thanks for sharing. Pinning! ~Jeanette
    Jeanette recently posted…Chalkboard EaselMy Profile

  10. Using a pool noodle as a wreath base is such an economical way to craft a wreath for your home. I love the fun colorful look of this wreath and especially love the monogram.
    Paula@SweetPea recently posted…No Bake Energy BitesMy Profile

  11. I love all the bright, springy colors!
    Maggie @ The Love Nerds recently posted…5 Recipes I want to Try (Plus dessert!)My Profile

  12. Theresa,
    I have never made a pool noodle wreath yet. I do have a question for you about your dragonfly embellishments. Where did you find them? As you can see by my blogs name they are part of the story of my life. My lake home is named Dragonfly. I love the wreath for spring with the bright colors, it certainly makes you feel welcome to come over for a visit.
    Karen Marie Kedzuch
    Dragonfly & Lily Pads

  13. I would’ve never thought to use a pool noodle for a wreath. How clever!!
    Jennifer @ Town and Country Living recently posted…Spring and Easter DecoratingMy Profile

  14. Hi Therese,
    Ingenious – using a well-loved pool noodle as your wreath base! Your wreath bursts with spring and you had me with the monogram. Love it!
    Michele @ Our Rosey Life recently posted…Kindness TreeMy Profile

  15. Therese your colorful yarn rainbow is amazing!! So bring and cheery! Love it!! Just wanted to stop in to say hello from the Easter Crafts and Decor Showcase!! :)

    Mandy @ The Hankful House Blog
    Mandy Hank recently posted…Paper Carrot Easter BannerMy Profile

  16. This is so pretty and colorful, Therese! Love it :)
    Mary Beth @ Cupcakes and Crinoline recently posted…Gilded Honeycomb Pitcher {Easter Crafts and Decor Showcase}My Profile

  17. Therese this is SPECTACULAR! It’s the happiest wreath ever! Thanks so much for linking up at Project Inspire{d}! xo
    malia recently posted…7 Amazing Earth Day ProjectsMy Profile

  18. Love it, so colorful and springy! Pinned it :)
    Debbie
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