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DIY Clay Pot Succulent Wreath Tutorial

Today I’m sharing an adorable DIY mini clay pot succulent wreath that is perfect for dressing up your front door this summer.  


It is most definitely on the way.

This past weekend was Victoria Day weekend in Canada; known informally as the start of summer (despite the fact that we have nearly another six weeks left in the school year).  Suddenly everyone’s focus switches from the indoors out; it’s all about camping and barbecuing, gardening and patio season.  If our front yard weren’t currently  under construction, I’d have spent the weekend wedding and topsoiling the gardens and planting my summer flower pots.

But since it’s dug apart, I contented myself with whipping up a new DIY summer wreath.

DIY clay pot succulent wreath graphic.

I’m also really excited that today’s post is kicking of the Seasonal Simplicity Summer Series!  For the next several Wednesdays I’ll be joined by some of my talented blogging friends to share all kinds of summer DIYs and inspiration with you.  Don’t forget to check out what everyone is sharing today at the bottom of this post.

I’m all about the cute clay pots this summer, and I absolutely adore the tiny clay pots (sourced at our local Dollarama) as well as the faux succulents fit perfectly inside them.  I picked up sheets of faux succulents at Michaels (last spring), and have used them in quite a few craft projects.  The only other thing that you need to make this summer wreath is some hot glue and a grapevine wreath form.

The wreath with mini pots and succulent plants.

A hot glue gun and succulent and small clay pot.

I started by gluing the bright green succulents onto the top of the little clay pots.

Gluing the succulents into the pots.

Once I’d glued them all together, I placed and glued them on the wreath form, alternating the angles (facing one way, facing directly up, and facing down), for variety and interest.

Attaching the succulent pots to the grapevine wreath.

Once all the clay pots were placed and glued onto the wreath form, I tucked and glued a few extra succulents in around the edges to finish it off.

The succulents on the wreath.


I really, really love how the summer wreath turned out, and can’t wait to see it hanging on our (new, soon to come) front door!

The wreath hanging on the front door.

Up close picture of the succulent pots on the wreath.

The large wreath hanging by sisal rope on the door.

All the little clay pots on the wreath.


Today I’m joined by a fabulous group of blogging friends who are also sharing their Summer DIY Wreath Ideas as part of the Seasonal Simplicity Summer Series.  Click on the links below their wreath design to see exactly how they made it…

The Happy Housie // Lolly Jane // Modern Glam // The Turquoise Home // Tatertots & Jello

Shabbyfufu // Craftberry Bush // A Pretty Life // Southern State of Mind // Setting for Four

Finding Silver Pennies // Inspiration for Moms // Life is a Party // Tauni Everett // The DIY Mommy

Town and Country Living // Paint Me Pink // Jenna Kate at Home
All Things With Purpose // Sand & Sisal

My 100 Year Old Home // The Handmade Home // Lemon Thistle // This is Our Bliss


Gorgeous wreaths, right? Hop around to read more about them in detail.

24 gorgeous DIY summer wreath ideas poster.

I hope you found some amazing inspiration to get your front door ready for summer!

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  1. I’ve always wanted a succulent wreath and this looks so easy to make. I’ll definitely have to try it. Thanks for sharing on MM. Pinned.

  2. Visiting from the Project Inspired party and had to pop over to take a closer look at your adorable wreath. Such a cute idea – love it!

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