Natural Fall Wreaths

Try these natural fall wreath ideas with autumn's colorful display of foliage and produce. Made with (or inspired by) bittersweet, cornhusks, apples, twigs, and other natural embellishments and textures, these Pinterest-worthy fall wreaths are perfect for welcoming the Thanksgiving season.

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    Ombre Fall Wreath

    This fiery fall wreath combines tree leaves, mums, dried yarrow, oak leaves, and pinecones to create a rainbow of autumnal hues. Soak a 10- or 12-inch ring of floral foam in water. Group like-color materials together, and insert their stems into the natural wreath. Secure the materials in place with hot glue or T pins.

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    Soft and Modern Natural Wreath

    This DIY fall wreath makes a subtle statement with soft textures like cattails, pussywillows, and cotton balls. A scheme of ivory whites  gives this twig-based wreath a modern look. Start with a twig wreath form and layer natural elements on one half of the wreath.

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    Leaves and Pinecones Fall Wreath

    Make gorgeous fall wreaths that last from Halloween through Christmas, like this brown-and-gold arrangement. Wire dried artichokes, lotus pods, and pinecones to the bottom of a grapevine wreath. Tuck brown and gold leaves between the wreath's twigs, securing with hot glue if needed.

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    Gold Magnolia Wreath

    Take nature up a notch by turning what was once green into gold. Add a couple coats of glitzy gold spray paint to large-scale magnolia leaves that were formed into a natural wreath. The layered metallic leaves make a statement all on their own—no embellishment required.

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    Colorful Fall Wreath

    Use this gorgeous floral wreath year after year. A base of red and green foliage makes the orange and gold tones of the flowers and berries pop. For a more personalized wreath, pick your favorite fall flowers as the main wreath decorations.

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    Wheat Welcome Wreath

    Spice up a traditional harvest wreath with metallic spray paint and a friendly welcome sign. To make, divide one bunch of dried wheat into three groups. Use a light touch to paint each group a different metallic finish (we used gold, copper, and brass). Wrap a foam wreath form with twine. Tuck unpainted stalks into the twine, adding the painted wheat sporadically as you go. Switch out the welcome sign for a Thanksgiving message to welcome guests for the holiday.

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    Pussy Willow Wreath

    For long-lasting fall outdoor wreaths that are both simple and striking, turn to pussy willow trimmings. The soft buds add luxurious texture, while the branches give this wreath great shape. To make, bundle your collected branches with paper-covered wire and attach to the wreath base. Save extra trimmings for filling in any openings between the bunches.

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    Succulent Monogram Wreath

    Watch this fall wreath DIY of how to turn old signage into a contemporary succulent wreath. This design allows the fall outdoor wreath to hold up against the elements and last year after year.

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    Spider Mum Wreath

    Mums look great flanking your front door, but how about hanging them up? A sprawling ring of white spider mums is a showstopper. To make the fab fall door wreath, press 1-inch spider mum stems into a foam wreath form. For added flair, hang the wreath with a tartan scarf. Spritz your natural wreath with water every few days to make it last longer.

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    Ornamental Grass Wreath

    Ornamental grasses add a feathery texture to flowerbeds; just consider what they could do for your seasonal homemade wreath! To create this carefree fall wreath, wire 10-inch-long bundles of explosion grass and purple fountaingrass seedheads to a straw wreath form. Overlap the cut ends of the grasses and vary their directions to create a wispy pinwheel shape.

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    Monogrammed Bittersweet Wreath

    Irresistible and easy, a wrapped bittersweet wreath gains a personal touch with a monogram inside. Purchase a twig-and-bittersweet wreath (fake bittersweet branches look just as good as real and last far longer), and wrap it a few times with satin ribbon. Have your wreath on hand when you pick out the monogram for sizing -- ours is a lightweight cardboard letter that we wrapped in twine and wired on three ends. use this fall oudoor wreath year after year. 

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    Kale Wreath

    The trendiest veggie around can garnish more than your salad. Repurpose kale by using it in a showstopping fall wreath that can decorate your door throughout the season. Find everything you need to make this DIY natural wreath below.

    Editors' Tip: Save money on this project when you start kale seedlings from a pack of seeds in late summer or early fall.

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    Bright Bittersweet Wreath

    This bold wreath and its stunning fall colors will turn heads this season. To make, strip leaves from fresh-cut bittersweet vines and stems of Chinese lanterns. Bend and twist the bittersweet vines into a circle, keeping the berries intact. Wrap more vines around the circle, then tuck in Chinese lanterns. Secure loose pods or stems with a bit of hot glue. Hang the wreath away from bright light and heat to preserve its color.

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    Marigold Wreath

    Brighten your guests' day with cheery marigolds attached to an 18-inch grapevine wreath. Marigolds have bright fall color and add softness to the grapevine twigs. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a natural wreath.

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    Bulbous Twig Wreath

    Make a fun statement on your door with this personalized wreath idea. This green wreath leaves gaps to expose the twig base underneath for an interesting variation of texutres. Orange and yellow billy balls nod to the changing colors of the leaves, while succulent plants bring a hint of bright citron green to the wreath.

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    Juniper-and-Bittersweet Rake Wreath

    Add instant color to your front door for fall by tucking strands of bittersweet, juniper berries, and the feathery tips of Eastern red cedar into the hollow stem of an old rake head. Wrap jute around the bottom of the rake head, and tie the tails into a bow.

    Editors' Tip: If red cedar isn't available, use any type of fir for a similar effect.

