However you want to celebrate Halloween, it sure is fun to get involved in decorating and draping your door in something special for the season. For a full-on porchscape, see our Halloween door decorations article.But what about if you want something a bit less full-on, something still spooktacular, but with a bit more class alongside the Halloween horror? We think these Halloween wreath ideas could be just the thing you need.
We’ve got DIY Halloween wreath ideas galore for you here, alongside some quick and easy Halloween wreath ideas to buy without any DIY. Which is right for you? However you choose to celebrate it this year, we hope you have a very happy Halloween!
Feather Halloween wreath
Oooooh – we love the sombre elegance of the black feather Halloween wreath. Make it a DIY Halloween wreath idea with this lovely tutorial from The Hedgecombers and black craft feathers, or just buy the completed version and save yourself the DIY drama.
Spider Halloween wreath
This Halloween wreath idea is a great choice if you have lots of odds and ends of leftover yarn or even stranded cotton that you want to use up in a DIY Halloween wreath. The spider is made using syrophome balls and pipe cleaners, but you could get the same effect using paper-mache-covered scrunched-up balls of newspaper – see our how to make a paper mache pumpkin for the technique.
Find the DIY Halloween wreath tutorial on Joanns
Brother Halloween wreath
This fantastic Halloween wreath was designed by Gathered’s own Holly Spanner for Papercraft inspirations magazine issue 196. It was created to show off the myriad crafting features of Brother’s Scan N Cut digital cutting machine – see our How to use a digital cutting machine article for more on this machine in action. You can find the full instruction for how to make this Halloween wreath on the Brother digital Halloween hub and you can still find the templates for the shapes you need in Papercraft Inspirations 196 templates right here on Gathered.
Embroidery halloween wreath idea
We just love it when a plan comes together! The instructions and templates for this Halloween hoop project are available for you for free right here on Gathered, and it makes a great Halloween wreath in its own right, or use it as a centrepiece for your halloween wrath, surrounding it with spooky foliage or even cut paper shapes. Spooktacular!
Find the Halloween embroidery patterns
Witch Halloween wreath kit
Here’s a lovely Halloween wreath idea from ThreadEDworkshops on Etsy, and it is great if you want a quick and easy DIY Halloween wreath with all the materials to hand, as this is a Halloween wreath kit. And look at the cute felt Witch’s pals you get to make in this design!
Crochet Halloween wreath
Put your hooking skill to good use with this DIY Halloween wreath courtesy of Joanns! This free crochet pattern uses orange, black and cream yarn, but why not swap in the yarn you have already in your stash for a brilliant technicolour option! This is a brilliant DIY Halloween wreath, but would also be good for the Day of the Dead or any other fiesta celebration. Don’t miss Gathered’s own free crochet skull pattern too.
Find the DIY Halloween wreath idea on Joanns
Lace DIY Halloween wreath
Sometimes the simple ideas are the best, and there is something very Nightmare before Christmas about this brilliant DIY Halloween wreath idea from The honeycomb home. All you need is a wire coat hanger and a long length of 6-inch-wide black lace. The wreath is decorated simply with a long hanging length of ribbon, but we think our free crochet bat pattern hanging in the centre would be a nice addition, too.
Find the DIY Halloween wreath idea on The honeycomb home
Black Halloween wreath
Here’s an understated DIY Halloween wreath idea from Better Homes and Gardens. They are spray painting a pre-made wreath, then decorating with fairy lights and craft embellishments made with craft write and beads. We think Gathered’s bat plush pattern are a more helpful option to augment your wreath, as the spider featured on Better Homes and Gardens’ DIY Halloween wreath is not really explained how to make it.
Felt flower Halloween wreath
Ahoy there felt craft! We love this simple idea for a DIY Halloween wreath from Living Locurto. Rolled felt strips make perfect little roses, and, combined with a black bow and boo sentiment, this is one sweet DIY Halloween wreath. Why not add the central sentiment using Gathered’s free Halloween printables?
Find the DIY Halloween wreath idea on Living Locurto
Corn husk Halloween wreath idea
We love a bit of creative upcycling in our makes, and what do you have in abundance in October besides pumpkins? Corn on the cob! Put those corn husks to good use by drying, dip-dying and using as the base for your Halloween wreath. Upcycled and biodegradable spooky style!
Find the DIY wreath idea on Joanns
Lolipop Halloween wreath
This DIY Halloween wreath idea is a decoration and treat dispenser in one! Each ball on the wreath is made from a fabric-covered lollipop, which makes it great for socially distanced treating, and you can use the fabric wrappings each year to reload and restock your Halloween wreath. See our article on the best Halloween fabrics to get the prints you like best for this DIY Halloween wreath.
Find the DIY Halloween wreath idea on Older Locavore
Kids Halloween wreath
Here’s a Halloween wreath idea especially for the little ones. This kit from Baker Ross cone with 3 foam Halloween wreaths and a whole host of foam toppers and shapes to arrange and attach on top to create their own DIY Halloween wreath designs. Super simple and great for each member of the family to create their own designs.
More like the Halloween wreath ideas
We have plenty more Halloween makes like the Halloween wreath idea for you on Gathered. Check out our easy DIY Halloween costumes and our Halloween knitting patterns. Kids will love our Halloween crafts for kids, and watch our how to carve a pumpkin video with them, too!