Christmas wreaths: 10 lovely picks and ideas for your home

No door is complete without a Christmas wreath! Here are our faves ideas for adorning your door

Christmas wreaths from M&S
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No door is complete over the festive season without a Christmas wreath, right? So we ofcourse had to round up our favorite picks and ideas to get you inspired to dress your doors, but also see the alternative ways you can decorate with wreaths. 

From glitzy metalic numbers to the more traditional green foliage and red berries, there is something to suit everyone's style to ensure your door (or mantle, or window, or headboard) is the best dressed this season.

For more Christmas decorating ideas head over to our gorgeous gallery.

1. Go oversized with your wreath this year

The White Company garland

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Like a simple wreath but want it to make a statement? Go for an oversized version! Sure, it might not fit on your door but they look fab in windows, or over mantle pieces. You could make your own of course if you are decorating on a budget, but this gorgeous wreath is from The White Company.

Love this look? Don't miss our Scandi Christmas decorations feature too.

2. DIY a simple wreath from found foliage 

Cotswold Christmas house

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You can't beat a real wreath can you, they are surprisingly easy to make and really cheap too. You can add your own style with berries, bows, flowers, whatever you fancy, or you could keep it really simple with just fir. If you would love to learn how to make a Christmas wreath, our step-by-step will show you how. 

3. Go for a rustic look with a bare wreath 

Christmas wreaths

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A  very low maintenance wreath that you can bring our year after year – go for a wicker or willow wreath that you can add touches of greenery too to create a lovely rustic look. This one is from Cox & Cox, it comes in two sizes and there is even a hanging one that would look amazing over your festive table. 

4. Like a contemporary look? Pick a metal wreath 

The White Company wreath

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How dreamy is this Christmas scene? We love an all-white, more contemporary festive look, but that doesn't mean you can't still have a wreath. We have seen loads of stylish metal wreaths this year, this 'leaf' design is from The White Company.

5. Hang a wreath under the stairs

The White Company wreaths

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Because one wreath just isn't enough we love to look for more places with can hang one. Complete your staircase Christmas decor by hanging a wreath from your banister, in fact, hang multiple if you have the space. Hallways can often get a bit overlooked when it comes to Christmas decor but it's the first place you and your guests see so we think it deserves some festive attention. 

6. Best pre-lit Christmas wreath

Christmas wreaths


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Who doesn’t love a touch of sparkle at this time of year? Pre-lit wreaths just save you having to wrap fairy lights around spikey holly and then try (and fail) to hide the battery pack. Again, they look gorgeous in hallways and note this tip – hanging it on a large mirror will double the sparkles!

7. Hang your Christmas wreath from the ceiling

Garden Trading Christmas dining scene

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A rogue sounding one but hear us out, foliage hanging over your dining table was all over Instagram last year and they look so tricky to recreate, but a wreath makes it easy but still just as effective. We would recommend DIYing a wreath to get the best effect – add plenty ivy to drape down and you could even add small decs too, then add string you hang it from and voila. 

8. Lean a wreath on your kitchen worktop

Garden Retreat bird wreath, £35, John Lewis & Partners.


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Despite being where a lot of the action happens at Christmas, it can be a room we overlook when it comes to decoration. You might not be able to fit in a whole tree, but a wreath can add those festive vibes without taking up a ton of room. Hang on at your kitchen window, or even prop one on a worktop.

9. Pick an extra festive feather wreath 

CB2 Christmas wreaths

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We would want to keep this feather wreath up all year round! Perfect if you don't like too much fuss and frills when it comes to your Christmas decor, this would love lovely on a front door, or as you can see here above a simply decorated mantel – watch those candles though!

10. Create a modern feel with an alternative wreath

CB2 Christmas wreaths

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If your interior style doesn't suit the traditional Christmas vibe, then there are plenty of contemporary wreaths out there that wouldn't interrupt a minimalist space. Check out this white antler wreath from CB2  – simple, chic and still suitably festive.