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How to Make a Silk Flower Easter Gnome Wreath

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 beautiful Easter wreath for your front door.

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

Let’s get started!

Supplies for the Silk Flower Gnome Wreath

All the floral supplies for this project came from one of my favorite online boutiques: Greenery Market on Etsy. And just to make it easier, they have a special category in their shop just for supplies I’ve featured in my videos.

You’ll need:
Grapevine wreath
Easter Bunny Gnome
1.5″ Ribbons (in different patterns)
Fern Bush
Greenery Bush
Ranunculus Bush
Filler Flower Bush

And:
Floral Styrofoam
Moss
Floral Pins
Floral
Wire
Wire Cutters
Hot Glue Pan
Hot Glue

Steps for Making the Easter Gnome Wreath

Step 1 –  The first thing you’ll need to do is prepare your gnome and give him a place to sit. But these gnomes are a little heavy for a wreath and we need to lighten his load! First, find where the bag of sand inside the gnome is, and cut through his bottom just enough to pull the bag of sand out. Be careful not to put a hole in the bag though! Close the hole back up however you like. You could sew it if you feel so inclined but I just used a regular stapler.

Now take a little scrap piece of styrofoam and use zip ties to attach it to the wreath where he’s going to sit. Then use some floral pins to cover the foam with moss. Then you can just use a few short lengths of wire to secure the little guy to his seat! 

Step 2 – Next we’ll make a bow. I used 2 different 1.5” ribbons for this wreath. Make four 6” loops with the first color., two 6” loops with the second color, and then one more 6” loop or the first color. Watch the video below to see how I make my bows. Attach your bow to the opposite side of the wreath as your gnome to balance out the arrangement. 

Step 3 – Now it’s time to add some greenery and flowers. Use hot-glue to attach some fern stems and any other greenery behind the bow and around the styrofoam seat. Add in your pink ranunculus and little filler flowers around the greenery. I also decided at the very end to add in some Easter eggs, so don’t be afraid to play around with 

And that’s all there is to it!

How to Make a Silk Flower Easter Gnome Wreath

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Happy Wreathing,

Julie

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How to Prepare a Gnome for Wreath Making

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How to Make a Silk Flower Easter Gnome Wreath with grapevine, ribbon, and greenery

4 Comments

  1. Susie Penuel on March 19, 2020 at 7:31 pm

    Thank you for your encouraging words. A warm loving reminder.

  2. Stephanie on March 19, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    What the cutiest wreath. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Smiley on March 19, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    That was FUN to watch!! I have been making wreaths a few months and have been thrilled to learn from you. Very Enjoyable!! Keep it up!!
    One question: tell me about that glue pot. It looks easier than a glue gun. I’ve never noticed it before.
    Thanks for sharing with us your special talents!!
    Smiley

  4. Josie on March 27, 2020 at 12:14 am

    Yeah what is that glue thing???

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