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"How to add silk flowers to grapevine wreaths" - brown wreath with pink silk flowers

Alright y’all, I’m back again with another quick Tip Tuesday video for you. This one’s geared toward the beginner wreath makers out there, but it’s one that hardly ever gets addressed in wreath making tutorials: the correct way to insert flower stems into your grapevine wreath. Learning how to do this correctly cut my wreath…

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brown grapevine wreath on white background

Did you know you’re supposed to clean the dead leaves out of your grapevine wreath bast before you start decorating it? If not, don’t feel bad. I’ve run across plenty of experienced wreath makers who’ve never heard of doing this before. But this is one of the quickest tips I can give you to seriously…

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black, yellow, and burlap wreath with welcome sign

Check out what I made in the wreath shop this week! That’s right, more bumblebees! You may have seen the Summer Bow tutorial on the blog last week featuring this ribbon. But when I found this adorable black and yellow welcome sign from Carolina Pottery, I knew I had to bust out the bees again…

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black, yellow, and burlap summer ribbon

Today in the wreath shop, we’re making a Summer Multi Ribbon Bow. I had the honor of making these bows on Carolina Pottery’s Facebook page and thought I would share the video with you here! This simple bow is perfect for your summer wreaths or mailbox. I used 4 different ribbons, starting with a fun…

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Today in the wreath shop, I’m answering one of the most common questions I get from new wreath makers: “How do I make a wreath hanger for my wreath?” Keep reading or watch the video below and I’ll teach you how to make a hanger for a grapevine wreath and how to make a hanger…

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red ribbon bow showing unity and support for healthcare workers

What crazy times we live in these past couple months. Tension is high and everyone has their own opinion on how things ought to be handled. But the one thing it seems like everyone can agree on is that healthcare workers are doing amazing things for us and we are so grateful. The red bow…

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This week I went live to demonstrate how you can make a Healthcare Hero Thank You wreath. This is a great wreath to donate to a healthcare worker or a hospital to show your appreciation for their hard work on the frontlines of the coronavirus. Thank you to Personalize It by Pam for donating all…

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Did you catch this week’s live video on my Youtube channel? If not, don’t worry! You can check out the replay below to learn how to make this Easter Bunny Deco Mesh Wreath. This wreath would be so fun for your door this Easter season. Wreath making shop owners: Don’t forget to add fun holiday…

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Today in the wreath shop we’re making a pretty and bright butterfly wreath for spring with this beautiful butterfly from Carolina Pottery! They also have it in black and white but I think we all need a little colorful spring cheer right now, don’t you? Read the instructions below or watch the video at the…

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pink and green silk flower wreath with gnome and ribbon bow for Easter decor

Hippity hoppity… Easter’s on it’s way! And isn’t this gnome just the cutest Peter Cottontail? (Although if you watched the live video you’d know that my fellow wreath makers actually came up with some other fun gnome names for him!) Keep reading or watch the video below to learn how to make him into a…

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Rustic Spring Centerpiece with galvanized bucket and silk flowers

Did you catch this week’s live video on my Youtube channel? If not, don’t worry! You can check out the replay below to learn how to make a this simple but pretty rustic spring silk flower arrangement. It’s quick and easy to make and perfect for Easter or Mother’s Day! (Actually it’s even easier than…

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Hey y’all! Today we’re going back to my roots and making a Deco Mesh wreath for Valentine’s Day. (Did you know one of the things that kicked off my business was this Deco Mesh Ebook?) We’re layering in lots of pinks and reds and a lot of different textures in this wreath and I just…

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The holidays are over and it’s time to take down the Christmas decorations. So I’m out of my workshop today and on the front porch instead. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have any helpful tips for you. The weather is pretty good here ( It’s a little windy as you can see and hear…

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Christmas is over and I don’t know about you guys, but for me, that means Christmas clearance sales! So I have a video for you on my Youtube channel about how to use Christmas clearance items for year-round wreathmaking, that teaches you how to use Christmas colors to your advantage for every season. But I’ll…

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Is it just me or are these tobacco baskets EVERYWHERE these days? I mean, it makes sense. They’re so simple and pretty. And they go great with farmhouse decor. Since they’re so popular right now, I wanted to show you all a way to dress them up a little to use for your holiday decor…

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Christmas table arrangement with snowman hat, evergreens, and large candy ornaments

I demonstrated how to make this whimsical Candy Christmas Arrangement live! Did you know I do frequent live-streams on my YouTube channel? If you want to see what it’s really like making a brand new arrangement start to finish AND have a chance to ask me questions live about what I’m making, click here and…

