DIY: A fresh floral spring hoop

A simple, stunning DIY floral hoop, inspired by the vivid hues of nature.

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Vibrant floral hoop for spring or easter
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Floral hoops are a beautiful way to mark special occasions, and to give a seasonal update to the home. And they’ve been trending recently, with glorious examples all over Pinterest.

Our DIY take on embellishing a plain rattan hoop for spring is simple and quick to do - read on to get started!

 You will need:

Materials needed to create a spring floral hoop include a rattan hoop, dried flowers and florist wire
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 Step 1

Step 1 - Plan how you want the floral hoop to look
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Start by planning how you want the floral hoop to look, to have a good idea of flower placement. You can still move this around as you go, but having a firm starting point is good!

In our version, we wanted the flowers to add impact and colour in specific spots, so we didn’t place them all the way round - but this is entirely up to you.

 Step 2

Step 2 - Start with the 2 largest, most prominent flowers as an anchor
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Once you have an idea of how you want it to look, use the two largest, most prominent flowers to anchor your design, and serve as starting points. Here, the pink and orange sprays formed the shape at the bottom of the rattan hoop, balanced out with the beige flowers at the top.

 Step 3

Step 3 - Fill in the rattan hoop with smaller flowers, using florist wire to secure if necessary
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Now that you know where you want the flowers to go, push the stems through the hoop, forming them around the circle. To keep it more organic and textured, don’t try too hard to get a perfect, round shape. While you want some of the flowers to rest against the hoop, others can also fan out. Secure the flowers with florist wire if you need to.

 Step 4

Step 4 - Fill in remaining spaces on the rattan hoop your choice of florals
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With the main sections of your hoop mapped out, start pushing and shaping more flowers around it, considering what colours work well with one another. You could go for a tonal approach, or play and experiment with contrast and colour. In this floral hoop, we used a small yellow flower at the top and bottom for balance and symmetry.

 Step 5

Step 5 - When you're done filling the rattan hoop, trim of any ends that stick out
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Keep going until you’re happy with the way it looks! Once you’re done, trim the ends of any stems that are sticking out, if necessary.

 Step 6

Completed fresh spring floral hoop DIY
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And that’s it! Just tie a ribbon around your floral hoop, and it’s all ready to hang up. One of the best things about this project is that the finished piece is so versatile - it’ll look great hanging on a wall, or a door… but it would also be a delightful centrepiece on your dining table!

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