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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: How to Make a Mother’s Day Wreath

Are you looking for Mother’s Day gift ideas? Have you considered making a gift made with your own two hands? Mother’s absolutely love flowers and they love thoughtful gestures, which is why a Mother’s Day wreath makes a perfect gift! And we’re going to show you how to make a Mother’s Day wreath, easy as pie.

Mother’s Day is such a wonderful opportunity to honour the mothers your life, whether that’s your own mother, your mother-in-law, stepmother, spouse, friends, or anyone who is a mom who is special to you. For everything that mothers do to care and nurture, they certainly deserve recognition. Small gestures like making a Mother’s Day gift with your own two hands is just one little way to show how much you care.

Why DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Rock

While there are lots of Mothers Day gift ideas–like jewellery, a bouquet of fresh flowers, gift certificates to a favourite brunch spot or a spa–there’s nothing that shows your appreciation quite like a gift you took the time to make yourself.

We might be biased, but we actually think a homemade DIY wreath is the PERFECT Mother’s Day gift. It ticks all the boxes! You make it with your own two hands, it can and often includes flowers – a Mother’s Day MUST – it beautifies a home, and it makes a mom feel so special. Plus, when you use our UITC Wreath Boards, you get gorgeous results every time! You mom will love it!

Personalize your Mother’s Day Gift

Before you get started creating your DIY Mother’s Day wreath, ask yourself a few questions to get the ideas flowing and guide your wreath making. For instance, what are your mom’s favourite flowers? What are her favourite colours? Does she have any special interests that would be fun to tie into the theme of her wreath? Where will she likely want to hang the wreath, on her front door, indoors as home decor, on a gate or in the backyard? The answers to these questions will help set you on the right path.

If you think your mom would like to hang her wreath on her front door for all to see, be sure consider the colour of her door when making your Mother’s Day wreath. What colours would look best against her door? Choosing a contrasting colour could help the wreath to stand out. For a front door wreath, your mom will feel so proud with the wreath on display and will be able to tell her neighbours all about how you made it for her.

Once you’ve brainstormed some basic ideas, it’s time to start making your Mother’s Day wreath!

Beautiful & Easy DIY Wreath Tutorials

If you’re not sure how to make a beautiful Mother’s Day wreath or need some more inspiration we have hundreds of wreath making tutorials on our YouTube channel (make sure to hit the Subscribe button). Not all of these tutorials are specific to Mother’s Day, but the great thing about Mother’s Day is that any wreath you think your mother will love could work fabulously as a Mother’s Day gift!

Here are just a few of our favourite wreaths that we think could make lovely and cherished Mother’s Day gifts:

How to Make a Mother’s Day Wreath: Wreath Boards

Okay, so you’ve got your Mother’s Day gift ideas, you’ve watched a few tutorials, and you’re ready to get started on your Mother’s Day wreath… but where do you begin?

Well, it all starts with one of our UITC™ Wreath Boards! Our Wreath Boards are the base for all your DIY wreath creations. They’re perfect for making Mother’s Day flower wreaths and other DIY wreath designs that your mom will love. Best of all, they make DIY wreath making a breeze!

From our Ring Wreath Board, which is a great option for more “traditional” wreaths, to our Large Wreath Board, which is perfect for bold and beautiful flower designs, to our Cross Wreath Board, which could be a fantastic pick if your mom is someone who’s faith is very important to her, to our Wing Wreath Board, which is perfect if your mom loves birds or butterflies, there are so many options to make the base for your Mother’s Day wreath gift!

The Unique in the Creek Wreath Making System

Each board is made from 100% recycled plastic and is used to affix all of your wreathing materials to make a gorgeous and unique wreath! When your Mother’s Day wreath is complete, the board will be completely covered underneath.

We also have a wide selection of aluminum Wreath Signs that you can attach to any board, though these are particularly popular to use with our classic Large Wreath Board. If you’re unsure about what wreath style you’d like to try for your Mother’s Day wreath, our 5-board Starter Pack is a great option. (Pro Tip: If you have multiple mothers you’re making a Mother’s Day wreath for, this might be your best pick!)

We also have Wreath Making Templates to use with the boards. Use our blank templates to plan your creations and save your ideas; print it, plan it, and create it! Select the board you’d like a blank pattern for and we’ll email you the template, easy! Click here to get started with our templates now.

With this unique wreath making system, all the guesswork is taken out of the wreath making process so you can relax and just focus on what your mom would like best. . Whether you’re a beginner or a wreathing pro, you can make lovely Mother’s Day wreath with our boards. Just pick your shape or board type, get your materials together, and get started!

Mother’s Day Wreath Crafting Materials

But what about the rest of your materials?

Making a Mother’s Day wreath doesn’t need to break the bank. You can pick up all sorts of decorative elements, flowers, mesh, ribbons, and more to add to your Mother’s Day wreath right from your local craft or dollar store. We also stock a great selection of crafting materials right here on our website.

And don’t forget to grab all of your supplies too – by which we mean all those items that will help you create your wreath, from zip ties to our UITC Measure Buddy! Seriously, we have so much to choose from, go take a look!

