For your viewing pleasure, and as inspiration for uses for existing things, here’s a roundup of wreaths — spotted on various Web sites. The majority of these wreaths aren’t holiday-specific, so they could be enjoyed year-round. Several links below will take you to pages that feature additional photos and/or how-to details.

  1. twigs, via Camilla Fabbri’s Family Chic blog 
  2. succulents (a living wreath), via MomsGoingGreen blog
  3. wood scraps, via Design*Sponge
  4. plastic dry cleaner bags, via Design*Sponge
  5. greeting card pieces, cut with the aid of a stencil, via Good Housekeeping
  6. neck ties, via Good Housekeeping
  7. fabric scraps, via ReadyMade
  8. sweater pieces, via Family Chic
  9. newspaper, via Family Chic
  10. fabric (burlap scraps), via RUPiperDesigns on Etsy

Which one’s your favorite? Post links to other designs — traditional or non-traditional — to share with us and others.

Related: See our holiday-themed album from the Unconsumption Facebook page.

[Reblogged from the Unconsumption archive.] 

I love this!  My favorite is the wreath made of tiny succulents.  Beautiful.  I also like the one made of twigs and the recycled sweater wreath.  The one made of greeting cards is a clever way to hang on to and display the cards you receive without having to keep them on the fridge or mantle.