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These front door decor ideas will increase your curb appeal and make your front porch decor look stylish. Read on!
We don’t need to emphasize the importance of how your front entrance looks and what impact it has on your entire home design (both exterior and interior). Indeed, the first impression you make to someone who is staring at your door while they wait to be welcomed in tells everything about you.
That’s why you have to really think this through. And we are here to help you with our set of decorating ideas. These are more than just wreaths (but there are a lot of them too). We have plenty of tips that will help you turn the entrance to your home attractive and increase your curb appeal.
What to Hang on Front Door for Decor?
Here’s a quick look of what you can hang on your door:
- A wreath (many styles of it to choose from – see below)
- An ornament
- Letters and monograms
- Seasonal hangings
- Flower pots and flower arrangements
- Wire and metal art
- String art
Don’t be afraid to experiment! You can hang a lot of things on the door as long as it makes sense and it tells a message.
Front Door Wreaths
Looking for a simple way to find an accent that complements your entrance color? Wreaths may be your ideal option. It’s a great accent to add because you’re not limited by anything. You can use any color of yarn and make a piece that works. Check out this idea and get a wireframe ring and yarn to DIY your own.
DIY Front Door Wreath
As we have established the value of wreaths and how great an accent they make, let’s create one! It’s a great DIY project for all levels of crafters. So even if you haven’t made anything like this before, you will be able to follow a simple tutorial.
Hanging Door Basket
Creating a welcoming decor in farmhouse style is one of the easiest ways to increase your porch appeal. Rustic farmhouse always associates with welcoming coziness. There’s no way your guests won’t feel welcome entering your home seeing this vignette.
The basket is a great practical hanging as you can add greenery and other accents to it. And you can change the wooden star to different decor accent as well. The most important detail is to keep the consistent theme.
Pumpkin Door Decoration
Talking about farmhouse style, here’s another idea. As per the previous idea, you can switch the elements with this rustic pumpkin sign. It’s unique and a bit whimsical. And you don’t have to wait for fall to hang this sign.
Creating a welcoming rustic feel is what this idea is all about. There’s nothing like some wooden art and dried flower arrangment that says, “please, make yourself at home.”
Front Door Christmas Decor Ideas
We can make a whole new article about Christmas decorations but one of our favorites is making it personal. For example, a monogram made of pinecones makes your holidays truly special.
If you want your front decor to have a special meaning try a monogram. Usually, it’s the capital letter of your family name. In this example, the piece is made from pinecones to have a rustic fall appeal.
Again, it’s all about creating a welcoming rustic coziness. Your guests will appreciate the effort. After all, it’s so much more of a pleasing experience to enter a home which is decorated right from the curb.
Fall Front Door Decoration
Nothing speaks about hospitality better than a hint to farm produce. So if you’re going for this kind of accents in your fall decor, you’ll want to do the same to your front porch as well. This crop accent is the perfect example of the idea.
The key to this look is to keep it simple but stylish. The craft is not overcrowded with detail – the focus is on the crop. A small black ribbon and a wooden sign are there to bring it together.
Valentine’s Day Front Door Decor
Everything works together in this Valentine’s idea. We love the subtle approach to this holiday decor. From the color of the entry to the delicate heart-shaped design to the reclaimed wood porch arc. But if there’s just one thing you’d take home from this idea, it’s the minimalist hearth shape.
It’s simple but very inviting. And what an easy and quick way to create inviting design for the Valentine’s it is.
Summer Door Wreath
If you’re looking for a summer accent that pops, try this faux sunflower piece. The vibrant yellow and green create a happy summery mood instantly. Who wouldn’t want to enter this house?
You can even make this craft yourself. It takes some ribbons or plastic tablecloth, and some creativity to accomplish it. You can always find it in crafts stores too!
Welcome Sign for Front Door
Your decor piece can tell a message, literally. Saying hello in such a unique way adds some charm to your outdoor decor. And it makes your exterior decor very inviting too.
You can either buy a sign like this or if you’re crafty, make one yourself. It’s a simple idea to make if you’re into DIY. Here’s a tip, make it from a cutting board!
Spring Door Decorations
Flowers make everything better. So the more ways you find to add them to your decor, the better. In this case, hanging a nice rustic whitewashed basket with greens is a beautiful way to decorate for spring.
You can experiment with all types of flowers too. Keep in mind that what works in one case, might not work on another. So the key here is to experiment to find the best look.
Home Sign with Wreath
Do most of these ideas seem boring to you? Following the trends is fine and all, but making your unique decor can go a long way. Hanging a witty sign is one way to do that.
A small rustic accent and a signboard with your message are all it takes to get this look. Make sure your guests share your sense of humor when choosing a witty message, though!
Decorating a front porch with hangers is not just about wreaths and flowers. You can revamp the entire entrance to create a backdrop for a metal art hanging. In this example, it’s making the faux wood look with vinyl laminate floor planks.