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    Leaf Wreath

    This natural fall wreath can be made on a budget, because you can find a majority of the supplies in your yard. Gather fallen leaves, and cut a small slit in the center of each with a pair of scissors -- save time by cutting into a stack of leaves at once. String the leaves onto a store-bought wire wreath frame until the frame is hidden. Use a festive plaid ribbon to hang the wreath on your front door.

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    Embellished Moss Wreath

    Jewel tones and fall foliage makes this outdoor Thanksgiving wreath pop. This moss-covered natural wreath can double as a centerpiece—just take it off the door and place it in the center of the table. 

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    Acorn Fall Wreath

    Make a sweet fall statement with this natural harvest wreath making idea for the front door. Start by hot-gluing acorns to a grapevine wreath (it's helpful if you hot-glue the caps on first). Plan for around 100 acorns to get a full look. Add a handmade burlap bow to the top of the wreath. For a touch of glamour, add a dusting of metallic gold glitter.

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    Apple Harvest Wreath

    This easy harvest-time stunner is formed from simple materials: a burlap-wrapped wreath form, faux apples, a neutral mossy filler, and plenty of hot glue. The best part about crafting with fake apples? You'll have a stunning wreath that lasts multiple seasons with no juicy problems later!

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    Fall Wheat Sheave Wreath

    Looking for a last-minute way to add personality to your front door before those first holiday guests arrive? This quick trick will impress them at first knock. Gather a bunch of dried wheat and secure together in the center using a rubber band. Use scissors to trim ends to the same length, and finish with a thick silk or velvet ribbon.

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    Driftwood Wreath

    If you're looking for a neighborhood conversation starter (as in, "Why, yes, I did create this myself!"), you've found the fall wreath DIY for the job. Salvaged driftwood pieces create incredible texture, and variegated wood colors give this wreath can't-look-away appeal. A wreath form and hot glue are the only additional supplies. We also love this wreath for its versatility: Place it on your door, your mantel, or wherever you'd like an edgy, outdoorsy touch.

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    Vivid Moss Wreath

    Simple, striking autumn wreaths pop against dark-color doors, and this lime green stunner surely fits that description. But don't hold your breath for complicated instructions—crafting this wreath takes just two steps. To make your own, hot-glue tufts of spongy reindeer moss generously to a grapevine wreath form. Hang with a strip of burlap, then stand back to admire the lovely shade variations.

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    Romantic Rake Wreath

    Who knew garden rakes could look so dreamy? This fuss-free fall wreath is a breath of fresh country air and a break from traditional round natural wreaths. To re-create this charming door decoration, wind strands of autumn berries (like these scene-stealing beautyberries and ivory snowberries) through rake tines. Finish the look with a wispy bow of dried garlic tops and twine.

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    Natural Hydrangea Wreath

    Dried hydrangea blooms are the eye-catcher in this stunning fall display with a large vine-wreath base. This fall wreath DIY has a secure design to hold up against fall weather.

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    Gourd and Artichoke Wreath

    Artichokes dazzle on a fall door wreath, even if they aren't your favorite veggie. Grab a twig wreath and begin tucking in the stems of real or faux greenery until the wreath is mostly covered. Attach the gourds by piercing a 3-inch piece of galvanized wire (18 gauge) into one end of a gourd. Wrap the wire around the grapevine to secure the gourd in place. Continue securing gourds to the natural wreath until you're happy with the arrangement. While this wreath was made using faux greens with buds and artichokes already attached, you can wire these add-ons to the wreath with the technique used to attach the gourds.

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    Twig and Rosette Wreath

    Welcome the last warm rays of autumn to your home with this sunshiny wreath. Tightly wound yellow rosettes line the interior, anchoring orange buds on spindly branches. Multilength twigs form a striking outer sunburst. If you gather sticks from your own backyard to fashion this wreath, scrape off excess bark before assembling to create a clean-looking final fall wreath.

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    Twig and Pom-Pom Wreath

    The next time you're out for a stroll, collect some branches for this classy fall wreath idea! Arrange slender twigs and branches to form a starburst, and add yarn pom-poms to the center. For coordinating entryway decorations, string a few pinecones and gold ornaments into garlands and dangle them on either side of your door.

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    20-Minute Fall Wreath

    Leaves, twigs, and acorns circle up in an incredibly easy fall wreath, perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving door decor. The bronze shimmer adds sophistication to this fall wreath DIY.

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    Cornhusk Wreath

    Rim a wreath with cornhusks to mimic the golden autumn sun. You'll need a flat wire wreath form and a stash of dried cornhusks. Starting on the outermost ring of the wreath form, spread hot glue on the bottom half of the husk and wrap it around the wreath from back to front. Move inward on the wreath, folding the husks over the previous layer.

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    Apples-and-Pinecones Wreath

    This eye-catching fall wreath will brighten your front door with two-tone apples and bold red berries. To make, bend a 4-foot length of heavy-gauge wire into a circle. In a pretty pattern, skewer the apples on the thick wire and attach pinecones using thin-gauge wire. Then bend the ends of the heavy-gauge wire into C hooks and connect them. Finish the wreath with a bouquet of pine boughs, a few sprigs of scarlet bittersweet, and a festive bow.

    Editors' Tip: Once skewered, real apples have a short shelf life. We recommend skewering real apples for a short-term decoration and using faux apples for a wreath that will last all season.

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    Silk Leaves and Indian Corn Wreath

    Warm up dark doors with natural fall wreaths. To make this one, secure red silk leaves and miniature Indian corn (husks included) to a purchased twig wreath using hot glue or wire.

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    Silvery Acorn Wreath

    Need a change of pace from huge, hearty natural wreaths? Try this slender DIY beauty. Tiny acorns are drilled, threaded, dusted with glitter, and looped into a simple wreath. Tie it with a burlap bow for understated entryway glamour.


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