Flower Filled Wheelbarrow Spring Wreath

Spring is in full force here in Virginia. Trees are blooming as are spring-flowering bulbs and it’s so beautiful. I’ve been decorating my home for spring and today I’m sharing a Flower Filled Wheelbarrow Spring Wreath that I made for our sunroom.

Spring wreath with a rose filled wheelbarrow and a pink bow

Today’s spring wreath is part of a monthly Pinterest challenge hosted by Cindy of County Road 407. Each month Cindy selects a picture from Pinterest and challenges our group to create our own version of the look.

Pinterest Challenge Spring Graphic

Many thanks to Cindy for hosting this challenge.

If you are arriving from Decorate and More with Tip, welcome!

Our Inspiration for this Challenge

This month we were inspired to create a spring wreath inspired by this Garden Hose Spring Wreath created by Jill of Create, Craft, Love.

Garden Hose Wreath for Spring

This wreath has a gardening theme with its hose, garden gloves, and spring florals.

Wheelbarrow Spring Wreath

For my garden themed spring wreath, I used a small wheelbarrow from Oriental Trading that I purchased a few years ago.

Spring wreath with a wheelbarrow filled with flowers

Below are a few more decorative wheelbarrows from Amazon that possibly could work for this project.

I usually use this wheelbarrow for Easter decor and fill it with eggs. You can see it filled with my carrot Easter eggs in this Easter decorating post from last year.

How to Make the Wreath

The first thing that I did was fill the wheelbarrow with floral oasis.

Floral oasis is for arranging fresh flowers. A better choice for this project would have been dry floral foam which is designed for faux flowers. I used what I had on hand since I’m shopping as infrequently as possible.

I then wired the wheelbarrow to a grapevine wreath form.

Grapevine wreath with a wheelbarrow wired to it

The next step was the fun part, filling the wheelbarrow with spring flowers and greenery.

Spring wreath with a wheelbarrow filled with flowers

The flowers and greenery that I used came from Dollar General. I had no idea that Dollar General carried faux florals and was pleasantly surprised at their selection, all at a reasonable price.

Faux roses and faux ferns from Dollar General

Dollar General doesn’t offer the flowers that I used online but if you shop there in person, look for a flower cart near the checkout. I shopped at Dollar General in Lynchburg and in Moneta for my florals and they were located in the same spot in both stores.

Faux roses and faux ferns from Dollar General

Below are a few similar florals from Amazon if you want to make a wreath like mine and are being wise and not shopping unnecessarily. (I purchased my florals from Dollar General before things got as bad as they are now.)

I used five rose bundles and four fern bundles from Dollar General, all just $2 each.

Spring wreath with a wheelbarrow filled with flowers

I cut the rose and fern bunches into single short stems and inserted them into the oasis.

The last step was to make a bow with ribbon from the craft aisle at Walmart that I already had in my craft stash.

Spring wreath with a wheelbarrow filled with flowers

I planned to hang this on my front door but the wreath was too heavy for the 3M hanger that I have on the glass, so I used it on our sunroom wall.

Spring wreath with a wheelbarrow filled with flowers.

We live on a corner and this wreath can be seen as people walk or drive past by our home.

Spring decor on an enclosed porch

The flowers are from my yard and the nest is a spring DIY project that I’ll be sharing tomorrow.

Many thanks to Cindy of County Road 407 for organizing this fun monthly Challenge!

Next is my dear friend, Carol, of Bluesky at Home who is sharing a pretty Easter wreath.

More Spring Themed Wreaths to Enjoy

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    1. Thank you, Wendy! I’m thrilled with how it turned out and it definitely brightens up my porch wall.


    1. Thank you, Katie! I have had the bunny for many years and he’s always a part of my Easter and spring decor.


    1. Thank you, Cindy! I’m glad that I thought of that wheelbarrow when I was coming up with a garden themed spring wreath for this month’s challenge.


  1. Paula, your wreath is so darling. I love the wheelbarrow. The pink is a perfect color for Spring. I love your version!

  2. I love how this turned out! Of course you know I love pink but the added wheelbarrow takes it over the top! And it looks great with the added Easter decor on the cart. So perfectly springy! Thank you for joining in. Pinned!

    1. Thank you, Michelle! I’m glad that I spotted that wheelbarrow when I was trying to come up with ideas for a garden themed wreath for this challenge.


    1. Thank you, Julie! I didn’t know if my idea would work as I was making the wreath but it did. Having it on my porch wall has already brought me a lot of joy.


    1. This has been a very busy week in blogdom but also an enjoyable one with so many ideas to enjoy from both the Pinterest Challenge and also the Spring Ideas Tour.


    1. Thank you so much for visiting, Laura! These challenges are so much fun. I hope that next month you’ll be back to join us.


    1. Thank you, Carol! It was fun to make and I’ve already enjoyed it so much. It’s nice to have something springy on my porch wall.


  3. I love your wreath, Paula! It is perfect hanging on the bricks there in your front porch sunroom… I too am amazed at the nice florals you can find at the dollar stores each year. Love the roses and the ferns look so real!

    Happy spring to you,
    Barb 🙂

  4. So many beautiful ideas of where to hang a spring wreath. I usually just put on on the basement door. I am going to use your idea to put one outside maybe on my deck so I can see it out the kitchen window.

  5. You know that I’m loving this wheelbarrow spring wreath! I have a small wooden wheelbarrow that I may can use to make something similar. Thanks for the inspiration!

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