Autumn is here and that means it’s once again time to make our homes look extra cozy by replacing all those breezy summer decorations with something better suited for fall. A wreath would be a great start and as always we’re prepared to share with you some of our favorite fall wreath ideas for this year. We’re gravitating towards simple designs that make use of natural resources and the beautiful and unique autumnal color palette.
This fall wreath you can make in just a few minutes. It’s just a simple grapevine wreath decorated with a bunch of very basic and simple things that you should be able to find in supermarkets. If you want to personalize your project a bit more, look for supplies in your own garden. Check out craftberrybush for more details.
Isn’t this wreath adorable? Those cute colorful flowers are actually pinecones. This would be to be one of the most interesting ways on using pinecones in a DIY project and the idea comes from hearthandvine. Paint the pinecones in autumnal colors to really capture the beauty of this season.
A wood slice wreath would fit nicely in a minimalist, contemporary setup although it would also be easy to give it a rustic appearance as well. Keep the design simple and avoid covering up the wood slices with lots of ornaments. After all, they’re what makes the wreath special in the first place.
For a chic and glamorous vibe, use metallic colors to make your fall wreath look extra stylish. This wreath featured on madincrafts for example is made using faux leaves and a wire wreath form. Three or four different metallic shades should be enough to make your wreath look amazing.
How about a fall wreath that isn’t your typical round decorations but more of a wall hanging kind of ornament? You could make something wonderful using only a copper pipe, some yarn and a few fall-themed ornaments. This is a project featured on hunker.
Another cool way of making a simple wreath look special is to give it a monogram design. Unless your letter is O this will definitely stand out. a very inspiring example can be found on grillo-designs. We absolutely love how simple and at the same time very chic and stylish this wreath looks.
This cornstalk wreath featured on deliacreates is your more typical kind of fall project. It’s something that would look lovely in a rustic or traditional setting or if you’re planning a farmhouse-themed decor for your entryway.
This charming fall wreath featured on lovecreatecelebrate is perfect for minimalist homes. It’s simple without too many colors or details and it has an asymmetrical design. Also, it’s very easy to make. You need an embroidery hoop, some white spray paint, a bit of glue and some faux florals and you’re done.
Using pumpkins as decorations for fall-themed projects can seem a bit boring but not if you give them a beautiful gradient design. It’s a very cool idea which comes from danslelakehouse. The materials needed here include a grapevine wreath, plastic pumpkins, spray paint in two or three different nuances and a hot glue gun.
Another cool idea for including a pumpkin in the design of your fall wreath comes from craftaholicsanonymous. This is just your basic grapevine wreath decorated with berry and leaf garlands and with some wide orange ribbon wrapped around it and at the center there’s a white craft pumpkin cut in half with a small gold monogram on it.
Not a fan of pumpkins? Use apples instead. You could make a full apple wreath and it could look amazing. All you have to do is glue a bunch of faux apples onto a styrofoam wreath and then fill the gaps with moss. Hang it with a piece of burlap on your front door or on a wall. Check out thewoodgraincottage for more details.
Here’s another version of a wood slice fall wreath, this time with a little bit more rustic charm. The project starts with a flat wooden wreath form on which you glue wood slices on two layers. Then add a big wire burlap ribbon and a bunch of dried flowers and branches and glue them to the front of the wreath, slightly off-center. You can find more details on findinghomefarms.
As you may already suspect, this fall wreath is made using a macrame hoop. Two stems of orange berries and four stems of yellow and respectively red flowers are attached to the hoop using floral wire. It’s such a simple and beautiful project you’re probably wondering why you didn’t think of this yourself until now. Check out simplydesigning if you need more details.
Another beautiful fall wreath design idea comes from threadsandblooms and this time it’s a bohemian-looking wreath. It’s made using grapevine, thin wire, dried flowers and plants and pruning sheers. Your wreath will look different and unique and it’s all based on the decorations you decide to use and how you mix and match them.
Finally, all those wine corks you’ve been saving can be used in a project and what a project it is! This flower wreath is absolutely adorable and you can customize it with your own favorite colors if you want to. A fall-themed color palette suits it nicely. You can find more details on designimprovised.
There’s plenty of inspiration to be found in some of the fall wreaths available for sale, this one from Wayfair. Unlike most wreaths, this one has a square shape. It’s also decorated with an interesting mix of faux flowers and various ornaments like miniature pumpkins hidden in between them.
Instead of flowers, it can be nice to have a wreath that’s decorated with fruits. This one uses a mix of apple and pomegranate and looks really nice and interesting. The dominant color is red with various different nuances and some green mixed in for contrast.
Orange-based wreaths have a really nice autumn-inspired look even when they’re not decorated with seasonal items. This one features a welcome sign at the center with pumpkins painted on it and that really helps to highlight the overall theme of its design.
This right here is a really nice collection of fall decorations like silk sunflowers, mini lanterns, wild fall flowers and even a cotton pumpkin casually holding on at the bottom. The grapevine wreath shows through on one side and that gives this an asymmetrical and modern look.
