Jingle bell rock the holiday season with an easy Christmas wreath. We’ve gathered up 20 affordable simple wreaths to make yourself, from reindeer wreaths to horizontal wreaths to easy wreath making for kids. Whether your Christmas decorating style is simple and classic or bold and bright, you’ll find out how to make a Christmas wreath like a pro. Put on your favorite carols, grab your glue gun, scroll down to get started.
A Perfect Circle
We love craft projects that are easy to make and make an elegant statement, and this lovely wreath is both. The aptly named Simple Circle Wreath on store-bought macrame hoops plus seasonal greenery. Plus, it'is easy enough to make that you can create a trio—or more—in less time than it takes to watch Frosty the Snowman. Find out how to make one of your own at Alice and Lois.
All Blown Up
Make a candy-colored wreath perfect for Whoville with a bag of bright balloons. It's an easy fun take on the traditional Christmas wreath. Even the biggest Grinch won't be able to resist it. A Subtle Revelry shows you how you can make your own.
The Gingerbread Wreath
You will be parent of the year after baking this delicious gingerbread wreath. We love that it's a fun, festive twist on the traditional gingerbread house. Plus, your kids can get in on the action by decorating gingerbread boys and girls. Bonus? The key ingredient for this edible wreath is Pillsbury's refrigerated gingerbread dough, so even reluctant bakers can make it. Simply roll the dough, cut out shapes with your fave holiday cookie cutters, and layer them on top of an edible wreath. Find the step-by-step instructions here.
MADE Everyday offers up an Acorn Wreath that uses - you guessed it - acorns to create a modern, streamlined look. This DIY wreath doesn't require much in the way of craft skills, but since you have to glue them on one by one it may take an afternoon. Once you're done gluing, you can customize the color to match your holiday decor. Put on your favorite holiday music, get out the hot glue gun, and jingle all the way to MADE Everyday to find out how to make your own.
Impress Dasher, Dancer, and Vixen with this easy DIY reindeer wreath. Pom-poms add a fun touch, and the bells will jingle each time your door opens. Jess at Make and Do Crew shows you how to make your own and add a touch of Rudolph to your Christmas decorations.
Wrapped in Ribbon
Rows of ribbon plus hot glue = an easy DIY wreath. Pick up a few rolls of extra-thick grosgrain ribbon and a wreath form, and follow the step-by-step instructions from Kimbo at A Girl with a Glue Gun. This wreath is also super-affordable, leaving lots of pennies left over for fun stocking stuffers.
Want to add sparkly fairy light fun to your front door? Simply add a strand of lights to any store-bought wreath to make it extra special. In five minutes flat, you’ll have a festive decoration to dangle from your door. Head to Lights4Fun for the step-by-step and photo inspiration. Twinkle twinkle, little wreath.
Pine Cones Meet Pom Poms
This wreath includes a fun activity that also gets kids out of the house! Gathering pine cones from the backyard or a local park will provide most of the material for this peppy wreath. Plus, this one comes together for less than $10! Hop over to Make and Do Crew for the full tutorial from DIY wizard Jess.
Make a big statement with a huge wreath that takes a little time, but not a lot in the way of specialized crafty skills. Buy out all the ornaments you can find at the Dollar Store in your fave colors, and get gluing. This beautiful, bold wreath will be one you'll love to use year after year. Sweet Pickins Furniture will tell you how to get it done.
Color Block Creativity
Everything’s more fun in color—especially when they’re extra bright colors, like those in this paper wreath from A Subtle Revelry. Plus, all the cutting required is good practice for your kiddo’s fine motor skills. Start on your way to delightful color block décor by following the DIY details here.
The Centerpiece Wreath
Bubbles of festive burlap come together to create a base for candles in this tabletop wreath. Add a few golden baubles, and you’ll have a centerpiece that will last you until the ball drops on New Year’s Eve. Get the directions for exactly how to scrunch up that burlap at Adina Justina.
A Delightfully Different Wreath
Looking for a nontraditional way to spruce up your front door? Gather up greenery to make a dangling horizontal wreath, and then visit Minted Julep for all the steps to build this refreshing wreath. You'll have a simple, organic shape to brighten the inside or outside of your holiday home.
Top Off the Table
Got crafty kids? Look no further. These sweet mini-wreaths from Say Yes are a project you and your sidekick can tackle together with little more than a bag of cranberries and a seasonal soundtrack of your favorite carols. Plus, these combine place cards with bright wreaths for holiday-perfect place settings.
Nothing Bundt Fun
If you want some bling for your door but don't have a lot of time, take a peek at this cool upcycled wreath. Using an old bundt pan, ribbon and a little flair, it’s nothing bundt fun for your little helpers. You can even skip the painting step and go with copper or silver to make it extra easy. Get the whole tutorial here.
An eco-friendly take on the classic rag wreath, this version requires the yellow or white pages, paint, and lots of glitter. Get the whole tutorial over at scrumdillydilly.
If you can't possibly imagine making a wreath without evergreen boughs, then this basic wreath tutorial from Delia Creates is just the ticket. Snag a few loose trimmings from your fresh tree, grab twinkle lights, and head over to Delia Creates to discover the secret way to create a perfect circle.
Burlap and Bells
Bells will be ringing, are you listening? Give your jingle bells a place to hang with this charming front door decor. Gather a blank wreath form, burlap, and silver bells—you'll be on your way to holiday cheer in no time. Don’t think you’ve got what it takes to whip up your own? After taking a peek at the how-to over at The Nerd’s Wife, we’re betting you’ll change your tune.
Cute as a Button
Another creative take on holiday wreaths, this button wreath thought up Jackie over at Happy Hooligans is a great project for a crafternoon with the kids. You’ll need buttons of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Grab the tutorial over at Happy Hooligans.
Magnificent Mason Jars
Is there anything a mason jar can’t do? These adorable wreath ornaments are the work of Sarah, the crafter-mind behind Sadie Season Goods. Using various types of materials and trimmings, you can easily whip up your own. Psst! These make great gifts! Skip over to Sadie Season Goods for the how-to.
— Oz Spies