By Lindsay Cohn

Published on December 3, 2017

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When it comes to the holidayswreaths are right up there with mistletoe and fruitcake. But while many people settle for a pre-made, store-bought option, try something new with these DIY Christmas wreaths.

Not only is doing it yourself a fun way to get into the spirit of the season, but you’ll also start some new traditions in the process. From glitzy disco balls and lux velvet to bright cranberries and woodsy pine cones, here are 12 festive holiday wreaths to deck your halls with this season.

Natural Wreath 

This year, let nature guide your holiday decor with a wreath composed of pine branches, conifers, and dried orange slices. You could also add stalks of cinnamon to induce a warm, wintery aroma.

Get the how-to on Pop Shop America.

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Christmas Village Wreath

Want to go all out and transform your dwelling into a winter wonderland? This Christmas village wreath is a great place to start. Keep in mind that this tutorial will take some time, but the stunning, seasonal results are totally worth it.

Get the how-to on The Pretty Life Girls.

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Cranberry Wreath

Cranberries are a staple in holiday dishes, so why can’t they be added to decorations? These vibrant gems look gorgeous clustered together, and the pretty pink is the perfect finishing touch.

Get the how-to on A Beautiful Mess.

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Disco Ball Wreath 

Hosting a holiday party? Bring on the bling. All you need is disco ball ornaments, a wreath frame, and hot glue to create this dazzling adornment that’s sure to wow all the way through New Year’s.

Get the how-to on A Bubbly Life.

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Chalky Pine Cone Wreath

Is there anything more picturesque than pine cones dusted with freshly-fallen snow? Bring the majesty of the outdoors into your abode with this seasonal accent. This is the mini version, but you could just as easily DIY your own large-scale option.

Get the how-to on The Pretty Life Girls.

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Geometric Wreath

Looking for something more modern… and dare we say less overtly seasonal? A sleek brass wire frame and a few sprigs of faux foliage demonstrate a restrained approach to holiday decor.

Get the how-to Sugar & Cloth.

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Pine Cone and Pom Pom Wreath 

Equal parts woodsy and whimsical, we love the juxtaposition of earthy pine cones paired with playful pom poms. Up the fun factor with some colorful striped stockings.

Get the how-to on Make and Do Crew.

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Sequin Wreath

Red and green aren’t the only hues of the season—this pair of pink and gold sequin-speckled wreaths would do Legally Blonde’s Elle Woods proud. A contrasting sequin ribbon finishes off the ultra-glamorous vibe.  

Get the how-to on A Bubbly Life.

 
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Velvet Mistletoe Wreath

An elegant twist on mistletoe, made with green velvet and felted balls, this polished project is something you’ll be proud to display for years to come. 

Get the how-to on Urban Comfort.

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Rustic Christmas Wreath

Who says you have to start from scratch each year? So many of us have synthetic wreaths stashed in our attic from years past. Give them an instant upgrade with large burlap bows, and embellish them with gilded snowflakes, cinnamon sticks, and faux berries.  

Get the how-to on Mad in Crafts.

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Wood Slice and Burlap Wreath

Earthy elements—such as wood slices, pine cones, greenery, berries, and burlap ribbon—a natural color palette, and tons of texture radiate rustic charm. Note: This tutorial calls for hand-cut wood slices, but you could certainly grab a bag at your local craft store.

Get the how-to on Finding Home Farms.

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Mini White Wreath

White tinsel creates a snow-covered effect, while pom pom-dotted mini sisal trees and bright pink ribbons infuse a playful feel. The best part? You can whip up this adorable accent in just 30 minutes.

Get the how-to on Design Improvised.