7 DIY Winter Wreaths That Will Take You Past the Holidays

These not-too-Christmasy decorations can stay up until spring.

It’s almost that time of year: Time to trim the tree, hang the stockings, string up lights, and fill our homes with holiday goodness. Come January, though, things can start to look a little bare once all that festive decor comes down. The key to avoiding the post-holiday decorating blues? Choosing a few pieces of winter decor that work for the whole season. These seven DIY wreaths are wintry — not Christmasy — so you can keep them up until spring. Plus, they’re made of materials that’ll last, so you can use them year after year.

Paper Leaves

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Marianne shows how to make a paper leaf wreath you can use again and again.

Put a modern spin on the traditional magnolia wreaths you typically see this time of year. The neutral color scheme looks great all winter long.

Make This: Modern Paper Wreath

Long-Lasting Boxwood

Christmas Boxwood Wreath

Christmas Boxwood Wreath

Learn to make the festive Christmas wreath with preserved boxwood branches.

Fresh greenery wreaths are gorgeous, but they dry out in just a few weeks. Make this preserved boxwood wreath instead, which can last for years with proper care. You can even embellish it with an ornament for the holidays and remove it for the rest of the season.

Make This: Boxwood Wreath

Wintry Makeover

DIY Snowy Winter Wreath

DIY Snowy Winter Wreath

Add faux greenery, flowers, berry sprigs and glittered pinecones to a grapevine wreath then cover with faux snow to give your front door a cheery update during winter months.

Have a dated floral wreath that’s just collecting dust? Transform it into a snowy winter wreath with pinecones, berries and greenery.

Old-Fashioned Charm

Whimsical Bottlebrush Wreath

Whimsical Bottlebrush Wreath

This vintage inspired bottle brush wreath, complete with miniature ice skaters, with will captivate guests of all ages with its old school charm and detail.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Add a whimsical touch to your front door with this adorable vintage-inspired wreath, complete with miniature ice skaters and frosted bottle brush trees.

Waterproof Paper

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Use waterproof paper to make a holiday wreath that can hang indoors or out.

Most paper wreaths are indoors-only, but this clever design uses waterproof paper so you can display it anywhere.

Tone-on-Tone Yarn

Purple Yarn Wreath

Purple Yarn Wreath

When you're finished, you can either add ribbon and turn the wreath into a one-of-a-kind chair swag (guests will swoon!), or use an over-the-door hanger to add festive charm to your front door.

Bring cozy texture to your front door with a wreath made from balls of yarn. Choose a combination of colors that complements your home.

Make This: Yarn Ball Wreath

Mid-Mod Style

Seasonal Style Christmas Wreath

Seasonal Style Christmas Wreath

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



Winter and holiday wreaths tend to be quite traditional. If your taste is more modern, make this funky starburst-style door decoration.

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