With spring just around the corner, everyone wants something fun and floral to hang on the front door, right? Why not try this super easy welcome wreath rail that is full of fun colors and flowers?

If you are looking to make your front door sweet and colorful for spring, look no further, I have a quick and simple DIY for you! This Wreath Rail is a great project for both experienced wreath makers and beginners. The best part is that you can customize your welcome wreath rail however you want. So let’s get creative and have some fun!

This project is simple, if you are looking to create the exact one I have here check out the recipe card down below for complete instructions to this welcome wreath rail.

How to Decorate a Spring Welcome Wreath Rail

Create your own welcome wreath rail for spring!

Spring, who doesn’t love it? With all the flowers and pretty colors… There is no better way to decorate your house for spring than with this super sweet welcome wreath rail perfect for spring! I love making wreath rails, they show off a different side of wreath making that I am so glad to be apart if and help others find their passion as well!

Materials Needed for the welcome wreath rail:


  1. Start with your welcome wreath rail.
  2. Add your pipe cleaners.
  3. Add in your pink deco mesh.
  4. Keep adding poofs all throughout the wreath rail.
  5. Cut your ribbon tail strips.
  6. Dovetail the ends of your ribbon.
  7. Layer the ribbon tails and add them into your design.
  8. Take your tubing and cut 9 x 18” pieces.
  9. Add your tubing.
  10. Make your bow.
  11. Secure the bow together with a pipe cleaner.
  12. Attach your bow to your wreath rail using the pipe cleaner.
  13. Fluff out your bow.
  14. Dovetail your bow ends.
  15. Add your flowers and butterfly picks into the design.

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 welcome 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 welcome wreath rail.
  • Take your pipe cleaners and add 9 to the wreath rail in a zigzag pattern.
  • Take your pink 10” deco mesh, fold the end over to make a poof and add it into a twist tie 2 ties in.
  • Measure out 10” and make another poof, secure it into the next pipe cleaner.
  • Keep adding poofs all throughout the wreath rail.
  • Take your yellow floral ribbon and coral ribbon and cut 9 x 12” strips of each one.
  • Dovetail the ends of your ribbon.
  • Layer the yellow and coral ribbon tails, pinch the middle together and add it into the twist tie with the mesh.
  • Take your tubing and cut 9 x 18” 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 your yellow polka dot ribbon, orange polka dot ribbon, peach ribbon, your yellow floral ribbon and your coral glitter ribbon and make a 2 loop bow with 12” tails with each 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 your flowers and butterfly picks into the design.

Recipe Video

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Decorate Your Own Welcome Wreath Rail for Spring

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