Sunflower Wreath

This beautiful sunflower wreath is made with brown, yellow, and green burlap. A statement piece like this on your front door can easily transition from summer to fall! Why we love this project Bright and cheery with a touch of rustic charm, this sunflower wreath is a beautiful piece to hang indoors or outdoors. You’ve likely seen beautiful sunflower wreaths floating around the internet, but you can easily make it at home for much less. This is really a quite simple project that anyone can tackle, so grab some friends and make a day out of it! The beauty of sunflower crafts is that they’re multi-seasonal decor. They are great all summer and throughout fall, so you’ll get some good use out of your wreath. Helpful Project Information: Age Level: 13 and upMess Factor: MediumLevel of Difficulty: EasyTime to Complete: Less than 30 minutesCost Estimate: Less than $30.00 Craft supplies you will need Get full list of supplies and directions in the printable version at the end of this post. How to a Make a Sunflower Wreath These step by step photos and instructions are here to help you visualize how to make this project. Please scroll down to simply print out the instructions! Place a 12″ wire frame on top of a piece of cardboard and trace the outer edge of the smallest inner wire ring. Cut out the circle and put aside for the time being.Cut floral wire into 6” long pieces. Cut yellow burlap ribbon into 12” long rectangular pieces.Fold two opposite corners of one rectangle towards the center and then cinch the folded edges in the middle. Secure with a piece of floral wire to form sunflower petals.Place the cinched burlap against the wire frame with the folded edges facing downward.Wrap the floral wire around the second ring of wires on the wreath form.Continue making sunflower petals and space them evenly around the same ring. Fill in with more petals until happy with the fullness. We attached 14 petals to each ring.Repeat this process for the 3rd ring on the wire wreath form.Cut the green burlap ribbon into 38” long pieces.Fold the green burlap ribbon in half lengthwise and then fold again a second time.Pull the one cut end of the ribbon staggering the folded layers.Wrap a piece of floral wire around the end to hold the shape and then secure it to the outer ring of the wreath form.Make 5 sunflower leaves in total in the same way and evenly space them apart around the wreath form.Preheat your hot glue gun. Turn the wreath right side facing down and glue the circle cardboard cutout to the inner ring. Then turn the wreath right side facing up.Fold the brown burlap ribbon in half widthwise and then glue the cut end to the cardboard close to the outer edge.Begin folding the ribbon lengthwise in short, loose waves, approx. 2” high. Glue all concave curves of the ribbon to the cardboard as you work around the circle.Repeat with the second row and continue towards the center until the cardboard is completely covered.Hang to enjoy! Expert Crafting Tips If you don’t have floral wire, you can use pipe cleaners to attach your burlap petals to the wire wreath form.You can easily swap out the colors to your liking for this wreath. It would look so pretty in pink, red, or purple! A gorgeous sunflower wreath will compliment anyone’s door, be prepared for it to be a conversation starter! More Wreath Projects I love to create and share my projects with you! I know it’s hard to remember to come back and search, so I’ve made it easy for you with my weekly newsletter! You can subscribe for free and I’ll send you fun crafts and delicious recipes every week right to your email. Print Project 5 from 4 votes Sunflower Wreath Bright and cheery with a touch of rustic charm, this sunflower wreath is a beautiful piece to hang indoors or outdoors. Prep Time0 minsCrafting Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr Age Group: Adult Crafts Makes: 1 wreath Suppliesyellow burlap ribbon we used 10” wide x 10 yards longbrown burlap ribbon we used 2.5” wide x 10 yardsgreen burlap ribbon we used 4” wide x 10 yards longfloral wire or pipe cleanerswire wreath form 12" diametercardboard approx. 11” wide Craft tools InstructionsPlace the wire frame on top of a piece of cardboard and trace the outer edge of the smallest inner wire ring. Cut out the circle and put aside for the time being.Cut floral wire into 6” long pieces. Cut yellow burlap ribbon into 12” long rectangular pieces.Fold two opposite corners of one rectangle towards the center and then cinch the folded edges in the middle. Secure with a piece of floral wire to form sunflower petals.Place the cinched burlap against the wire frame with the folded edges facing downward.Wrap the floral wire around the second ring of wires on the wreath form.Continue making sunflower petals and space them evenly around the same ring. Fill in wit

