What better way to spruce up your home than with a beautiful, bold autumn wreath fashioned out of seasonal blooms brandishing rich, autumnal hues? From providing a warm welcome to adding a dose of colour to your home, a wreath can liven up even the blandest of entranceways.
If you’d like to add a wreath to your home but need some inspiration, there are plenty of options out there.
Here we’ve listed seven of our favourite wreath ideas, all of which promise to add style and sophistication to your abode.
What to consider when choosing an autumn wreath?
The best autumn wreaths are those that embody the changing season, make a bold statement and celebrate nature. If the year we’ve had has taught us anything, it is how important nature really is for our overall health and wellbeing.
From silk foliage and maple leaves to pumpkins and dried flowers, there are numerous seasonal wreaths to choose from, all of which are suited to a variety of tastes and budgets. Of course, there are numerous ways to get creative too if you’re keen to enjoy the delights of a wreath while keeping the costs down.
1. Fashion your own DIY wreath
This is a great project to embrace with friends and family and is a good way to create a tailor-made wreath suited to your style or that of your home. From a muted colour palette to an over the top affair, you can make this wreath as sophisticated or eccentric as you like.
The best way to create a homemade wreath involves visiting your local florist or DIY centre for supplies, or alternatively, you can buy a ‘make your own wreath’ kit online. This is a fantastic project to tackle at the weekends with friends and family, or you can even make an evening of it and add wine and nibbles to the mix.
2. Rich orange autumn wreath
Embrace the rustic trend this autumn with an orange-hued arrangement surrounding a 30cm rattan wreath. Brandishing a rich mix of bold orange chrysanthemums, bright berries, acorns, pumpkins, fern thistle and autumn leaves, this is one display certain to make your front door pop!
If you live in an area that is cooler and suffers from bad weather, add this wreath to an interior wall instead, such as above the mantelpiece in the living room or in the entrance hallway.
3. Autumn harvest wreath
Take note of the changing seasons with a cutesy nature-inspired wreath. Boasting leaf stalk swirls, grasses and stems in an array of browns and beiges, as well as a mix of seed pods and mini pumpkin gourds, this wreath design embraces both rustic and rugged farmhouse styles and is a great option for those who prefer a more traditional look.
4. Dried flower wreath
Dried flowers are huge news this season, boasting all the sophistication and style of natural flowers, yet the longevity of faux blooms. Opt for a wreath comprising dried foliage and flowers including seed heads,
Amaranthus, barley and numerous other bloom and shrub varieties. The mix of rich warm hues is ideal for the autumn season, especially when placed in the right spot in your home.
5. Sunflower wreath
Give your front door, mantelpiece or wall injection of colour and life with a bright and bold sunflower wreath. This is certainly one way to liven up the darker nights and cooler weather.
A handful of beaming sunflowers is sure to bring your own sunshine on a rainy day and can look both modern and traditional at the same time.
6. Classic colours
Do you like something a little more traditional in style? Opt for a picture-perfect mix of autumn colours for a touch of elegance. Oversized silk blossoms combined with a handful of pine cones, faux wheat stalks and small pumpkins can be used to create a beautiful and bold effect all year round.
Simply add a loop to the back and hang this masterpiece wherever you please. It’s certain to create a talking point for anyone that enters your home while adding ambience to the area in which you choose to hang it.
7. Cotton wreath
Cotton plants are another hot trend taking centre stage this season and a cotton wreath is a great way to inject this style into your home. This unique wreath often includes eucalyptus, to create a soft and contemporary style. It’s a great option for those who prefer more muted colour palettes and a slightly bohemian style, as well as those who live in contemporary, sleek apartments or houses.
Whichever wreath you choose to invest in or create, this accessory is a great way to inject fragrance, colour and style into your home, a must this autumn if you’re keen to follow the latest trends!