Creating a Beautiful Paper Flower Wreath

Paper Flower

As April comes to an end and May is almost at our doorstep, I wanted to share my paper flower wreath with you.
Wreath customs in Europe have survived over many centuries. The observance of May Day in England, for example, includes Maypole festivities. A race by young unmarried men to climb to the top of the Maypole to capture the May Day wreath perched at the top of the pole. The winner of this contest would wear the wreath as his crown, and would be recognized as the May Day King for the rest of the holiday.
Though my wreath is not perched at the top of a pole, it is hung on a wreath stand and displayed in my front foyer. It’s just in time for the lovely month of May.
Paper Flower Wreath

I started my project with a paper flower kit (I purchased online) and separated all the pieces on my laundry room counter.
Paper Flower Wreath

I proceeded to make the tissue paper flowers.
Paper Flower Wreath

After many hours assembling the tissue paper flowers with a gentle touch and a lot of care, I finished the bouquet. How pretty it looks! Now, I could attach these flowers to a wreath.
Paper Flower Wreath

This vine wreath was left over from another project.
Paper Flower Wreath

I started to attach the wire stems of the flowers onto the vine wreath. I did not need any glue. The wire held the tissue paper flowers to the wreath with no problem.
Paper Flower Wreath

Paper Flower Wreath

I worked my way around the wreath until all the flowers were attached.
Paper Flower Wreath

I secured this pretty check bow to the wreath and hung it on my wreath stand.
Paper Flower Wreath

Paper Flower Wreath
I placed this small iron bird in a nest and propped it on top of the wreath. Just last weekend, my youngest son (Joey) found this bird outside, laying on the ground. He thought I could use it in one of my displays and he was right. It’s a little treasure that worked perfectly!
Paper Flower Wreath

The wreath looks lovely in my foyer and compliments the other elements in the space wonderfully. It’s a welcoming item that’s easy to make and pretty to look at.
Paper Flower Wreath

Paper Flower Wreath

Paper Flower Wreath

I hope you enjoyed my “Creating a Beautiful Flower Wreath” post!
Feel free to pin my wreath idea onto your Pinterest boards.
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20 thoughts on “Creating a Beautiful Paper Flower Wreath

  1. that is really a lovely wreath LuAnn, the colors are so beautiful, and you did such a nice job. I can see your are a flower lover too. My house looks like a florist shop
    in the spring………..flowers just make my heart sing, and from the look of things
    think that might be your story too.
    Blessings, Nellie

  2. Hi Nellie! I am a flower lover too! I can’t wait to see the trees and bushes in full bloom. Maybe in a few more weeks. For now it’s just in my home. Thanks for stopping by!
    Blessings to you too!
    LuAnn 😉

  3. Lovely Spring indeed, and your wreath is beautiful!! I don’t think I have that much patience, so I will resort to admiring yours!!
    Be blessed,
    J

  4. The wreath is perfect for May day Lu Ann! When I was young we got to wind the Maypole in 5th grade. I don’t think they do it anymore. So sad because it was such a fun tradition! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  5. You are really talented Lauren, Love this beautiful paper flower wreath, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning, tweeting and sharing in google plus, featuring in this week blog hop.

    • Thank you Swathi for your lovely comment and for the feature and shares. I appreciate being selected very much! I look forward to seeing it tomorrow. Thank you too for hosting your party.
      Have a lovely week!
      LuAnn 😉

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  7. LuAnn, I love the way your tissue flowers turned out– the wreath makes a great addition to your pretty foyer. I like your little summary of the history of wreaths and May Day customs too!

  8. I love the colors of this wreath and the paper flowers are just gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

  9. I’m loving this! I’m always so impressed by your masterpieces. Pinned and tweeted. We appreciate you taking the time to party with us. I hope to see you on Monday at 7. Happy Mother’s Day! Lou Lou Girls

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