How to Make a Garden Hose Wreath

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How to Make a Garden Hose Wreath. Garden hose wreaths are unique and artistic conversation pieces. With a little time and a few supplies, you can turn a used garden hose into a wreath decorated with artificial flowers. These wreaths are an easy way to reuse an old hose and add a rustic feel to your home or garden.

Things You'll Need

  • Scissors, sharp blade or box cutter
  • Small-gauge wire or craft wire
  • Garden hose
  • Measuring tape
  • Ribbon or twine
  • Artificial flowers and decorations

Building the Wreath's Frame

  • Measure your garden hose with measuring tape. To make a large wreath, measure 72 inches. For a small wreath, measure 36 inches.

  • Cut the garden hose to the desired length using a sharp box cutter, blade or sturdy pair of scissors.

  • Lay the garden hose on a table or flat surface and form your wreath shape. It can be either round or oval.

  • Wrap the hose around at least 3 times. Try to get the ends of the hose on opposite sides of the wreath. The diameter of the wreath should be 24 inches for a large wreath and 12 inches for a small wreath.

  • Bind the ends of wreath with small-gauge wire. Wrap the wire around at least 6 times on each side to make sure the wreath doesn't fall apart.

Adding Decorations to the Wreath

  • Gather your artificial flowers, ribbons, twine or any other decorations you wish to add to your wreath.

  • Cut your twine or ribbon 144 inches long for a large wreath or 36 inches for a small wreath.

  • Wrap the twine or ribbon around the hose tightly. Tie it in a knot at the bottom of the wreath. Using small-gauge or craft wire, secure the ribbon or twine to the the hose.

  • Place your flowers and decorations on the wreath. Rearrange them until you like the look of the design.

  • Secure your flowers and decorations to the wreath using small-gauge wire. You can now hang your wreath for everyone to enjoy.

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