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Wreath Hangers


Wreath hangers – so many to choose from, but which is the best? There’s a right one for every door and every occasion. A wreath is the easiest, quickest way to decorate a door. But how do you hang it without damaging your door? Are there tricks to making the hanger look good? These affordable solutions are also easy on your door and don’t require a hammer and nail. Here’s a quick and easy guide to the best wreath hangers available.


A classic Over-the-Door Hanger is sold in just about any hardware or decorating store. Look for a hook with adjustable depth to fit over your door perfectly and adjustable height for more options. This hanger is great for standard wreaths.


Best For: Front doors, inside doors; medium-size wreaths

Tip: Double hook hangers let you add a wreath to both sides of the door and eliminate the ugly hook showing on one side or the other.


  • Doesn’t require hammering nails or screws into a door
  • Holds up to 20 lbs.
  • Decorative


  • Visible
  • More likely for wreaths to fall down


Command Hooks. What did we do before command hooks? Just peel off the back stick it and hang it wherever needed.

The adhesive on the back of these hooks is strong enough to hold several pounds of weight. Be sure to check the weight recommendation since they come in several sizes.

Best For: Front doors, mirrors, inside decorating; medium to small wreaths.


Tip: Wait an hour before hanging anything on the hook. This will give the adhesive time to set.

Tip: Use a second hook to secure the wreath on the bottom and prevent it from banging against your door.


  • Many different hook options
  • Place anywhere
  • Allows you to hang more than 1 wreath on a door


  • Less than 10-lb. weight capacity
  • Not decorative


magnetic hooks

A double magnet is great for doors with windows. You can also use it to hang wreaths on sidelights or windows around the house. If you have a metal door, you can use a standard single magnet hanger. They are very strong and require no difficult installation.


Best For: Hanging wreaths on windows or metal surfaces; small to medium size wreaths


  • Enables you to hang wreaths on windows using a magnet hanger on both sides
  • More durable for years of use


  • Limited weight capacity
  • Can only use on windows or metal surfaces

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Robin grew up on a farm in the rolling hills of southern Wisconsin. After years living “in town,” she recently moved back to the country where she is renovating an old farmhouse. She’s an expert on window blinds and drape installations, color consultation and blind repair. Her flagship store, “House to Home Designs” is located on the historic Square, downtown Monroe, Wisconsin. Read More

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