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Reader Submissions: Homemade Advent Wreaths - Pictures and Stories


These pictures of homemade Advent wreaths were submitted by your fellow readers of the About.com GuideSite to Catholicism. Click on the links below to spark your own ideas for homemade Advent wreaths. And if celebrate Advent with an Advent wreath you have made yourself, or if these photos and stories inspire you to make one, please share your pictures with us!

"Our First Advent Wreath"

We light the candles of our Advent Wreath every night during Advent before we eat dinner. We say our Grace Before Meals prayer and then enjoy our dinner with the candles lit until the end of our meal…More

"Advent Is a Time of Joyful Expectation of the Coming of the Lord"

On Sunday candles are lit and I am saving some candles for the 25th. This is the first time I bought one to use at home. Advent is a time of joyful expectation of the coming of the Lord. It is a time…More

"Save the Christmas Trees for Christmas"

I only lit my Advent wreath on Sundays so the candles would last. Someday I will have a bigger Advent wreath I can light more often. I made this one out of a votive candle with birthday candles. I li…More

"The Kids Look Forward to Every New Candle"

We say bedtime prayers every night so the beginning of Advent is greatly anticipated and something different and full of family memories of years past. Starting on the 1st Sunday of Advent we say our…More

"My Homemade Dollar-Store Advent Wreath"

This one is on our dining table and is lit every evening during meal time. It is probably the most meaningful of the wreaths through the house since it was so simple to make. It helps remind us to ke…More

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