A great way to greet your guests and make them feel at home is by Making a Welcome Home Wreath Rail for your front door. This super easy tutorial will show you how to make a simple, everyday wreath that will welcome everyone who comes to your house.

The perfect way to give your guests a warm welcome and show of your fun design is with this welcome home wreath rail. You can use whatever materials you have on hand. So, get creative and add your own personal touch! Or scroll down to the recipe card and follow along to make the exact wreath rail I have created.

Decorate Your Own Welcome Home Wreath Rail

Create your own welcome home wreath rail!

This wreath rail is the perfect addition to your front door or porch! It is so quick and easy, so you will have it made and hung in no time. The fun oranges and pinks is ideal for spring but would be cute all year round!

Materials Needed for the welcome home wreath rail:

Instructions to create the welcome home wreath rail:

  1. Start with your wreath rail.
  2. Add your pipe cleaners.
  3. Add in your 21″ deco mesh.
  4. Cut your burlap.
  5. Make burlap ruffles.
  6. Add your ruffles into each twist tie.
  7. Cut ribbon tails.
  8. Dovetail the ends of your ribbon.
  9. Make and add your ribbon tails.
  10. Cut your deco tubing.
  11. Make and add your tubing bows.
  12. Make your bow.
  13. Secure the bow together with a pipe cleaner.
  14. Attach your bow to your wreath rail using the pipe cleaner.
  15. Fluff out your bow.
  16. Dovetail your bow ends.
  17. Add in your flower onto the bow.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This welcome home wreath rail was so fun to create and I’m sure 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

I am sure you are wondering how you should hang your beautiful new wreath rail that you have just made?

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. 

Wreath vs. Wreath Rail

The difference between a wreath and a wreath rail might not be so obvious, and you might be wondering what the difference is. It is important to know what each one does before you start making your purchase decision.

In some ways there isn’t much difference between a wreath rail and a wreath. They both look amazing with deco mesh and ribbon tails. They both can be customized for any season or style. And they both make fabulous door décor. But, there are differences between the two that make them each wonderfully unique. Check out this blog post for more information on wreaths vs. wreath rails and how they differ!

More welcome wreath rails

If you are looking for more ideas on a welcome themed wreath rail check out my blog DIY Welcome Farmhouse Wreath Rail. This is another tutorial with a different idea you can use to design.

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.

Welcome wreath rail for spring

Recipe by Kari Gustafson

Learn how you can make a welcome wreath rail with this simple tutorial.



  • Start with your wreath rail.
  • Take your pipe cleaners and add 5 to the wreath rail.
  • Take your 21” add the end into your first twist tie.
  • Make a 10” poof, adding them all along the twist ties.
  • Take a white and orange burlap and cut 5 x 10” pieces.
  • Take your burlap and make a ruffle.
  • Add your ruffles into each twist tie.
  • Take your black and white ribbon, pink ribbon and peach ribbon and cut 5 x 12” strips of each one.
  • Dovetail the ends of your ribbon.
  • Layer the ribbons, pinch the middle together and add it into the twist tie with the mesh.
  • Add tails into each twist tie..
  • Take your tubing and cut 5 x 22” pieces of each one.
  • 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 a piece of burlap and add a bow onto it made with your white and gold ribbon.
  • Secure the bow together with a pipe cleaner.
  • Attach your bow to your wreath rail using the pipe cleaner.
  • Fluff out your bow.
  • Dovetail your bow ends.
  • Add in your flower onto the bow.

Recipe Video

Just pin this welcome home wreath rail tutorial to save the instructions for later!

How to Decorate a Welcome Home Wreath Rail

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