Put your craft skills to the test this Christmas with these DIY at-home wreath kits.
As fun as shopping for new Christmas ornaments can be, there’s something extra special about rolling up your sleeves and making your own festive decorations – especially when you use it as an excuse to get together with your friends for a mulled wine and mince pie craft evening.
There are, of course, plenty of Christmas crafts you could try your hands at. But if you’re looking for a stress-free crafting experience, then a DIY wreath kit could be exactly what you need.
Containing everything you need to create your very own festive wreath, DIY wreath kits have grown in popularity over the last couple of years – and it’s not hard to see why. Alongside the more traditional kits made of fir branches and other seasonal decorations, there are a selection of more unique options, so you’re sure to find one that matches your aesthetic.
And if you don’t have space on your front door, no fear – you can use your wreath as an additional Christmas decoration somewhere in the home such as on a wall, propped up on a shelf or hanging on an internal door.
Intrigued? Below, we’ve rounded up our pick of the best DIY wreath kits on the market for Christmas 2021 to get you started.
Hayley Scott Blooms DIY Wreath Kit
If you’re looking for a wreath kit with a little extra guidance, look no further than this brilliant kit by Cornish-based floral designer Hayley Scott Blooms.
As well as containing everything you need to make a suitably festive wreath (including the moss base which you’ll use to bind everything together), this kit comes with a step-by-step instruction card and links to video tutorials, so you won’t be left wondering what step comes next.
Shop DIY Wreath Kit at Hayley Scott Blooms, £32
Flower Be Luxury DIY Christmas Wreath
If your love of Christmas could give Buddy the elf a run for his money, then this festive-themed wreath kit is for you.
This wreath is brimming with decoration including silver-coated apples, dried limes, cinnamon sticks, pinecones and matching ribbons. The vibe is rustic and unapologetically seasonal, and we love it.
Shop Luxury DIY Christmas Wreath at Flower Be, £55
Lavender & Rose Dried Flower Christmas Wreath Kit
Christmas decorations don’t have to be dripping in red and green. In fact, thanks to this cute online florist you can get a wreath that stylishly nods to the stylish dried flower trend using natural homegrown wheat and fluffy bunny tails. Together they bring warm neutral tones and bags of texture to this design.
This kit also comes with ecru ribbons to add a finishing flourish, which you can either tie in a sweet bow or try an undone knot for a contemporary finish.
Shop Dried Flower Christmas Wreath Kit at Lavender & Rose, £65
Birch & Bloom Grassy Pinks DIY Wreath Kit
If your pad is a pastel haven then this pretty wreath will fit right in.
We love dried grass wreaths as they last for months, which means you can keep this on-trend beauty hanging on your wall long after Christmas is over.
Birch and Bloom have styled this wreath in a half-moon shape but you can change the design in whichever way you like.
Shop Grassy Pinks DIY Wreath Kit at Birch and Bloom, £38
Lavender & Rose Eucalyptus Christmas Wreath Kit
Eucalyptus is an enduring classic in the botanical world. It’s a go-to styling tool to give a lonely corner or empty mantlepiece some texture and edge.
The pale tone of eucalyptus leaves is calming and versatile, so a wreath like this could go pretty much anywhere. It would look stylish hanging, yes, on a door, but also above a fireplace, as part of a gallery wall or above a dresser.
Shop Eucalyptus Christmas Wreath Kit at Lavender & Rose, £65
The Floral Collection Christmas DIY Wreath Kit
Cook up some mulled wine and settle in for a night of wreath making with this very merry DIY kit.
Each package comes with all the materials you need to create a fresh foliage Christmas door wreath, with a step-by-step guide to talk you through the process.
The kit includes a mossed ring, a selection of Christmas greenery, a mix of florists choice foliage’s, pine cones, dried fruits, pre-wired cinnamon sticks, one metre of natural ribbon and one metre of red ribbon, as well as feathers to add a country touch.
Shop Christmas DIY Wreath Kit at The Floral Collection, from £45
May Contain Glitter Paper Flower Wreath Kit
Feeling artsy? This colourful, paper flower wreath kit is a little bit different and ideal for crafty critters looking to get creative this December.
It’s suitable for all skill levels with easy-to-follow photo instructions which show step-by-step how to score, fold and curl the pre-cut flowers.
Shop May Contain Glitter Paper Flower Wreath Kit at Not On The Highstreet, £24
Shropshire Petals Create Your Own Dried Flower Heart Wreath
Shropshire Petals creates incredibly beautiful pastel-hued biodegradable petal confetti all year round, and for Christmas they’re giving customers the chance to craft their own heart-shaped wreaths.
This rustic wreath is made from dried flowers and wheat actually grown on the Shropshire Petals farm. There are plenty of colour palettes to choose from, which will determine what comes in your wreath. Pick from pink, blue, burgundy, white or dried lavender.
Shop Shropshire Petals Create Your Own Dried Flower Heart Wreath at Not On The Highstreet, £35
Lavender & Rose Classic Pine Christmas Wreath Kit
This classic Christmas wreath is a mix of locally sourced pines alongside pinecones, velvet ribbon, and rustic handmade Indian mini bells.
The kit has been thoughtfully curated to be as eco-friendly as possible. It uses a willow base which is handmade from British branches and is completely compostable.
While some wreath kits use coated wire, which can introduce plastics into the environment where it’s disposed, or take a long time to break down, this one uses twine. Plus, it isn’t dyed or artificially treated, which makes it kinder on your hands, too.
Shop Classic Pine Christmas Wreath Kit at Lavender & Rose, £65
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