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.
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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
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
Have a dated floral wreath that’s just collecting dust? Transform it into a snowy winter wreath with pinecones, berries and greenery.
Make This: Upcycled Snowy Winter 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.
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Add a whimsical touch to your front door with this adorable vintage-inspired wreath, complete with miniature ice skaters and frosted bottle brush trees.
Make This: Bottle Brush Tree Wreath
Waterproof Paper Wreath 01:43
Most paper wreaths are indoors-only, but this clever design uses waterproof paper so you can display it anywhere.
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
Winter and holiday wreaths tend to be quite traditional. If your taste is more modern, make this funky starburst-style door decoration.
Make This: Midcentury Modern Wreath