Dollar Tree Summer Sun Hat Wreath + FREE Printable

Summer sun hats are great for a variety of uses, but creating a wreath with them is just plain fun! This Dollar Tree sun hat and cake pan made this adorable summer sun hat wreath super easy and inexpensive.  Here is how you can make one, too.

Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath pin

How can you make a straw hat wreath?

In order to make this cute front door wreath, you just need a few materials.  You may even already have some of these things lying around the house. 

You can get as creative with this DIY project as you like, the sky is the limit for colors, ribbons, paint, flowers and more.

Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath supplies

Supplies needed to make a summer sun hat wreath

All supplies needed for this DIY Project can be found here in my Amazon Shop!

  • Dollar Tree summer sun hat
  • Dollar Tree 8″ cake pan
  • Dollar Tree florals
  • Any paint you like (my DIY Chalk Paint would probably work really well)
  • Chip brush
  • wooden beads
  • scrap fabric or ribbon
  • Hot Glue Gun and Hot Glue
  • Cute Printable (I made this one with the Farmer’s Market Series Watermelon Printable)

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Step by Step SUN HAT Tutorial

  1. Use your favorite paint to do a quick coat on the inside of the cake pan.Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath painting cake pan
  2. Print out, cut out and glue down your printable into the bottom of the cake pan.
  3. Glue the cake pan down into the sun hat, pressing in the top of the hat from the back side.Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath gluing down the hat
  4. Glue down the wooden beads to the edges of the cake pan for an added Boho home decor look.Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath gluing wooden bead
  5. Pick out your greenery and pluck the florals from their stems to glue down to just the underneath edge of the cake pan.dollar tree summer sun hat wreath floral
  6. Tear a piece of scrap fabric or use a ribbon to wrap around the back of the hat as a hanger.
Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath side angle

That’s it!  It’s that easy!  Now go hang your beautiful summer sun hat wreath on your front door! If you missed the video tutorial, you can still catch it HERE.

What are other ways to decorate a straw hat?

  • Glue old jewelry pieces or BLING onto the hat or inside the flowers for an added touch!
  • Flip it over and decorate it with flowers and a cute T-shirt Bow for a more traditional sun hat wreath.
  • Use colorful paints to turn the sun hat wreath into a watermelon or a sunflower for a cute summer look.
  • Take a Sharpie and hand-letter a cute saying on the rim of the sun hat like these: Home Sweet Home, Welcome, Blessed, Hello Sunshine, Summertime
  • Add a few seashells to the rim for a beach-themed summertime look.
  • Paint it like a pumpkin or a scarecrow and add raffia for an easy fall wreath.Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath finished

How can you decorate with a summer sun hat?

There are several ways to decorate your home using a summer sun hat.  Once you grab a few and get started, they most likely will become one of your summertime favorites!  Here are a few ways to decorate using straw hats:

  • The easiest way to decorate with them is on a Gallery Wall.  You can find my FREE gallery wall template HERE.
  • You can also make a cute wreath like this one to hang on your front door.
  • If you choose to write on them with Sharpies, you can make them into a fun sign for the back patio area.
  • By layering a lot of florals on a sun hat, you can use it in the center of your table or picnic table as a unique centerpiece.
Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath hanging on the front door
Dollar Tree summer sun hat wreath watermelon printable

I hope you’ll get creative and make one of these easy sun hat wreaths for your own home decor.  Be sure to comment below with your photos so that I can see them!  

>>>Leave your thoughts below in the comments please… BTW— Life is short—Enjoy the mess!


  1. Nancy Birkelien says:

    This turned out so cute. Love it.

  2. april L garreau says:

    this is so adorable and country- ove it

  3. maxine wallace says:

    so very pretty

  4. Angela Lawson says:

    So super cute!! Can’t wait to try it!!

  5. Vicki Crochet says:

    I have the printable….I thank you so much!

  6. Sandy Redmon says:

    Thank you for being so generous with those adorable printables! I better get busy! ❤️

  7. I’m not seeing the watermelon printable in your list of options. Am i missing?

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