A Unique Birdhouse Spring AND Summer Wreath DIY

Do you have a naked front door? Mine has been wreathless since the holidays so this unique birdhouse Spring AND Summer wreath DIY is long overdue.



Wreaths add so much charm and curb appeal to our homes plus they give a warm welcome. The goal for my birdhouse wreath was that it be budget-friendly, made with things I have on hand and that it can be made in a jiffy.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

Welcoming Spring AND Summer Wreath DIY

I found everything to make the welcome wreath in my craft bin. Most of the supplies were originally purchased at Goodwill and the dollar store.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

The inspiration for the wreath started with this wooden birdhouse hanger from Goodwill.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

I thought about leaving the door hanger intact and painting the house's bright whimsical colors. I also entertained the idea that instead of paint, decoupage floral napkins on the front of each birdhouse.



But the DIYer in me decided I could get at least two projects out of that wooden hanger, so the separation began. I got two, using the other two birdhouses on my DIY Nesting Together Sign.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

To make the handmade wreath more inviting I strung a mini welcome banner across with small wooden tiles to greet guests.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

I shopped my home for some of the supplies like these mini roses that were in a potpourri jar in the bathroom.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

I have such an affection for birds, birdhouses, and bird nests and use them often in my seasonal vignettes. They take me back to my childhood where my paternal grandfather built an entire birdhouse village in his backyard.



Before we get into the nitty-gritty of how to make the handmade Spring/Summer Wreath, almost all of the DIY projects shared here at Interior Frugalista have step-by-step tutorials so why not get your budget DIY on and subscribe. You can also follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.



Here's How I Made It

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A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

Supply List



Paint The Birdhouse

First up is painting the wooden birdhouse. I painted the front of the birdhouse with Old White chalk paint that I had on hand. Next, I painted the roof and perch with a light sage green chalk paint that I had on hand. Acrylic craft paint or latex paint is just fine too.



How To Stain A Willow Wreath

I found the natural willow wreath form at Dollar Tree but wasn't fond of the light color. Using a foam brush and a water-based gel stain called Tobacco Road, I darkened the wreath. I wasn't too fussy about some of the branches not getting stained.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

Adding Faux Rose Leaves

My stash of assorted faux greenery goes back probably thirty years and so I'm always happy to thin the collection for DIY craft projects.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

These faux leaves are from the silk roses we used in our daughter's Rustic Wedding Centerpiece Boxes. I simply layered the leaves on just one-half of the wreath and attached them with florist wire.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

Attach The Painted Birdhouse

To attach the birdhouse to the wreath I screwed a small eye hook onto the back and thread some florist wire through the loop and onto the back of the wreath. Hot gluing a soda can tab would work too. Use what you have on hand.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

Wreath Embellishments

The cute feathered bird came in a package of six from Dollarama and the mini grapevine nest was removed from a dollar store Easter floral pick. That floral pick is the pick that keeps on giving because I used some of the nests for my Farmhouse Spring Nest Decor and used the picks on this 5 Minute DIY Easter Wreath.



Welcome Wreath Banner

The welcome banner is made with wooden tiles leftover from my daughter's DIY Rustic Wedding Card Caddy and simply strung on green twine and tied to the wreath form.



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

That's all there is to making this easy handmade wreath. So what do you think?



A unique welcoming DIY birdhouse wreath with farmhouse style for Spring And Summer that's easy on the wallet made with thrift store and dollar store finds.

Thanks for stopping by the Interior Frugalista today! I hope you were inspired by this handmade spring/summer wreath idea. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comment section below or the Contact Me tab at the top to drop me an email. I love hearing from you!



If you enjoyed this DIY Birdhouse Wreath, I'd be so thankful if you shared it with a friend and pinned it to your DIY Spring Decor or DIY Wreath Ideas board on Pinterest.




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  1. This is so lovely, Marie! What a fabulous tutorial! Thank you bunches for linking up and sharing with us this week! xoxo

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  2. Thank you so much Kristi, I'm glad you like my birdhouse wreath and appreciate the visit 😊

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  3. This is adorable! It really does make a very lovely welcome xx Maria

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    1. Thank you so much, Maria! I'm glad you like it and thanks for stopping by for a visit 😊

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  4. Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared.

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  5. I love this, Marie! I really like the banner hanging inside the wreath, too. Cool effect. Pinning!

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  6. Such a cute wreath! I love the birdhouse and bird nest! Lovely! Pinning!

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    1. Thank you so much, T'onna! Appreciate the visit and the pin 😃I was happy to put the wooden birdhouse hanger to good use.

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  7. SOOOO cute (and pretty!) Love the birdhouse and the letters you used! So fun that you still have two birdhouses for more projects!

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    1. Thank you so much Julie! I was happy to put the wooden birdhouse hanger to good use. I made a Lovebird Birdhouse Sign for our deck with the other two.

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  8. Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Pinned and shared.

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    1. Thank you Marilyn for the pin and share, much appreciated! xo

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  9. I love this wreath, Marie. I'm making it. I have a larger willow wreath and bought a birdhouse for $1.50 at Michael's. I have a stash of rose leaves, too, from previous projects. Love the welcome sign. I have some Scrabble tiles which I might use for that. You are quite the genius!

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    1. Yay, so glad you have everything you need to make your own version of the birdhouse wreath. Have fun making yours, Barb and I'd love to see it when your done!

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