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Watermelon Tulle Wreath

An absolute staple in any summer family gathering in my husband’s family is a great big watermelon. Yummmm! All of the kiddos absolutely love-ove-ove this popular summer fruit and that juicy melon usually doesn’t last longer than a couple of minutes. But don’t fret because with today’s adorable Watermelon project, there will definitely be enough melon to go around all summer long! Join Kaeleen as she shows us how to create this fun and fluffy tulle wreath inspired by none other than that juicy pink and green fruit! Enjoy!

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Hey There Ribbon Retreat Friends!
What is summer without watermelon? And what is a door without a wreath? Today I have the perfect project to fill both needs! A Watermelon Wreath!

You will need:

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-Wreath Form – I used a 12 inch
Tulle
For the Watermelon Rind, I used Kelly Green and Lime
For the Watermelon, I used American Beauty and Paris Pink
-Black Felt
-Scissors
-Ruler

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Now let’s begin.

Start by cutting your Kelly Green and Lime tulle into about 16 inch long strips.

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Tie the strips around the wreath form – alternating colors.

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Continue alternating the greens until you are half way around the wreath.

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Cut your pinks the same length that you cut the greens.

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Start alternating the pinks around the other side of the wreath. I wanted my watermelon to be more dark than light pink so I actually did two American pinks then one Paris pink continued around.

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When you get your pinks all the way around it is time to add watermelon seeds! Using black felt I just eyeballed the shapes of seeds. I like that they are not all the same size and shape, but that’s just me.

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Glue them on!

Now all you need is something to hang it with! I used a piece of both pinks and tied it around the back to make a loop for hanging.

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Enjoy your watermelon wreath and summer, my friends!!


Thank you Kaeleen for sharing such a fun, summery and absolutely yummy project! This tulle wreath is way to cute, and I just can’t keep my mouth from watering just lookin’ at it! Every summer needs a big juicy watermelon or two or twenty and every door needs that same amount of wreaths!

As you all know I am a true lover of wreaths of all shapes and sizes, colors, etc. etc. They are my favorite decorations for holidays, seasons, special occasions or everyday decorating! Here are a few more wreaths you are sure to love and sure to add to your upcoming projects to-do list!

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With all of this wreath love in the air…I am thinking I need to make me some new wreaths to hang on my front door! What about you? Are you ready to make a wreath or two? Get all of your wreath supplies right here at The Ribbon Retreat. You will find all of the ribbon, tulle, ric rac, flowers and more in one convenient place right HERE!

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4 Comments

  1. Posted July 20, 2015 at 12:27 pm | Permalink

    I’m loving this! Pinned and tweeted! I always love your creations, thanks for sharing this with us at our party! I hope to see you tonight at 7 pm, we love seeing what you have been working on! Lou Lou Girls

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      Posted July 21, 2015 at 1:39 pm | Permalink

      Hi Girls! Thank you so much! You ladies are awesome. Thank you also for the pin and tweet! Have a great day! Michelle 🙂

  2. Posted June 16, 2016 at 11:47 am | Permalink

    The watermellon wreath is freakin adorable!

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      Posted June 17, 2016 at 8:26 am | Permalink

      Hi Lisa! Thank you, thank you, thank you! It is super fun to make too! Have a great day and thank you again! Michelle 🙂

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