Valentine Umbrella Wreath

Last summer I tried making an umbrella wreath with flowers.   It was easy and fun.





Later I was wandering in my favorite thrift store and found a worn Betty Boop umbrella with red hearts, her image in black, white, and red, and the name BETTY BOOP on the umbrella material.  I instantly thought of Valentine’s Day with all the red hearts.  I bought the umbrella and put it away.





Just as I planned last summer, I am making a winter umbrella wreath for the front door using the thrift store umbrella and a mix of red roses from Dollar Tree and Walmart. Remember I live in Florida and the high temperature today is 78 degrees F.  If we get a windy rain storm, then I’ll remove it.  If you have an umbrella with an old fashioned hook on the end, it’s easy to hang and remove.





First I started making a bouquet of red roses from my collection of faux flowers.  I loosely tied my bouquet with jute cord.  Because it wasn’t full enough,  I picked up a few more at Walmart. I added them to the bouquet.





I tried putting the flowers in the umbrella while it was on a flat surface, but that doesn’t work well. Hang the umbrella on a hook, insert flowers and adjust as needed. I arranged mine hanging on the front door. Last summer my umbrella was at an angle but this time I was trying to do it more straight on the hook.




I had a Dollar Tree red burlap ribbon which I tied around the umbrella.  I added curled small Valentine ribbons to the burlap in the center.  It really looks great now.





Simple and oh so easy to make – another umbrella wreath decoration!





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I was raised in Tennessee but have lived in Florida for many years. Love my small home in the Tampa Bay area and its developing garden. My decorating style is eclectic - some vintage, some cottage, all with a modern flair. Pursuing a healthier lifestyle. Spent many years in social services but am happily retired.

23 thoughts to “Valentine Umbrella Wreath”

  1. Looks nice! I pinned this! Thanks so much for linking up with me at my #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 8, this party will be open until January 26.

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  2. I really like this idea and the fact that this is a different kind of wreath and not a standard circle. Thanks for also sharing with us at #OMHGWW

  3. Visiting again to say I pinned this again and thanks so much for linking up with me at my #AThemedLinkup 10 for All Things Love and Valentine’s Day, open until February 10.

  4. I have a friend who loves Betty so looked on line for your umbrella. I imagine that you got a deal at thrift store because I found the exact umbrella and it was $3.

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