January feels like such an awkward month when it comes to decorations. The holidays are over but it’s not spring, and I could put up winter decorations but sometimes it feels like there is a very fine line between Christmas and winter. Plus, living in the south means that we have January days where it gets in the 60s and having snowflakes hanging around the house would not only confuse me but disappoint me.
So of course, my focus is now on Valentines Day and creating a fun Valentine’s mantle for our new home. Now I know this Simple Coffee Filter Wreath might not look like a Valentine’s wreath since the mini pinwheels are green instead of pink, but I decided that this year my valentine’s mantel is going to have a few pops of green. Although I might change my mind at any point and switch out the green pinwheels for pink pinwheels – making this wreath great for transitioning into the spring season!
What you’ll need:
A Wreath – you can often find these at the Dollar Tree for $1
Coffee Filters – I used 2 bags, maybe about 400 coffee filters, but it really depends on how full you want your wreath to look
Hot Glue Gun and Glue
Mini Pinwheels – I used this DIY Pinwheels post as my guide, just make sure you are using small square sheets of paper to make the Pinwheels.
String or Twine
Truth be told I started this project before our move – the thick carpet is a bit of a giveaway!
First, turn the coffee filter over and pinch the center.
With your other hand pull the filter together to make this ruffled look.
Next, add a dab of hot glue to the bottom – the area that you pinched – and attach it to the wreath.
Continue this process until your wreath is completely covered.
*I usually glue the filters on in batches – I ruffle a stack of filters, glue them on, and then repeat.
Attach your mini DIY pinwheels to the string and then to the finished wreath using a glue gun.
That’s it! This Simple Coffee Filter Wreath is really that simple!