How to Quickly Make a Beautiful Spring Tulip Wreath

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

A tulip wreath is very popular for Spring and make great gifts, especially for Mother’s Day!  Let me show you how to make a beautiful Spring tulip wreath using inexpensive tulip bushes found on sale from Michael’s craft store.

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

Supplies Needed:
12″x 2″ Styrofoam Wreath Form
5 Yards 2.5″ Weatherproof Satin Ribbon (to cover the form)
1.5″ Ribbon for Hanger
16-18 Tulip Bushes (Tip: Purchase when they are buy one get one free or half off. You can estimate how many bushes you need for your wreath form buy placing them on one fourth of the wreath while still in the store,  then count the number used and multiply that by 4)
Wire Cutters
60 Floral Pin
Hot Glue Gun

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

Instructions:
Step 1 – Wrap Your Wreath
Wrap the satin ribbon around the wreath frame so that the wreath does not show through. Use a floral pin to secure the end of the ribbon to the wreath.  Wrap the ribbon around the wreath keeping the ribbon snug and overlapping it.

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

Once you have finished, use another floral pin to secure the end.
NOTE:  If you make the ribbon the same color as the tulips, it helps to camouflage any holes you may have where the tulips don’t touch. (See Video Below)

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

Step 2 – Cut Stems from Bush
Push the leaves and the grass blades up close to the tulip blossom.  Then use wire cutters to separate the floral stems from the bush keeping the stems long.

How to Make a Tulip Wreath
Step 3 – Attach Flowers
Use floral pins to secure the floral stems to the wreath form making sure to overlap the previous stems. First I make a single layer or row going from the outer side of the wreath, over the front of the wreath, and then inside the inner part of the wreath.

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Then add another layer just under the first layer making sure the second layer tulips are touching the first layer tulips.  Continue adding more tulips in this fashion, row after row, securing with floral pins.

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

 

You may need to add floral pins to the ends of the flower stems as you go since you kept the stems long (see video below).  Make sure to place the flower stems going in the same direction working around the entire wreath.

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

 

Step 4 – Fill in Holes
Use leftover flower stems to go back and fill in any holes you may have. Place the stems of the filler flowers down and underneath flowers that are already pinned and secure the filler flowers with flower pins.

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

 

Step 5 – Hot Glue Loose Buds
Hot glue any loose tulip buds that have fallen off into any holes you have or to make the wreath fuller. You can also hot glue the greenery too if needed.

How to Make a Tulip Wreath
Cut a piece of 1.5″ ribbon to the length you desire for a hanger.  Tie a knot on the end. Place the hanger on the back and use floral pins both above and below the knot to hold it in place. (See video)

How to Make a Tulip Wreath

 

Watch my Step-by-Step Video on How to Make this Wreath:

 

 

There you have it, a beautiful tulip wreath for your home or to give as a gift.  Where would you hang this wreath in your home? What is your favorite spring flower if not a tulip? You can use other flowers too besides tulips, use whatever your local craft store has on sale.

This wreath would be great for a little girls room, hostess gift, powder room or anywhere you want to add a bit of springtime to your living space.  Please feel free to share, Pin and let me know how your tulip wreath turns out.

Happy Wreathing,
-Julie

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16 Comments

  1. Susan Ferko on April 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    Great
    Wreath tutorial! Love the hot pink tulips…..you always do a beautiful job!

    • Julie Siomacco on April 16, 2013 at 9:19 pm

      Thank you Susan! You are my first comment on my newly revised blog!

    • Marilyn Matthews on December 23, 2017 at 7:38 pm

      what is a ‘tulip bush’ and where do you buy them?

      • Julie Siomacco on December 24, 2017 at 5:49 pm

        A Bush has multiple stems I
        On it. Purchase from Michael’s during spring season.

  2. Tammy Roy on April 25, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    Finally had time to check out your new videos….love them and thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. Cathy on June 15, 2013 at 3:36 am

    I love watching you videos…. I love making wreath also. You do a wonderful gob

  4. Ivan on November 1, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    tulips and pink heavenly combination

  5. Cindy on May 13, 2014 at 11:58 am

    i love your work. it is so beautiful. Your tutorials are clear and easy to follow.

  6. Kim on February 10, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    Hi Julie!
    Thanks for sharing this tulip wreath tutorial! I’ve seen these on etsy and loved them hanging on a door, they are so cute and perfectly springy!! I’m so glad I signed up with you and that I am learning to make all these lovely wreaths. I’m still contemplating selling these. but believe me, I love making them!!!!

  7. Beverly Filer on May 2, 2015 at 2:03 am

    Great tutorial! Thanks Julie

  8. Trudy on July 17, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    You make it look so easy so I am going to try and make it
    Thank you for sharing.

  9. Diena Cameron on October 20, 2016 at 11:49 am

    Beautiful wreath, great tutorial ! Definitely Pinning and joining your blog ?Thanks for sharing your talent with all.

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    Your step by step instructions n pictures are great. Thank you

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