Floral Wreath Ring




About: A crafter and flower arranger from the UK

I decided to make a wreath to lay on my Grandparent's grave with all kinds of flowers, foliage and varying colours. It's a fairly simple process which can take as little as an hour to complete.

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Step 1: Tools and Materials


- Secateurs


- 10 inch Oasis wreath ring

- 5 Pink Roses

- 5 Cream Roses

- 3 stems of spray Carnations

- 3 stems of Crysanthemums

- 1 stem of Gypsophila (Babys-Breath)

- Handful of Hebe cuttings

- Handful of Eucalyptus cuttings

- Handful of Conifer cuttings

Step 2: Wetting the Ring and Adding Foliage

First of all I wet the wreath to give the flowers some water.

Secondly I added the conifer all around the outside and inside of the wreath ring by pushing it into the Oasis, trying not to leave any gaps. Then I added a generous amount of Hebe, Conifer and Eucalyptus over the rest of the wreath.

Step 3: Adding the 5 Pink Roses

I added 5 pink Roses leaving about 2 1/2 inches on the stem, placing them evenly around the top of the ring and making sure to push them into the Oasis. I often use an odd number as its more pleasing to the eye.

Step 4: Placing the Carnations

I pushed the Spray Carnations into the Oasis around the edge of the wreath ring slowly working towards the centre of the wreath ring, making a nice even coverage.

Step 5: Adding the 5 Cream Roses

I cut the stems on the Cream Roses to 2 inches and pushed them into the top of the wreath ring, spacing them evenly and so that they were slightly lower than the pink roses.

Step 6: Placing the Crysanthemums

I pushed the Crysanthemums evenly all around the wreath ring, similar to the previous step.

Step 7: Fill in With Gypsophila

I pushed in the Gypsophila to fill in any gaps I could find making sure to place them evenly around the ring.

Step 8: The Final Result

The flower arrangement is a pretty simple process and can be modified to suit your needs and tastes. For example you could use a different size wreath ring, different flowers, colours and foliage.

Thank you very much for viewing this Instructable, if you have any comments please feel free to ask.

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    Hi, yes thank you, I was so pleased and shocked to see I have made the final, it feels amazing !


    1 year ago

    This is gorgeous! You TOTALLY have my vote! <3

    (Your mom would be so proud...)

    1 reply
    Elaina M

    1 year ago

    What a lovely wreath! You did such an amazing job. Thank you for showing your process of building up the layers of flowers - this is something I struggle with. It can be tricky to get the right arrangement/balance and you nailed it!

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    santinalouiseElaina M

    Reply 1 year ago

    Hi. thank you so much for the lovely comment .I am glad that this has helped you with the process ,I always start with my main flowers then flowers like spray carnations are great for creating the shape .