You’re a modern gal, so why wouldn’t you want to make modern wreaths?
If you’ve read our post on the best DIY Christmas wreaths, then you’ll know it was filled with some seriously good DIY ideas to adorn your front door for the season.
If the traditional Christmas look goes a little overboard for your tastes, however, then this is definitely the post for you.
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These uber-stylish DIYs, many with a modern, Scandinavian aesthetic, are like a breath of fresh Nordic air in the winter.
Not only do they look good but they’re some of the simplest projects to make. Many of these can be put together in just minutes, leaving you plenty of time to sip on some steaming hot chocolate while you admire your handiwork.
Before we get started, you will need a few basic tools and supplies, many of which you might already have at home.
These tools can be picked up cheap
Silver Craft Wire
Long Nose Pliers
Hot Glue Gun
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Once you have chosen your style, you’ll going to need a basic ‘Scandi’ frame, I have collected some of the best here for you to refer back to.
Here are my picks for modern wreath frames
Metal Wreath Hoops
10 Inch Wreath Hoops
3x Geometric Wreath Frames
So lighten the load on your front door and embrace a pared-back, cool and natural look with these gorgeous Christmas DIYs.
- Fresh green wreath from A Shade of Blue Interiors
This sweet and simple olive leaf wreath, using some vintage-style bell ornaments, is perfect for an unfussy look. – You don’t even need to use a wire frame. Remember to choose leaves that will dry well if you plan to use it for a number of weeks.
- Giant DIY Christmas wreath from Homemade Ginger
Just because modern wreaths are simple, doesn’t mean they have to be easy to ignore. This project uses a hula hoop for a big wreath that makes a bold statement.
- Minimalist modern Scandinavian wreath from Mini Piccolini
These tasteful, asymmetrical modern wreaths, with flameless candles, will make even the biggest Christmas Grinch smile. Hanging a collection of them at different heights on a wall makes a real feature, but a single one would look equally good hung on a door.
- Minimalist modern Scandinavian wreath from Grey Snail Designs
If you like your holiday colors to be tasteful and unimposing then this is the ideal non-traditional project.
- DIY geometric wreath from Sugar and Cloth
Minimalists will adore this geometric design and it’s low cost as well! We love the gold look of this one but you could spray paint the frame any color you like and coordinate the greenery to match
- DIY holiday wreath from Design Love Fest
This boho triangular holiday wreath using fresh florals might take a little time to make but the stunning result is worth it.
- Bottle brush holiday wreath from AKA Design
If you like Scandi style and the modern farmhouse look then you might like this rustic Christmas craft. All that’s required here is gluing some bottle brush trees to a grapevine wreath and as soon as it’s dry, it’s ready to hang.
- DIY minimal holiday wreath from Curbly
This unique asymmetrical holiday design switches things up by flipping the greenery to the top of the frame.
- DIY Scandinavian-style wreath from Fish and Bull
This wreath project gives you a chance to inject some fun and color into your minimal design, thanks to some Christmas ornaments. With the genius idea of using an old embroidery hoop and attaching everything with wire, the whole wreath can be dismantled and reused for another project after Christmas too.
- DIY rosemary wreath from The Sweetest Occasion
This mini rosemary modern wreaths holiday garland not only looks adorable, but it also smells fab too. Just the thing to admire while you’re cooking up some Christmas appetizers in the kitchen!
- Gold found-object wreath from Brit+Co
This DIY Dresden Christmas wreath looks like something you’d see in Anthropologie. Inspired by Victorian-era brass decorations, all it takes to recreate the look is a collection of found objects, some wire, and gold spray paint.
Ready to display your masterpiece?
Command Hook Wreath Hanger
Clear Plastic Wreath Hangers
Wreath Hanging Set
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