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Made Simple: Wreath Kits

If you’re still stumped about what wreath to make for your mom, or you’re just a wreathing beginner and feel daunted by creating a Mother’s Day wreath from scratch, look no further than our All-In-One Wreath Kits! These kits help you create a stunning wreath every time; choose from a red rose, yellow rose, daisy, sunflower, and more. We also have seasonal kits. The wreaths made from these kits are gorgeous, eye-catching, and your mom is guaranteed to love them! Plus, the whole process is super simple, yet you come out looking like a true pro!

From a wreath board to materials, with these DIY wreath kits everything you need to create your Mother’s Day wreath is sent right to your door. From there, you can begin assembling your wreath using our step-by-step video tutorial from our YouTube Channel. Easy peasy!

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Have Never Been So Easy!

We might not be able to repay our mothers to the full extent for all they’ve ever done for us, but Mother’s Day gives us a chance to show our moms we see them, love them, and appreciate them. Show your mom you care this year with a special gift made from the heart but with your own two hands — a gorgeous wreath, tailored to her aesthetic!

With Unique in the Creek, Mother’s Day gift giving has never been so fun and easy! Get started today.

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How to Make an Easter Wreath: So many fun & beautiful options!

Are you ready to make a fun and beautiful Easter wreath? We’ve got you covered at Unique in the Creek!

Preparing for Easter is one of our very favourite times of the year. We’re based in Niagara Falls, Canada, and as I write this there are mountains of snow outside. And it’s freezing cold! But it’s such a pleasure to know that in just a few weeks (fingers crossed) spring will be blossoming as Easter approaches.

Because of this shift in season, it’s one of the most enjoyable times for DIY home decorating. This is the time to bring in the cheerful bunnies, eggs, and chicks alongside happy spring yellows, purples, and pinks to get into a spring and Easter mood.

A beautiful spring wreath is the perfect home decor to perk up your home and brighten up your neighbourhood. And a handmade wreath that you made with your own two hands makes a wonderful and thoughtful gift at any time of year.

Easter Wreath Tutorials

If you’re wondering how to make an Easter wreath, we have all of the resources and supplies you need to get started. Whether you’re new to wreath making or a seasoned pro, we have hundreds of wreath making tutorials on our YouTube channel (make sure to hit the Subscribe button) including a playlist packed with videos showing you how to make many different Easter wreaths.

Here are just a few of our favourite Easter Wreath Tutorials.

How to Make an Easter Wreath: Crafting Materials

Making your very own Easter wreath is such a satisfying DIY project! And it doesn’t have to be expensive. You can pick up all sorts of decorative bunnies, flowers, ribbons, and more to add to your Easter wreath right from your local dollar store. The key is how you pull it all together. That’s where the the UITC™ Wreath Boards come in.

For decorations you can use whatever you like, but to get started making your Easter wreath, you’ll need the right foundation crafting materials. We have everything you need to make an Easter wreath right here at We carry specific and specialized supplies to make your Easter wreaths, and with our unique wreath making system, we take all the guesswork out of wreath making so you can feel free to unleash your creativity! Anyone at any skill level can make a beautiful Easter wreath. It all starts with the UITC™ Wreath Boards!

If you’ve ever made a wreath the old fashioned way, you’ll be amazed when you try our wreath making boards. These boards have revolutionized the wreath making process. They’re truly the secret to gorgeous wreath making! Our wreath making boards make creating your wreaths easy and fun and get you beautiful results each time.

Easter Decorating Starts Here!

We also have Wreath Making Templates to use with the boards. Use our blank templates to plan your creations and save your ideas; print it, plan it, and create it! Select the board you’d like a blank pattern for and we’ll email you the template, easy! Click here to get started with our templates now.

From our Ring Wreath Board, which updates the traditional wreath, to our Cross Wreath Board, which is perfect for an Easter tribute, there are so many options that would be just perfect for your Easter decorating.

One board in particular that’s a favourite this time of year is the UITC™ Character Wreath Board. This board is the base for many of our unique designs that feature our digital or vinyl image inserts to easily create characters, scenery, or a theme. Many of our bunny designs are made on the Character Board. There are so many inserts to choose from… the possibilities are endless!

We also have a wonderful selection of aluminum Wreath Signs including many Easter and spring signs that you can attach to any board, though these are particularly popular to use with our classic Large Wreath Board. If you can’t decide which wreath style to make first, don’t miss our 5-board Starter Pack!

We also carry all of the mesh, ribbons, zip ties, and other accessories you’ll need to make your Easter wreath so be sure to browse our selection of materials and supplies.

Easter Decorating Starts at Unique in the Creek

As you can probably tell, we’re pretty darn passionate about wreath making around here. And we promise you that you won’t find a better source for wreath supplies or a better system for making wreaths anywhere. It’s the Unique way to wreath: No guesswork and you get gorgeous results EVERY time. Anyone at any skill level will love it!

Once you’ve made your creation, make sure to share your photos on Instagram and tag @uniqueinthecreek so we can admire your work!

