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How To Make a Paper Flower Wreath Using Straw Hat

Spring is in the air and what better way than making a wreath. Learn how to make a paper flower wreath using a straw hat.

How To Make a Paper Flower Wreath Using Straw Hat

Paper Flower Wreath

I got creative by using a straw hat covered with paper flowers. I collect hats and this one was in the trash, it was broken on the sides. I decided to keep it and with a little imagination I covered up the broken parts with a large bow and Cricut paper flowers.

Supplies for paper flower wreath:How To Make a Paper Flower Wreath Using Straw Hat

Supplies for Paper Flower Wreath

For this wreath I used stock card paper instead of fabric. Its going in my covered porch so it won’t be exposed to rain or outside elements. If you want to use this outside you can use felt sheets. I did spray them with a sealer which will help them stay preserved longer.

  • Old straw hat
  • Cricut flowers (I used 3D Flower #M3D7E1)

Steps On Making The Wreath

paper flowers on wreathHow To Make a Paper Flower Wreath Using Straw Hat

Step 1

Place the cards stock paper on the adhesive mat for Cricut. Follow directions to the Cricut. Login to Cricut make design space. You will want to pick a flower design. (I used 3D Flower #M3D7E1)

Step 2:

Edit the flower about 7 inches by 7inches wide.

Step 3

Hit make it on the Cricut and once it prints out you can pull it apart to form the pattern

Step 4:

With the Quilling tool you roll the flower. Once the flower is formed you can take out the quilling tool and pull the petals apart so that the petals stand out.

Step 5

The last petal on the flower I added a little hot glue to it, it holds the flower together.

Step 6:

I made about 12 flowers in different colors. I places the bulk of them with glue on one side of the hat, that’s up to you how you want to place it. I made a large bow with wired ribbon on the other side.

Step 7:

I glued the bow on top of the broken part and placed a flower on it. At the end I sprayed the flowers with a spray sealer just to keep them lasting longer. It works great. Make sure you spray 12 inches away from the flowers.

Step 8:

Hang it on the door or you can use it as a centerpiece on your table.

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  1. Rebecca Payne says:

    This wreath is so cute. Great job.

  2. This is so very cute and great for all-season which is always one of my favorites. Love the flowers and that hat combination! Thanks for sharing and wonderful hopping with you.

  3. Love the Cricut inspiration! I have a new maker on its way right now! Such a cute project. Loved hopping with you!

  4. Your upcycled hat made a gorgeous wreath for spring and summer. Great idea to cover the damaged area with flowers.
    Happy Spring,

    1. Thanks so much Kippi.Thanks for taking the time of your busy schedule to organize this blog hop.

  5. The hat looks beautiful with all of the paper flowers! Great idea using the reverse tweezers to quill the paper. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Funny I didn’t know that was reverse tweezers I though it was quil. thanks for calcification.

  6. I love your paper flowers! They almost look like little succulents! I just got cricut, and this project looks like something I could try! Thanks for the inspiration.

    PS. I’d love it if you’d like to share this at my link party that opened today– Sundays on Silverado. ?

    Niky @ The House on Silverado

  7. What a cute and clever take on wreaths. I have both a hat and Cricut so this is definitely something I want to make. Pinned!

  8. This is so pretty, Maria! I love pink and green together. That was a great idea to cover the damaged part of the hat with flowers. Thanks for the inspiration and detailed tutorial. Now I really need to learn how to use my Cricut! Pinned 🙂

    1. Thanks so much, it was really easy to make and loved how I was able to save the hat.

  9. I don’t own a cricut, but it never occurred to me that you could use it to quil. Really nice idea and I love that the hat got saved!

    1. I just got my Cricut, never thought I would like it, but it has some great ideas for embroidering

  10. Great save for a beat up hat, easy to follow tutorial, always great to find another project for an expensive Cricut!

  11. These are such cute little flowers. I would have never thought to put them on a hat.

  12. That’s adorable and such a great way to save an old hat. I have a few of those lying around too 😉

  13. Love it so much. would be perfect for a Kentucky Derby party too. I have a few straw hats i might just have to try this on. I did one with a ribbon bow that I just love.

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