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Polka Dot Square Wreath – Bright and Pretty

Every since I found out how to make use of old picture frames by turning them into square wreaths, I’ve been having a hay day! I wrap old frames with fabric (of which I have an inordinate amount), the variety is endless as to what I can make.

Oh, and the white flower? Coffee filters – 4 of them, squinched together in the middle, hot glued and then ruffled out. Unreal how easy it was. When you make coffee tomorrow take 3 or 4 coffee filters and try it out. You’ll love it. I do.You know what this means? I’m going to  be doing more of them. Maybe a round wreath with lots of coffee filter flowers...


I made a pocket of green fabric, basically with a glue gun. :)

green polka dot

Pocket for plants


I cut the fabric into 4 inch strips and go around and around the frame using hot glue to secure to make the base of the wreath. I showed how to do it on the post I Finally Joined the Square Wreath Revolution.

This was my first square wreath. I went around the house finding things to “try out” on the wreath. It was great fun.

Best wishes, everyone!


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  1. Linda, this is SO pretty and a great spring welcome. Love the color and the square shape. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful week! ~Cindy@littlemisscelebration.com

    1. It was my pleasure to come over to your party!

  2. I love your wreath, Linda! It is awesome. I would love for you to share at A Bouquet of Talent. Have a wonderful week!

  3. Great ideas. Love them both. I'll be watching for some beat up cheapy frames. It won't matter what they look like since I'll cover them with fabric. This is so great. Kinda neat making a rectangular or square wreath, like idea of that mucho.
    My favorite is the wreath with the birds nest. No limits on what we can do with this. Thanks for sharing. Happy Week

  4. Those are really cute!!! What a fab idea, I have been thinking about something different to make for my front door next month, and I do have an old frame and lots of fabric! Thanks so much!!

  5. I've never seen a square wreath before! The pocket makes it extra unique. I'm glad you shared!

  6. This is so cute! I love the fabric and pocket, what a great idea! And thanks for your sweet comment on my fence crates, I hope you share pictures when you make yours! Hugs!

  7. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent!! I am in love with your adorable wreath!!

  8. Absolutely beautiful Linda!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality! I’m looking forward to seeing your next creation tomorrow evening!

  9. How fun to do a square wreath! And I love the green fabric. Very cute!