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What are some good motifs for Spring and Summer wreaths?

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Flowers, birds, bunnies, butterflies and beach themes are good motifs for summer and spring wreaths. Summer activities such as baseball, gardening and fishing supply other ideas.

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Religious Easter wreaths might include cross or lily motifs. Plush bunnies, baskets and plastic eggs can adorn secular Easter wreaths. An Easter wreath can be made in the shape of a bunny. St. Patrick's Day wreaths might have leprechauns, rainbows, shamrocks and a pot of gold. Independence Day on July 4th inspires patriotic themed wreaths with stars, American flags, eagles or red, white and blue flowers.

Crafters can find other ideas in the Calendar of National Days. For example May 4th might inspire a Star Wars themed wreath. June's National Adopt a Cat Month might inspire a cat-themed wreath, and a wreath for May's National Strawberry Month might include strawberries and pollinators. Mothers' Day wreaths might include roses. Cinco de Mayo wreaths might include sombrero or maraca motifs. Historical or local events might provide other ideas.

A beach or nautical themed wreath might include sea shells, boats, anchors or driftwood. Colorful flip-flop style sandals arranged in a circle make a unique wreath. Crafters can utilize silk flowers, fabric pieces, plastic fruits and crocheted flowers and animals in their designs, as well as toys.

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