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Advent wreath minimalist design: Modern Advent arrangements for Christmas 2021

The first Advent is approaching, but the appropriate Christmas decoration for the table is still missing? Next to the Christmas tree, the Advent wreath is the highlight of the festive decoration. Finding an Advent arrangement that fits harmoniously into the modern interior can be a real challenge. The solution: to make a modern Advent wreath yourself. In today’s post, we’ll explain how to create your Advent wreath in a minimalist way.

Advent wreath minimalist design: Purist beauty

Advent wreath minimalist do it yourself instruction

Fir branches, red candles and golden Christmas balls: the classic Advent wreath has its charm. But there is another way: minimalist Advent arrangements can look festive and catch the eye even without the classic elements. Just in trend: arrangements on cake plates. White pillar candles, Christmas decorations made of modeling clay, fabric and paper and a few pine cones in different sizes create a charming purist arrangement.

Advent wreath modern design: Hanging Advent arrangements

Advent wreath hanging decorate with paper modern

A hanging Advent wreath with a minimalist design is, of course, something special. The basis for the next decoration idea is a metal candle ring, which looks modern and noble. It is arbitrarily decorated with a homemade garland made of clay paper. In the craft stores you can find cookie cutters with Christmas motifs. Simply cut out the desired motifs and then tie or glue them to floral wire. Wrap the finished garland around the candle ring and you’re done. That’s all it takes for a modern design.

Advent wreath minimalist design: Minimalist design with a classic twist.

Advent wreath minimalist tinker in the glass

White stick candles in a glass candle holder conjure up minimalist charm in table decor. The candle holder cuts a fine figure on a silver Advent tray and can be staged together with filigree baubles made of marble and natural materials.

Alternatively, you can attach the candles directly to the edge of a minimalist glass vase. You can then fill the vase with decorative balls and pine cones as you wish. Perfectly match fir trees made of tissue paper.

Advent wreath modern design: Pillar candles, dried flowers and cones

Advent wreath minimalist with pillar candles make yourself


Those who like it puristic will get their money’s worth with an Advent wreath made of dried flowers. Inspired by the natural colors in winter, the color scheme focuses on muted nuances. Gray, green and brown clearly play the main role.

There are many variants of how you can create such a modern Advent wreath. You can take a ready-made vine wreath as a base or spread natural materials directly on a tray.

Advent wreath minimalist design: Decorate modern candlesticks appropriately

Advent wreath modern design as wall decoration

A modern candlestick made of metal with a reduced design language can be quickly transformed into an Advent wreath. The simpler the design, the more freedom you have for creative Christmas decoration. From origami paper stars to individual fir branches and even succulents: Let your imagination run wild with the design.

Modern Advent arrangements in neutral colors: Scandi-chic designs.

Advent wreath modern design instructions


Scandinavian style combines minimalist and vintage design principles. So, if you want to create a connection between traditional decorative elements and the purist interior, you can opt for an Advent wreath in Scandi chic. You just need natural materials in neutral colors (can be dyed) and plain stick candles to conjure up a tone-on-tone Christmas decoration.

Give Advent plates a modern twist: Crystal balls as accents

Advent wreath self make modern design instruction

Crystal balls and a bronze candle ring create a glamour-pur ensemble. A few evergreen branches (cypress branches look particularly delicate) add a natural touch to the Christmas decoration.

It’s best to stage the Advent wreath together with a paper poinsettia. Alternatively, you can also spread Christmas decorations on the table.

Spice up Advent wreath made of metal: Minimalist decoration ideas

Advent wreath make and hang yourself

Metal candle rings have enjoyed great popularity in recent years. They can be designed in different ways, depending on your mood. If you have decided to decorate in a minimalist style, then you can opt for one, maximum two other decorative elements. Instead of resorting to the classic shapes and colors, you can interpret the theme in a modern way. Thus, the simple Advent wreath can be decorated with golden bows.

Advent wreath minimalist design: Ideas with succulents

Advent wreath with succulents do it yourself tutorial

Succulents and dried flowers tone-on-tone with the rest of the Christmas decorations and four beautiful pillar candles in frost look: a minimalist “Advent wreath” may deviate from the traditional shapes and colors. The modern design has one more advantage: it can be designed according to personal preferences.

Advent plate with candles instead of Advent wreath

Advent wreath minimalist design ideas for Christmas decoration

You want to decorate an Advent tray? Then go for thick pillar candles with an attractive look. You can make an ensemble of a plain white pillar candle, a taper candle, a scented candle and a shaped candle. To this perfectly fit metal stars, small animal figures and dried flowers.

“Advent wreath” puristic design

minimalistic advent wreath with long lasting natural materials

A beautiful candle holder, a star made of wood, a Christmas ball made of concrete and mini cones: that’s all you need for a puristic “Advent wreath”. The most important thing here is the presentation: All elements should be clearly visible and placed directly next to each other.