DIY Poinsettia Felt Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}

DIY Felt Poinsettia Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}

DIY Felt Poinsettia Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}

DIY Felt Poinsettia Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}

I vividly remember making these Poinsettia flowers out of construction paper as a kid and I thought they might be super cute in felt so I headed to Hobby Lobby for all the stuff I’d need to make what I had pictured in my head.  I doesn’t always happen this way, but it came out exactly as I’d pictured.  I love the bold, festive colors of this simple wreath.

What You’ll Need:

  • Styrofoam Wreath Form
  • White and Red Yarn
  • Red and Yellow Felt
  • Needle and thread
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Bright Green Ribbon

Start by cutting your red felt into 3″ x 2.5″ rectangles.  I tried making several different sizes but this size looked best.  Then simply freehand leaf shapes lengthwise out of the rectangles as shown below.  Using 5 petals for each flower, pinch the end and sew them together in a circle shape.

DIY Felt Poinsettia Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}

For the center, cut a 1″ by 3″ strip of yellow felt and cut notches all along one side as shown below.  I guard one side with a straight edge and then quickly cut the notches with a rotary cutter.  Roll up and sew into the center of your Poinsettia.  I made three in the same size for this wreath.

DIY Felt Poinsettia Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}

Next make 2″ marks with a pencil all the way around your wreath as shown below (mine ended up with one 1″ spot which I marked for the spot to hang the ribbon.  Wrap your wreath with yarn, alternating red and white.  You can hot glue ends when you end/start a color or simply tie them together.

DIY Felt Poinsettia Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}

Then just hot glue your Poinsettias to your wreath and hang with the green ribbon.

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About By Dawn Nicole

Dawn is the DIY & Lifestyle blogger/Graphic Designer behind By Dawn Nicole. She is a mom of 3 who believes in "throwing kindness around like confetti". While Dawn loves all things creative, she has a passion for hand-lettered typography. A clean-eating foodie who loves cooking as much as a a good long outdoor run, she believes in balance and rarely lets a day go by without dark chocolate and over-caffeinating. She is also a contributor to the Silhouette Blog, Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke, and The Pinning Mama .

Comments

  1. I love the bold, graphic poinsettias. Fun wreath project!

  2. I absolutely love this wreath! Thanks so much for the step by step instructions for the pointsettias! I shared this on my Some Kind of Wonderful party! Thanks again for sharing!

  3. I love your wreath! I’m a new visitor. Cute ideas on your blog. Come link on my party every Tuesday if you’d like. You are crafty! http://atozebracelebrations.com/2012/11/tuesday-linky-party-2.html

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