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25 Tips for Front Door Makeovers

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A simple change to your front door can go a long way for giving your home a fresh new look. Hop on the neon trend by painting your front door a neon color, or just the address numbers. Not ready to commit to a bright color? Hang a striped awning above your door or color block your flower pots to match. See more front door inspiration and get tips for giving your front door a makeover this spring…


  • 25 Tips for Front Door Makeovers 1 of 26
    25 Tips for Front Door Makeovers
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  • Paint it Neon 2 of 26
    Paint it Neon
    Have your front door make a statement by painting it neon.
    Find out more at HGTV.
  • Give it Stripes 3 of 26
    Give it Stripes
    Go nautical with this striking makeover in neon or nautical blue and red.
    Find out more at Coastal Living.
  • Statement House Numbers 4 of 26
    Statement House Numbers
    Use a vinyl adhesive to showcase your street number.
    Check it out at Country Living.
  • Say Hello 5 of 26
    Say Hello
    Greet your guests before you open the door with a vinyl hello.
    Find out more at Etsy.
  • Color Block Makes it Pop 6 of 26
    Color Block Makes it Pop
    Coordinate a planter with your door by color blocking the bottom.
    Find out more at House Beautiful.
  • Neon Numbers 7 of 26
    Neon Numbers
    These house numbers capitalize on the neon trend without a huge commitment.
    Spotted at Etsy.
  • Window Sign 8 of 26
    Window Sign
    Create art for your door with a whimsical sign.
    Find out more at New York Times.
  • Layers of Color 9 of 26
    Layers of Color
    Use various colors to highlight architecture and create interest.
    Find out more at Mother Earth News.
  • Colorful Pinwheel 10 of 26
    Colorful Pinwheel
    Paint a pinwheel for a graphic, colorful statement.
    Find out more at Pam Garrison.
  • Foliage 11 of 26
    Foliage
    Create a stunning color combination with vegetation.
    Find out more at HGTV.
  • Paneling 12 of 26
    Paneling
    Paint door side paneling in a contrasting color.
    Find out more at Better Homes & Gardens.
  • Awning 13 of 26
    Awning
    Add pattern with an awning.
    Find out more at Design Sponge.
  • Minimalist Style 14 of 26
    Minimalist Style
    Solid oak door with statement handles perfect for a modern home.
    Find out more at Urban Front.
  • Bold Trim 15 of 26
    Bold Trim
    Paint your door trim a bright color while keeping your door neutral.
    Find out more at Kristen Buckingham.
  • Accessorize 16 of 26
    Accessorize
    Use a large accessory to accent your door.
    Find out more at Coastal Living.
  • Working with Nature 17 of 26
    Working with Nature
    Accent your door color with bright potted plants.
    Find out more at Southern Living.
  • Door Pattern 18 of 26
    Door Pattern
    Use a contrasting color to highlight the pattern on your door.
    Find out more at Flickr.
  • Streamline Accessories 19 of 26
    Streamline Accessories
    Update your door by updating your hardware, mailbox, and entry lights for a cohesive entry space.
    Find out more at Better Homes & Gardens.
  • Matchy Matchy 20 of 26
    Matchy Matchy
    Paint your door to match your landscaping.
    Find out more at Casa Steph Interiors.
  • Geometric 21 of 26
    Geometric
    Transform your door with just a few painted lines using a geometric pattern.
    Find out more at Tamalika.
  • Knock, Knock 22 of 26
    Knock, Knock
    Let your hardware be the draw with an interesting knocker.
    Find out more at Maria Killam.
  • Monochromatic 23 of 26
    Monochromatic
    Spruce up your door and your fixture using the same color.
    Find out more at Farrow & Ball.
  • Shiny Statement 24 of 26
    Shiny Statement
    Use high gloss paint, paired with beautiful brass hardware and topiaries, to give your door a new look.
    Find out more atAmanda Carol at Home.
  • Seeing Symmetry 25 of 26
    Seeing Symmetry
    Flank your entry with planters to create symmetry and accent your door color.
    Find out more at Coastal Living.
  • Curtains 26 of 26
    Curtains
    Frame your door with drapes to add pattern and color to your porch.
    Find out more at House of Honey.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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