20+ Creep-Tastic Halloween Wreaths
Give your front door a welcoming (or not-so-welcoming) Halloween touch with one of our easy-to-craft wreaths.
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Wreaths aren't just for your front door; they're also an easy way to add just the right amount of spookiness to an interior wall. Using just craft-store materials, this budget-friendly wreath can be easily whipped up while bingeing on your favorite Halloween flick. Craft your own with our step-by-step instructions.
Or, Try a Front Door Basket Instead
For a twist, swap out your front door wreath for a slim basket or straw tote you can fill with a variety of spooky silk blooms, dried seed pods and grasses. For a free finishing touch, gather dead branches from your yard and tie it all together with black-and-white striped ribbon. Get our tips for creating a front door basket that'll take you from Halloween through Christmas.
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Get Your Witch On
Honestly, what woman doesn't have a little all-powerful sorceress within them? Honor your inner witchiness with this fun take on a wreath that starts with a costume hat. Watch our video for more tips and step-by-step instructions.
Greet Guests With a Friendly Monster
Hit the craft store (or your stash) for everything you need to make this cuddly-looking critter that'll welcome trick-or-treaters and other Halloween guests with a playful one-eyed wink. Make your own with our step-by-step instructions.
Make This One With the Kids
If you can tie a knot, you can make this wreath — trust us, it's that easy. Get a hand from your little monsters to create this rag wreath while watching your favorite Halloween movie together. Get tips for crafting your own.
Or, Get Their Help Magicking a Monster
Kids + googly eyes = a match made in crafting heaven. Enlist an assist from the kiddos to craft this green-eyed monster for the front door. Watch our video for more details, plus 2 more easy wreath ideas.
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Make a Holiday-Hopping Wreath
A grapevine wreath covered with double-sided felt leaves will add festive fall color to your front door from Halloween until Thanksgiving. Learn how to make your own.
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Get a Little Batty
Add a little battitude to your front door with this wreath. To craft it, you'll need a foam wreath form, charcoal-gray yarn, black craft foam, black ribbon, floral wire and a hot glue gun. First, wrap the foam wreath form with yarn, ensuring that none of the foam shows through. Next, print this bat template in various sizes and trace the pattern onto black foam, cutting out the shapes with scissors. Poke a small hole through the top of each bat with floral wire then wire bats onto wreath, positioning them so they look like they're in flight. Finally, wrap black ribbon around the top of wreath for hanging.
Craft a Monstrous Welcome
Welcome Halloween guests with a friendly, furry monster wreath. To craft it, you'll need one yard of black faux fur, small balls in assorted colors and 8-10 sets of plastic vampire teeth. Cover a foam wreath form with the faux fur, securing the ends with strong tape or T-pins. Attach the balls and vampire teeth to the fur with hot glue. Finally, use black and white paint pens to add a slit pupil to each of the eyes.
Or, Embrace Your Inner Party Monster
Crushed beer can and bottle-top wreaths don't fit every situation, but they're right at home in a bachelor pad or man cave — especially if your home is Halloween Party Central. To create, crush the cans into interesting shapes then use pliers or metal-cutting shears to create a hole in the back of each can. Poke picture wire through the holes, then fasten the cans tightly to a grapevine wreath form.
Give 'Em the Creepy Crawlies
Pick up an oval grapevine wreath and a bag of assorted plastic bugs at your local craft store. Use the bugs to add color and shape to the wreath, attaching them with hot glue.