Decorating with Hydrangeas: 12 Easy Ideas

Do you love hydrangeas? I fell in love with them a long time ago, and when we moved into this house 12 years ago, I started buying planting these lovely shrubs and now I’m up to 14 and counting. This gives me a lot of options for decorating. If you are growing hydrangea, or have someone who would be willing to share some of their bounty, I’ve rounded up a total of 12 different ideas to inspire you.

Hydrangea Wreaths

One of the more common ways to decorate with hydrangea flowers is creating a wreath for your front door, or anywhere around your home. Here are three beauties with instructions on how to make them.

Hydrangea Wreath Gardening Cook ~ decorating with hydrangeas

Hydrangea Wreath Tutorial by The Gardening Cook


Limelight Hydrangea Wreath sq ~decorating with hydrangeas ~

Limelight Hydrangea by Garden Matter


square hydrangea wreath~ decorating with hydrangeas ~

Square Hydrangea Wreath by Garden Matter


Centerpieces and Table Arrangements

Hydrangea flowers are so beautiful, you will definitely want to cut a few to bring inside and set them out for all to admire. Here are few centerpieces and table arrangements ideas.

Blue Lacecap Hydrangea-Arrangement

Blue Lacecap Hydrangea Arrangement by Hymns & Verses


Endless Summer Arrangement

Endless Summer Centerpiece by House of Hawthornes


Dried Hydrangea, Cedar & Seeded Eucalyptus centerpiece

Seeded Eucalyptus and Hydrangea Centerpiece by Garden Matter



Hydrangeas in Vintage Crate Arrangment by At The Picket Fence


Changing Flower Colors

These next two show how to change the color of your hydrangea flowers. Great for weddings and seasonal decor.

Painted hydrangeas

Painting and Glittering Hydrangeas by Crafts ala Mode



How to Dye Hydrangeas by My Repurposed Life



More Hydrangea Decor

These two bloggers are simply using parts of the lovely hydrangea for their beautiful decor.

Pressed Hydrangeas via homework

Bloom Pressed Hydrangeas by Carolyn’s Homework



 Gold Leaf Place Setting by Unskinny Boppy


Last but not least is a tutorial on how to make a hydrangea pomander from paper. It’s super cute and in the event that you can’t get your hands on any live flowers, you can make your own.

Paper Hydrangea Pomander

DIY Hydrangea Paper Flower Pomander


Here's a roundup of 12 different ways to decorate with hydrangeas. From wreaths, centerpieces and more ideas to enjoy this natural beauty in the home.

About Patti Estep

Patti is the creator of Hearth and Vine, a home and garden blog filled with projects to inspire your creative side. She loves crafting, gardening, decorating and entertaining at her home in Pennsylvania. When she is not working on a project at home or searching for treasures at nurseries and thrift stores with her girlfriends, you’ll probably find her with family and friends, at a restaurant, or home party enjoying new and different food adventures.

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