It’s time to deck your door with boughs of holly with our pick of the finest DIY kits, ready-made fresh foliage options and dried flower wreaths.
December is nearly upon us and that means the Christmas countdown is in full swing. And what could be more festive than starting the season by putting up a stunning wreath on your front door? If you adore turning your home into a winter wonderland over the festive period you’ll want to make sure it looks incredible both inside and out, and a carefully selected wreath can set the scene and will be the perfect first impression for your guests.  Whether you’ve got green fingers and fancy making your own or want to let the professionals do the hard work and have a wonderful wreath delivered straight to the door it’s going on, here’s our edit of where to buy your wreath this year. 

The dried flower option

Image © The Quietly Wild Store  
Dried flowers are all the rage at the moment and a wreath made using dried foliage and fruit will last longer than a real one. This beautiful option from The Quietly Wild Store will look brilliant as an autumn wreath right now and would also take you through the entire festive season. With cinnamon sticks and dried oranges you’ll get a scent of Christmas every time you walk through your perfectly styled door too. This wreath comes in a pre-made option or as a DIY wreath kit. The Quietly Wild Store Pre-made dried flower festive Christmas wreath, £55, thequietlywildstore.co.uk

The DIY wreath kit option

Image © The Suffolk Nest 
If you love flowers all year round as well as drooling over stunning interiors then you’ll want to give florist Ashlee from @the_suffolk_nest a follow on instagram. Her account is full of fabulous step-by-step floristry videos and she also has her own shop where you can buy a Christmas wreath kit to make a huge rustic garland of your own full of fresh foliage like Normandy blue spruce, eucalyptus, pine and conifer - just imagine the smell! And of course, there’ll be one of her easy-to-follow videos to guide you through the DIY. The Suffolk Next Christmas wreath kit, £55, thesuffolknest.com
 

The ready-made home delivery option

Image © Ronny Colbie 
For a really luxurious pre-made wreath that won’t see you lifting a finger, superstar Canadian florist Ronny Colbie is your man. His team, based in Balham, create the most sumptuous and timeless wreaths that are full-on festive with decadent velvet bows, beautiful berries, dried fruit and pretty pine cones. We love the names of each wreath… choose between the likes of Miracle on 34th Street, Love Actually, The Holiday and even Frozen! Ronny Colbie Miracle on 34th Street Wreath, £75 - £120, ronnycolbie.com

The faux option

 
Image © We are Little Buds
If you want a wreath you can use year after year, then a faux option is a good idea. You don’t just have to have plain foliage though or something that looks artificial. We Are Little Buds create amazingly realistic faux bloom displays and we love their standout flower-filled wreaths that’ll really turn heads as people walk past your door. We Are Little Buds Faux winter magnolia & pine cone wreath, £68  wearelittlebuds.com 
 

The high street option

 
Image © The White Company 
If you’re feeling festive next time you hit the shops then head to The White Company who have a lovely choice of extremely stylish wreaths this year. You can go for a classic green garland or have a bit of fun with this Swan Lake-inspired beauty that would look amazing on an internal door or as a table centrepiece.  The White Company White feather wreath, £45, thewhitecompany.com

The eco option

Image © Tales Upcycled 
Ever wondered what happens to all the unwanted Christmas baubles and decor each year? Thankfully it doesn’t all end up in landfill because The Picture Tales uses them to create standout upcycled Christmas wreaths. You can buy one of these beauties from Selfridges or if you’ve got an eye for design and some of your own spare baubles have a go at creating a unique eco-friendly wreath. Tales Upcycled Christmas Wreath £165 available from Selfridges, Selfridges.com 
November 25, 2021 — Lucy Robinson