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5 Non-Traditional Christmas Wreath Ideas

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, I know that most people are in full-on Christmas decorating mode.

Have you already packed up all the fall décor and decked the halls for Christmas?

I’m not there yet. If you know me, you know I am not a huge seasonal decorator; however, I do like to make a few new decorations each year.

Today I am sharing a few creative wreath ideas for those of you who want to change things up from the traditional wreath this year!

I always love getting Christmas cards from family and friends each year but sometimes struggle with displaying them all.

This is a fun idea for making a wreath that doubles as a Christmas card holder!

DIY Christmas Decorations ~ Make a wreath that doubles as a Christmas card display!

Christmas Card Holder Wreath

These wooden door tags are perfect for the person who really wants to think outside the traditional Christmas wreath box!

DIY Christmas Decorations ~ These wooden door tags are the perfect alternative to the traditional Christmas wreath!

“Merry Christmas” Wood Door Tags

This is another creative wreath idea that uses a star wreath form and twigs from your yard. I love the natural, rustic quality.

DIY Christmas Decorations ~ Make a berry and twig wreath using sticks from your own yard!

Twig and Berry Star Wreath

I always love a good pom-pom project, and this puffy wreath is swoon-worthy! The candy cane stripe ribbon gives it the perfect dose of Christmas, but you could easily change out the ribbon and keep this versatile wreath out all through winter.

DIY Christmas Decorations ~ This Anthropologie inspired pom-pom wreath is perfect for the holidays and can even remain up for winter!

Puffy Pom Pom Wreath

Boxwood always makes for a beautiful holiday wreath. This tutorial shows how to make your own boxwood wreath on the cheap using clippings from your yard!

DIY Christmas Decorations ~ Follow this tutorial to make your own boxwood wreath with clippings from your yard!

Fresh-from-the-Front-Yard Boxwood Wreath


Do you favor a traditional pine Christmas wreath or do you like to live on the wild side and try something a little different each year?

If you have a creative Christmas wreath idea, I’d love to hear about it!

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