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Hey everyone! Lately, I’ve been doing tutorials for the cute and whimsical side of Christmas. We’ve made a snowmen arrangement, Santa wreath, elf wreath… all that fun stuff.  Today, we’re going to change directions a bit and make an elegant DIY Christmas hydrangea centerpiece that’s got a very classic Christmas look to it. It will…

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Can you believe we’re past Thanksgiving already?? Now there’s less than a month left until Christmas! Only 24 days to enjoy your Christmas decorations before the season is over. That’s so short – especially when it comes to beautiful decorations that you made yourself.  So today we are going to be making a Rustic Winter…

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Red and green christmas wreath with ornaments, berries, and elf sign

Any Elf on the Shelf fans out there? Take a look at the whimsical elf christmas wreath we are making today with this fun sign from Trendz and Gemz. And the best part is… It’s easy, quick to make, and perfect for beginners! This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience.Click here to read…

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Tabe arrangement with buffalo plaid ornaments and snowman, pinecones and greenery

Last week we made a gorgeous buffalo plaid snowman hat wreath for your front door with some fun items from Carolina Pottery. Today I have another tutorial for you using some of the same items… And this ADORABLE matching mini snowman! This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my…

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Get your door Christmas ready and learn how to make a Santa Christmas Wreath using a grapevine wreath as the base. This is a simple Christmas wreath you can do in an afternoon! This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. This tutorial is a super popular…

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In this video, learn how to prepare your Gnomes for wreath making. It’s a simple solution and will make all the difference in the weight of your wreath. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Today we’re preparing a gnome for wreath making. Gnomes are…

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I’m happy to partner with Carolina Pottery today to make a fall deco mesh wreath. You’ll be the envy of the neighborhood with this to brighten up your front door. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Today we’re making a Fall Deco Mesh Wreath…

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Making a fall wreath doesn’t have to be hard! Today we’re making a DIY 6 Minute Fall Wreath for Beginners using sunflowers pumpkins and a bow. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Today we’re using pre-made fall sprays, flowers and a bow to make…

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Making a bow doesn’t have to be hard! In this video, I’m sharing how to make a funky wreath bow using multiple ribbons for a fall wreath. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Today we’re making a Funky Bow for a Fall wreath! My…

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To all you wreath sellers out there, let me ask you a question: Do you have a good selection of oval wreaths in your shop? If not, let me be the one to give you the push to start doing that. Yes, a round wreath is certainly more traditional, but those of us with the…

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How to price wreaths for selling.

One question we get asked a lot is how to price wreaths to sell?  So in this post, get your calculator out and let me explain how to price your wreaths for profit! This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. There are many different ways to…

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In this video, we’re making DIY Galvanized Farmhouse Wall Pocket Arrangements just in time for Mother’s day. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Today I’m showing you how to make DIY Galvanized Farmhouse Wall Pocket Arrangements. I love how these turned out with using…

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DIY Birdhouse Silk Flower Table Arrangement

In this video, I’ll show you how to take a birdhouse and transform it into a stunning silk flower table arrangement. This arrangement would be perfect for a buffet, wedding table centerpiece, fireplace or anywhere you want a little bit of outside brought in. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here…

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Today in the wreath shop, learn how to make an easy spring tulip wreath for your front door. This wreath uses lots of greenery and tulips on a grapevine wreath base. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Tulip wreaths are a sign that spring…

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diy-Silk-Flower-spring-birdhouse-wreath

In this video, we’ll make a silk flower spring door wreath complete with a birdhouse, ribbon, and silk flowers! This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. When do you decorate with spring decor for the coming spring season? We’ve had a few warm days lately…

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How to use the EZ Bow Maker to make bows for Holiday Decor

If you struggle hand tying a bow, you might want to try the EZ Bow Maker. I pulled it out of the box and immediately started making professional bows to use in your wreaths or decor. Today we’re going to play with the EZ Bow Maker to learn how to make bows!This post may contain…

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DIY Simple Spring Candlestick Topper

If you can’t find the perfect candle for your candlestick, why not make a super simple Spring Candlestick Topper? Today we’re breaking out beautiful Spring colors to make this fun DIY Silk Flower Easter Door Hanger! This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Just when we have the Christmas décor put away and we’re feeling like the house is looking a little blah, Valentine’s Day comes along and gives us an excuse to add some fun décor again! I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite Valentine’s Day DIY wreaths for you. Perfect for your front door,…

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Create a Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Table Centerpiece in this step-by-step tutorial. This rustic centerpiece is so easy to make and will make a big impact for your table or entryway. Choose the greenery and accents that work with your décor to customize it for your home.This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here…

