32 Fall Wreaths That Showcase Nature's Bounty

Add seasonal style to your front door with dried grasses, leaves, flowers, and more.

Bring nature's bounty to your home's front entry with a festive fall wreath. Our roundup of wreath ideas will inspire you to turn found elements from the great outdoors into distinctive arrangements.

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Golden Harvest Wreath

yellow fall grass and flower wreath
Marty Baldwin

Simple and elegant, this honey-hued wreath makes for the ultimate fall front door decor. Use a cornucopia of dried flowers, like marigolds, pumpinos, rice flowers, straw, yarrow, wheat, dyed moss, and rose hip branches, to achieve this eye-catching wreath. A basic grapevine wreath forms the base.

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Jewel-Tone Dried Flower Wreath

twine fall wreath with seasonal flowers
Carson Downing

Pops of pink, rich reds, and dazzling yellows make your front door shine. Place dried or fake flowers on half of a grapevine wreath. Arrange them more densely at the center and more sporadic at the ends to mimic a gradient. Glue miniature white pumpkins among the flowers for an extra dose of fall fun.

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Neutral Fall Wreath with Florals

white front door colorful fall wreath pink mums
Adam Albright

Find inspiration in the colors of nature with this delicate woodland wreath. Skip the typical fall colors like yellow, orange, and red for brilliant neutrals. Sprigs of tan, beige, brown, and green dried florals stand out amongst autumn-theme decor.

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Fall Forage Wreath

Wreath made of branches and fall leaves
Jason Donnelly

Get resourceful and gather fallen leaves or pinecones to create your own rustic wreath. Glue or tie the natural elements to a grapevine wreath. For a pop of color, cut out leaf shapes from scrapbooking paper with a vibrant pattern or hue. For this fall wreath, we chose oak leaves for their iconic shape.

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Dried Wheat Wreath

fall grass and berries wreath with bat on door
Adam Albright

Sneak in a spooky element by placing your favorite Halloween scare in the center of your fall wreath. This bat cutout is nestled on a backdrop of wheat and flowers. Once the holiday is over, simply remove the Halloween decoration from the wreath if desired and keep your fall wreath up through Thanksgiving.

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Sunflower Wreath

fall wreath with sunflowers on door
Jacob Fox

Create an enchanting farmhouse front door with a few sunflowers. Pick nontraditional sunflower colors like white and orange to complement fuzzy white dried flowers. Finish the wreath with a burlap tie to hang on the door. For even more country charm, add a burlap bow.

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Triangle Wreath

A close look at a triangle shaped wreath made out of dried plants and sunflowers.

Better Homes & Gardens / Carson Downing

Trade in a typical circular wreath for a modern twist on the classic. Try a triangle wreath decorated with fall botanicals for a unique update on seasonal decor. Fill with your favorite fall flora and greenery.

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Dried Hydrangea Wreath

white front door with grapevine wreath and pumpkins fall decorating
Miki Duisterhof

Include more than just mums when decorating your front porch this season. While mums are a fall staple, hydrangeas contribute muted fall color with added dimension. The bright green of the flowers pairs well with various gourds for a cohesive entrance.

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Rustic Fall Wreath

fall wreath over mantel
Jay Wilde

Florals and fall go hand-in-hand. Select a natural grapevine or twig wreath, then decorate with blooms of all sizes. White flowers stand out amidst rich fall colors and pair with practically any hue. Hang your wreath indoors above a mantel or outdoors on a door or window.

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Autumn Bounty Wreath

Mixed Fall Wreath With Gourds

Showcase the bounty of fall on your front door. Attach harvest items like berries, gourds, and leaves, to a grapevine wreath with florists wire or hot glue. Arrange the elements evenly around the wreath for a symmetrical look.

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Leaf and Marigold Fall Wreath

Wreath made of fall leaves
Helen Norman

Opt for faux leaves and twigs to create a long-lasting fall wreath, or choose dried finds if you want a more natural look. Dried marigolds nestle into this natural wreath outfitted with vibrant fall colors. Start by covering a foam wreath with Spanish moss, then stick in leaves, alternating the colors for variety. Green pins help keep the leaves in place.

