Your Annual Dose Of Inspiring Christmas Wreath Ideas

Christmas will soon be upon us and we’re very excited about that, like every year. We enjoy planning all the little things that make this holiday special and searching for new ideas that could make the celebration even better. We usually like to start by crafting a wreath or two, to get into the spirit of Christmas and all. As always, we’re having a hard time deciding which design to go with so here we are, with another awesome list of inspiring Christmas wreath designs and ideas. Let us know which ones you’d like to try this year.

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First off, let’s have a look at a cute felt leaf wreath that’s pretty easy to make and quite customizable as well. We really like the design the way it is: simple and fresh. To make such a wreath you need felt in various shades of green. You’ll have to cut it into small leaf-shaped pieces and then to use a needle and thread to attach them to a wire circle which acts as a wreath form. At the end, you can add more ornaments if you’d like.

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Up next, a joy wreath that inspires with its simplicity and friendly charm. Once again, this is an easy project for which you only need a few things such as a small wreath (grapevine or whatever type you prefer), wooden letters (a J and a Y), floral wire and some Christmas ornaments. Basically, the wreath is the O and together with the J and the Y it spells out “joy”. It’s a really cute project and it comes from diys.

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Do you like weaving? It’s not exactly a common thing these days and that makes it a pretty fun activity. Did you know you can weave a Christmas wreath? It’s not even difficult. You just need two metal craft hoops (of different sizes), some super chunky wool yarn and some embroidery floss. Tie the hoops together with thread/ yarn. It’s easy once you get the hang of it. Tie the embroidery floss to the small hoop and then pass it over the top of the big hoop, around and under it, then over the top of the small hoop, around and under it. Continue until you complete the circle and then start weaving the yarn just as shown on we-are-scout.

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Now that we’ve gotten in the mood, let’s check out something with a higher degree of difficulty. Check out this white wreath from deliacreates. It’s decorated with tiny cardboard houses and miniature trees. You can use bottle brush trees but you’ll have to make the houses from scratch. Use the templates and it shouldn’t be too difficult or time-consuming. You can use glitter if you want or you can pick a simple approach.

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Let’s now have a look at a simple and very fresh Christmas wreath idea which you can make using a palm frond and a brass ring. It’s something that we discovered on monsterscircus. This is how you do it: place the ring in the middle of the frond, take the two top leaves and make a loop, then twist and staple groups of two, bringing in more leaves as you work your way down the stem. Weave the end pieces and secure the weaved leaves onto the ring with floral wire or tape.

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Not all wreaths are round, at least not all the ones that we’ve seen so far. It’s more about the role than it is about the form. That being said, let’s see how you can make a twig wreath. It’s something that we learned from a tutorial on diys. This is a wreath that was made using twigs, metallic spray paint, Christmas ornaments, chain, suede cord and a hot glue gun. The wreath is basically a frame for the ornaments and door knocker.

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If you like the idea of a green wreath, why not make an all-natural one using stuff from your garden or yard? If you’re living in an apartment, you can check the local market or flower shop for some seasonal greenery. You can start with a twig or grapevine wreath and gradually cover it up with greens using floral wire. You can use berries and pine cones as ornaments. {found on craftwithmom}

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We also found a similar idea on journeycreativity. This nature-inspired Christmas wreath is pretty easy to make and only requires a few simple supplies. You can adapt the design to your location so, for example, if you’re living in an area with lots of fir trees, there’s no point in looking for alter conifer branches unless you really want to try something special.

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What if, instead of using only two or three ornaments to decorate the wreath you’d be using a lot more, enough to make a wreath entirely out of Christmas ornaments? That could definitely work. It’s actually an idea that we found on thestripedhouse. For this project to be a successful one, you need to use a foam wreath, a sturdy hanger and a bunch of hair pins.

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You can use just about anything to make a wreath, even cupcakes. We’ll this isn’t exactly a wreath per se because you can’t hang it anywhere. It’s just a bunch of delicious cupcakes arranged to look like a wreath. The decorative ribbon is the detail that brings everything together. You can do this with any kind of cupcakes but in case you want to make them look like this you can follow the tutorial featured on thecakeblog.