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Learn step by step how to make an elegant deco mesh Christmas wreath featuring the popular colors of champagne gold that is so popular this season using two types of mesh, ribbon and silk flowers.  This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Deco mesh wreath are…

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If you’ve been out shopping for holiday décor at all lately, you’ve probably noticed red trucks are a huge theme this year.  Today I’m showing you how to incorporate a fun red truck sign into a Christmas wreath! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase,…

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Instead of throwing out that old tired Christmas wreath found in the attic, let’s repurpose it and make it Christmas ready by adding a bow, ornaments, and picks.  Today in the wreath shop we’re repurposing an old Christmas wreath in less than 30 minutes. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click…

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Some like cute, some like spooky, so I have a bit of both for you in my round up of the 15 Best DIY Halloween Wreath Ideas. Check out the 15 Best DIY Halloween Wreath Ideas below and choose one for your home this Halloween. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click…

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Deco Mesh Wreath with halloween sign

In this Deco Mesh Halloween wreath tutorial we’ll create a fun wreath for your Halloween door! With all of my favorite Halloween colors, this one is sure to stand out. If you want to make more Halloween décor, try our other DIY Halloween Decor ideas; DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Wreath, Simple Burlap Witch Hat…

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As the heat slowly comes to an end (hopefully!), I am always ready to start decorating for Fall. Of course for me, a huge part of that decorating includes making Fall wreaths! I’ve rounded up the 20 Best DIY Fall Wreath Ideas below for your inspiration. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience.…

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orange colored fall farmhouse wreath for door

In this simple Fall Farmhouse wreath tutorial I’ll help you create a beautiful Fall wreath for your home using ribbon and silk flowers. I know I’m ready for all things Fall and cooler temps and I bet you are too! If you want to make more Fall décor, try our other DIY Fall Decor ideas;…

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How to make a Rustic Patriotic Rooster Wreath with Rooster

Do you decorate your door for Memorial Day or 4th of July? Maybe you just need some inspiration? If you do, we’re teaching you how to make a Rustic Patriotic Rooster Wreath! We’ll add in flowers and ribbon to make this perfect for your patriotic door.  This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting…

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Tips for Controlling the Overwhelm in Your Creative Business

Starting a business is amazing and can be life-changing. But for many of us, it can also create what I call The Overwhelm. Let’s talk about controlling overwhelm in a creative business and the three types of overwhelm I see the most. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to…

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The Secret to building Superfans in a Creative Business

Superfans are people who love what you do so much they want to buy everything you produce and want to hear everything you have to say.  When building your creative business, don’t focus on just making a sale but instead work on building superfans by giving great content and building a good reputation.  This post contains…

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When I’m asked by other Etsy sellers to help them with their Etsy shop, I’m surprised to see so many making the exact same mistakes!  In this video, Etsy tips for beginners and how to get around these top 10 mistakes Etsy sellers make.  This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here…

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Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show your mom how much you love her. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite Mother’s Day DIY gifts for you to show it’s not how much you spend, but what you put into a gift that will have your mom smiling. This post contains some…

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Today in the wreath shop a lantern flower arrangement tutorial to dress up your lantern for spring! These are also called lantern swags but feel free to use any flower and ribbon combination to create a beautiful lantern topper for your lanterns.  This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read…

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What could be more fun than a bunny-shaped grapevine wreath!? Let’s make a bunny wreath door hanger with beautiful spring flowers and my signature funky bow. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Spectacular St. Patrick's Day Wreath Tutorial by Julie Siomacco Southern Charm Wreaths

Everyone could use a little luck and this fun St. Patrick’s Day wreath is sure to bring it! Perfect for beginners, you can make this cute wreath in one afternoon. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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DIY Designer Easter Teardrop Swag Tutorial

A fun alternative to a wreath, this Beautiful Easter Teardrop Swag will be a great addition to your front door and will surprise your friends when you tell them it starts with an evergreen swag! This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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After finding this adorable bunny I knew I had to make an Easter Grapevine Wreath with it. Use your choice of Spring flowers and ribbon and you have a showpiece for your door. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Are you getting ready for Spring? Today we’re breaking out beautiful Spring colors to make this fun DIY Silk Flower Easter Door Hanger! This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Valentine's Day Mantle Decor Ideas by Southern Charm Wreaths

Decorating your fireplace mantle with a TV can be tricky. Today I want to show you how I decorated my mantle for Valentine’s Day.  This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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DIY Compact Decorative Spring Wreath Idea by Southern Charm Wreaths

As we all prep for Spring, let’s make a small mini wreath perfect for propping up on a bookcase, a kitchen counter or entryway. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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DIY Frosty Winter Lantern Swag by Southern Charm Wreaths

