What Base to Use for a Spring Wreath?
Moss bases can work brilliantly for spring wreaths and the milder temperatures mean it won’t dry out as quick. However, grapevine or wire bases work just as well and allow you to build up the greenery and flowers in more detail. Some spring wreaths utilize straw bases too to represent spring harvest.
What Colors Signify Spring?
Spring is a time for new life and the blossoming of nature, and these wreaths are often packed with gorgeous flowers and foliage. As plant life and flowers are still emerging, the colors are often lighter with many pastel shades and it’s not until the summer that colors start to get bolder. Typical spring wreath colors include:
Spring wreaths typically have an underlying color base of greens to represent the newly blossoming foliage. On top of that, you will often see a range of lighter colors in the different flowers such as light blue, purple, yellow, pink, and peach. The wreaths often have a stylish and subtle pastel color pallet.
Yellow and pink in particular feature prominently in spring wreaths as these represent rebirth and new life. For example, one of the most common pictures of spring is a clutch of fluffy yellow baby chicks. Various shades of brown can also feature in spring wreaths to represent the harvest and the growth of crops like wheat and barley.
What Foliage is Best for Spring Wreaths?
Spring wreaths usually focus heavily on flowers with a smaller undergrowth of greenery like ferns and even dried herbs. Common foliage for spring wreaths includes:
- Dried flowers and herbs
The gorgeous array of spring blossoms and flowers can really add some color and variance to these wreaths and when real flowers are used, the scent can be tantalizing too. Flowers like tulips, clematis, achillea, and narcissi look wonderful.
What Decorations Look Great on Spring Wreaths?
Spring wreaths don’t usually have many decorations and the beauty of these wreaths is made from the flowers and foliage. You can get spring wreaths with chicks and rabbits, but this are usually Easter wreaths. Common decorations include: