Hanging a wreath is an easy way to get ready for fall. Vibrant and abundant foliage creates a welcoming ambience throughout your home. Here are different ways to decorate with fall wreaths⁠—from the front door to your other spaces.

1. Front Door

Balsam Hill Outdoor Fall Radiance Wreath and Garland on front door
Usher in the harvest season with a fall wreath and garland on your front door.

Fall door wreaths are a common sight during harvest season. Their warm colors and natural beauty make your home look inviting.

Balsam Hill Autumn Market Artificial Fall Wreath and Garland on double doors
Display two fall wreaths of the same style on double doors

Pro Tip: One of the best wreath hanging ideas is to stick an adhesive hook upside down on the back of the door, above eye level. Get a sturdy cord that’s long enough go over your door from back to front. Loop one end of the cord and attach it to the hook. String the other end through the wreath and position it in front of the door.

2. Entryway

Balsam Hill Sunset Meadow Artificial Fall Wreath on statement wall
Use a fall wreath and harvest elements to create a statement wall fit for the season. Photo by Holly of Rustic Wild Arrow

Greet your visitors with a colorful fall wreath in your foyer or mudroom. For quick ways to decorate, hang one on a coat hook or prop it up on a bench or table. These make a lasting impression on departing guests, too.

Balsam Hill Autumn Abundance Artificial Wreath and Garland on foyer
Create a harvest-themed set-up with a matching wreath and garland, pumpkins, and plant stalks. Photo by Jamie of Whitetail Farmhouse

Pro Tip: Add color to a bare hallway with a seasonal wreath. The staircase banister is another area that looks lovely decorated with greenery.

3. Living Room

Next to the front door, the fireplace mantel is the most popular spot for hanging wreaths. It creates a point of interest that is seen from any corner of the room.

Sunset Meadow Artificial Fall Wreath by Balsam Hill above a mantel
Pick a wreath in colors that complement the room like Charlotte of Charlotte’s Happy Home

Hanging pre-lit wreaths on windows is a great way to brighten your home outside at night, too. Another idea is to hang a wreath in front of a mirror or an empty frame. Remember to scale it to the size of the frame for visual impact.

Balsam Hill’s Sunset Meadow Artificial Fall Wreath in a window frame
Charlotte of Charlotte’s Happy Home used a vibrant fall wreath and a window frame to make a striking wall décor

Pro Tip: Showcase a wreath with an empty picture frame. Find a beautiful one at thrift stores or recycle something you no longer use for a customized twist.

4. Kitchen

Hang a wreath on a shelf, cupboard, or stovetop to make your kitchen cozier. Furniture with knob handles are easy spots to decorate. A pretty fall wreath above the sink adds cheer to your washing area.

Balsam Hill Dahlia and Pumpkin Forest Artificial Fall Wreath on a pantry door
Bring a touch of fall into your kitchen by hanging a wreath on your pantry door. You can also hang a fall garland to frame the space. Photo by Holly of Rustic Wild Arrow

Pro Tip: Hang your wreath with a thick ribbon for a polished look. Make sure it’s supported by the ribbon at the 12 o’clock position. For heavier wreaths, adjust the ribbon to the 1 o’clock and 11 o’clock positions.

5. Dining Room

Get ready to host memorable meals with a DIY wreath turned chandelier above your table. For a creative centerpiece, lay one flat and put a lamp or LED flameless candles in the middle.

Balsam Hill Briarwood Cottage Artificial Fall Wreath on a cupboard
Liven up your dining room by hanging a fall wreath on a display cupboard.

Complement your tablescape with a wreath on a dining room cabinet or buffet table. Choose a color palette that ties in the look of your decorating theme.

Balsam Hill Sunset Meadow Artificial Fall Wreath on a cabinet
Create impact with a bright wreath against a neutral background, like Charlotte’s display.

Pro Tip: Put a wreath at the base of a cake stand or serving platter as an accent to your table setting.

6. Bedroom

If you’re looking for other areas to hang wreaths indoors, the bedroom is a great place. Try the wall above your bed or on closet doors to add pops of color. Also, use them to bring a seasonal touch to your bathroom.

Balsam Hill Briarwood Cottage Artificial Fall Wreath above a bed
Cozy up your bedroom with a neutral-colored fall wreath like Randi of Heirloom Print Shop

Pro Tip: Want your fall foliage to stay vibrant throughout the season and beyond? Here are tips on how to clean and care for them.


Fall wreaths are just one of the many ways to add warmth and beauty to your home during the harvest season. For more fall decorating tips and inspiration, visit the Balsam Hill blog.


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