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Sunflower Wreath


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Want to make a sunflower wreath? We have the supplies you need to make this stunning sunflower wreath…or a flower wreath in any other color! If we are out of the exact colors used here, no worries….just pick out different colors.

This was my first attempt at making a sunflower wreath using the Unique in the Creek Flower Form so to start with we chose the least expensive mesh we sell on Trendy Tree. The plain Deco Poly Mesh with no foil. It’s made of all Polypropylene, and even without foil, it has a really beautiful shine, especially the emerald color.

Supplies Used:

Flower Form – 1

RE130048- Gold Gold Two Tone Deco Poly Mesh – 2 Rolls (gold/gold is temporarily out of stock but you can use other colors of mesh, just stay with 10″ or 10.5″)

Deco Mesh No Foil – Assorted Colors

Deco Mesh Metallic – Assorted Colors 

Fabric Mesh – Assorted Colors  

RE130206  – Emerald Deco Poly Mesh – 1 ( you can use other colors of green, just stay with 10″ or 10.5″ width)

Other supplies used: Brown Felt, 4.5″ Styrofoam Disk, zip ties, hot glue.


The flower form used for the sunflower wreath contains 8 holes on the outer rim (row 1). Secure two green petals “leaves” in each hole. Cut petals 10″ in length.  The emerald mesh was used for “leaves” on row one. You can leave these off if you wish or use any color of green. Anytime the exact mesh we used is sold out on the website, you can just choose a different color or type of mesh. Just stay within the same size.

The petals for rows 2, 3, and 4 were done the same way. Mesh was cut in 10″ lengths and two petals used for each hole. It helps if you go ahead and place the zip ties in the holes before you start. Just barely secure the zip ties so you can slip the ends of the two petals underneath before you tighten. Snip off the end of the zip tie with wire cutters. It took almost all of the two rolls of yellow to complete the wreath.

Flower Center

I used brown felt for the center for the sunflower wreath. Find other options for centers on YouTube. Just search Unique in the Creek.  Laurie has many videos to watch that include different options for centers.

The brown felt center was made using felt purchased from Walmart. You can use the 9″ x 12″ single pieces (4). Walmart didn’t have dark brown the day I shopped, so I purchased a 4″ strip off a bolt of brown felt. It was 72″ in width.

Cut the 72″ piece of felt down the center lengthwise making two 2″ strips. I wasn’t sure how much it would take, but this turned out to be just the right amount. If you are using the 9″ x 12″ pieces just cut them into four equal pieces.

Fold the edges of the felt together lengthwise and secure with hot glue.  Once the edges have cooled, make a cut in the folded side. Space the cuts about 1/2 apart and cut to about 1/4 from the sealed edge. Making a sort of fringe. Using hot glue, roll the felt up gluing as you go, making a rosette. The rosette needs to be about 5″ in diameter when finished.

Styrofoam Disk

Hot glue the Styrofoam disk to the center of the board by adding hot glue to the ends of the last row of petals. Hold that in place for a few seconds. Next, hot glue the felt rosette to the Styrofoam. The Styrofoam just lifts the center up a bit and makes it stand out more.

Purchase the Styrofoam disk at Dollar Tree. It cost $1 and included two pieces. and was two pieces. Click the image for the affiliate link.

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We experimented with an alternate center using the extra Styrofoam disk and some green Spanish Moss. We hot glued green Spanish moss to the Styrofoam disk as an alternate center for the sunflower wreath.

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When we can keep them in stock, we also have flower centers that you can use. Here’s a link: Flower Centers

Wreath Hanger 

There are two holes on the form where you can place a zip tie, chenille stem, or floral wire as a hanger. 

Clip any strings rather than pull because all mesh unravels a bit, some worse than others.

The completed sunflower wreath measured about 27″ in width. You can use this flower technique to make all sorts of spring, summer, or fall flowers. Just pick out your favorite colors of mesh!

Other mesh products that work really well for this project are the Poly Burlap styles and Fabric Mesh.

Favorite Tools

Here’s the link to our Top Ten DIY Crafting Tools

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Thank you for visiting our blog. We hope you enjoyed this sunflower wreath tutorial. Please leave any questions or comments and we will get back to you. We love hearing from our viewers. Tell us what kind of tutorials you want to see. We’ll be glad to add your request to our “to do” list.

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8 Responses to “Sunflower Wreath”

  1. Dolores Sloan says:

    Could you please send me a list of supplies to make this Sunflower?
    Thank you.

    • TrendyTree says:

      Thank you for vising our blog. The exact mesh products we used mat be temporarily sold out, but you can choose other 10″ mesh of your choice of color. You just need 2 rolls of 10″ x 10 yards of one color and one roll of some kind of green for the leaves. The flower form is out of stock right now, but we should be receiving more next week.

  2. Miranda says:

    Does this have to be 21″ mesh or can we use 10″?

    • TrendyTree says:

      It needs to be 10″ mesh. If you split 21″ mesh, the more cuts you have the more unraveling. I have not tried using a heat knife to cut mesh so that might be a solution if you have to use 21″ mesh. Some people do use a heat knife for Deco mesh.

  3. Elaina says:

    What size is the flower form? Would like to order items to make the sunflower wreath. Love it!

    • TrendyTree says:

      The flower form is 15.5 inches and we only have a couple left right now. It sells out quite frequently. There is a link in the blog post, looks like there are three in stock right now.

  4. Bev Boyd says:

    The tutorial helped me tremendously and I can’t wait to get started on one of my own.

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