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Mini wreaths are really cute too. You can make some using wooden beads or mini disco balls like these ones showed on abubblylife. You can put use these mini wreaths as ornaments for the Christmas tree but you can also turn them into place card holders or decorations. In any case, they’ll add a cute and colorful touch to your holiday decor.

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If you like to drink tea or if you know someone who does, we have the perfect Christmas wreath design to celebrate that with. This is a tea and cooking wreath that we saw on thirstyfortea. To make something like this, you a bunch of individually wrapped tea bags and some small and delicious cookies. Put each cookie in a small, transparent baggie and tape a twist tie on the back. Put tie on the back of the tea bags as well. Secure them around a wreath, preferably a simple one.

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There are a lot of inspiring wreath design ideas that involve simple, common things that you might already have in your home. For instance, you can make a few fabric roses and some star ornaments out of orange peels. They’ll make your Christmas wreath look beautiful and smell great at the same time. The only  thing you’ll have to get from the store is the wreath form, although you could make that from scratch too if you want. {found on lovingtopurl}

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Another incredibly easy to make Christmas wreath that you might like to try this season is the one featured on designimprovised. It’s a pom-pom wreath and although it would be easy to buy the pom-poms and simply put them on the branches of a store-bought wreath, it might be nice to make it all from scratch.

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We love Scandinavian interior design and pretty much everything that’s simple and chic so, naturally, we fell in love with this Christmas wreath shown on monsterscircus. Here’s what you need if you want to make one just as charming: three metal wire rings, three candles and clip candle holders, brass floral wire, olive greens and some ornaments that you’d like to use.

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How about a Christmas wreath wrapped in candy? That sounds like a kid’s dream come true. It could also be something chic and stylish which you can appreciate as an adult for its unconventional beauty and originality. This wreath is featured on craftsbycourtney and it’s all covered in peppermint candy. Each candy has a bit of glue on its back and they’ll all attached to a foam wreath. If you’d rather not ruin the candy so you can eat it later, you can keep the wrapping paper on.

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Have any old scarves you’d like to upcycle? Now is your chance. We just came across this Christmas wreath tutorial on theseamanmom and it just so happens that it uses a repurposed scarf. The project is really simple. Take a foam wreath and wrap the scarf around it until it’s all covered up. Then secure the scarf with glue or pins and add a few ornaments. They can be made of fabric, ribbon, plastic or they can be pine cones or leaves.

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There are a ton of cool Christmas wreath designs to choose from, some more traditional and some more on the original side. It’s quite refreshing to go back to the basics and to return to classic designs. It’s fun to add your own twist to the design. For instance, make a green wreath using cedar branches and the usual conifer supplies, decorate it with pinecones and flowers and then add a large bow at the top.  It’s a strategy inspired by womaninreallife.

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Since we’re looking at simple and classic Christmas wreath designs, let’s also check out this faux boxwood design featured on domicile37. It’s a project that starts with a basic grapevine wreath and some faux boxwood bundles. They bundles are attached to the wreath with floral wire. That’s about it. If you want, you can customize your wreath with a few ornaments or you can spray paint the boxwood.

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Pinecones are pretty easy to find just about anywhere there’s a conifer tree so go ahead and gather a few nice-looking ones so you can use it in your DIY projects. You can make a lot of cool things with them, including an original wreath/ ornament. There’s a really interesting idea regarding this on wonderwood. It’s not exactly a wreath in the classical sense but more like a carousel ornament. It’s made using an embroidery hoop and strings with wooden beads at the ends.

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We really like this holy wreath. It’s simple but it’s also bold and colorful. If you like it too, make your own holy wreath this Christmas. Here’s what you’ll need: green felt, floral wire, red pom-poms (or a pom-pom maker and some red yarn, some paper scraps, a hot glue gun and washi tape. Bend some floral wire into a circle, cut out the felt leaves, make the pom-poms and then put them all together. You can make the wreath as full as you want but we find this simple design to be quite charming. {found on thehousethatlarsbuilt}

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As it turns out, the best projects are those that focus on the simple things. In other words, there’s no point to overwhelm yourself with unusual designs, hard-to-find materials and unfamiliar crafting techniques when all you want is a simple wreath that can bring the spirit of Christmas into your home. If that’s the case, perhaps you’d find the project on dnilva a good fit for you.

