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DIY Winter Wreath Ideas
Decorating your front door after the holidays but before spring arrives can be tricky. Winter wreaths tend to look Christmas-y, especially if they have any red on them whatsoever. Instead, these twelve wintry ways to say welcome on your front door use grays and browns, blue, or lots of white to reflect the landscape outside. They also have lots of cozy textures through the use of materials like yarn, felt, burlap, and even upcycled scarves. Check out how these clever bloggers created these DIY winter wreaths, then try one yourself!Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Wooden Snowflake Door Decor
This wooden snowflake by The Ballard Bunch isn't exactly a wreath but is too clever not to include. Made with simple wooden craft sticks and discs from the craft store, white paint and a little glitter, it makes the perfect front door accessory for winter.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Winter Snowball Wreath
What says wintertime better than snowballs? This playful wreath by Addicted 2 Decorating was made by coating styrofoam balls in glue, then rolling them in Epsom salts. Check out her blog for tips on how to keep mess and headaches to a minimum. Also, make sure to wait for sales or search the dollar store for styrofoam as it can be expensive.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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DIY Pom Pom Wreath
You won't believe how simple it is to make this expensive-looking pom-pom wreath similar to one sold by Anthropologie. Linda from It All Started with Paint crafted this monochromatic beauty with a wreath form from the dollar store and wool yarn.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Ruffle Burlap Wreath
Burlap wreaths are all the rage these days and it's no wonder. They are easy to make and the burlap is the perfect neutral background for embellishments of any kind or color. This wreath by Create.Cook.Teach is kept super-simple with just one snowflake and some white floral picks. By wiring on the decorations, you can easily change them to something else when the weather warms up.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Yarn Snowball Wreath
Two Junk Chix made a different kind of snowball wreath by wrapping styrofoam balls in neutral-colored yarn. Since styrofoam can be pricey, one alternative might be to ball up aluminum foil and wrap that instead. Since you'll be wrapping it in yarn, it shouldn't matter too much if the foil balls aren't perfectly symmetrical. Or pick up a some clearance Christmas ornaments that don't have the small neck on the top for crafting next year.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Winter Scarf Wreath
This winter wreath by Carolyn's Home Work is wrapped in a scarf! Colorful, chunky knit scarves are plentiful at thrift stores, if you don't have one laying around for the project. The great thing about this idea is that it makes quick work out of wrapping the wreath form, as opposed to using yarn, which can be time-consuming.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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Turquoise & Burlap Rosette Winter Wreath
A Pretty Life in the Suburbs created this winter wreath by wrapping a form in blue yarn, then adorning it with felt rosettes in various shades of blue. These colors remind me of the long shadows on snow in late afternoon.
Whichever wreath you decide to make, your front door is sure to convey a warm welcome this winter.