Sunflower Wreath

This beautiful sunflower wreath is made with brown, yellow, and green burlap. A statement piece like this on your front door can easily transition from summer to fall!

sunflower wreath on the front door

Why we love this project

Bright and cheery with a touch of rustic charm, this sunflower wreath is a beautiful piece to hang indoors or outdoors. You’ve likely seen beautiful sunflower wreaths floating around the internet, but you can easily make it at home for much less. This is really a quite simple project that anyone can tackle, so grab some friends and make a day out of it!

The beauty of sunflower crafts is that they’re multi-seasonal decor. They are great all summer and throughout fall, so you’ll get some good use out of your wreath.

close up of burlap sunflower wreath

Helpful Project Information:

  • Age Level: 13 and up
  • Mess Factor: Medium
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 30 minutes
  • Cost Estimate: Less than $30.00

Craft supplies you will need

supplies needed to make a sunflower wreath

Get full list of supplies and directions in the printable version at the end of this post.

How to a Make a Sunflower Wreath

These step by step photos and instructions are here to help you visualize how to make this project. Please scroll down to simply print out the instructions!

  1. Place a 12″ wire frame on top of a piece of cardboard and trace the outer edge of the smallest inner wire ring. Cut out the circle and put aside for the time being.cutting out a circle from cardboard
  2. Cut floral wire into 6” long pieces. Cut yellow burlap ribbon into 12” long rectangular pieces.scissors cutting yellow burlap
  3. Fold two opposite corners of one rectangle towards the center and then cinch the folded edges in the middle. Folding yellow burlap in half
  4. Secure with a piece of floral wire to form sunflower petals.securing yellow burlap cinch with floral wire
  5. Place the cinched burlap against the wire frame with the folded edges facing downward.
  6. Wrap the floral wire around the second ring of wires on the wreath form.attaching burlap sunflower petal to wreath form
  7. Continue making sunflower petals and space them evenly around the same ring. Fill in with more petals until happy with the fullness. We attached 14 petals to each ring.yellow burlap sunflower petals on wreath form
  8. Repeat this process for the 3rd ring on the wire wreath form.
  9. Cut the green burlap ribbon into 38” long pieces.measuring and cutting green burlap
  10. Fold the green burlap ribbon in half lengthwise and then fold again a second time.folding green burlap pieces
  11. Pull the one cut end of the ribbon staggering the folded layers.staggering layers of green folded burlap
  12. Wrap a piece of floral wire around the end to hold the shape and then secure it to the outer ring of the wreath form.hand attaching floral wire to burlaphand attaching green sunflower leaf to wreath form
  13. Make 5 sunflower leaves in total in the same way and evenly space them apart around the wreath form.
  14. Preheat your hot glue gun. Turn the wreath right side facing down and glue the circle cardboard cutout to the inner ring. Then turn the wreath right side facing up.hand holding circle cardboard cutout again sunflower wreath
  15. Fold the brown burlap ribbon in half widthwise and then glue the cut end to the cardboard close to the outer edge.
  16. Begin folding the ribbon lengthwise in short, loose waves, approx. 2” high. Glue all concave curves of the ribbon to the cardboard as you work around the circle.brown burlap cinched in the center of a wreath
  17. Repeat with the second row and continue towards the center until the cardboard is completely covered.cinched brown burlap in the center of a sunflower wreath
  18. Hang to enjoy!

Expert Crafting Tips

  • If you don’t have floral wire, you can use pipe cleaners to attach your burlap petals to the wire wreath form.
  • You can easily swap out the colors to your liking for this wreath. It would look so pretty in pink, red, or purple!
burlap sunflower wreath hanging on door

A gorgeous sunflower wreath will compliment anyone’s door, be prepared for it to be a conversation starter!