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Peony And Moss Wreath

Since it’s peony season, I figured why not keep the party going with the a peony and moss wreath.

You may recall that last fall I whipped up a fall wreath that involved moss. To make it autumnal (I don’t know why, but I really like saying that word), I added some faux fall leaves. In the tutorial, I showed how I made the leaves temporary so it would be easy to switch them out with something else that’s more seasonally appropriate.

moss and pink peony wreath

Here’s what you’ll need:

straw wreath (I used a 14″)
moss (I buy this particular brand, which I love)
faux peonies
hot glue gun
hot glue
grosgrain ribbon
2 pins
wire cutters

wreath materials

For the detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to cover the wreath with moss see the original post HERE.

Once your moss wreath is covered, grab your faux peony stem and use the wire cutters to trim it down to about 2 inches. Then, strip the plastic stem off using the scissors. Stick the wire into the wreath.

peony and moss wreath

And voila! A completely different looking wreath.

Since I already had the moss wreath completed, switching out the faux foliage for the peonies took all of 5 minutes.

It’s like the moss wreath is one of those lawn geese, and I’m dressing it for the appropriate season.

summer peony wreath

 What do you think of this double duty wreath?

Looking for another wreath idea? I recently whipped up this summery pinwheel wreath for the Oriental Trading Company blog.

You can check out that tutorial HERE.

Pinwheel Wreath

 Beautiful moss and peony wreath! Easy to make!

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  1. Love the versatility of a good wreath! I have some spare silk peonies and a blank burlap wreath, thanks for the inspiration!

  2. Simple yet elegant. Just dropping by from the Freedom Fridays with All My Bloggy Friends

  3. The wreath is beautiful. It’s simple but classy. Thanks so much for sharing your tutorial with us at Merry Monday.

  4. So pretty for spring and summer! Love how simple it was to put together too. Pinning to my wreath board so save for later!

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity at the The DIY Collective this week! Hope to see you again next Thursday.

    Have an awesome week!
    ~ Ashley

  5. This is beautiful! I like the idea of being able to switch out things for the different seasons instead of having to start from scratch. I was wondering, where do you get the inspiration for your DIY projects? Are they things you’ve seen others done, but put your own spin on?

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