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Apr 21

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DIY Vintage 70′s Wreath

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This is the super fun DIY vintage 70′s wreath that is on our front door – perfect for spring.

 

DIY Vintage 70's Floral Wreath by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com

 

I’ve had this amazing vintage 70′s fabric sitting around waiting for a project.  I found the fabric at a yard sale, and it reminded me of my childhood bedroom.

 

Then I saw Jenna’s Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Wreath.   Check it out over at Rain on a Tin Roof.  I knew I had my project and I dropped a note to Jenna to let her know how inspired and excited I was.

 

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The Supplies

 

The only thing I had to purchase was a wreath form.  I had the fabric and other miscellaneous supplies.

 

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The Project

 

I laid the form on top of the fabric to make sure I had enough.

 

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I cut a hole in the middle, and started spray-gluing the fabric around the form.  I went back and used the hot glue gun for the bigger pieces folded over.

 

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I hot glued the adorable butterfly, and added a pretty yellow ribbon.  What used to be someone’s curtains is now adorning our front door.  Don’t you love re-purposing vintage materials?

 

DIY Vintage 70's Floral Wreath by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com

 

I was going to add some additional flowers, but I think this butterfly holds his own.

 

DIY Vintage 70's Floral Wreath by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com

 

Welcome guests and welcome spring!

 

DIY Vintage 70's Floral Wreath by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com

 

 

Want more 70′s vintage?

 

Have you seen the 1970 Oleg Cassini dress I wore to the Garden Show?

 

Vintage Oleg Cassini dress by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com

 

 

Love, hugs, and yes, I’m still a bit of a flower child!

 

Holly

 

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  1. Gail

    My mom had the silver star burst with pearl center brooch. I wore it for many years. I retired mine last year…silver was fading. Thanks for bringing back memories.

    1. Holly

      Hi Gail – Thank you for sharing your sweet memories. Hugs, Holly

  2. PSSE

    Flower Child……Oh my goodness Holly, that material looks just like the wall paper in your bedroom at home! “Groovy” idea to make the wreath!! Each time you enter the front door you can pretend you’re 15 again!

    1. Holly

      HI PSSE – I know right – it is almost identical to my childhood room! Big hugs to you! Holly

  3. Kristina & Millie

    Looks totally groovy baby!! :) I love the extra special touches – the butterfly, the pearls and the boots. If you got it flaunt it!

    1. Holly

      Hi Groovy K&M – Thanks so much – you are too sweet! Hugs, Holly

  4. Lauren

    This is such a cute idea — everything old is definitely NEW again including this retro fabric.

    1. Holly

      Hi Lauren – It was a fun wreath to make, and I still have leftover fabric. Hugs, Holly

  5. Corey @ TinySidekick

    I love the colors of this wreath especially against your door! What a fun and simple project to add some personality! Thanks so much for linking up with us at The Makers. We are so glad to have you!

    1. Holly

      Hi Corey – Thank you for your sweet compliment and I love your party! Thanks for hosting! Hugs, Holly

  6. Crystelle

    The seventies fabric is so perfect! You are so lucky to have some of it laying around… and what a unique thing to make with it! I would have never thought to make a fabric wreath…. Looking groovy!! :)
    “hugs” Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

    1. Holly

      HI Crystelle – Thank you for your kind words – it was fun to make! Hugs, Holly

  7. Abby Lawson

    What a fun wreath!! I love the vintage vibe! And you are right– so perfect for spring! Thanks so much for sharing, friend!

    ~Abby =)

    1. Holly

      Hi Groovy Abby – Thanks so much! Hugs, Holly

  8. Jenna @ A Savory Feast

    What a cute idea! I think I need to make a DIY wreath for my front door this Spring. Thanks for sharing with us at Hump Day Happenings!

    1. Holly

      Hi Jenna – Thanks so much! Hugs, Holly

  9. Megan Walker

    So groovy! ; ) I love collecting wreath inspirations.

    So glad to see you again at Hump Day Happenings!

    1. Holly

      Hi Megan – Thanks so much for stopping by. Hugs, Holly

  10. Carmody

    This wreath makes me so happy. I love it.

    1. Holly

      Hi Carmody – Thank you for your sweet words, it is a happy wreath. Hugs, Holly

  11. trish

    I love it! The perfect greeting of spring cheer.

    1. Holly

      Hi Trish – Thanks so much and thanks for stopping by. Hugs, Holly

  12. Trisha

    I love anything that uses vintage material and I love wreaths so this is perfect!

    ~Trisha

    1. Holly

      Hi Trisha – Thanks so much for stopping by! Hugs, Holly

  13. Kathy

    Very cool and groovy project! ;) I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

    1. Holly

      Hi Groovy Kathy – Thanks so much! Hugs, Holly

  14. Betsy @ BPhotoArt

    I think I have some fabric like that in my stash! Thanks for sharing at Happiness is Homemade :)

    1. Holly

      Hi Betsy – Let the vintage floral wreath chain continue! Hugs, Holly

  15. Katie @ Addicted 2 DIY

    So fun! The wreath looks gorgeous against your red door.

    1. Holly

      Hi Katie – I had not planned it that way, but I do love how all of the colors pop. Hugs, Holly

  16. Barb @ A Life in Balance

    Perfect wreath! I remember those colors! My mom used to make my clothes in elementary school with similar patterns.

    Thanks for linking up at Motivation Monday!

    1. Holly

      Hi Barb – Every time I walk into the front door, it’s a trip down memory lane. Hugs, Holly

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