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Tinsel is not as popular as it used to be so chances are you still have some in an old box full of Christmas ornaments but you’re not exactly excited to put it up in the tree. Well, we have good news. You can put it to good use in a different way. For example, you can make a tinsel wreath. To make things more interesting, give the wreath an unusual form, like a star or a square. {found on thecraftedlife}

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A wreath made of mini wreaths…now that’s something you don’t see everyday. The one featured on delineateyourdwelling also has an ombre design which makes it stand out even more. Feel free to personalize the design however you want. It would be practical to pick a wreath form with a somewhat flat surface so you can easily attach the mini-wreath once you’ve spray-painted them.

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Speaking of mini wreaths, we also found these lovely ornaments on thethingshemakes. We like the green mini wreaths the best. They’re really cute and fresh and you can use them as decorations for the gift boxes. You can easily make something similar out of cedar tree clippings. The golden ones are pretty chic too and they could work if you’re aiming at a more glamorous appearance.

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We keep coming back to the green Christmas wreaths and for good reason. They’re timeless and they bring the scent of winter and Christmas into our homes.  That being said, there’s a nice project on practicallyfunctional that we’d like to share with you. It’s a greenery Christmas wreath made using seasonal clippings, a wire wreath form with twist ties, floral wire and a garland. We find it elegant and stylish and suitable for both modern and rustic decors.

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The smell of orange peels and slices reminds us of Christmas and makes homes feel extra cozy. That’s reason enough to want to try this project featured on popshopamerica. It’s a Christmas wreath made using a straw wreath base, real pine branches, pine cones, dried orange slices, twine and natural-looking thread. It looks old-school and that’s what we love about it the most.

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You don’t necessarily have to use fir tree clippings or any seasonal greenery when putting together a Christmas wreath. In fact, it’s best to avoid these things if you plan on later turning this into an everyday wreath. A more versatile option would be to use small succulents, as suggested on melissacreates. You can attach the succulents to a simple grapevine wreath or you can make one out of some twigs.

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On the other hand, if you want something Christmas-themed, there are plenty of ideas you can use. For example, you can make a mini gift box wreath like the one on designimprovised. Obviously, you’ll need a lot of mini gift box ornaments so you’d better be prepared. Mix some small and large ones and use a bunch of different colors. You can glue these to a foam wreath form which you’re previously wrapped in colored ribbon.

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A Christmas wreath can provide the perfect opportunity to reuse some old ornaments which you no longer want to put up in the tree, although there’s nothing stopping you from getting some new ornaments specifically for this sort of project. An interesting approach is shown on abeautifulmess where we found this eye-catching disco ball wreath. It’s something you might like to consider if you’re planning a themed Christmas decor.

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This Christmas wreath from craftandtell reminds us of the old days when the Christmas tree was packed full of old-fashioned ornaments and lots of tinsel, when the house was decorated with garlands and when you could smell Christmas in the air. If you’d like to revive those moments, perhaps you’d like to try it with a mid-century inspired wreath which is made using silver tinsel, bottlebrush trees and shiny ornaments arranged around a styrofoam wreath.

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If, on the contrary, you prefer simple decorations with a modern vibe, check out the chic Christmas wreath that we found on ohohblog.To make something like this you need a small hoop, faux tree branches, copper spray paint, ribbon, thread and some suitable ornaments. First you need to spray paint the hoop. Paint the ornaments as well if you want to match them to the hoop. Then attach the branches use thread or a glue gun. don’t cover up the entire wreath but only the lower section. At the end, add the ornaments.

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Christmas is definitely a lot of fun, being one of the most anticipated holidays every year. However, it only lasts a few days and then you have to pack all the decorations in a box until next year. But what if you could leave them in place a while longer, maybe even until spring? That would be possible if you pick decorations that are not specifically linked to Christmas but rather seasonal, like this felted acorn wreath featured on pillarboxblue.