Today I’m showing you a quick way to customize a lantern with a swag and some fun snowflakes on the glass for winter. Plus, everything can be removed after the season and changed for another holiday! This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Cute DIY Christmas Tree topiary for your Christmas mantle or table by Southern Charm Wreaths

Today in the wreath shop I’m sharing a fun snow-themed Christmas tree topiary I made for a custom order. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase, I could earn a few pennies in commission. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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My Stitch Fix Unboxing December 2017 by Southern Charm Wreaths

This is my Stitch Fix unboxing, I know it’s not a DIY but don’t worry, next week I’ll get back to crafting and making pretty! However, when I find something amazing like Stitch Fix, which makes my busy life easier, I’m compelled to share it with you…my peeps! Let’s get right to it shall we. This post contains…

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Using a few basic tools, learn how to make a designer Christmas Table Centerpiece for your home by Southern Charm Wreaths.

I can’t wait to show you how easy it is to make a centerpiece in this designer Christmas Table Centerpiece Tutorial. With just a few basic tips and tools, you can make one for your own home using the colors that you find at your local craft store. This post contains some affiliate links for your…

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas Under $10 for Crafters

Coming up with stocking stuffer ideas for under $10 can be hard. And as a long time crafter and DIYer, I thought I would help you with coming up with stocking stuffer ideas under $10 for the crafter in your life. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. These are items I’ve already purchased…

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DIY Christmas Potpourri Wreath Tutorial by Southern Charm Wreaths

What is better than a beautiful Christmas wreath? A great smelling one! Today in the wreath shop I’m going to show you how to make my DIY Christmas Potpourri Wreath. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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30 Minute Christmas Wreath Tutorial by Southern Charm Wreaths

What’s better during the busy holiday rush than a wreath you can make in just 30 minutes? Today in the wreath shop I’m going to show you how to do just that. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Top 24 Must Have Girl Boss Gift Ideas by Southern Charm Wreaths

Are you shopping for your favorite girl boss or maybe you’re shopping for yourself?  I’ve come up with some of my favorite girl boss gift ideas for those on your shopping list. These are encouraging fun things for any creative biz owner and I happen to own most of them! Happy shopping!!!! This post contains…

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Our first Chalk Couture Projects - Southern Charm Wreaths

Today in the wreath shop, we’re trying out Chalk Couture products. Yes, you read that right, no wreaths today! Instead we’re making a fun chalkboard using Chalkology Paste and transfers. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase, I could earn a few pennies in commission. Click…

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DIY Chalkboard Sign Wreath for Summer - Use a chalkboard sign and turn it into a wreath by Southern Charm Wreaths

  I have such a fun project for you today using a summer flowers in this DIY Chalkboard Sign Wreath tutorial.  I found the sign at my local Hobby Lobby and thought, this would make such a cute wreath!  This is another project that can be customized for any time of year or occasion by…

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2017 Christmas Decor Trends by Southern Charm Wreaths

I know what you’re thinking, Christmas already?!? If you’re a crafter/maker, now is the ideal time to take advantage of the sales and stock up for next holiday season! However, that doesn’t mean you should just go out and buy all the leftovers. The stores and designers have already predicted the trends for 2017 so…

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How to Make a Mardi Gras Lantern Swag by Julie Siomacco

Today in the wreath shop, I’m showing you how to make a fun and easy Mardi Gras Lantern Swag Centerpiece. Mardi Gras is late February but I know people like to start decorating as soon as Epiphany begins.  Do you decorate for Mardi Gras?  Here in South Carolina, we don’t do a lot of celebrating…

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How to Make Faux Sugared Fruit for Home Decor by Southern Charm Wreaths

I am so excited about today’s video – How to Make Faux Sugared Fruit! No, we’re not going to eat them. 🙂 These are beautiful sugary artificial fruits for your home decor. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Top 10 Gift Ideas for Crafters and Creators by Southern Charm Wreaths

I honestly feel like I am pretty easy to shop for. After all, I go in places like Michael’s and Hobby Lobby all the time and find a TON of stuff I love! But I’ve been told shopping for gifts for me isn’t quite that easy. I guess it’s not like someone is going to…

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How to make a fall door hanger using a large fall bush by www.southerncharmwreaths.com/blog

Today I’m not sharing a wreath. What?!  I know but please stay with me. Instead, I’m going to show you how to make a fall door hanger, it’s super cute don’t you think?  I used some of the fabulous finds from my Carolina Pottery shopping trip to put this together and I just L-O-V-E how it…

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