When winter arrives, it’s time to finally get into the festive spirit! This may come in the form of during wintery activities! For example, going ice-skating or skiing, building a family of snowmen, baking gingerbread or enjoying a cup of hot chocolate while watching the snowflakes fall outside. There are a lot of ideas for you to choose from! But if you’ve been thinking about getting creative and putting together some decor for the season, then try that out! If you like to idea of using Santa Claus as inspiration for your decorations, then check out our pick of Santa Claus wreath ideas! With some cute Santa Claus door decorations, you’ll be feeling festive and merry in no time at all!
1. The Santa Suit – Santa Claus Door Decorations
Since we’re talking about creating Santa Claus door decor, it would only make sense to use his typical and classic attributes for it. This may mean using his Santa Claus suit as inspiration for making a wreath! You will have to wrap the whole of your wreath in red material! Use any sort of material you’d like, whether it’s velvet or cotton, we’re sure it will look amazing! Then simply add a black belt with a golden buckle to the middle around the middle of the wreath. Feel free to also include a white bowtie at the top of the wreath. This is guaranteed to look amazing for the season of winter!
2. An Adorable Elf – Here to Help
While Santa Claus spends time at the North Pole getting everything ready for Christmas Eve, he doesn’t do it all by himself! He has dozens of little helpers who assist him in getting his job done! You may consider adding one of these elf helpers to your winter wreath! So try finding an elf doll that you can attach to your wreath. Feel free to decorate the wreath in any sort of wintery of Christmas-themed style you’d like, adding an array of ribbons and Christmas decorations to it!
3. Welcoming Santa Claus – Santa Claus Wreath Ideas
Say hello to Santa Claus and invite him inside this winter! How can you accomplish this easily? All you will need for it is a circle-shaped wooden board that you coat in red paint. You can stick wooden letters onto your front door decorations that spell out “Hey Santa!” Or you can paint on these words. This simple yet effortlessly easy wooden board will make a perfect welcome sign for Santa Claus! Decorate it further with a few burlap ribbons for a rustic ambience!
4. A Tulle Beard – Terrific and Groovy
Are you considering putting together your Santa Claus wreath yourself? If so, you can use a foam ring as the base of the wreath, to which you can attach the different elements! Keep your wreath simple by giving it a Santa Claus cap and a large white beard! Fixate a Santa Claus cap on the top of your foam wreath. Use white tulle for the beard, covering the bottom half of the wreath with it. The tulle should create a stunning effect bringing the essence of winter to your door decoration!
5. A Natural Vibe – Fir Leaves and Pinecones
Perhaps you’d like to use natural items for decorating your wreath with. After all, while winter’s natural world may appear stark at first, it’s actually filled with beauty and bounty. Incorporate a bit of the season’s nature into your wreath. Create the base of the wreath from tree branches, winding and twisting them into a ring shape. Then it’s time to decorate it with an abundance of fir leaves, sprigs of berries, holly and pinecones! You may only decide to line the bottom of the wreath with this array of foliage. Then place a Santa or elf doll in the middle of the wreath, sitting amongst Nature’s gift.
6. His Famous Hat – Santa Claus Door Decorations
When you think about Santa Claus’ costume, which part of it pops into your mind first? A good tip would be the well-known Santa hat! Put together of red material, with white trimming at the bottom and a white, fuzzy ball at the top! How about you recreate his hat as your front door decoration for the winter holidays? You may have to create the base out of metal wires, that will allow you to wrap the material around, in order to give it that Santa look!
7. A Night Full of Stars – Brilliant and Beautiful
Get ready for the winter festivities with this brilliant Santa wreath idea! It consists of the bottom of the wreath being covered in fir leaves, pinecones and small winter berries. Then add a skyful of stars to the top of the wreath. This can include small fabric stars that you cut out yourself and attach to the top! Use a glue gun to achieve this, as it will help keep everything in place, without falling off. Naturally, you can place a Santa doll or toy in the middle of this wreath as well, as if he were sitting under the starry sky!
8. Purdy in Pompoms – Cute and Jolly
Maybe you love to make pompoms! Or you’ve bought quite a few but don’t know how to use them! Well, how about putting together your Santa wreath out of an abundance of pompoms? Get yourself a foam ring, that will act as the base of the wreath. Using a glue gun, you shall be able to fixate the pompoms onto the foam. In order to give your wreath a Santa-like look, you’ll have to use a combination of red, white and black pompoms. This will create the image of his Santa suit with the belt.
9. The Christmas Countdown – Santa Claus Wreath Ideas
Are you counting down the days until Christmas Eve, when Santa is supposed to arrive through the chimney and deliver the Christmas gifts? Then why not create a door decoration, that will serve perfectly as a countdown as well? Simply nail a few wooden boards together and paint a Santa suit on it. Paint a large belt and buckle on it, leaving a space in the middle of the buckle, where you’ll be able to write up how many days are left until Christmas. Just check out the example above for inspiration!
