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If you want to learn how to decorate for this upcoming Mardi Gras season, you’ve come to the right place! We live in the heart of where this beautiful festive is celebrated and know a thing or two about making a great Mardi Gras wreath. With that said, here are our must-have Mardi Gras decor ideas to help you get ready for the season!

Hey, y’all! It’s almost Mardi Gras time, and that’s a BIG deal around here! Most people think that the holiday season is our biggest selling season, but believe it or not, it’s actually Mardi Gras. 😉

Did you already finish up your festive decor? If not, we have some terrific DIY Mardi Gras wreath ideas you can make.

You do NOT want to miss these ideas to turn your home into a gold, purple, and green paradise.

Did you know each color represents something? To get you up to speed, here’s the breakdown:

  • Purple = Justice
  • Green = Faith
  • Gold = Power
DIY Mardi Gras Decor Ideas

6 Must-Have DIY Mardi Gras Decor Ideas

I’ve rounded up our most popular Mardi Gras wreath and centerpiece ideas to inspire you as you deck out your home in Mardi Gras decor this year. When it comes to Mardi Gras, there can never be enough purple, green, and gold!

What are you waiting for? Let’s take a look at these ideas.

DIY Mardi Gras Centerpiece

We found some post-Christmas pine stems on clearance and turned it into this beautiful Mardi Gras centerpiece. Use different greenery, ornaments, and decorative picks to create a multi-textured design like this one.

DIY Mardi Gras Decor

Mardi Gras Swag

If you want to decorate using something other than a wreath, check out this festive swag. It’s got all the color and bling you could want for the season!

How to Make a Mardi Gras Swag

5-Minute DIY Mardi Gras Wreath

This simple Mardi Gras wreath design took less than 5-minutes to whip up. Yes, 5 MINUTES!

If you’re running out of time, this is the perfect Mardi Gras decor design. Using minimal supplies, this wreath is great for beginner wreath makers too.

Quick DIY Mardi Gras Wreath

Grapevine Mardi Gras Door Wreath

Take a basic grapevine wreath form and turn it into this gorgeous Mardi Gras door decor. It’s got a little bit of everything – beads, sparkly King cake, and all the festive colors!

Mardi Gras Grapevine Wreath + Bow

Did you love the wreath bow from the grapevine wreath? Think of all the things you could dress up…vases, garlands, and porch lights, oh my!.

Mardi Gras Wreath Bow

Deco Mesh And Ribbon Tail Mardi Gras Wreath

This ribbon tail deco mesh Mardi Gras wreath has the classic fleur-de-lis and colors. This design is definitely more complicated than the 5-Minute Mardi Gras wreath, but the end result is AMAZING!

Mardi Gras Wreath - Deco Mesh Ribbon Tails and Sign

Purple Green And Gold Wreath With A Fleur De Lis

This design looks much more complicated than it actually is. Isn’t it stunning and perfectly “over the top?”

How to Make a Colorful Mardi Gras Fleur de Lis Grapevine Wreath

I hope you love these Mardi Gras decor ideas! If there’s something else you’d like to see us make for this special, one-of-a-kind holiday, please let us know in the comments!

Create the Ultimate Mardi Gras Decorations with These Easy DIY Ideas


Have you ever made Mardi Gras decor? Here are a few questions I see frequently from readers about making gorgeous purple, green, and gold decor.

What kind of decorations are made for Mardi Gras?

If you really want to participate in the holiday and decorate for Mardi Gras, the appropriate approach to decorations is “the bigger, the better.” When it comes to Mardi Gras decor, almost anything and everything goes – as long as it uses purple, green, and gold!

Incorporate streamers, garlands, beads, flower arrangements, masks, fleur-de-lis, and more.

Do people actually decorate for Mardi Gras?

Short answer: yes!

Longer answer: decorating for Mardi Gras is almost a necessity if you live anywhere near New Orleans, Louisiana. They tend to take over. However, in other parts of the country, you’ll likely find that Mardi Gras decor is more hit or miss.

Make Mardi Gras Decor To Decorate Your Home

There you have it! 6 beautiful and festive decor ideas to use in your home. Get ready to participate in parades and listen to some amazing music!

Mardi Gras usually happens close to Valentine’s Day. Once you’re ready to take down your Mardi Gras decor, don’t forget to display:

As always, feel free to leave us a comment below or share this post with a friend. We appreciate getting your feedback and love providing amazing content to help you!

If you’re in need of any help with bow-making, wreath-making, or crafting in general, be sure to check out more of our tutorials on How to Make Wreaths.

If you are interested in more info on learning how to make wreaths, where to buy supplies, and being in a community of like-minded crafters, check out our Creative Coaching Subscription Group.

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