23 Modern Wreaths to Make for the Holidays

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

Silver Craft Wire

Versatile wire like this has endless uses for DIY projects and decorating
pliers for wreath making

Long Nose Pliers

Long-reach pliers are a crucial tool for working on delicate DIY projects

Hot Glue Gun

A hot glue gun is a must-have for so many DIY projects, you'll wonder how you ever lived without one

Cutting Mat

This mat comes in different sizes and is self-healing so you can use it over and over again

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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

Gold Metal wreath Hoops

Metal Wreath Hoops

These gold hoops keep a festive vibe that Christmas traditionalists will love
Metal wreath hoop frame

10 Inch Wreath Hoops

These pared-back hoops will make a modern style statement
Geometric Scandi Wreath Frame Set

3x Geometric Wreath Frames

These modern frames will let you create a variety of wreath styles

So lighten the load on your front door and embrace a pared-back, cool and natural look with these gorgeous Christmas DIYs.

  1. 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.
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  3. 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.
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  5. 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.
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  7. 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.
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  9. 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
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  11. 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.
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  13. 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.
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  15. DIY minimal holiday wreath from Curbly
    This unique asymmetrical holiday design switches things up by flipping the greenery to the top of the frame.
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  17. 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.
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  19. 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!
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  21. 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.
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    Ready to display your masterpiece?

    Command Hook Wreath Hanger

    Command Hook Wreath Hanger

    The ultimate tool-free way to hang your wreath securely on your front door without nails and risking damage
    Clear Plastic Wreath Hanger

    Clear Plastic Wreath Hangers

    These 12in hangers are scratch-free to protect your walls and doors and feature a lifetime guarantee
    Wreath Hanging Kit for Doors

    Wreath Hanging Set

    This kit, complete with suction cups and door hangers, can take a monster 20lb in weight

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