(Closed) Front Door Décor?

posted 3 years ago in Home
Post # 2
1306 posts
Bumble bee

Wreaths are never a no go.  They are perfect at any time of year and they are all a front door or entrance needs, nothing better IMO.

There are even seasonal wreath subscription services where every 3-4 months you are shipped a new, season appropriate wreath.  

If you do the wreaths I’d skip the sign so it dies t become too busy.  The wreaths alone are enough and tasteful.  But flanking lanterns/scones would be nice. 

Post # 3
2465 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

A seasonally-appropriate wreath is always a good choice! I prefer to keep my paint scheme neutral and jazz it up with bright accessories. I’m also a fan of symmetry so that first photo makes me giddy. 

Post # 5
15203 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

We have 3 wreaths that I rotate on our front doors, Xmas/winter, fall and spring/summer.  We have double doors too, but only put one on the stationary door.

Post # 6
7165 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2016

I would look into Feng Shui principles and do something that supports energy flow (but I’m always looking for ways to support energy flow).

I just did some stuff for my entryway and a few of the pointers I found said you should look for a great new welcome mat that is the width of your entryway. It also mentioned putting plants or something on either side of the door for symmetry and balance. We also put up a windchime since we live in an area with pretty regular wind/breezes.

Speaking of wind- that welcome sign is cute- do you have to worry about wind blowing it over?

Post # 7
11381 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

I love two wreaths on black/greenblack front doors.

Since you have double dooors, I also love wrought iron planters on either side with a shaped small bush or tree you can put lights in over the holidays and underplant for the warmer months to add color and look good year round. 


Post # 9
15203 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I dunno what’s typical, but that’s just what we do.   This is my spring/summer wreath. 

Post # 10
10107 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

Wreaths on the door all year must be US  thing ?  We only do them at Christmas here in Australia. Interesting…    

Post # 11
9528 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

I absolutely love wreaths. We have an embarrassing number of them.

Agree with PPs that you can just choose more summery ones.

Post # 12
2558 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

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TheGridMonster :  I love that whitish one for summer! 

Post # 14
170 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 1999 - Tacoma, WA

We have double doors with seasonal wreaths, year-round. Right now they are orange/yellow with tiny pumpkins, and I’ll swap them out on December 1st for our Christmas/winter wreaths. We also have a vertical welcome sign with a few pine cones on the stationary door side. 

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