How to Decorate with Wreaths & Garlands

Decorated dining table

Rich in autumn hues, our wreaths and garlands add a cornucopia of color and texture to everything. This year, we’re offering even more ways to bring the colors of fall into your home in new and gorgeous ways. Grab some hot chocolate, and let’s make some plans for fall.

Set the Scene
Decorated front door

Welcome Home

Make a lasting impression by draping doorways and covered porches with our pumpkin-bedecked garlands. Finish the
look with our matching wreath to create a scene that’s as crisp as a fall evening.

Decorated banister

Make a sweeping statement with garlands draped across banisters. We’ve decided to go dramatic with fiery sunflowers, burgundy leaves, Glimmer Strings® and felted fruit all the way to the floor. Get Garlands

Designer Detail Tip
Don’t just stop at the top. Create a custom arrangement that complements your garlands with beautiful selections from The Pier 1 Bloom Shop: Berries, leaves and festive florals.

Close up of decorated banister
Decorated fireplace
Close up of decorated fireplace

Designer Detail Tip
Weave Glimmer Strings® though wreaths and garlands to create a magical sparkle. Use foliage to hide the battery box and keep the remote close at hand to change up holiday lighting on the fly.

Decorated kitchen window

Evergreen Delights

The kitchen is the heart of the home during this season. Give yours an instant update with a garden-fresh garland draped around a central window and complemented by a simple but elegant preserved boxwood wreath.

Decorated dining table
Decorated candle on dining table

Designer Detail Tip
Do something unexpected and use a garland as a lush table runner or a wreath as a centerpiece. Let the cornucopia of autumn pour across your tablescape with berries, preserved leaves and pinecones.

Simply tossing a gorgeous garland over a hutch can give you an instant fall update.

Decorated hutch
Decorated bed

Guest Room

Greet your guests with autumn splendor by doing the unexpected and looping a gilded garland along a headboard and adding a wreath that’s wrapped in twinkling lights.

Decorated bedroom mirror

Designer Detail Tip
Festoon a mirror with fall foliage. Add some Glimmer Strings® for an autumn take on a glamorous lighted mirror—we’ve made it easy to tuck the battery pack amid the leaves for a natural look.

Close up of decorated bedroom mirror

Show Off Your Personality

Add warmth and rich fall color to your personal retreat by adding an art glass owl, draping foliage across mirrors and adding a warm fuzzy rug. For the finishing touch, pick your favorite wreath and customize it using ribbons, small figural accents and stems and sprays from The Pier 1 Bloom Shop.

Decorative wreath hanging on wall

Designer Detail Tip
Make it your own! Add stems, small natural critters and ribbon to create a one-of-a-kind look with one of our simpler wreaths.

Choose a simple wreath that fits your style.
Simple wreath
Forest friends wreath
Add one of our cute Forest Friends natural critters to the center for a charming focal point.
Pick some stems from The Pier 1 Bloom Shop to add directional interest.
Bloom shop wreath
Faux leaves wreath
Tuck in a few faux leaves in a complementary color.
Add a cute fabric bow to tie it all together. Now it’s an arrangement that’s all you!
Fabric bow wreath