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Christmas Wreaths to Make & Decorate

Create Your Own With These DIY Ideas & Tutorials

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Christmas Wreaths to Make & Decorate
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Christmas decorating wouldn’t be complete without adding a gorgeous wreath – or two or three! I’ve put together a list of fantastic and frugal ideas for creating your own Christmas wreaths.

Visit the links below to discover a plethora of ideas and DIY tutorials for Christmas wreaths to make and decorate.

  • This beautiful wooden beaded wreath by The Silly Pearl was originally created in celebration of summer, but a simple color change could easily make this wreath fit for any season.

  • Funky Junk Interiors is always coming up with fabulous reuse ideas, and this canning jar lid wreath is no exception. (Scroll down for the easy DIY.) If you like this look, also check out this metal wreath tutorial from Besserina.

  • Never underestimate the big boys! Lowe's has come up with a ton of DIY wreath ideas in a variety of styles, from country to modern. If you love their PVC wreath, check out this simple wreath or this more sophisticated one. (Tip: Use blue glue, aka PVC adhesive, to hold it all together.)

  • Another great reuse idea, this wreath crafted from old shipping pallets was featured on re-nest.com. It doesn't come with a tutorial, but a bit of scrap lumber, small nails and wood glue should work just fine.

  • If you like an industrial look, this steel wreath from studio724 doesn't come cheap, but DIY your own similar design with this tutorial from Lowe's.

  • Simple Sage Designs was inspired by Martha Stewart and crafted this wreath with walnuts, pecans and hazelnuts. Be inspired to create your own with her simple instructions.

  • This snowy white grapevine wreath from Style at Home is pretty enough to display all year long.

  • Je t'adore this silver platter wreath idea from Hammers & High Heels, or use baskets or plates to create your own look.

  • No one will ever guess that this gorgeous winter snowball wreath from Addicted to Decorating is made with styrofoam balls and toothpicks.

  • Wreaths don't always have to be round, and this beautiful berry initial wreath from Our Unexpected Journey proves it. Try your hand at this star-shaped wreath by Martha Stewart, or craft this wooden Noel word sign from A2Z Decorating to adorn your front door.

  • Some wreaths are pretty enough to frame, like this button wreath from Galloping Pony Studio. Or let your frame be your wreath like this festive frame via DIY Network.

  • Let your wreath do double duty and hold your Christmas cards with this clothespin wreath tutorial from The Ribbon Retreat. If you like a more vintage look, check out this clothespin wreath idea from Shelterness, or try your hand at this 3D clothespin wreath from A Soft Place to Land.

  • Wreaths turned on their side transform into a lovely holiday "chandelier", thanks to these instructions from Sixty-Fifth Avenue via Martha Stewart. Or hang them in threes to duplicate the look of this festive snowman via East Coast Creative.

  • Like to think outside of the box? Then you may love the looks of these: paintbrush wreath; ceiling medallion wreath; cookie cutter wreath via BH&G.

  • Felt is often on sale during the holidays, but it won't take much in the way of material or skill to craft this lovely luxurious ruffled felt wreath featured on Design*Sponge.

  • Good Housekeeping shares some great wreath ideas that are more than just green. Most of these wreaths are made from everyday items such as men's ties or wine corks. Instructions are included so you can recreate these festive and earth-friendly holiday decorations.

  • Paper crafts are always fun, and I love this gorgeous paper star wreath from Little Birdie Secrets. Here are some other paper wreath's you can make:
    Leaves and berries wreath from Disney Family
    German star wreath from Craft Ideas
    Curled paper rose wreath by Under the Table & Dreaming
    Paper doily wreath from Martha Stewart
    Coffee filter wreath from Happy Clippings
    Patterned paper wreath from Two Girls Being Crafty
    Christmas paper wreath from The Red Thread

  • Refashion this perfect pom pom wreath in holiday colors to add a bit of oomph to your front door this season.

  • If you are a foodie at heart, check out these inspirational good eats wreaths featured on Inspired Bohemia, though these ideas may make it hard not to eat your decorations!

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