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Make a patriotic wreath in less than 30 minutes with supplies from the dollar store! Just use a pool noodle, Duck Tape, and patriotic decorations for a one of a kind wreath.

Make a red white and blue patriotic wreath for your front door using just a pool noodle, Duck Tape and dollar store decorations. Follow our easy tutorial for a quick and easy summer craft.

After making my first pool noodle wreath last month, I've been brainstorming other ideas to make more wreaths out of pool noodles.  Who knew a pool noodle would become one of my favorite crafting supplies!

With Memorial Day just around the corner and summer on it's way, I wanted to make a patriotic wreath for the front door. I don't have a nice red, white, and blue decoration to celebrate Memorial Day or Independence Day and this wreath only took me about 20 minutes and $3 to make.

Pool Noodle Patriotic Wreath


1 Pool Noodle

1 Roll White Duck Tape

Red, white and Blue star garland

Red, White and Blue bow

Duck Tape on Pool Noodle


I started with a pool noodle from the dollar store.  I wrapped it in white Duck Tape I had leftover from making the first wreath.  You can see more detailed instructions on how to wrap the Duck Tap around the pool noodle on my first pool noodle wreath post.

Bend the pool noodle in to a circle and wrap the tap all around.  It takes about 5 minutes.


Next I wrapped red, white, and blue star garland I got at the dollar store.

It was a 25 foot package and I used about 23 feet.  It's bendable so I just bent in to place but you could anchor it with some tape, too.


Then I just added this very patriotic bow, which is another dollar store find.  The bow had a twisty tie on the back so I tied that to some of the garland and used some tape doubled over to secure the ears better to the wreath.   And seriously, that's it! I was done.

The hardest part was not getting 25 feet of garland tangled up while winding it around the wreath.  I used the leftover garland to make a loop to hang the wreath with and put it on my front my door.



Make sure to check out my spring pool noodle wreath, too!

Duck Tape


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24 comments on “Pool Noodle Patriotic Wreath

  1. I love how cute and simple this is! I’ll have to try making one of my own! Thanks so much for sharing your cute idea with us at Share The Wealth Sunday! xoxo

  2. This looks awesome! Thanks for sharing.

  3. I really loved these wreaths I have never made wreths with tape but they look simple and easy to make;plus,cheap.

  4. I love how simple this is! I could do this in just a few minutes during naptime! Definitely going shopping today 😉

  5. Very creative idea! Not only thrifty but it probably lives up to the weather elements. Visiting from Craft School Sunday party.

  6. That wreath looks terrific. I already have white duct tape at home so this is a tempting project.

  7. Great idea, love it! Thank you so much for sharing at Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop!

  8. Now this is a good idea! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up with us over at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again on Friday! Feel free to bring a friend 🙂

  9. What a great idea to use a pool noodle as your base – so inexpensive and obtainable. I love how you made it perfect for a summer wreath and so cute. Thank you for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

  10. This is very creative, thank you for sharing and joining our Oh My Heartsie Girl Wordless Wednesday Link Party.. Have a great day, co-host Evija @Fromevijawithlove

  11. When I saw your wreath I just had to come and tell you how cute it is. But then when I got to your site and saw it up closer I realized you used similar things to one I made last year. I also used a pool noodle and the same big bow. But I wrapped my in burlap and I also added some smaller bows too. I love your wreath!! Too cute!! Maybe I should share about mine on my blog. I had not thought about it but I just got it out the other day and it would be perfect for this time of year.

  12. What a fantastic idea!!!

  13. Super cute, Camille! Thank you bunches for linking up and partying with us!

  14. Gotta love easy 🙂 Great wreath!

  15. Hi there! That wreath is adorable – I’m kicking myself, because I was just at the dollar store this morning and I was looking at a very similar garland but didn’t know what I’d do with it! I wish I’d seen your post sooner! I will make one for the 4th of July tho… pinning! Thanks for a cute idea! Julia