14 Inexpensive DIY Valentine Wreaths for Your Front Door

Welcome visitors to your home this Valentine's Day with a festive wreath. Get out the craft supplies and try one of these 14 inexpensive DIY Valentine wreaths.

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Yarn Wreath

Here’s a fun rainy day project: Make a Valentine’s Day wreath with some yarn. This pom-pom wreath is bursting with red, pink and white puffs and will make a statement in your entryway. For instructions and a list of materials needed for one of these valentine wreaths for your front door, click here.

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Mesh Wreath

You’ll need a wire wreath frame and some of your favorite ribbon to complete this mesh Valentine’s Day wreath. Raid your child’s craft or play room for some pipe cleaners to hold the ribbons in place. See step-by-step instructions at The Wreath Depot.

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Burlap Heart Wreath

If you have some leftover burlap around the house from other projects, try turning it into a wreath. Along with burlap, this project requires a heart wire frame, some ribbon and some hot glue. See a video tutorial here.

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Chalkboard Wreath

Get creative with a Valentine’s Day message on your front door. Grab a small chalkboard and attach it to the middle of a wreath for a special message from Cupid. For inspiration on valentine wreaths to make, click here.

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Square Wreath

This wreath calls for a square wire wreath, but you could also use an old picture frame from a thrift store. Wrap some ribbon around the frame and attach some fabric flowers or bows to welcome visitors. For instructions, visit Teach Love Craft.

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Succulent Wreath

Move over roses—try some succulents in this Valentine’s Day wreath. Succulents are a great choice for valentine wreaths for your front door because they don’t require much maintenance. You can find instructions for this wreath here.

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Puffy Heart Wreath

Here’s a great wreath to make with the kids. Start with a paper plate and then add some foam hearts. For instructions, visit No Time for Flash Cards.

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Feather Wreath

Make a statement with this Valentine’s Day wreath. It’s made from three pink feather boas attached to a foam wreath with staples. For instructions, including a video tutorial, click here.

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Ribbon Wreath

Find a mix of ribbons in reds, pinks and white and try your hand at this ribbon wreath. It took the blogger from Diary of a Working Mom some time to complete it, but she loves the way it turned out.

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Paper Wreath

Have your kids help you cut out some hearts from construction paper for this paper wreath. Then just attach the hearts to a paper plate and embellish with something sparkly. Hang up the wreath in the kids’ bedroom or in the mudroom this Valentine’s Day.

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Tulle Wreath

This pretty tulle wreath from Make: is fairly easy to put together. Just wrap some tulle around a foam wreath and then fray the ends. Use a hot-glue gun to add some conversation hearts or other Valentine’s Day-inspired messages.

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Bead Wreath

Next time you’re at the craft store, pick up a bunch of beads to make this heart wreath from Girl in the Garage. She hung hers up against a chalkboard so a message could be included. This wreath would look great in the living room or entryway.

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Ribbon and Garland Wreath

Do you have any red ribbon leftover from all your Christmas gift wrapping? This DIYer used some Christmas ribbon along with garland to make this Valentine’s Day wreath. See photos here.

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Burlap Wreath

This burlap wreath would look great on a front door or in a child’s bedroom. Use a straw wreath as a base, then wrap some colored burlap around it, and something Valentine-y and a bow. To see photos and read the instructions, visit The Wreath Depot.

Rachel Brougham
Rachel Brougham lived through a major home renovation in 2019, knows the ups and downs of home improvement, and loves sharing tips with readers. A veteran journalist of both print and television, she’s won several awards for her writing and has covered everything from the environment and education to health care, politics and food. She’s written for several publications beyond newspapers including Bob Vila, Taste of Home and Minnesota Parent, and she currently writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column. Her memoir, Widowland, about the sudden loss of her husband, was published in 2022. She specializes in everything from home decor and design to lawn and garden, product reviews and pet care. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her tending to her garden (both vegetables and native plants), playing with her dog, watching sports with her family or getting some exercise. A native of Michigan, she currently lives in Minneapolis. An avid user of Instagram, you can follow her @RachBrougham.