27 Holiday Wreaths You Can Make Yourself

This Christmas, show off your crafting skills and impress your holiday guests with these simple and stylish Christmas wreath ideas.

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March 23, 2015

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Joanne Palmisano

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Joanne Palmisano


Photo By: Brian Patrick Flynn

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Joanne Palmisano

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Susan Teare

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Susan Teare

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Joanne Palmisano

Photo By: HGTV fan Barbara Ann

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Susan Teare

Natural Appeal

Take inspiration from the beautiful outdoors this winter by crafting a holiday wreath from birch bark. Design by Joanne Palmisano

Going All-Green

An organic wreath made from magnolia leaves is a simple, elegant way to add a natural element to your holiday decor.

Picture of Nostalgia

Who would have thought an old frame and a repurposed ice skate would make such a perfect pair? This fun wreath is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit. Design by Joanne Palmisano

Seasonal Style

If classic wreaths aren't really your style, opt for this edgy midcentury modern design instead. The best part about it? You can make it yourself! Design by Curbly. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Frosty 2.0

As seen at HGTV Holiday House, three wreaths in various sizes are attached to a wooden stake and placed in the front yard for an awesome snowman that won't melt away. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn

Bye-Bye Winter Blues

Celebrate the holiday season with an adorable snowman wreath. A wooden board, painted in bright blue, is made to look like a cute Christmas present with a winter theme. Design by Joanne Palmisano

Upcycled Christmas Sweater

Have an old wool sweater you can’t part with? Then hang it on your front door. To make this wreath pouch, felt the sweater then cut the sleeves and neck off. Use embroidery thread to sew the bottom, sides and neckline together and prevent fraying. Then stuff the bottom with paper bags and add florals, evergreens, berries and pinecones. Find more ideas for making upcycled Christmas decorations >>

Alternative Display

Want to give your wreath a fresh look? Simply turn it into a dazzling mobile to add a festive touch to your dining table, front porch or anywhere else that may need a splash of greenery. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn
From: Brian Patrick Flynn

One-of-a-Kind DIY Design

Do you think you can guess what this unique wreath is made out of? If you guessed upcycled electrical wire, you'd be correct (and a really great guesser!). Design by Joanne Palmisano. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Minty-Fresh Design

To make a holiday wreath that looks good enough to eat, start with a bag of peppermints. Unwrap each mint, hot glue them to a foam wreath form, and add any extra decorations you desire. It's that easy! Design by Brian Patrick Flynn

Tree Trimmings

Red Christmas tree ornaments in various shades and sizes give this shiny holiday wreath a classic Christmas look. A gold ribbon adds beautiful contrast and a hint of glam.

Out-of-the-Box Idea

This fantastic holiday wreath takes the classic Christmas wreath and gives it a more modern spin. To get the look, simply cover a square wreath form in moss and artificial cranberries. Tie it up with a pretty red ribbon to finish off the look. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn

Wintry Warmth

Upcycle old sweaters in neutral hues for a stylish wreath that will look great all winter.

Sweet and Simple

Wrap a foam wreath form in simple twine for a textural base you can decorate however you please. Designer Brian Patrick Flynn chose felt holly leaves and berries for a sweet holiday display.
From: Brian Patrick Flynn

Shag is Back

Are you looking to spice up your holiday decor? Have yourself a shagadelic Christmas with this funky, furry wreath. Design by Joanne Palmisano. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Roses are Red...

Isn't it amazing all the things you can do with paint chips? And this lovely wreath takes paint chip crafting to a whole new level. Cut your paint chips at a 45-degree angle and wrap them into cone shapes. Next, use hot glue to attach your paint chip flowers to a foam wreath form. Opt for red and green paint chips for a beautiful Christmas design. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn
From: Brian Patrick Flynn

Upcycled for the Holidays

If you're looking for an inexpensive project that looks like a million bucks, this wreath is for you. Salvaged fence pieces and a bit of garland put a creative spin on the classic holiday wreath. Design by Joanne Palmisano. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

For the Birds

Who said wreaths were strictly for the front door? At the HGTV Holiday House, crafting bells and a twig wreath became a lovely holiday lawn decoration and a beautiful wind chime. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn
From: Brian Patrick Flynn

Wrap It in Ribbon

This colorful holiday wreath could not be easier to make. Simply wrap a foam wreath form in solid green ribbon, and then add a smaller, complementary ribbon on top. Voila – you have the perfect Christmas wreath! Design by Brian Patrick Flynn
From: Brian Patrick Flynn

A White Christmas

White boas around a pre-lit wired wreath comprise this mod wreath, which is bound to get plenty of attention this holiday season. Design by Sarah Richardson

Pining for the Holidays

Mix different sized pine cones for a homemade wreath with plenty of style. Finish off your pinecone wreath with a hint of plaid for a classic, masculine touch. Design by Joanne Palmisano

Woodland Wonderland

Vintage owl ornaments give this charming woodland wreath a fun, whimsical appeal. Glittery leaves and a snow-scene center make this gorgeous wreath truly unique. Design by HGTV fan Barbara Ann

One Fly Wreath

This holiday look, made from chicken wire and feathers, will add stunning texture and a natural appeal to any front door. Design by Joanne Palmisano. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Illuminated Entry

A reinvented frame wrapped in battery-operated lights is a surefire way to brighten the holiday season. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn
From: Brian Patrick Flynn

Autumn Leaves

Instead of bypassing the rest of autumn and Thanksgiving by heading straight for Christmas, decorate your door with a few fall favorites – acorns, pinecones, and leaves – dressed up with a little paint, and enjoy the season. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Homemade Charm

With plenty of seasonal fabrics to choose from, this simple rag wreath will have you making wreaths for every holiday of the year. Design by Jessica Kesterson

Paper Products

Take a note from HGTV fan lindsay5402, who created this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind wreath from old sheet music and worn dictionary pages.

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