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15 Homemade Winter Door Wreaths that Look Gorgeous

If we’re being honest, there’s one very specific kind of home decor craft that we’ve been totally obsessed with for years, all year round. Door wreaths are, for reasons we can’t even explain, one of our very favourite things in the world to make! Winter time is no exception to that, especially with all of the possibilities that the holidays bring, so we’re always on the lookout for new DIY winter door wreath designs that we’ve never tried before.

Are you feeling just as enthusiastic as we are, if not more, about the idea of making your very own winter door wreath this winter? Check out these 15 fantastic ideas, designs, and tutorials that we’ve come across so far in our search for inspiration and guidance!

1. DIY winter twig and frame wreath


Have you already worked hard to give your home a sort of upcycled farmhouse aesthetic, so you’re always keeping your eyes peeled now for seasonal home decor that will visually suit that scheme? Well, if you can get your hands on an old photo frame, some glass paint, and some bendable twigs, then we think you’ll have everything you need to make this awesome wreath from Setting For Four that just might be right along the lines of what you’re looking for.

2. Cozy winter sweater wreath


Have we really caught your attention already with this whole idea of upcycling something into a lovely decor piece in order to make your wreath, but you’re not so sure you need a rustic feel to go along with it? While, if you’d rather something cozy that will suit the room you do most of your knitting in, then we think you’ll get a real kick out of the way Taryn Whiteaker transformed an old sweater into a pretty wreath with a nice big bow at the top!

3. Foam snowball wreath


If you’re going to put in all the time and effort it takes to make your own door wreath, would you rather make a design that’s a little more specifically winter themed in terms of its visual style? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how Daisy Mae Belle made this funny snowball wreath from foam balls, faux powdered snow, and a pretty ribbon for the bow!

4. Two step festive holiday wreath


Are you feeling quite determined to make yourself your very own winter themed door wreath but you’re also a little pressed for time, or perhaps new to crafting and looking for a project that’s much easier than what you’ve seen so far? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how A Pumpkin & A Princess made this adorably simple 2-step wreath that was built using a branch wreath base as a starting point.

5. DIY glam berry wreath


Can you already tell that you’re a pretty big fan of these circular branch wreaths that we’ve shown you but you also live in the kind of place that stays a little warmer outside in the winter, so you’re looking to keep a bit of colour in your design? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how My Blessed Life created this partially canvas wrapped design that features a big burlap bow and some bright red winter berries for umph.

6. Santa tulle Christmas wreath


If you’re going to make yourself a wreath from scratch, would you rather make something a little more whimsical and crafty looking? Perhaps you’re just looking for something a little more explicitly Christmas themed than some of the things you’ve seen so far. In either case, we’ve actually followed this cute tutorial from Baby Rabies in real life before in order to make an awesome Santa wreath with a tulle beard!

7. Simple holly wreath


Have you actually been holding out in terms of style a little bit in order to find a design that’s a little more simplified and classic looking than some of the wreaths we’ve shown you so far? Then we’d definitely suggest considering this very green but slightly minimalist looking wreath outlined step by simple step nice and clearly on Simply Homemade.

8. Flannel wrapped door wreath


Did we really pique your interest when we started talking about the idea of wrapping at least part of your wreath in some kind of ribbon but you’re convinced that you enjoy the way it looks so much that you’d rather wrap the whole thing? Well, that’s a pretty simple adjustment to make, but just in case you still feel like you could still use some guidance, here’s an awesome tutorial for doing just that and then embellishing it with branches! Sadie Seasongoods has all the information you’ll need.

9. DIY miniature gift wreath


For us, the holiday season has always been a little bit about being kitschy. There’s just something so cheerful about a little bit of funny charm, even if it’s not the most classic looking thing! That’s probably why this fantastic looking wreath from Crafts Unleashed made from miniature decor gifts caught our eye so well. It’s even easier to make than it looks!

10. Fir and pinecone rectangle wreath


Have you actually been scrolling through our list thinking about whether or not you might make yourself a winter or Christmas wreath in another shape than just a circle, but you’ve been having trouble finding one? Well, we’re pleased to report that patience pays off! Take a better look at this tutorial from Shanty 2 Chic to learn how they made this wonderful branch and pinecone wreath that’s actually shaped like a rectangle!

11. Wood slice and burlap Christmas leaf


If you’re the kind of person who has at least a little bit of experience working with wood or branches, then perhaps you’re ready for something like this wood slice wreath outlined step by step on Finding Home Farms! Their tutorial gives you the full details for making an entire circular shape from wood slices and embellishing it with burlap and seasonal natural details!

12. Pretty cut out snowflake door wreath


Despite their usual simplicity, have you actually always been a huge fan of paper based crafts? In that case, we have a strong feeling you’re going to love the way One Krieger Chick made this beautiful paper snowflake wreath but amped the style and skill level up a little! They show you in detail how to make lovely cut out snowflakes in different papers and finishes, as well as how to arrange, attach, and hang them.

13. Easy DIY winter scarf wreath


Have we still got you feeling quite enamoured indeed with this whole idea of upcycling some kind of knitted garment in order to make a cozy looking wreath but you don’t actually have a spare sweater lying around right now? Then we’d be willing to bet that you’ll get along a little better with something like this awesome repurposed scarf wreath tutorial outlined in detail on A Cultivated Nest!

14. Burlap Christmas wreath


Perhaps you’re actually still finding yourself thinking about how much you love the idea of doing a wrapped wreath design but you’re still also on the lookout for a slightly more rustic style than some of the wreaths you’ve seen so far had? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a better look at this tutorial from Love of Family and Home! They show you how to do some very neat and very simple burlap strip wrapping, as well as how to embellish the frame of the wrapped wreath with faux winter nature.

15. Festive furry snowman wreath


Have your favourite designs so far actually been those with some interesting physical and visual texture to them but you’ve been holding out for something other than a Santa design, since you’ve actually already made Santa themed wreaths before? Then perhaps this funny, furry snow man would be a little more up your alley! Get the full details for making one of your own on Baby Rabies.

Have you made other kinds of awesome DIY snowman themed wreaths before that you were very happy with indeed but that you don’t see here on our list? Tell us all about what you created and how you did it or link us to photos of your finished work in the comments section!