Can we all agree on the fact that we’re officially in the throes of the holiday season? Meaning: it is now socially acceptable for you to safely unearth your string lights, Christmas garlands, extravagant bows, ornaments, festive decorations, the works. With the plethora of decorative opportunities available, no detail should be overlooked. At the forefront of it all, we’re looking to the front door with the intentions of transforming it into a full-fledged holiday scene. We’re talking Christmas wreaths, of all shapes and styles, which will transform your entry into an elevated spot. Read on to get the scoop on the wreath ideas and door decorations inspiring us right now.
For those living in warmer climates, the typical slew of winter greens may be more difficult to acquire. Hence why we’re turning to this ultra mod DIY featuring a sleek wire wreath layered with two-toned magnolia leaves. A handful of protea flowers add to the dynamic feel of the piece, garnering it as a statement-worthy centerpiece that can live in just about any area of a home.
Forget the fake foliage and go for real greens. These winter-ready branches are perfect for the season and add a hint of natural color to any home or front door.
This little decoration manages to combine many natural elements that work well together. It’s the perfect way to add touch of cheer to a knob or hook.
Feel a festive DIY project coming on? This simple wreath is elegant and beautiful. Bright color pairs well with a modern brass ring and natural greenery. You may have to refresh with new flowers, but this look is worth it.
Scandinavian décor is understated elegance at its best. Same goes for this simple stunner. Stick with neutrals and one vibrant hue.
We love the look of this angular olive brand wreath. With the matching green ribbon, this baby is pure modern.
Looking for a wreath that goes from fall straight through to the New Year? Deck the halls with a fresh flower ornament. Swap out fall colors for reds, greens, or whites as you wish. This one works any time of year.
An unassuming fireplace, sans mantel, calls for decoration that doesn’t overwhelm. A willowy wreath adds a feminine touch to a stark space. And it definitely won’t go unnoticed.
Sideline those stubby pine wreaths, and try out a shaggy look for a modern rustic feel. The dark color against the wood doors is so spot on. In this case, two is even better than one.
Copper is a hot ticket décor item right now, and it works for the holidays, too. Try your hand at this fabulous DIY for festive lighted greenery.
For the ultimate modern wreath: Twist a grouping of branches into a teardrop shape, fasten, and hang. Instant minimalist decoration.
Here’s an idea: Take that green wreath that’s hiding in your storage closet, add eucalyptus branches and a fresh bunch of frosted pinecones, and you have a brand new decoration. Now that’s what we call up-cycling.
Unexpected? Yes. But that’s what makes this little beauty so much fun. Antlers, feathers, dried berries, and twigs are the perfect touch to a modern rustic home.
Into neutrals? Try a wreath of washed-out woods. This one looks gorgeous with a traditional garland.
Sometimes a grouping looks better than one. Purchase boughs of your favorite greenery (eucalyptus, pine, juniper, and olive branches work nicely), and wrap around wire. Hang with ribbon or twine.
A contemporary space calls for ornaments that match. Try out a gold wreath in a geometric design. Artistic and modern, but still has that holiday feel.
How fun is this air plant wreath? Adorned with itty bitty berries and a few well-placed golden leaves, the look is unexpected and cool.
A boxwood wreath is always in style. Personalize yours with a wide ribbon that looks great against your front door. This striped choice keeps the look current.
Don’t hold back because of tradition. If bold color and lots of glitter are your thing, rock the style in wreath form. This dazzler looks pretty magnificent against a dark background.
Originally published November 2016. Updated November 2017.