Today I’m going to share with you how to make a very simple succulent wreath. Aside from being so pretty, it only costs a few dollars to make! Now that’s my kind of wreath!
I’m labeling this a Dollar Store DIY because I found these pretty succulent picks at the Dollar Tree ($1 each – except the smaller ones came three to a stem)!!! Hobby Lobby has a great selection too, but they are NOT $1. You could collect them over a few months and use coupons, though ; )
Don’t get me wrong, I know the time and money it takes to make an elaborate wreath. But this is not that wreath!
Here’s what you will need…
- Glue gun and glue gun sticks
- Grapevine wreath (size is up to you)
- Succulent picks (got mine at the dollar store!)
- Wire cutters
- Ribbon or something to hang it with
Look at your wreath and figure out the best way it would hang…
Mine was a little fat in one place so I thought it best to put the succulents there.
Take the plastic coated wire picks off of your succulents, well most of them. Leave the longer ones. I used my wire cutters but you might be able to pull them off by hand.
Position your succulents in a pleasing design. Play around with different layouts until you find one that looks good. I chose to group all of mine in an offset cluster at the bottom of the wreath. The possibilities are endless! Just know that if you decide to make a fully covered wreath, you will need many more succulents and the cost of your wreath will probably quadruple!
Now get your trusty hot glue gun ( or the one you borrowed from your mother-in-law and never returned 😬…thanks g-mama!) and glue those succulents into place! I started in the middle and worked my way out, putting glue directly on the grapevine wreath.
Decide where you want to hang your beautiful succulent wreath!
This beautiful wreath could end up costing you only a few dollars!
Here’s my cost breakdown:
- grapevine wreath- $4.99 (used 40% off coupon from Hobby Lobby) so it was $3.00
- I purchased my succulents from Dollar Tree- so each one was $1.00 – so $12.00 (some came attached in a three part stem)
- everything else I had on hand – glue gun, glue sticks, hanging ribbon
I hope this inspires you to create a fun DIY succulent wreath and maybe spend an afternoon crafting something pretty for yourself or someone you love!
More Dollar Store DIY goodness to come!