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Mixed Medley

Wreath made of leaves, seed pods, and plants
Kritsada Panichgul

Highlight the diverse beauty of seedpods in a grapevine wreath. Tuck the seedpod stems into the wreath, grouping the pods together by species. This natural fall wreath highlights milkweed, red-winged seedpods and leaves from a Japanese maple, tallow berries from the crafts store, scarlet oak foliage, a lotus pod, evening primrose stalks, jimsonweed, and seedpods from a honey locust tree.

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Branching Out

Wreath made of green and red plants
Edmund Barr

Craft a natural fall wreath that appears gathered from the woods. Cover an 18-inch wreath base with sheet moss, wrapping it with florists wire. Secure gnarled magnolia stems to the mossy base. Use hot glue to attach sprigs of huckleberry or other leaves. Complete the design with clusters of burgundy hypericum berries, leucadendron flowers, and nearly black Aeonium 'Zwartkop,' all wired in place.

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Square Succulent Wreath

Square wreath with succulents
Edmund Barr

Break the cycle of ordinary round wreaths by crafting a square arrangement. This succulent masterpiece is given sturdy support by a pair of 14-inch square wreath bases. Fill the forms with sheet moss, sandwich them together, and wrap with wire. Use wooden picks with wire attached to secure larger succulents. For the smaller plants, make liberal use of florists glue, which adheres to a variety of surfaces.

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Welcome Basket

fall basket hanging from door with gingko
Peter Krumhardt

Spray-paint a quarter-peck basket in white, then place florists foam in the base. Insert dried bittersweet, ginkgo branches, and painted dried pencil cattails. Tie on ribbon and twine adorned with Chinese lantern pods. Hang your wreath from a burlap ribbon wrapped around the basket handle.

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Wheat Wreath

wheat wreath with corn and bittersweet
Carson Downing

To make this natural fall wreath, trim dried wheat so that the stems are 1 inch long. Hot-glue wheat stems to the wreath form, overlapping tassels as you go. Create a spiral effect by keeping the tassels pointed in the same direction. Tuck in sprigs of bittersweet and purple broom corn, then glue them in place.

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Minimalist Fall Wreath

Directly above shot of triangle twig wreath with scissors on table
Carson Downing

An easy and inexpensive DIY wreath is made using found sticks. For an asymmetrical arrangement, use striped twine to cinch three branches into a triangle. Tie sprigs of greenery and seedpods along one side with a scrap of ribbon.

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New Twist on a Twig Wreath

Square wreath made of branches and plants
Edmund Barr

Make an interesting rustic wreath from bundles of birch twigs bound into a square with paper-wrapped wire. Capture the essence of the harvest in an unexpected way with millet seed heads, wheat stalks, and ripe sunflower heads (with all the petals plucked off). Wire the flowers and foliage together like a handheld bouquet, then attach it to the wreath. Add even more texture with billy balls, variegated euonymus, and succulents.

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Mum's the Word

Front door with flower wreath
Rett Peek

Use fresh or faux chrysanthemum stems to add classic fall character to a wreath. Spider, button, and garden mums were pulled together with hypericum berries, nandina foliage, and lotus pods to create this fiery door greeter. To create this look, simply take a grapevine wreath and attach your favorite seasonal stems with floral wire.

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Go Neutral

Table with gourds and wreath
Blaine Moats

Stalks of oats, millet, and ornamental grasses fill out this wheat wreath, which looks just as lovely hanging above a mantel or sideboard as it does on a front door. Gourds play with other textured naturals like grasses, beeswax, and woven rush. Here, the speckled orange and green skins lend the right amount of color to a grouping of neutral home decor.

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Bittersweet Wreath

Wreath above fireplace with pumpkins
Kritsada Panichgul

A grapevine wreath spray-painted white forms the perfect canvas for bittersweet's vivid colors. Entwine bittersweet vines between and around the wreath branches, securing with wire where needed. Pair with gourds in similar shades above a mantel for a festive fall display.

