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Tropical Summer Wreath Dollar Store Craft

This fun tropical summer wreath is made from dollar store materials. It’s a cute addition to your summer home decor that’s a cinch to make! 

Summer Wreath

Once the warmth of late spring arrives, I want to spend most of my time outside enjoying the weather, which means the inside of my house tends to take a backseat. Housework has to wait, new DIY projects have to wait, and laundry has to wait! Let’s face it; it’s a good day if everyone who lives in my house gets dinner. But, just because the inside of my house might look less than perfect doesn’t mean the outside has to! For me, that starts with hanging a seasonal wreath – in the case, a tropical summer wreath!

I’ve loved the look of disc wreaths lately, so, that was the first thing to come to mind when it came time for the most recent My Dollar Store Blog Hop. Not only is this project budget-friendly, but you can complete it in an hour – you’ll be back outside in no time at all!

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Make a Tropical Summer Wreath Dollar Store Craft

Summer Wreath Materials:

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  • Two palm leaves
  • A plastic flamingo
  • A round straw placemat
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Tropical Flowers
  • Hot Glue and a Glue gun
  • Five paper or styrofoam plates
  • Scissors

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Summer Wreath How-to:

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Bend a pipe cleaner into a U-shape and thread it through the placemat, creating a hook.

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Cut out the inside circle of the plates. Glue the plates around the outside edge of the back of the placemat, overlapping the hook. Glue the last plate into the center.

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Turn the placemat over. Use the wire cutters to trim the stem from the palm leaves and glue them onto the mat.

 

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Arrange the tropical flowers amongst the leaves and use hot glue to attach to the tropical wreath.

 

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Bend the pipe cleaners to spell the word “hello” attaching pipe cleaners as needed. Use hot glue to attach the phrase to the mat.

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Trim the length of the flamingo legs and attach the flamingo to the wreath.

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Hang your flamingo summer wreath and enjoy! This tropical summer wreath isn’t going to get that laundry done for you, but I promise it will bring a smile to your face when you arrive home from spending time enjoying the sunshine!


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OTHER FUN SUMMER PROJECTS

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Patriotic Table Setting Ideas for Summer

These Patriotic summer table setting ideas are perfect for all of the red, white and blue holidays of the warmer months of the year.

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With Mother’s Day behind us, it was time to turn my attention to preparing for Memorial Day festivities. Of course, there is much to do –   plan the menu, fun activities, and the home decor,  but my absolute favorite part is brainstorming table setting ideas.  Enter Chloe from Celebrate & Decorate with perfect timing for throwing a tablescape hop!

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This week I’m participating in the Welcome Summer Tablescape Blog Hop 2019. Be sure to scroll down to see the other Welcome Summer Tablescape Blog Hop 2019 participants – there are new settings all week so check back often.

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Patriotic Summer Table Setting Ideas

The Table Runner

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You will see that I often re-use items over and over again in different ways. That is half the fun of table settings for me! If you’ve visited me before, you’ll know I love to mix patterns, fabrics, and textures for an eclectic look. This table uses a vinyl tablecloth, Layered with the burlap runner and topped with three check napkins on a diagonal.
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The Centerpiece

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The centerpiece is a mish-mash of things that I had in and around the house. The daisies came in my Mother’s Day bouquet, along with the blue babies’ breath. I added azalea and greenery clippings from my yard and completed the arrangement with a faux poppy plant in bright red.


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The Table Setting

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I love to pair colorful dessert and salad plates with plain, white, every-day dinnerware. I often find unique, bold dishes in the most unexpected of places. These adorable appetizer plates came from my local grocery store and reminded me of fireworks when I saw them – they were on sale! Paired with the white dinner plates, topped with bright napkins in red and blue, they make a striking but very inexpensive stack.


Other Decor

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My DIY patriotic swag wreath makes its annual appearance – it’s always a favorite for me at this time of year. Of course, I had to add something new – these fun fireworks-inspired tablecloth weights were a cinch to make! I love the fun element they bring to the table.  You can find the DIY tutorial for them right here. To complete the party atmosphere, I paired treat bags in red, white and blue.

