Photo by Caitlin Abrams
A wreath hanging on a front door.
Featured wreath: reindeer moss, montbretia pods, and bay leaf, $75 Inset: seeded and willow eucalyptus, rose hips, myrtle, and cedar, $95
As the holidays stretch from the day after Halloween straight through New Year’s Eve, versatile, enduring décor has become popular. Nowhere is that more evident than on front doors—wreaths are going up earlier and they aren’t all pine. What’s new is unexpected materials, such as eucalyptus, myrtle, and montbretia pods. “The product we work with is inspiring, and people want to learn how to do it themselves,” says Amy Backman, owner of Spruce Flowers & Home in Minneapolis and at 50th & France, which offers wreath-making workshops (as do some others, including Brown & Greene Floral). Spruce sells wreath-making kits in November and December. Or, leave it to the pros: Spruce’s custom wreaths start at $75. sprucemn.com