12 Festive Front Doors!

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While the classic wreath is classic for a reason — like a little black dress — adding other elements to your front door or porch will give your front door a more finished look. When the holidays arrive, try one of these great ideas for your front door. Some are interpretations of the classic wreath; others inspired tableaus. Whether you imitate or use these ideas as a spark for your own, you’ll love seeing these 12 great ideas for holiday front doors – check them out after the jump!


  • Blue Door and Three Wreaths 1 of 12
    Blue Door and Three Wreaths
    Good things come in threes, including this great approach to filling all the vertical space on a door. Use some sturdy ribbon and three identical wreaths for your spin.
    Learn how at Newlywed Diaries
  • Greenery in a Basket and a Sled 2 of 12
    Greenery in a Basket and a Sled
    A nice alternative to a wreath is this idea: get a vintage, or vintage-looking basket and add some greenery. Add a sled or other winter sports equipment to accent.
    Learn how at Country Living
  • Moss Wreath and Fresh Greenery 3 of 12
    Moss Wreath and Fresh Greenery
    Moss: the forgotten evergreen! Look at this beautiful wreath made with moss, accented by fresh greenery.
    Learn how at Martha Stewart
  • Monogram and Potted Evergreens 4 of 12
    Monogram and Potted Evergreens
    An enlarged classic monogram provides a bright accent to darker evergreens. Read how to make yours, or even try a hand stencil out of sturdy fiberboard.
    Learn how at Holly Mathis Interiors
  • Greenery, White Lights, and Red Bows 5 of 12
    Greenery, White Lights, and Red Bows
    This beautiful, classic approach never goes out of style. The holiday red and green (be sure to choose outdoor-ready ribbon) is accented by the twinkle of the white lights.
    Learn how at Country Living
  • Ornament Garland and Lanterns 6 of 12
    Ornament Garland and Lanterns
    Echo your wreath with this great idea. Get garland and add ornaments in your accent colors; echo the accents in festive lanterns.
    Learn how at Home Trend Design
  • Oversized Mercury Glass Ornaments 7 of 12
    Oversized Mercury Glass Ornaments
    Make a dramatic statement with these oversized mercury glass ornaments. Make sure you use sturdy wire. You could substitute large plastic ornaments made to resemble mercury glass too.
    Learn how at A Room Somewhere
  • Whimsical Oversized Colorful Snowflakes 8 of 12
    Whimsical Oversized Colorful Snowflakes
    This fun decor idea brings more than the traditional colors into the entry area -- and it's one that kids will enjoy, too.
    Learn how at Southern Fried Gal
  • Christmas Garden Themed Entryway 9 of 12
    Christmas Garden Themed Entryway
    Even if your garden's hibernating, you can find used or vintage garden supplies and add bright red touches for a fun and whimsical porch.
    Learn how at Southern Living
  • Square Wreath and Packages 10 of 12
    Square Wreath and Packages
    Don't cut corners -- try a square wreath. Echo the square shape with mock packages.
    Learn how at my home ideas
  • Fresh Evergreen Wreath and Ice Skates 11 of 12
    Fresh Evergreen Wreath and Ice Skates
    Accent your evergreen wreath with well-worn ice skates -- or substitute another well-loved winter item.
    Learn how at Holly Mathis Interiors
  • Pomegranates, Gold Ornaments, and Shutters 12 of 12
    Pomegranates, Gold Ornaments, and Shutters
    This is a great way to bring shutters into the decor equation -- and the pomegranates are an inspired touch. The gold ornaments add just the right amount of sparkle.
    Learn how at my home ideas

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