Your doormat’s one of the first thing your guests see when they visit. But it’s an easy thing to overlook. Don’t settle for the plain, store-bought jute doormats.
Instead, try one — or five — of these great, inexpensive projects. You’ll add color and style to your porch. You’ll give your guests something to smile at and talk about!
Spruce up your front door by making one of these 18 doormats … check them out after the break!
Pallet Doormat 1 of 18Here's the perfect doormat for slushy days.
Try it with and without color: from Martha Stewart
Spray Painted Modern Doormat 2 of 18Perk up the run-of-the-mill jute doormat with this fun geometric pattern.
Learn more at Curbly
Monogrammed Doormat 3 of 18Add an elegant monogram to your front step.
Here's how: Better Homes and Gardens
Spray-Painted Bat Doormat 4 of 18Put everyone's favorite Hallowe'en flying creature on your stoop with this cute idea.
More info at Better Homes and Gardens
House Numbers Doormat 5 of 18Make sure the UPS guy is bringing your fabric order to the right house with this cool paint project.
Learn more at Coisinhas Outras
Chevron Doormat 6 of 18You can't go wrong with a chevron pattern.
Here's how: Max and Me
Plank Doormat 7 of 18Planks shed water, dirt, and debris -- and the plank doormat's easy to make.
Find out more at How Does She?
Monogrammed Plank Doormat 8 of 18Two great tastes that taste great together: add a monogram to your plank doormat.
Mix it up at The Accent Piece
Chalk Welcome Mat 9 of 18Make your greetings change with your moods!
Check out this cute idea at More Design Please
Pebble Welcome Mat 10 of 18Create this cute, rocky doormat with dollar store materials.
Rock n' roll at After I Finish This Row...
Spider Web Welcome Mat 11 of 18Add a spooky Hallowe'en touch with this cute idea.
More details at Country Living
Stenciled Doormat 12 of 18Add an elegant stenciled word to your front steps.
Learn more: Lisa Leonard
Stamped Doormat 13 of 18Add a fun pattern with stamps!
Here's how: Skip To My Lou
Freezer Paper Doormat 14 of 18You might not have thought freezer paper could make something so striking, but look at the great patterns in this doormat.
Learn how: Martha Shmartha
Shamrock Cutout Carpeted Doormat 15 of 18Great for St. Patrick's Day ... or any time you feel lucky!
Learn how at Sew Dang Cute Crafts
Patriotic Spray-Painted Doormat 16 of 18Great for summer, July, or for anytime in Washington, DC.
Make yours: Frugal Upstate
Painted Doormat 17 of 18Add a beautiful, natural touch to your mat.
Get inspired here: Creative 'Try'-als
Interchangeable Chevron Doormat 18 of 18Mix up your chevron pattern with this great idea.
More at The CSI Project