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There’s a lot going on here and we love the big picture, the way in which it all comes together to form a cool and modern wreath with a cute and stylish design. If you want to craft something similar, you’ll need a bunch of stuff, including bottle brush trees, a tiny deer ornament, quilting hoops, wire, micro LED string lights with batteries, a star ornament, super glue, ribbon, some greens and a few other things which are mentioned in the tutorial from pmqfortwo.

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Next, we’ll have a look at something a bit more traditional, a Christmas wreath design which we found on craftsncoffee. The project starts with a styrofoam wreath which is then covered in flannel fabric. The lower section is decorated with faux evergreen branches, berries and battery-operated candles. There’s also some ribbon and a few pinecones. You can use this project as inspiration in case you want an old-school Christmas decor with a cozy feel.

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Remember that cute wreath we showed you, the one with a bunch of tiny houses in it? We found something similar on prettylifegirls. The white branches envelop the houses and make the wreath look like a small village covered in snow. The tiny trees and houses add a nice touch of color to the whole installation. You can use miniature house ornaments which can be made of wood or cardboard and you can paint them to make them look old and rustic.

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This white wreath featured on designimprovised doesn’t use miniature houses as ornaments but instead it frames a cluster of cute little bottle brush trees. We like the fact that they have different colors and proportions. They complement each other and the wreath quite nicely. They’re decorated with tiny pom-poms in various fun colors.

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We also showed you some lovely mini wreaths that could be used as ornaments and now we’ll show you how to make some using mason jar lid rings. The idea comes from acultivatednest and the project also involves some twine, pine roping garland pieces, a bunch of colored buttons and a hot glue gun. The buttons act like tiny ornaments for the miniature wreaths.

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Grouped Christmas ornaments look nice when put together and that’s the main reason why wreaths like the one showed on madincrafts are so popular and eye-catching. Instead of blending several different colors, this wreath only uses shades of gold and silver. The ornaments are cheap so you don’t need to spend much to make a great Christmas wreath. Make sure you glue the tops to the ornaments so they don’t fall off.

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You may not notice this at first, but this wreath actually looks like a reindeer head. It’s a Rudolf-themed Christmas wreath and it’s the perfect project for the whole family. You can either keep it natural or use a spray to give the greenery a snowy overlay. You’ll only need one ornament and it needs to be red. It will be Rudolf’s nose. You’ll also need two branches that can double as antlers. {found on sayyes}

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Planning on offering a wreath as a gift to someone this Christmas? Maybe you could make it special. We found a really cool idea on craftylittlegnome which suggests using a small jar of delicious honey as an ornament. As far as everything else is concerned, it’s all pretty simple and straight-forward. The wreath has a straw base and is covered with seasonal greenery like cedar, fir, boxwood, holly and also a few eucalyptus branches.

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You know those wooden vintage ornaments like trains, horses and toy soldiers? They’re pretty adorable and they look lovely when you hang them in the Christmas tree but even better when you put them all together on a wreath. You could arrange them in such a way that they tell a story. Allow them to stand out visually and put them on a wreath covered in white tinsel, like the one featured on brepea.

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Wreaths are classical decorations and the Christmas-themed ones also makes spaces feel particularly cozy. That’s especially true for wreaths like the one on abeautifulmess. This is a wreath made of yarn. If you like the idea, you can make your own fluffy wreath and you’ll need a wire wreath frame, wire ribbon and lots of chunky yarn. It is a pretty time-consuming project but once you get the hang of it you’ll find it easy and repetitive.

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Here’s a fun idea: make wreath that’s larger than usual so you can also use it as a photo booth prop. It’s an ingenious idea that comes from one-o. Since it’s a giant wreath, you’ll need a hula hoop instead of the usual wreath base. You’ll also need a bunch of twist ties, faux pine branches or seasonal greenery, a hot glue gun and some ornaments like flowers or pine cones.

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Remember when we said Christmas ornaments look great when clustered together? We stand by that idea and we’ll finish this list with a project which reflects that.  We’re talking about colorful Christmas garlands which can be made using a bunch of bauble ornaments. You can mix and match various colors, combine glittered ornaments with simple ones and even play with various ornament dimensions. Check out birdsparty for inspiration.