Halloween Wreaths Are a Thing—and They're Cooler Than You Think

Door decor that'll keep the monsters out.

halloween wreaths
Cheetah Is the New Black

We knew fall wreaths were a thing, but who knew Halloween wreaths could be so stylish? That's probably something you need to see to believe, so we found twenty three elevated Halloween wreaths to do the talking for us and get everyone in the spirit. Some are DIY activities while others are just a click on Prime away. Whether you want to decorate for a chic grownup Halloween gathering or spook trick-or-treaters with a homespun web, the Halloween wreaths ahead are the fall door decor ideas you need.

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Food52
Dried Protea Wreath

For a tasteful Halloween wreath that's beautifully crafted, hang this wreath from Creekside Farms. The dried florals and robust leaves covering half of the branches make it perfect for fall, so you can keep it hanging after October 31st.

BUY NOW Creekside Farms Dried Protea Wreath, $59

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black halloween wreath
Sugar & Cloth
Black Butterfly Wreath

A black butterfly wreath is just spooky enough for those of us who like to decorate but aren't super into the gore of the holiday. And while you're at it, make this gorgeous fall garland from Sugar and Cloth to drape your bar cart in for a thoroughly festive Halloween party.

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fall wreath with birch bark
Mikkel Vang
Birch Leaf Wreath

Muted fall colors can get the message across, too, without scaring off the young trick-or-treaters. Cutting leafy shapes out of birch bark sheets puts a twist on a classic wreath idea. Get the full tutorial at Country Living.

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bat wreath for halloween
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Bat Wreath

If you can use a glue gun, you can make this wreath. It's festive and on-theme without trying too hard. Find out how to make it from Caitlin Cawley.

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elevated halloween wreath
Stephanie Rudy
Romantic Brass Ring Wreath

Throwing a sophisticated grownup Halloween soiree? Adorn the walls with this DIY wreath dreamt up by Cheetah Is the New Black. It's much more moody and romantic than your average Halloween wreath.

BUY NOW Darice Brass Ring, $5

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colorful fall wreath
Food52
Marigold Wreath

Here's another gorgeous creation from Creekside Farms. The fiery combo will pop against a any front door. The yarrow and white statice add a lovely fluffy texture, giving the wreath a cheery personality, perfect for anyone who loves to keep a sense of humor on Halloween.

BUY NOW Mixed Marigold Wreath, 65

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halloween wreath with lights
Target
LED Light Wreath

Make things easy on yourself and just order some door swag online. This one with orange LED lights proves that keeping things simple is best. To do it yourself, you could just get a basic wreath, real or faux, and then string some orange lights through.

BUY NOW Black Glittered Halloween Wreath, $22

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winter wreath
Sugar & Charm
Braided Wreath

This pretty wreath from Sugar and Charm is like a centerpiece for your door. We love the idea of hanging it from a stylish leather loop, too.

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eyeball wreath 
Number 2 Pencil
Googley Eyeball Wreath

You'll need a lot of ping-pong balls, but the scary mass of watching eyes will be so worth it.Get the tutorial at No. 2 Pencil.

BUY NOW Ping Pong Balls, $8

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Susan Yee
Dried Floral Door Hanging

If you've already put a bunch of energy into coming up with the most unique Halloween costume on the block, why not keep that spirit alive and hang something a little different on your door? Instead of a wreath, hang a gorgeous DIY bouquet a la Cheetah Is the New Black.

BUY NOW Peach Satin Ribbon, $12

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pumpkin wreath ideas
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Pumpkin Patch Wreath

This simple, rustic wreath can work from Halloween right up until Thanksgiving. Get the detailed instructions from Caitlin Cawley to make your own.

BUY NOW Small Artificial Pumpkin, $6

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diy halloween wreaths
Lovely Indeed
Rainbow Pumpkin Wreath

Who says bright colors end with summer? Paint mini pumpkins your favorite bright colors and use them to make a wreath. As long as there's pumpkins involved, it's still seasonally appropriate.Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

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halloween wreath ideas
Antonis Achilleos
Candy Corn Wreath

Speed up this craft's gluing process with some sugary snacking along the way. Just make sure you have enough pieces left to cover the whole ring! Or, at the very least, it'll help you get some use out of everyone's least favorite Halloween candy. Get the tutorial at Woman's Day.

BUY NOW Candy Corn, $9

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spooky halloween wreath
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Spooky Spiders Wreath

Spiders, crows, and cobwebs, all in one wreath! We know they're fake, but it's still terrifying. Get the tutorial at Caitlin Cawley.

BUY NOW Faux Flying Crow, $10

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edible fall wreath
Charles Schiller
Sugar Cookie Wreath

Not your basic Halloween candy...Instead of icing every leaf, dye cookie dough to make these colorful treats. Go ahead and double the batch for inevitable snacking. Get the tutorial at Country Living.

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Halloween Mesh Wreath

If you want to keep your decor to be over-the-top this Halloween, this is the wreath for you. It's made out of mesh and ribbons. Get the tutorial at Lolly Jane.

BUY NOW Metallic Mesh Ribbon, $13

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Michael Partenio
Black Twig Wreath

Up your curb appeal with this ghoulish decoration: Spray-paint a grapevine wreath black. Then glue on a few twigs from the yard, making sure they follow the same direction. Add a mini pumpkin, plastic spiders, or cobwebs as an extra scare tactic. See more at Good Housekeeping.

BUY NOW Grapevine Wreath, $12

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halloween wreath with leaves
Michael Patenio
Plaid Stencil Leaf Wreath

They may not be edible, but flannel and felt leaves will last a lot longer than the cookie variety. Trace a few specimens from the backyard for a spot-on shape or just stick with a stencil. Get the tutorial at Good Housekeeping.

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Kate Mathis
Blackened Roses Wreath

Darken your door with a moldering wreath straight from the crypt. Craft it fast with ebony flowers, a stuffed raven, bone-white branches, and a gnarled grapevine base. Creepy, but also classic. See more details at Good Housekeeping.

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square wreath for fall
Matthew Benson
Harvest Wreath

Want to try a more composition? Use a square base (or picture frame!) for an angular arrangement of fall foliage. Added bonus: You can leave this festive decoration up through Thanksgiving. Learn how to make it from Country Living.

BUY NOW Dried Orange Florals, $3

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Eighteen25
Skeleton Wreath

Those seasonal Halloween stores can be the scariest thing about this holiday, so make the trip worth it by getting supplies for more than just your costume. You've got to hand it to this metallic wreath for nailing the creepy vibe. Get the tutorial at Eighteen25.

BUY NOW Skeleton Hands, $10

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Cornucopia Door Decoration

Here's another fun one for anyone who wants to level up from the classic wreath shape. Bring on the decorative gourds! A bunch of mini pumpkins can outshine an average jack o'lantern any day. Get more detailed instructions from Good Housekeeping.

BUY NOW Small Artificial Pumpkin, $6

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black feather wreath
Touch of Nature
Feather Wreath

You really can order this at the last minute and get it in time for your party. It's not witchcraft—it's just Prime shipping. The flowing feathery boasts a shroud of mystery, setting the perfect scene for a Halloween party.

BUY NOW Black Feathers, $19

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