What Base to Use for a Summer Wreath?
A grapevine or wire base is ideal for a summer wreath as opposed to a moss base. This is because moss will dry out quicker during the summer and could die off and become brittle. Grapevine and wire wreaths are not affected by the hotter temperatures.
What Colors Signify Summer?
The traditional color pallet for summer wreaths is harder to define and this is a season where color association isn’t as strong as winter or autumn. When we think of summer, we typically picture glorious sunshine, clear skies, and sunbathing on the beach! As a result, this does mean that there are a range of summer wreath colors:
The pallet for summer wreaths is often pastel with lighter colors instead of bold hues. Light shades of blue, pink, purple, yellow, and orange are often used. You can get some bolder colors too depending on the flowers used as the start of summertime is often when flowers have fully bloomed so summer wreaths can have bold pinks, reds, oranges, and purples too.
What Foliage is Best for Summer Wreaths?
Summer wreaths have some fantastic natural elements, and the greenery and flowers really complement each other to make for a stylish wreath. Common foliage found on these decorative items include:
- Olive leaf
The underlying base is often formed from plants that thrive during the summer such as olive leaf and eucalyptus. We then have a glorious assortment of flowers and other foliage including vibrant daisies and sunflowers to give the summer wreaths a real punch.
What Decorations Look Great on Summer Wreaths?
Summer wreaths don’t usually have any standout decorations like Christmas or Halloween wreaths. Instead, they are typically bursting with bright flowers like sunflowers and tulips, and a range of foliage and greenery.