20 Creative Christmas Front Door Decorations

Christmas is just around the corner so it’s time once again to decorate our homes. The Christmas tree is usually the focal point but we shouldn’t neglect the rest of the house. Give your guests a festive welcome by decorating the front door. We have a bunch of great ideas you might like to try so let’s get started.

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A simple wreath is often enough but in case you want something a bit more eye-catching, something with more curb appeal, you can display a large garland decorated with seasonal greenery and pine cones around the front door, like a frame.

Speaking of frames, you can one to decorate a front door that has a knocker. This is actually a pretty cool idea in general, not only for Christmas. Now, however, you can decorate the frame with a nice bow and some Christmas tree clippings or other seasonal things.

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If you have a double front door you’ll need not one but two wreaths. You can take this opportunity to create a symmetrical front door décor. Put matching wreaths on each door panel and frame them both with a garland.

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Instead of a wreath, maybe you’d like to welcome your guests with a custom message. You can write it on a slice of wood or a door sign made of cardboard, plywood or whatever else you find fit. Hang it with ribbon and add two or three Christmas ornaments for a little bit of color contrast.

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In addition to decorating the front door with a wreath, a sign or whatever else you prefer, there’s also the option to put up a beautiful Christmas tree on the porch. It can be a real tree or a faux one, depending on your preference. This is actually a neat idea if you don’t have enough space for the tree inside the house.

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Hanging wreaths on doors with glass panels can be tricky. You can’t use nails, screws and tape is usually not strong enough to hold a full wreath. That’s when door hangers come in really handy. They fit over the door frame and they have a hook which can hold a wreath, no matter how big or heavy, without damaging the door in any way.

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Hanging wreaths on doors with glass panels can be tricky. You can’t use nails, screws and tape is usually not strong enough to hold a full wreath. That’s when door hangers come in really handy. They fit over the door frame and they have a hook which can hold a wreath, no matter how big or heavy, without damaging the door in any way.

You can also be creative by repurposing items into front door decorations. For example, take a silver dish, hang it on the front door with some colored ribbon or fabric and add three vividly-colored Christmas ornaments.

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Another idea can be to make a small fabric bag and to fill it with seasonal greenery, maybe some fallen leaves and some pine cones too, and to hang it on the front door. You can hang it from the knockers if you have one or you can use a hanger.

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Use a combination of strategies to make not just the front door but also the space around it look eye-catching and festive. Hang a wreath on the door and frame it with planters and greenery decorated with Christmas ornaments.

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If you have a door with a transparent glass panel, you can display the wreath on whatever side you prefer so if you think it would be too cold for it outside, just bring it indoors. You can add a few decorations outside as well if you’d like.

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How about a cute mini wreath instead of a regular one? Actually, you can use both types if you want. The small wreath can be made of cardboard or paper and you can decorate it with small pom-poms. Set it on the door handle.

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Instead of a wreath, you can decorate the front door with a Christmas stocking. You can make it out of felt, burlap or upholstery fabric. There’s a bunch of cool designs you can try. Fill the stocking with treats or goodies so each guest can take one when they knock on your door.

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A pair of old ice skates can become a cool and original ornament for the front door. It would be like hanging a stocking but of a different kind. Add some ornaments too, like some yarn pom-poms, some mini present boxes or some cute tags.

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Does it feel like a simple wreath isn’t enough to make the front door look festive? How about three wreaths instead? You can hang the second from the first one and the third from the second one using ribbon. Together, they can look like the outline of a snowman.

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If you decide to craft the wreath yourself, you could use greenery from your own garden or backyard. Actually, it might be time to trim those topiary trees you keep on your front porch and use the clippings to make a full and beautiful wreath worthy of your front door.

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If you decide to craft the wreath yourself, you could use greenery from your own garden or backyard. Actually, it might be time to trim those topiary trees you keep on your front porch and use the clippings to make a full and beautiful wreath worthy of your front door.

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You can’t really go wrong with an evergreen wreath, whether you choose to craft it yourself from scratch using stuff from your own yard or to buy it a ready-made one. What matters is how the wreath will look like on your front door. This one, for instance, look quite charming and those funky pineapples complement it in a cool way.

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Remember sleds? They used to be a lot of fun and they still are but that’s not all they can do. You can turn a wooden sled into a beautiful decoration for the front entrance if you tie some ribbon or an evergreen garland around it.

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Wreaths don’t always have to be green. In fact, a lot of them are not and those are usually the most interesting kind, like this funky-looking wreath made of twigs. It has a rustic look but it’s also pretty modern-looking. To make it, you need cardboard, twine, sticks, burlap, ribbon and a glue gun. {found on thewhimsicalwife}.

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This Santa wreath is really cute and, most important, it’s easy to make too. You need a Santa hat, a foam wreath, straight pins, wooden letters (for the Ho Ho Ho ornaments), white tulle or mesh for the beard and a hot glue gun. Find out the details on craftcuts.

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Let’s say you decide on an evergreen wreath. That’s great too, especially with all the interesting ways in which you can decorate it. For example, you can use a bunch of cute ornaments like the rustic wood kind or cute miniature toys. The idea comes from aprettylifeinthesuburbs.

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In the mood for something a bit more personalized? Maybe you’d like to make a monogrammed ornament for your front door. Check out this tutorial we found on inmyownstyle. It shown how to make a decoration with a distressed and personalized look.

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Speaking of monograms, there’s also a pretty cool tutorial on craftcuts which shows how to make a chevron-patterned monogram wreath/ ornament. The supplies involved include a wooden letter, silver and white spray paint, masking tape, a hot glue gun, burlap ribbon and a reindeer shape plus some red glitter spray paint.