10. A Wooden Welcome Sign – The First Noel
The word “Noel” is closely associated with Christmas. It actually means Christmas in French and in English it’s meaning is a Christmas carol to sing during the winter holidays! Taking this into consideration, it would only make sense to use it as a bit of door or porch decor during Christmas! On a wooden board, simply paint or paste the letters of the word on it. As a substitute for using a simple “o” you can choose to use a wintery wreath instead!
11. A Classic Claus Laugh – Santa Claus Door Decorations
Everyone knows what Santa says when he laughs! Ho ho ho! How about you embody his laugh in your Santa Claus door decor? A fantastic idea would be to use a board, made out of wood or cardboard, that is shaped to look like Santa Claus’ hat. Then paint over it, giving it that colourful and vibrant look, that resembles a Santa hat! Paint Santa’s laugh on the white trimming of the hat. Then make sure to decorate the hat further with some ribbons or a bit of holly!
12. A Christmas Tree Ornament – Perfect for the Holidays
With the arrival of winter, Christmas is also going to be here in no time at all! So give your front door a cute decoration to welcome the holiday with! Combine the idea of Santa with a Christmas tree ornament, for your Santa door wreath! Turn your door decoration into the shape of a circle, transforming it to look like a large tree ornament. But decorate it to look like Santa’s suit! Attach a strong ribbon or burlap to the top, hanging it from the top of your front door, really giving it that ornament vibe!
13. The Hat and the Beard – Santa Claus Wreath Ideas
Here is a stunning wreath idea for the wintertime that incorporates Santa! Create Santa’s face on one of the sides of the wreath. You can simply just draw a face on your already existing wreath, or using a glue gun fixate buttons or beads on it. Then wrap the top half of the wreath, above Santa’s face, in red to create his hat. Cover the bottom of the wreath in white fabric, cotton wool or a fluffy material, thereby making his beard. Place a star ornament in between where the hat and the beard meet for an amazing Christmas wreath!
14. Red, Green and White – Rustic and Stylish
There are a few colours that you can associate with Christmas and winter! These include red, white and green! Using these colours together will create a mix of Christmas colours that will look fabulous when used together! For the green, you can use some fir leaves. For the colours white and red, feel free to use a variety of wintery ribbons, small ornaments such as pompoms, all fixated to the wreath. Also, you can add a Santa toy or doll to the middle of the wreath. If this doesn’t bring a sense of winter and Christmas to your front door, we don’t know what will!
15. Trying to Fit In – Climbing Down the Chimney
We all know the legend that Santa Claus drops off Christmas presents by climbing down the chimney to deliver them! Use this thought as inspiration for your wreath! You can place a doll or toy of Santa Claus in the middle of the wreath, squeezing him through the hole, as if he were trying to climb inside! This will definitely give your wreath a fun vibe and will look perfect for Christmas!
16. For Anyone Who Crochets – Warm and Welcoming
Here is a fantastic Santa Claus wreath idea to try out for anyone who loves to crochet! Firstly, you will have to wrap up and fully cover the base of the wreath with a fluffy white material! When you are done with this it’s time to crochet a Santa hat, out of red and white wool! Simply attach the Santa hat to the wreath and you’re already done!
17. A Gorgeous Painting – Of a Snowman
Does anyone in your family love to paint? If so, this craft will be a lovely option for them to put together! They’ll need to paint some Christmassy or wintery elements on a thin wooden board. This may be a black background, with small specks of white snow falling from the sky and a snowman on either side of the board. Then paint the word “welcome” on your board before hanging it from your door. Naturally, if you more into Santa decorations, paint Santa Claus on your door hanger!
18. Cover the Front Door – Santa Claus Door Decorations
Don’t stick to only adding one piece of decoration to your front door, cover the whole in festive decor! Coat the door in pieces of wrapping paper or painted pieces of cardboard to create the image of a Santa costume! Create the red and white suit, and don’t forget to add a black belt with a buckle on it. If this doesn’t spruce up your home for the winter festivities, we don’t know what will!
19. Paint a Wooden Pallet – Unique and Creative
Maybe you have a wooden pallet lying around in your garden shed. If so, you can turn it into a piece of Santa door decor with a bit of paint! After painting the image of Santa allow the paint to dry. You can create the beard by glueing white pompoms to the wooden pallet. While painting the belt black, you can leave out the painting of a buckle and glue one to the pallets as well! Place this next to your front door or on your porch!
20. Connected Together – Santa Claus Wreath Ideas
We have already mentioned the idea of creating a Santa Claus wreath, with his hat and beard connected to each other on one side of the wreath. You can crochet or knit both the hat and the beard and then wrap these around the Santa Claus door decoration for a perfect look! To perk it up, even more, add a crocheted holly to the hat part of the wreath!
We hope that this pick of Santa Claus door decorations has given you ideas on what sort of wreath to create this year! For other Christmas ideas, such as Christmas tree decorations or Christmas tree decorating ideas, check out our website!