Are you looking for a cute everyday wreath to hang in your home? Why not try making this adorable Hello Friends Wreath Rail! This wreath rail is so easy to make and perfect for any occasion. Plus, it’s a great way to add some fun, colorful décor to your home!

With Spring nearing, why not try something different to decorate your home? This easy DIY project is perfect for anyone looking to add some fun and color to their home this spring season or leave it up all year round as an everyday, welcome wreath.
All you need is the cute hello friends wreath rail base and a few supplies.

Follow these simple steps to create your very own Hello Friends Wreath Rail!

Hello Friends Wreath Rail Tutorial

Create your Hello Friends Wreath Rail

If you’re a new reader here and thinking “what is a wreath rail?”, the difference between a wreath and a wreath rail might not be so obvious, so if you are wanting to know the difference between the two then check out this blog post for more information on wreaths vs. wreath rails and how they differ, because I explain exactly what you want to know.

What you will need:


  1. Start with your hello friends’ wreath rail.
  2. Add pipe cleaners.
  3. Cut your mesh.
  4. Make ruffles with your mesh.
  5. Add your ruffles into your design.
  6. Cut your ribbon tails.
  7. Dovetail the ends of your ribbon.
  8. Layer your ribbon tails and add them into your design.
  9. Cut your tubing.
  10. Make your tubing bows.
  11. Add your tubing bows into your design.
  12. Make your bow.
  13. Attach your bow to your design.
  14. Fluff out your bow.
  15. Dovetail your bow ends.
  16. Curl or roll your ends in.

If you want to make your very own wreath rail exactly like this one, then check out the recipe card below for all of the details.

Frequently Asked Questions

This Hello Friends wreath rail was so fun to make and I’m sure that you can’t wait to do it yourself! It is so beautiful and super simple to make! You are able to take this idea and make it completely different or exactly the same, but in case you have some questions, I have some answers!

How to Hang a Wreath Rail

Have you ever wondered or asked how to hang a wreath rail?

This is one of my favorite tutorials for a simple and quick option to do to a wreath rail without a hole. There might be many ways out there to do this but I found that this is fool proof! This works for wreath rails in all shapes and sizes. 

Different Ways for Using a 20″ Rail

I teach different ways to use a 20″ rail In this post, including tips and tricks. Have a look and see how I show off my techniques in using these 20” rails and how to have an easier time creating wonderful things with them! 

Wreath Rail Tutorial for Beginners

I’ve included detailed instructions In this blog post for those who learn best by reading and the video for visual learners. I do suggest that everyone watch the video before getting started though, because I walk you through each and every step, sometimes more than once.

I hope you enjoyed these step-by-step instructions to easily create and decorate your own Hello Friends wreath rail design, which can be used as a fun and colorful decoration hanging anywhere in your home! And, the best part about making your own wreath rail is that it’s completely customizable, so you can change any colors and shapes that you want to.

If you need any help with painting your own wood signs or wreath rails and decorating your custom wreath rails, be sure to check out more of our tutorials on Hot Mesh Mom Blog.

We would love to see your amazing wreath rail designs! Please share with us over at the Hot Mesh Mom Facebook.

Make your own Hello Friends Wreath rail design

Recipe by Kari Gustafson

Create your own “Hello Friends” wreath rail using this easy to follow tutorial.


  • Start with your hello friends’ wreath rail.
  • Add your 5 pipe cleaners.
  • Take your green mesh and cut 5 x 20” pieces.
  • Take your mesh, curl the ends in and pinch the middle together to make a ruffle.
  • Add the ruffle into your wreath rail by attaching it to a twist tie.
  • Repeat this process with the rest of your mesh and twist ties.
  • Take your green, coral and yellow ribbon and cut 4 x 12” strips of each one.
  • Dovetail the ends of your ribbon.
  • Layer the three ribbons, pinch the middle together and add it into a twist tie.
  • Repeat this with the rest of the tails, making sure to leave a twist tie open for your bow.
  • Take your black tubing and cut 4 x 22” pieces.
  • Take the tubing, make a circle and pinch the middle to make a bow.
  • Add the tubing bow into a twist tie on top of the ribbon tails.
  • Repeat with the rest of the tubing.
  • Make your bow: Take all your ribbons, make bows and layer them, making sure the loops are smaller each time.
  • Secure the bow together with a pipe cleaner.
  • Attach your bow to your wreath rail using the pipe cleaner, in the gap you left.
  • Fluff out your bow.
  • Dovetail your bow ends.
  • Curl or roll your ends in.

Recipe Video

Just pin this Hello Friends wreath rail tutorial to save the instructions for later!

Create Your Own Hello Friends Wreath Rail

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