Summer Wreath (using Dollar Tree Seed Packets)

Create a beautiful summer wreath using Dollar Tree seed packets. It will look so pretty on your front door and it’s a sweet way to greet friends and family.

summer wreath on front door

If you’re like me, you love decorating your home for every season. And if you’re also like me, you love to do it on a budget.

Well, have I got the perfect project for you! This summer, create a beautiful wreath using dollar store seed packets. Not only is this project easy and inexpensive, but it’s also really fun and unique.

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Supplies Needed for Summer Wreath

Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

See below if you’d rather watch an easy-to-follow video tutorial for how to make this summer wreath plus two additional DIY projects!

How to Make a Summer Wreath with Seed Packets

Step 1. Secure seed packets

Start by hot gluing your seed packets around the wire wreath form. Be sure to glue them slightly overlapped facing upwards in the right direction.

gluing seed packets to wreath form

Also, you don’t need too much hot glue as the packets are pretty light and adhere well to the wire. Alternate different color seed packets that are bright and bold.

Play around with the arrangement prior to gluing to ensure you are happy with the placement. Leave a side section of the wire empty for the flip-flops we will be adding next.

You can hold them up to the wreath so you know how much room to leave.

Step 2. Remove the flip-flop backing

Use your scissors to remove the tabs on the back of the flip-flops. Isn’t the little bee theme just darling?

In case you missed it, check out my sweet little Rae Dunn-inspired bumblebee DIY.

snipping flip flop backing

Now you want to pull the strap out through the hole and dispose of it-unless you can think of a project that needs one! 🙂

Replace the thong straps with zip ties to secure the flip-flops onto to the wreath frame.

remove backing of flip flop

Step 3. Add the flip flops

Flip the wreath form over and tighten the zip ties to secure the flip flops to the front side of the wreath base.

hot glue flip flops to wreath

Step 4. Add greenery

To really make all the gorgeous colors in the seen packets pop, add faux greenery all around the bottom of the wreath.

gluing greenery around wreath

You can really see what a big difference the greenery makes. It’s like all the colors just come to life!

One of the many reasons I LOVE wreath making is you can just experiment and try different things out to see what works. When it all comes together (like it did here) it’s the best feeling!

Step 5. Make a wreath bow

The finishing touch to this lovely summer wreath is a vibrant messy bow made with all different patterns and sizes of ribbon.

making a colorful bow

This layered messy bow is super easy to make. Be sure to check out my 7 easy DIY bows if you are looking for step-by-step tutorials.

finished bow for wreath

Once you have all the layers of ribbon secure them with a zip tie and trim the excess. Zip ties are something I always have in my craft stash.

They can be used for so many different craft projects. I added a darling little gold bee to the center of the bow. So cute!

close up of wreath hanging on the front door

Look at all of the dimensions and textures. The bee flip flops are an unexpected touch.

side view of summer wreath on the door

I’m just giddy with how it turned out! The great thing about this craft is that you can use any seed packets you have on hand, or even recycle old ones.

overhead view of summer wreath

What’s your favorite kind of summer wreath to make? I would love to hear all about it in the comments section below. For even more ideas, check out this great collection of 27 summer wreaths you can see HERE.

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What can I put on the front door instead of a wreath?

  • Door Hanger
  • Cute Farmhouse Sign
  • A Decorative Bow
  • Hanging Mailbox
  • House Numbers
  • Fancy Doorknocker
  • Boots
  • Chalkboard
  • Umbrella

Enjoy even more summer wreaths here:

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Other Fun Summer Crafts:

Best Wreath Supplies Online in 2022

Of all the crafts, wreaths are probably one of the most enjoyable to make. With quality, affordable wreath supplies, you can create wreaths for every season and holiday with little effort.

These are the best wreath supplies you’ll find online in my opinion.

Other Wreath Ideas:

Summer Wreath (using Dollar Tree Seed Packets)

Dollar Tree seed packets are the perfect way to add summer flair to your door. This tutorial will show you how to make a summer wreath using just dollar store materials.
Keyword: dollar tree diy, dollar tree seed packets, summer wreath, summer wreaths

Equipment

Materials

  • Wire Wreath Form
  • Seed packets
  • Flip flops
  • Greenery
  • Assorted ribbon
  • Gold bumblebee

Instructions

  • Hot glue your seed packets around the wire wreath form.
  •  Remove the tabs from the back of the flip flops and remove the strap.
  • Secure the flip flops to one side of the wreath base.
  •  Add faux greenery all around the bottom base of the wreath.
  •  Create a layered bow and secure it to the upper corner of the wreath. 
  • Add a darling little gold bee to the center of the bow.

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