And because there’s a wide choice of floor planks to choose from, you can experiment with different types of accents. Check out this idea.
Continuing the unique decorating idea here’s another straightforward yet high-impact approach. Hanging a couple of gift tags with special words is a cute way to decorate. It’s a great conversation piece right from the get-go.
It’s a nice project idea to DIY too! So if you’re into it, you’ll love crafting them. Such gift tags might make a lovely present also!
Year Round Wreath for Front Door
Pineapple props as a welcoming accent are quite a trend. If you like the idea, it’s simple to apply it. You can even get the props in Dollar Store.
Don’t limit yourself to the standard pineapple design too. You can use the shape as a frame (a wireframe) and decorate it with details of your choice. And the best part is that it works for your every day decor all year round.
Large Front Door Wreaths
There’s no better way to create a warm and welcoming entry to your home than a large flower arrangement. If you know your way to arrange flowers, you must use this idea.
There are no limits here. Simply take the flowers you like and put them together with a cute bow and a wire frame. This can be a nice DIY project too.
This idea proves that simple works. Who would have thought that all it takes is a small gold sprayed bumblebee to create an attractive ornament? It certainly works!
Front Door Monogram
Monograms work all year round. If you like to play safe, you can’t go wrong with this type of design. You can even add flowers to your front door letters as an additional accent too.
The best part is that there are plenty of hydrangeas to buy as well. Or you can make one yourself as a simple DIY project.
If you want to update your design regularly but you don’t want to get involved every time, use this chalkboard idea. The best thing about it is that you can write your message daily. And what a great way to create welcoming decor it is.
All it takes is hanging a chalkboard tablet. You can embellish it too.
Cheap Wreaths for Front Door
Don’t care to spend a lot of money on decor? When life gives you lemons, make lemonade… or create a design from them. It’s a beautiful way to make welcoming piece and do it cheap. The bright yellow accent of the lemons is very playful too.
You will have to DIY this project, so here is the tutorial for you to follow.
Rustic Door Decor
Of all rustic options you have, driftwood is one of the most impressive for decor. If you live anywhere near a beach where there’s enough driftwood, you can collect it for some rustic accent. A piece like this is warm and welcoming. It’s a great conversation piece too.
Add some felt flower embellishments to complement the color of the porch too.
Modern Door Wreath
The best modern ideas come from simple everyday items. In this case, it’s the clothespins. You can take it to another level by using colored clothespins to create a color pattern.
It’s a creative but simple idea to try at home.
Thanksgiving Front Door Decorations
Using word art for decor is a great way to decorate your front entryway for special occasions. This time it works as the perfect Thanksgiving decor item. If you’re expecting guests for the Thanksgiving dinner, they will be most welcome seeing this sign.
It’s simple but beautiful!
Baby Sleeping Front Door Sign
This sign idea is both, witty and beautiful. For one, it’s a nice hanging to hang and add some detail. And it has a sign with a funny message that discourages people from knocking or ringing the bell. Even if it’s a joke, it will discourage most people!
Double Door Wreaths
Double doors have a specific requirement. Their decor needs to be complementing each other. Indeed, you can’t have entirely different pieces or other hangings on either side. So symmetrical or matching designs work best for this type of a set up.
Above Door Decor
With all the talk about how to decorate the door itself, let’s not forget that there’s more to it. You can, for example, add some detail to above with clever designs. For example, such a corner ornament looks subtle but very beautiful.
Flip Flop Door Wreath
This idea is all about summer vibes. Let’s show everyone how relaxed we are by hanging a bunch of colorful rubber flip clops to decoreate the entrance. It’s funny, witty, and eclectic.
Pink Door Wreath
Pink is in. It looks gorgeous with teal backdrops especially. So if you have a complementing color of the entrance, why not use this kind of a design? Roses, for instance, are truly stunning.
White may seem like a very wintery idea but it’s also classic. You can easily use a white design all year round and no one will tell you otherwise. We love all white flower arrangements for entryway decor.
Hang a Wreath on a Door with Ribbon
Ribbons pair so well and they make classic decor. Want to try this too? Check out how Kenarry suggests doing it with burlap and ribbon.
Wooden Door Hanger Pattern
If you’re going to DIY your decor, here’s a great tip. Find a cutting pattern to print out and use it in your project. This will eliminate all the guesswork, especially if sketching is not your forte. Here’s one example.
Front Door Halloween Decoration
There are so many things you can do to your porch for Halloween. We’ll just give you one cute example. This is a fun hanger to make and make your entrance just a little scarier for the occasion.
Personalized Door Wreaths
Nothing makes decor greater than personalizing your designs. There are tons of vendors online (especially on Etsy) that will do it for you. Or you can make something as a DIY project. In any case, a personalized piece is a must try.