Here’s another beautiful fall wreath with a welcome sign up at the top. It also has another lovely detail, a pumpkin trailer which reminds us of the little carriage from the Cinderella story. The rest of the wreath features a subdued color palette with lots of orange and brown nuances. It’s decorated with a bunch of colored deco mesh and wired ribbons that give it a full look.
This Floroom floral wreath has a beautiful vintage-inspired look. It’s simple and elegant and would look wonderful above the fireplace, on a wall or on the front door. The base is a simple grapevine wreath and it has a bunch of cute silk roses and flowers in delicate pastel orange hues.
This hydrangea wreath is really lovely too, especially because it’s so full and yet so simple at the same time. The beautiful bouquests of flowers are attached to a slender grapevine wreath and they’re alternated and surrounded by fern leaves. It can be displayed indoor or outdoor and comes with a door hook for easy hanging.
Here’s a fall wreath that has a Thanksgiving-inspired design. It’s decorated with lots of colorful things like maple leaves, miniature pumpkins and berries and there are also some pinecones for added texture. It has a sturdy form made with natural vines and all the ornaments are strongly holding onto it so you can enjoy the wreath for a long time to come. All the decorations are artificial.
Going back to more DIY wreath designs, we have a really cool idea that we want to share with you which comes from pillarboxblue. It involves old maps which you can cut out and turn into leaves that you can then use to decorate your wreath with. You can also make acorn stems out of brown felt, wire and paper.
Don’t you just love foliage and all the beautiful colors that autumn gives us every year? Let that be a source of inspiration for your new fall wreath. Use a bunch of fall florals to come up with a design that’s diverse and colorful but don’t go over the top with the bold nuances. We find the design featured on craftberrybush to be really well-balanced from this point of view.
You don’t need a ton of decorations or greenery to make a wreath look full and beautiful. If you’re using a grapevine base you can leave a big portion of it exposed and take advantage of the texture and color that it provides. This lovely design from thechroniclesofhome also adds some drapey green stems, a few pastel-colored florals, faux protea stems and fresh eucalyptus and other leafy greens and it looks super nice.
Another cool idea is to use less common supplies that still are perfect for a fall-themed décor, like cork stalks. This design from deliacreates is a perfect example. It uses around 6 corn stalks (the green kind, although dried ones could also be used in an interesting way) and some floral wire. After the leaves and tassels were removed from the stalks, they were tied into bundles and then attached to a grapevine wreath with floral wire.
Berries are perfect if you want to add a little bit of color and detail to your wreath but you’re not a big fans of florals. Here’s a really nice fall wreath made using tea leaves, berries and burlap. It has a grapevine base and it’s simple but it definitely doesn’t lack detail and character. More details about it can be found on lilyardor.
This would make a nice design for a Halloween wreath as it can quite easily be customized with more spooky decorations. It’s also a really nice fall wreath idea with lots of orange and yellow and a grapevine base. The tiny pumpkins are made of paper and attache to the wreath with raffia. They blend in nicely with the leaves. Check out houseofjoyfulnoise for more details.
This colorful wreath is not the easiest or quickest to make but it sure looks really cool. There’s a tutorial for it on whipperberry if you’re interested. Here’s what was used to get this cool: a foam wreath form, ½ yard of muslin, ½ yard of orange canvas fabric, ½ yard of yellow canvas fabric, ½ yard of white canvas fabric, black ribbon and around 200 straight pins. You can swap the colors for your own favorite autumn nuances.
Incorporating miniature pumpkins into the design of your fall wreath is a really nice idea and there are many different ways to do so. For instance, you could have the pumpkins arranged in a circle on top of the other decorations. In this case the mini pumpkins are white and stand out against the orange foliage background. Check out stonegableblog for details.
There’s many different things that can be used as decorations when making a fall wreath. Leaves, florals and miniature pumpkins are very common and they were all used here but there’s also a few more elements that stand out: dried orange slices and cinnamon sticks. These help the wreath to not just look nice but to also smell like autumn. Check out the tutorial on artsychicksrule.
This whole wreath is decorated using mini corn and it looks amazing. The husks create a really cool and fluffy border all the way around. The trick is to use mini corn of different colors to give the wreath a nice and diverse color palette and also to ensure that it’s not too big and can still fit on the front door. Glue the corn onto a straw wreath and line up the tips to give the wreath a fairly even look. More details about this project can be found on stonegableblog.
You’ve already seen how red apples look on a wreath so let’s now also check out a wreath that’s decorated with green apples. What’s nice about it is that you can also add greenery and floral to create a really nice palette of similar colors. The apples are all gathered and grouped up at the bottom and the sunflowers are at the top. This design is featured on stonegableblog.
This stylish wreath is decorated with a bunch of fabric pumpkins and has a very chic and simple design. If you ever want to make something similar, start with a straw wreath. Wrap it all in white fabric and then add jute for a bit of extra detail. The mini pumpkins can be made from a few different kinds of fabric in colors like white, gray, beige and so on. Head over to tarynwhiteaker to find out more about this design.
You can also keep things super simple and decorate your fall wreath using only oak leaves. Cut a bunch of small branches of leaves and stick them into a grapevine wreath so you cover up the entire surface and get a wreath that’s full of color. Check out this project in more detail on designimprovised.