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25 Winter wreath ideas

Looking for winter door wreath ideas to show off your crafty skills? You're bound to find the perfect project in our pick of 25 winter wreath ideas

25 winter wreath ideas
Published: August 20, 2021 at 9:00 am
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If you fancy making your own winter wreath - then you're in the right place! We've got loads of winder wreath ideas in a huge range of crafts for you to try - from Christmas wreaths to crochet wreaths, foraged wreaths to upcycled wreaths, plus a whole lot more, and even a few winter wreath kits for you to try too!


We've tried to include plenty of winter wreath ideas for a while range of crafting abilities, so there's something for everyone - crafty pro's can try their hand at a quilted origami or macramé wreaths, or if you're after simple makes then there's some super easy papercraft winter wreath ideas that are perfect for you! Plus there's a range of winter wreath ideas that can be displayed in various ways and customised to suit your own style, use them as winter door wreath ideas to celebrate the seasons, or there's plenty of designs that would look equally fabulous inside your home all year round!

And if these winter wreath ideas have got you in the mood for more crafty projects, why not take a look at our pick of the best glue gun crafts and projects, or try your hand at one of these 51 sustainable crafts.

How to make a Christmas wreath tutorial

When it comes to Winter wreath ideas, we've got to start with a classic winter foliage wreath. We've teamed up with The Flower Appreciation Society to bring you a full step-by-step tutorial, as well as our own video guide to help you get your Winter wreath looking perfect.

Find the How to make a Christmas wreath tutorial here.

How to make a Christmas wreath

Diy felt christmas wreath tutorial

If you want your winter wreath to have more of an arts and crafts feel to it, then how about this adorable felt Christmas wreath. Laura Howard designed this Partridge in a Pear tree wreath for Mollie Makes but you can now try it out for free - we love the sparkly sequins and metallic thread, but it's that scalloped felt wreath that really finishes it off nicely!

Find the Diy felt christmas wreath tutorial here

diy felt christmas wreath pattern

Seasonal wreath crochet patterns

For those of you who are handy with a crochet hook and are looking for winter door wreath ideas, then check out these seasonal wreath patterns by Kate Eastwood. You can buy the autumn and winter wreaths separately if you want to get making straight away, or you can buy all four patterns in one so you can make a wreath for every season!

Find the Seasonal wreath crochet patterns on Ravelry


Free Advent calendar wreath knitting pattern

We couldn't possibly show you a crochet wreath without then giving you knitters an option too! This sweet advent calendar wreath features cute knitted bells which are numbered and attached with snap fasteners, meaning you can take them off in the countdown to the big day!

Find the Free Advent calendar wreath knitting pattern here

Advent calendar wreath detail

How to make a spring wreath

Ok so we know this tutorial is for how to make a spring wreath, but there's absolutely no reason you couldn't adapt it to include your favourite winter flowers and foliage! Teri Muncey’s spring wreath tutorial has plenty of helpful tips and tricks to help you get to grips with DIY floral wreaths.

Find the How to make a spring wreath tutorial here

How to make a spring wreath

Diy foraged wreath kit

If you liked the look of the wreath tutorial above, but want to make things a bit simpler, you could always treat yourself to his DIY foraged wreath kit. It comes with everything you need to make a wreath, apart from the foraged flowers - but going for a walk and picking those is half the fun right?!

Buy the Diy foraged wreath kit on Etsy

foraged winter wreath kit

Winter wreath kit with foliage

Don't fancy foraging for your winter wreath flowers? Not to worry, this Winter wreath kit comes with everything - including the foliage you'll need! The kit comes with full tutorial instructions, is available with a willow or grapevine wreath base, and has plenty of sweet features like the lichens, moss and birch wood stars!

Buy the Winter wreath kit with foliage on Etsy

Winter wreath kit primitive

Felt winter wreath pattern

If you like the look of foliage wreaths but want to incorporate a bit more crafty making, why not try your hand at this felt winter wreath pattern. Perhaps the best part, as well as having some fun with felt, once winters over you can always pop it in a box and get it out again next year - good as new!

Buy the Felt winter wreath pattern on Etsy

felt winter wreath pattern

Winter wreath embroidery pattern

We think this is one of our favourite winter wreath ideas - rather than making a wreath, why not try stitching one! This beautiful winter wreath embroidery pattern features bright white poinsettias with branches and leaves, making it an elegant and lovely design that will look stunning in any home!

Buy the Winter wreath embroidery pattern on Etsy

winter wreath embroidery pattern

Crochet snowflake wreath pattern

Here's another winter wreath idea for all you crochet fans! This winter wreath pattern by Hannah Cross uses PVA glue to stiffen your crochet snowflake motifs, then they're layered on top of a wreath base to create a real show-stopper of a wreath!

Buy the Crochet snowflake wreath pattern on Etsy

snowflake wreath crochet pattern

Autumn dried flower wreath kit

Even when the nights draw in and the weather gets colder, there's no reason you can't still enjoy a splash of colour! Which is why we love this gorgeous dried flower wreath kit which comes in gorgeous autumnal colours. The kit comes with full instructions and everything you need to make the wreath, including a wide variety of dried flowers and foliage so that you have a wreath that's full of interest and texture!

Buy the Autumn dried flower wreath kit on Etsy

autumn dried flower wreath kit

How to make a thanksgiving paper wreath tutorial

If you fancy making a Fall wreath but don't want to have to deals with bits shedding off your dried flowers, then how about this no-mess paper wreath! All you need is an embroidery hoop and some very basic craft supplies to make this paper wreath, and it's a great crafty make to get the kids involved with too!