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Marigold Wreath

Wreath made of orange marigolds
Adam Albright

There are many more ways to display fall flowers than just sticking them into a vase. To recreate this floral fall wreath, add an abundance of cut marigolds to a grapevine wreath. Although you could use any type of flower, bright orange marigolds look especially pretty when paired with the dark wreath form and gourds.

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Sunny Display

bright yellow door with fall wreath
Marty Baldwin

Scour your yard for a collection of tiny twigs to use in this fall wreath. With florist's glue, attach the twigs to a metal wreath form. Secure sprigs of forsythia in using a hot-glue gun. Let it dry and hang it on your door, over the mantel, or on a wall.

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Natural Tones

Wreath made of leaves, branches, seed pods, and pinecones
Kim Cornelison

Try a monochromatic arrangement to create a wreath that will last for years to come. Purchase a basic grapevine wreath from your local home center or crafts store, and attach dried artichokes, lotus pods, and pinecones at one end. Nestle gold-tinted leaves between the twigs and adhere them with a hot-glue gun.

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Forest Filler

Wreath made of fall leaves and seed pods
Anthony Masterson

Show off the textural beauty of dried lotus pods with a framework of lush greenery. Use hot glue to attach clusters of the pods to a moss-covered wreath form, layering in magnolia leaves, sprigs of bittersweet, and Chinese lantern pods for contrast. Fill in any gaps with dried lavender.

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Make a Maize Wreath

fall wreath corn husks
Carson Downing

Corn husks are so much more than fodder for the compost pile. Wrap dampened husks (tamale wrappers from the grocery store will work) around a straw wreath form and attach them with T-pins, overlapping pieces until the entire form is hidden. Secure the final layer—we used all Indian corn husks for bold color—with hot glue.

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Fields of Gold

Wreath on light blue door made with grass
Greg Scheidemann

Bring luster to a traditional harvest wreath with metallic spray paint. Divide one bunch of dried wheat into three groups. Use a light touch to paint each group in a different finish (we used gold, copper, and brass). Tuck the stalks into a purchased wheat wreath and hang.

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Festive Fall Flowers

Fall colors wreath made of flowers
Andre' Baranowski

Late-blooming chrysanthemums are the perfect way to bring the beauty of fall into your home. This stunning autumn wreath is a collection of autumnal-hued golden, maroon, and burnt sienna mums. Because the flowers in this arrangement are real, saturate a foam wreath base with water, then stick the mums into it. To create a wreath with more staying power, use dried blooms.

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Farmhouse Cotton Wreath

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This cotton wreath has beautiful rustic texture. By tucking fluffy cotton bolls into a basic grapevine wreath and adding a burlap bow, you can make a farmhouse wreath for half the price of store-bought versions. Assemble one yourself with our step-by-step instructions and have a fall wreath ready to hang in about an hour.

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Berry Burst

Wreath of pinecones pomegranates
Matthew Mead

Add holiday color to your home with the vibrant hues of winterberry and pomegranates. Using a wood skewer, pierce a hole through the base of each pomegranate and thread florists wire through. Wire the pomegranates around a grapevine wreath covered in sheet moss. Add crimson bursts of winterberry branches between evenly spaced pine cones, securing everything with hot glue.

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In a Nutshell

Wreath of nut shells with pumpkins
Adam Albright

Not all fall wreaths have to be suspended outside. Display this nut wreath on a fireplace mantel or entryway console table so you can enjoy its beauty every day. To add a pop of color to the neutral hues, place gourds around the base as decor.

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Go Green

Wreath with dark green leaves and fruits
Victor Schrager

Combine greenery with fall color accents, such as fruits, nuts, or small pumpkins or gourds. This arrangement showcases Bosc pears, winter citrus, walnuts, and acorns. With a simple wreath of greenery, you can replace the fall accents with wintry counterparts later in the season.

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