Crafty / DIY / Easter

DIY Woodland Spring Dogwood & Fern Wreath

Today I’m sharing a woodland inspired fern and dogwood wreath. Because in my mind, Dogwood blossoms most definitely mark the beginning of spring! I have a basic set up type tutorial and a condensed video of the process to show you how it was done!

I remember this time last year when we first looked at the lot we built on, I saw one or two dogwood trees in the woods between our yard and the lake. Hoping I’ve remembered correctly, it won’t be too long before we found out.

I also have a huge infatuation with all types of ferns and especially love finding them wild in the woods. So, I thought creating a wreath with that inspiration in mind sounded perfect!

I ultimately decided to move the wreath to the front door even though it looked beautiful on our sliding door to the pantry.

Make this Dogwood and Fern Spring Wreath in under 30 minutes with these simple steps and short video tutorial.


  • 2 branches of Dogwood blossoms (From Hobby Lobby)
  • 1 bush of soft maiden hair fern (From Hobby Lobby)
  • 1 bunch of fern and pink blossoms (From JoAnn)
  • 2 bunches green varigated foliage
  • 1 grapevine wreath
  • wire cutters
  • hot glue
  • Gather all of your supplies and heavy duty wire cutters.
  • Trim pieces off of the bunches
  • Start layering fern pieces on wreath. I like to glue the loose pieces on later to be certain I am happy with the arrangement.

I put the wreath together the first time and decided it was a little too flowery. I removed a few flowers, but then realized the real problem I had with it was that the large and small dogwood blossoms were too mixed together.

I decided to separate many of the small blossoms from the branch and moved them to the ends of the arrangement on the wreath.

Here is a complete video of the process, the second time around. 🙂

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. If you are looking for more Spring Wreath Inspiration be sure to check out these other wreaths created by my friends as part of the Seasonal Simplicity tour.

Ombre Tulip Spring & Easter Wreath at The Happy Housie DIY Moss Wreath for Spring at Modern Glam Spring Wreath Basket at Rambling Renovators Woodland Spring Dogwood Wreath at Deeply Southern Home

DIY Spring Hanging Basket at Rooms FOR Rent Spring DIY Faux Fruit Wreath at Zevy Joy Moss and Pussy Willow Wreath at Finding Silver Pennies DIY Unique Spring Wreath at She Gave it a Go

Farmhouse Spring Egg Wreath at Tatertots & Jello Dollar Store Hanging Flower Basket at Craftberry Bush Mushroom Spring Wreath at Life is a Party Rainbow Pom Pom Wreath at Cassie Bustamante

DIY Dollar Tree Lavender Candle Wreath at The DIY Mommy DIY Wood Shim Wreath at My Sweet Savannah Modern Dollar Store DIY Wreath at Lemon Thistle DIY Macrame Rose Spring Wreath at Place of My Taste

Easy DIY Spring Hoop Wreath at Cherished Bliss Fabric Rag Wreath Tutorial at Hallstrom Home DIY Dollar Store Lavender & Lambs Ear Wreath at All Things With Purpose DIY Butterfly Wreath at Paint Me Pink Spring Starburst Forsythia Wreath at Inspiration for Moms


  • Ashley Stringfellow
    March 4, 2020 at 2:45 pm

    I love the dogwood! So perfect for spring.

  • jen Hadfield
    March 4, 2020 at 3:52 pm

    Leslie – the dogwoods and ferns together is such a fun combination. Love it!


  • Krista
    March 4, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful wreath on the blog hop Leslie! Happy Spring!


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