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Wreath Design Tips: The UITC™ Character Wreath Board!

Would you like to make your Halloween, harvest, or Christmas wreath more creative? We can help with our Wreath Design Tips!

If you’d like to add more character to your next holiday wreath, the UITC™ Character Wreath Board is the answer! It’s one of our top wreath design tips because there’s just so much you can do with this board!

If you’ve ever seen an adorable jack-o-lantern wreath, scarecrow wreath, Santa Claus wreath, or snowman wreath and wondered how the maker was able to achieve the look, it was probably made on a UITC™ Character Wreath Board.

The Character Board is designed so that you can affix a character, a picture of scenery, a holiday image, or a theme (e.g. a sports team logo or welcome greeting) in the centre of the board.

The Best Halloween Wreaths

The Best Autumn Wreaths and Fall Décor Wreaths

The Best Christmas Wreaths

Here’s another of our handy wreath design tips: the UITC™ Character Wreath Board is also perfect for decoupage or Modge Podge creations!

Once you’ve attached your unique centre to the middle of the board, you can decorate the outer rings of the board with deco mesh, fabric, ribbon, or other accessories to give your wreath the decorative dimensions that make those amazing finished wreaths you see on Pinterest so dynamic.

Inserts for DIY Wreath Making

If you’re not sure where to get started, we also offer a wide selection of image inserts in addition to our wreath boards. Just think of any holiday or seasonal theme and we probably have an insert for it! Our inserts come in three types to best suit your needs: Vinyl, paper, and digital.

The UITC™ paper image inserts are high quality colour and laser printed. Simply cut to size and decoupage your image to your Character Board. No wiring required!

Our vinyl inserts are so easy to use — just peel and stick! Each vinyl insert is entirely laminated so it is protected from scratching, UV rays, and harsh weather conditions. Your image will stay as vibrant as the day you purchased it!

We also have digital image inserts, which you download. The purchase includes unlimited usage of the image in your one time purchase so you can print the image over and over again for all of your workshop and craft show needs!

Speaking of wreath design tips, we also carry other materials you may be looking for like deco mesh, the best zip ties for wreaths, lights, measuring tools, and so much more. Unique in the Creek is your one-stop-shop for the best wreath supplies; we’re completely dedicated to the art and craft of making gorgeous wreaths!

Wreath Design Tips 101

How to Make a Character Wreath: Free Wreath Tutorials Galore!

Did someone say free? When it comes to our tutorials, we don’t hold anything back! We have hundreds of free tutorials to help you make a stunning wreath on the Character Board or one of our other boards. Here are just a few examples:

UITC™ Witch Wreath (part I) Made Using the UITC Character Board / DIY Wreath

UITC™ Scarecrow Wreath | Collaboration with Artist Iveth Wright

UITC™ Christmas Wreath | Greenery and Burlap Wreath

UITC™ Bunny Wreath | Pom Pom Easter Bunny | Easy DIY Easter Wreath

Click here to browse our full library of free tutorials on YouTube! Make sure to subscribe to our channel to be notified whenever we add a new tutorial.

Popular Wreath Designs

The character board is very popular for the fall and winter seasons. It’s the base for so many of the most popular fall wreath designs, Halloween wreath designs, and definitely for Christmas wreath designs too! Wreaths made on the character board are also some of the most popular “gift” wreaths for Christmas; if you’re looking for a special, one-of-a-kind handmade Christmas gift to give, you’ll love the possibilities with the Character Board!

Save Money & Hassle with the UITC™ Wreath Making System

Our wreath making system was designed with ease, speed, and cost in mind! Used in conjunction with a UITC™ digital image insert to fill the middle of the board, you can cut down on your time and supplies substantially.

The great thing about using the UITC™ Character Board as the base for your wreath designs is that you can use inexpensive materials to create a sturdy, long-lasting wreath. You can even re-use the board if you’d prefer to make another design. It’s durable and constructed to last. You can pick up accessories at the dollar store or from our website and make an eye-catching wreath of your very own for the lowest price possible… and it’ll look like a million bucks when it only cost a few dollars!

Environmentally Conscious Crafting

The UITC™ Character Wreath Board is a solid round design made from 100% recycled plastic. This board is 16″ in diameter unfinished and creates a finished wreath approximately 20-32″ in diameter. 

At UITC™ we pride ourselves on reducing our carbon footprint and producing as little waste as possible! All of our wreath making boards are 100% recyclable and made from 100% recycled plastic; UITC™ boards help make the world a better place with less waste.

Start Making a Character Wreath Now

Don’t hesitate to get started on making your very own Character Wreath now! Between our specifically designed board, digital inserts and decals, and free tutorials, we have everything you need to get started. Anyone at any skill level can make a beautiful wreath to be proud of!

We also invite you to join our Facebook Community Group. As long as you’re kind and supportive, we welcome you to become a part of our community. Click here to join now.

And don’t forget to tag #uniqueinthecreek on Instagram so we can see your design and share it in our Stories!

Ready to get started? Click here to get your Character Board now. We can’t wait to see what you make!