Find the How to make a thanksgiving paper wreath tutorial here

How to make a thanksgiving wreath

Macramé wreath pattern

We do love a bit of macramé - sure it looks complicated at first but we know from experience that once you've got the hang of it it's incredibly satisfying! This Macramé wreath pattern is a design that will really impress your friends and family, and we love that gorgeous fluffy fringing too!

Buy the Macramé wreath pattern on Etsy

macrame wreath pattern

Book page wreath tutorial

We've got to admit that we feel a little uncomfortable with the idea of destroying old books (it even makes us wince when people fold the corners of pages). But we can probably get over our qualms for the sake of this incredible book page wreath tutorial - now all we need to do is find a book we can bear to part with!

Find the Book page wreath tutorial here

book page wreath tutorial

ombre paper wreath tutorial

We were amazed at how this paper wreath tutorial uses such a simple colours to create a stunning effect. The tutorial uses an oval paper punch and wooden wreath, but you could easily get thrifty and make a cardboard wreath and cut out your ovals with scissors.

Find the ombre paper wreath tutorial here

ombre paper wreath tutorial

Free paper snowflake wreath tutorial

No craft supplies? No worries! All you need to make this amazing giant paper snowflake wreath is paper, a stapler and some scissors! A great way to transform your workplace into a winter wonderland!

Find the Free paper snowflake wreath tutorial here

giant paper snowlake wreath tutorial

Bauble wreath tutorial

You know the deal - every year you dig out last years Christmas baubles from the attic, and half of them are broke! Well, why not use those remaining baubles (or any left over after decorating your tree) to make this super-Christmassy bauble wreath!

Find the Bauble wreath tutorial here

bauble wreath tutorial

Free pompom wreath pattern

We know this might not initially come across as one of our best winter wreath ideas, but it's all about the colour choice right? And who doesn't love a pompom?! Why not try making this free pompom wreath pattern in red and white candy cane stripes, or glittery white and blue yarn to transform them into fabulously fluffy winter wreaths!

Find the Free pompom wreath pattern on

pom pom wreath pattern

Dried citrus wreath tutorial

Out of all of these winter wreath ideas, here's one we would have never have thought of! This dried citrus wreath is a genius idea that will add a warming an fragrant touch to your door - we'd be tempted to include some cinnamon sticks on it too so that you get that gorgeous mulled wine smell!

Find the Dried citrus wreath tutorial here

dried citrus wreath tutorial

DIY eco wreath from toilet rolls tutorial

We're big fans of any crafty makes that encourage you to recycle materials that you'll already have at home, and this eco wreath tutorial uses that old favourite recycling craft staple - the cardboard toilet roll tube! We were pleasantly surprised by how good this winter wreath looks once complete, and it's topped off nicely with a bit of glitter and a big ribbon!

Find the DIY eco wreath from toilet rolls tutorial here

Eco toilet roll wreath tutorial

DIY Plastic bottle wreath tutorial

Let's keep the recycling theme going, with this incredible plastic bottle wreath tutorial. You'll be amazed at how you can transform bottles into flowers and plastic bags into pompoms!

Find the DIY Plastic bottle wreath tutorial here

Plastic bottle wreath

Dried flower mini wreath kit

If all of these winter wreath ideas are a bit big and brash for your tastes, you can always keep it small and subtle with this dried flower mini wreath kit. Measuring just 10cm across, it's a great way of enjoying a bit of crafting on a small scale.

Buy the Dried flower mini wreath kit on Etsy

dried mini flower wreath kit

Christmas patchwork folded fabric wreath tutorial

A Christmas wreath is a great way to show off your crafty skills, and if you hang this Patchwork folded fabric wreath on your door prepare for to be declared the crafty queen or king of the neighbourhood. It uses an origami-style fabric folding technique, and some simple stitched help to keep it all together

Find the Christmas patchwork folded fabric wreath tutorial here.

Christmas patchwork wreath tutorial

Giant DIY hula hoop wreath tutorial

For those of you who want winter wreath ideas that are on the large scale - dig out that old hula hoop and prepare to get crafty! This Giant hula hoop wreath tutorial is a fantastic starting point for you to make your own custom wreath - because the design is criss-crossed with twine you could easily incorporate your own elements like photo's or Christmassy treats into the wreath!

Find the Giant DIY hula hoop wreath tutorial here

giant hula hoop wreath tutorial

Upcycled Aluminium can leaf wreath tutorial

This is one of the winter wreath ideas that does require a bit of additional craft kit as it uses a Sizzix die cutting machine, but if you're really determined (and with a bit of patience) we think you could still make this Upcycled Aluminium can leaf wreath by using a leaf template and some metal snips. What really caught our eye was the use of alcohol inks on the aluminium cans, which creates an amazing effect.

Check out the Upcycled Aluminium can leaf wreath tutorial here

Aluminum Can Leaf Wreath Tutorial

We hope you've enjoyed our list of winter wreath ideas. If you're looking for more crafty projects, why not take a look at our DIY origami Christmas decorations, or check out the 15 trends for Christmas 2021. Or why not check out our pick of 47 winter cross stitch patterns, Top 10 Autumn/Winter crochet patterns, or 32 of the best art and crafts subscription boxes.


Matt SpiersDigital Assistant, Gathered

Matt Spiers is a crochet artist and designer who has been overseeing Gathered's crochet articles for over 2 years. He previously worked as Digital Assistant for Simply Crochet magazine and is our in house video editing pro. What started as a hobby a decade ago led to Matt developing a passion (and then a career) with crochet. As well as still regularly writing and designing for Simply Crochet magazine, Matt is a crochet artist in his own right, having displayed and created crochet installations at festivals and fibre events across the UK. You can keep up to date with Matt at @onemancrochet on Instagram.

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