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I look so forward to Memorial Day and July 4th every year and with these simple ideas, I feel like my table will be ready when the dates roll around! How about? How do you get ready for the summer holidays?

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Vibrant Eclectic Spring/Easter Table Decoration Ideas

Are you looking for vibrant, eclectic-style spring and Easter table decoration ideas that won’t break the bank or take hours to arrange?  Let me show you how you can combine fresh flowers, a few super simple DIY projects and much of what you likely have around your home for a vibrant, pretty Easter display you’ll be proud to share with your family and friends! 

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Yay! It’s Easter, and it’s time for Easter table decoration ideas! I may or may not be hiding chocolate eggs throughout my home and eating them along the way. Or. I may be – I’ll never tell.

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Nothing gets me more excited for an upcoming holiday than decorating around the house. If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that setting a pretty table and coming up with Easter table decorations is one of my favorite things to do, especially when using what I already have in new ways. I’m excited to be joining Chloe from Celebrate & Decorate and many other friends for an Easter Table Setting Blog Hop! Be sure to scroll down to see the other Spring/Easter Table Decoration Ideas – there are new settings all week so check back often.

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As always, I’ve included a few fun DIY projects to share, and a must-have freebie perfect for your Easter table. These adorable Printable Bunny Box Templates with contrasting liner are available for download HERE and ready for your personalization!Easter Table Decoration Ideas - Bunny Box Template

VIBRANT SPRING/EASTER TABLE DECORATION IDEAS

Last year we went pretty traditional for our Easter table setting with a gorgeous floral chandelier wreath full of color and romantic style. This year we mixed things up with layered prints and patterns grounded by shared royal blue tones for a vibrant, eclectic look.

THE ROOM

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We typically have holiday meals in our dining room, but Easter generally is more of a brunch for us – our breakfast area is lovely for that, with all kinds of natural light!

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EASTER TABLE DECORATING IDEAS FOR TABLE COVERINGS

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Easter table decoration ideas run the gamut when it comes to table coverings. In our home, the table covering can be anything that gives texture and color to the table. Here are some things I’ve used in the past:

Today, I’m using a drapery panel, covered in a length of wrapping paper. To add even more color and pattern, I’ve layered three decorative dish towels on top for a unique look.

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EASTER TABLE DECORATING IDEAS FOR PLACE SETTINGS

DIY Polka Dot Chargers

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I went with a fun, eclectic mix for the plate stack, using my usual white stoneware dinner plates, atop a blend of gold and DIY polka dot chargers. Bright-colored butterfly salad plates add a bit of contrast between the layers, while boldly patterned appetizer plates finish off the stack.

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My favorite royal blue napkins make another appearance threaded through DIY pompom and paracord napkin rings. Look for an upcoming tutorial on how to make those in the next few days!

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The juice glasses belonging to my husband’s grandmother add a bit more of a vintage look. I love how they look paired with jelly jars.

Bunny Boxes

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Adorable Bunny boxes in varied colors offer each guest a sweet treat and add a bit of whimsy.

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EASTER TABLE DECORATING IDEAS FOR CENTERPIECES

Rather than a single centerpiece, I like to vary the center of my tables with pieces of varied height.

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Fresh Rinoculous mixed with a grocery store bouquet offers blooms in many bold colors and shapes. This birdhouse was a thrift store find and makes an appearance in the Spring! Luckily, it opens from the bottom, perfect for inserting a plant or other greenery.

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That’s all there is to it! I can’t wait for Easter and the feeling of a new beginning that comes along with it. Mostly, I look forward to spending time with and making memories with my family. I know these Easter table decoration ideas will be a part of that for us – I hope they will be for you, too! table decoration ideas easter

 

Don’t forget to stop by and take a peek at the other lovely Spring/Easter table decoration ideas., and make sure you grab your FREE bunny box templates before you go!  Thanks for stopping by!

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Still need more table ideas?  Check out my Easter table from last year.

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