My Top 10 Favorite Fall Wreaths for your Front Door

Pumpkins, leaves, and cinnamon sticks. Fall is in the air! If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out 10 of my favorite fall wreaths. From simple and rustic to elegant and chic, there’s something for everyone!

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Have you hung a fall wreath on your front door yet?

Or, even a variation of a wreath?

Changing the front door decor is always my signal that a new season has begun. And, with all the amazing colors, scents, and sights of autumn, a Fall wreath for the front door is transformative!

It got me wondering…how did the tradition of the Fall wreath get started?

A mixed berry fall wreath hanging from the side entrance to our home.

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The History of the Fall Wreath

Fall is a time of year when the leaves change color and the air gets crisp. It’s also a time when people decorate their homes for the autumn season. One popular way to do this is by hanging a fall wreath on the front door. But where did this tradition come from?

Though the fall wreath is a common sight today, it actually has a long and storied history. The tradition of hanging wreaths dates back to ancient times when they were used as a symbol of victory in battle. (Oh, those conquering Romans!)

In the Middle Ages, wreaths became associated with Christmas and were often used as decorations in homes and churches. It wasn’t until the 19th century that the fall wreath began to take its current form.

Hanging items from the prior year’s harvest was a symbol of preparing for the upcoming harvest with the hope of a bountiful crop.

Magnolia leaves displayed in a door basket.

Today, fall wreaths are a popular way to add a festive touch to any home, and their cheerful design is a reminder of the beauty of the fall season.

My Favorite Fall Wreaths

Variety is the name of the game here!

I have discovered 10 gorgeous wreaths that cover all the bases of color, texture, pattern, and overall “Welcome to My Home!” goodness!

Take a look and envision what would look amazing on your front door!

#1. Eucalyptus Variation

Eucalyptus is definitely having a moment in the decorating world. And why not! We love eucalyptus!

This 20″ wreath takes the shape of the eucalyptus leaf and adds all the warm colors of Fall.

Eucalyptus with a twist!

A eucalyptus wreath from Amazon.
You can see this wreath HERE.

2. Fall Gold

The leaves of this wreath remind me of our backyard tree that turns this amazing shade of gold in the Fall.

However, while gold is the main color, these leaves have lots of visual dimension with hints of green and russet.

This wreath definitely strikes “Gold!”

A gold leaf wreath from Amazon.
You can see this wreath HERE.

3. A Modern Traditional Wreath

What could be more beautiful and indicative of Fall than traditional magnolia leaves?

Take a look at the updated, modern style of this magnolia wreath.

Loving these amazing metallic shades!

A metallic finish fall wreath listed on Etsy.
You can see this metallic wreath HERE.

4. Olive Love

My current decor wish list includes a large olive leaf tree for our kitchen. While I save for that purchase, I can enjoy the look of olive leaf with this beautiful wreath!

The leaf color is so beautiful and I love the different shades of the olives.

An olive leaf fall wreath from Amazon.
You can see this wreath HERE.

5. Orange and Red Berry Wreath

There is something about the simplicity of a fall berry wreath…so striking and beautiful!

And this wreath boasts an amazing berry color combination of orange and red…nature at its best!

An orange and red mixed berry wreath from Amazon.
You can see this wreath HERE.

I couldn’t resist including this photo showing multiple orange and red berry wreaths hanging from a balcony!

Mixed berry wreaths from Amazon hanging from a white balcony.
Check out these wreaths HERE.

6. Rustic Refinement in a Fall Wreath

The word “rustic” often conjures thoughts of rough and coarse textures.

Not so with this elegant wreath!

The wispy edges of the wheat are echoed in the feather-light green and tan leaves.

Rustic gorgeousness!

A wheat fall wreath from Amazon.
You can see this wreath HERE.

Double the elegance!

Wheat wreaths from Amazon hanging on double doors.
See these wreaths HERE.

#7. The Beauty of Blue

No secret here but I adore using blue in my fall decorating.

The dusty blue Lamb’s Ear leaves combined with the white berries and pumpkins in similar shades really “pops” against the russet maple leaves.

So lush and rich!

A pumpkin wreath with blue Lamb's Ear leaves.
You can see this wreath HERE.

#8 When Buffalo Check and Gingham have a Baby!

Isn’t this the cutest???

A little buffalo check…

…a little gingham…

…lush greenery on a grapevine wreath…

…and asymmetrical design!

Recipe for the perfect fall wreath!

A grapevine wreath from Amazon with buffalo check ribbon.
See this wreath HERE.

#9 Go Glam or Go Home!

Check this OUT!

Navy blue pampas grass!

I’m obsessed!

It is so simple and yet so dramatic.

Picture this on a modern Farmhouse door…

Or a black mid-century modern door…

Or MY FRONT DOOR! Love it!

A navy blue pampas grass wreath from Amazon.
Get this glam wreath HERE!

#10 Personalize It!

Generally speaking, if I can monogram something in any way shape or form, I will do it!

The stunning wreath is customizable to your preferred initial and would look warm and inviting on anyone’s front door.

It sports a lovely combination of colors in the elegant hydrangeas which look so cheerful next to the burlap bow.

A hydrangea fall wreath with attached monogram initial listed on Etsy.
Customize your own fall wreath HERE.

So, as you start to fill your home with pumpkin-scented candles and autumn foliage, take a look at these ten beautiful fall wreaths to help you usher in the season.

From simple grapevine designs to elaborate floral arrangements, there’s definitely a wreath here that will fit your style and welcome guests into your home with open arms.

Hang one on your front door, side entrance, or any door inside or out – they’re that pretty!

Which of these gorgeous fall-themed wreaths will you choose to welcome in the autumn season?


Looking for more ways to usher in Fall?

A Fall Simmer Pot

A Living Room Fall Tour

Make a Hanging Pumpkin Ball

A Layered Fall Floral Arrangement

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  1. I love to make wreaths and appreciate all the inspiration you shared in this post! So many different kinds and colors that are perfect for fall! Thanks for participating in the Fabulous Friday Link Party!

    1. Thank you so much, Donna! It was a fun project and I was happy to participate in the link party! Thank you for reading!

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