10 Alternative Wreaths to Make You Forget About Evergreens

Pine needles? Who needs 'em? Here are ten DIY wreaths that will really stand out.

  1. Green Apples

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    Creativedecorations grannysmithholidaywreath

    creativedecorations.com

    The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Bright, crisp, and clean—but not without subtle holiday cheer.

  2. Cinnamon Sticks

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    Cinnamonwreath

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    Few things are as welcoming or evocative of the holidays as the warm and spicy smell of cinnamon. Bring on the Christmas cheer with this cinnamon stick wreath your guests will drool over.

  3. Yarn

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    Yarnwreath

    etsy.com

    Wrapped yarn and felt flowers are all you need for a simple and modern wreath alternative to garnish your front door. With colors that don’t “shout” Christmas, you can leave it up until April if you like.

  4. Photos

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    Photowreath

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    A wreath of memories from Christmases past and present will charm newcomers and stir nostalgia in old friends and family members. Make one to spotlight every kid—or kid-at-heart—in the household.

  5. Paper

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    Paperwreath

    shelterness.com

    Cut and wrapped into cones, colorful paper is a readily accessible and relatively inexpensive material to use in making a terrific twist on the Christmas decorating classic.

  6. Cork

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    Corkwreath

    goodhousekeeping.com

    This cork and jingle bell wreath feels both rustic and festive all at once. What a fun way to remember those shared bottles of wine.

  7. Peppermint

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    Peppermintwreath

    merledres.com

    Classic Starlight Mint peppermint candies make a vibrant adornment for your holiday door. A wreath never tasted—rather, never looked—so good. This year, Santa may opt for the front entry instead of the chimney!

  8. Burlap

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    Redburlapwreath

    littlebirdiesecrets.blogspot.com

    Who would ever imagine that burlap could look so lush and lively? Paired with a dark-colored door, this rich and red wreath is positively eye-popping.

  9. Feathers

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    Featherwreath

    craftyendeavor.com

    Light and airy, this wreath made with a feather boa could make you believe the angels themselves had a decorating party.

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