Deck the entryway and lay the welcome mat for a holiday visitor along with some DIY easy Christmas front entry ideas for a little more of festive cheer.
Your entry welcomes the guests and immediately gives a sense of an interior’s aesthetic and with Christmas comes a flood of guests to entertain so styling your front door becomes more important.
Think beyond typical wreaths and go for something homemade. Everyone wants a stunning exterior for holidays but with all other decorating, the task gets daunting but you do not have to worry now. Use the ideas mentioned below and have your home ready for the main Eve in no time.
There are lots of great ideas to welcome your guests in to your home to spread the spirit of the festival joy all around.
Here are few of them:
Bottle Brush Trees:
A faux wreath here just needs a fresh dusting of artificial snow. Attach tiny trees along the bottom and it will become a complete magical forest on the front door.
Green Door Swag:
Bundle together floral wine, fragrant greenery – yew, spruce, eucalyptus and holly to make a grand entrance and say good bye to your typical wreath.
The rustic DIY snowflake will look much better with distressed wood which means the nicks and imperfections of any type will blend right in.
Christmas Fire Place Door Décor:
Bring in some coziness of the fire place and add warmness to the front porch with an adorable Christmas display. You can also use stockings and a wreath for a complete look.
Mason Jar Christmas Tree Door Decoration:
You will need the leftover mason jar lids to build the base of a beautiful piece and then fill it with Christmas baubles of your likes.
Greenery Covered Front Morch:
Tap in the natural side and add lots of greenery to the front porch for a festive and a fresh greeting. You can also go a little wild with beautiful garland, Christmas wreath and a mini tree.
Dress up the greenery with a mixture of fruits like lemons, pineapples and apples. It is a perfect way to celebrate the season and at the same time embrace the nature. You can also use fruits as per your likes and color combination.
Old Fashioned, Dramatic Garland Décor:
Display beautifully the old fashioned, Victorian era Christmas house decoration. For this idea you will need deco mesh, shiny large ribbons in an array of textures and over sized ornaments and hues stringing around the perimeter of the front door. Use bright green and red colors for create a joyful and eye catching display.
Sea of Snow Flakes:
Hang snowflakes of varying sizes to give a touch of winter and snowy climate. Oversized snowflakes around the front door add a beautiful charm.
Moss + Cranberry Wreath:
For a colorful holiday decoration of your front door, cover a straw wreath form with moss and garlands of fresh cranberries. You can also use the wreath as the base for a Christmas centerpiece.
Christmas Star Door Decoration:
If you are looking up for some stellar inspiration for this season’s decorations then use a twig and berry star for front entry decoration. The idea is so versatile that it can be displayed anywhere.
Burlap Christmas Tree Décor:
Make strips of burlap ribbon to make it look like a Christmas tree and then add texture and color to the façade. Hang it on the entry door.
A symmetrical principle does not just apply to indoor spaces but outdoors as well. Simply create a beautiful Christmas look with matching wreaths and complementary arrangements of greenery and flowers.
Simple Garland Front Door Décor:
Whether you believe or not but a single simple wreath, long single garland and 2 gorgeous trees are a perfect feast for the eyes. The bright door decorated with a festive garland of silver and red Christmas balls drape around the front door completes the look. The simplicity of the décor is good enough to give it a sophisticated look.
Add a simple ticking stripe bow and watch out your wreath turning elegant from being plain. The faux trees in urns can be decorated with handmade painted birch bark ornaments and frosted shatter proof balls to finish up the décor look.
For a Nordic Noel, steal up some Scandinavian style with this décor idea by using wheat stalks and winter berries to brighten up a plain wreath along with silver bells for a little jingle.
Winter Wonderland Front Door:
Use the openings of a series of windows on the front door to frame the hand crafted snowflakes. The easy DIY Christmas idea will give it a festive look without being too over the top.
If the front door already has a festive color then do not over do it, rather simply put few lanterns on the step for a finishing touch. You can also add up a green colored door mat for complimenting the simple decor.
To create a festive front entryway, wintery wreaths are a perfect addition but there are few items that can jazz up the holiday décor. Simply hang some new fashionable designs to add a seasonal of cold Christmas interest to your door. For example, you can use a pair of clean white ice skates in the middle by tying it up with a bit of greenery to dress up the door to a traditional entry.
Festive Rope Letters:
Try a playful twist on a standard holiday wreath by wrapping sections of rope with fine gauge wire working it between the rope’s twists and then shaping in to letters to spell out a favorite holiday sentiment.
Merry Christmas Door Tags:
Use a super size sign to spread the message across clear and loud to everyone. You can either buy it online or can also make it at home by giving it a personalized touch. The giant wooden door tags are a wonderful way to decorate a front door.
Hanging Peppermint Door Monogram:
Decorate a personalized homemade wreath monogram using colorful peppermint candies and give your entryway a personal feel. The easy to make monogram will take around an hour to prepare.
Lights are an obsession when it comes to Christmas décor. You can go classic by lighting up the entry way with strings of warm lights.
The formula is old but still trending to décor the entry way. Use a simple green wreath, 2 green angels constructed of greenery and wire and adding an unexpected accent colors to give a fresh look. The 2 angles on either side of the front way or a door give a beautiful soul waring welcome.
To get the look, wrap the lights around miniature potted Christmas trees; pair it up with a long garland wreath and add hints of berries and red ribbon on the wreath to give a pop of color.
Pine Cone Bundle:
Re – imagine the Christmas craft staple as a beautiful door hanging by tying it up with silky ribbons. Simply gather some pine cones and tie them up with a ribbon and hang it on the entryway.
Snow Man Door:
Welcome your guests with an adorable snowman which will definitely be loved by kids. The idea is very simple to make and can be done by kids in the house.
If you think that you will have to settle on wreaths and other common items for your front door or entry way décor then you might need to think again because the bells made of Rattan are also making a trending statement for the front décor.
Mesh Décor Door:
Decorating a porch or the front door with mesh garland is a beautiful way to give it an elegant look with vibrant combination. The garland can be decorated uniquely with olive green, mauve and golden colors and the door decorated with mesh is a DIY holiday garland décor.
Yarn Bell Ornament Wreath:
Take a simple wreath and dress it up in style. A drift wood wreath is perfect to be used all around the year but during Christmas give it an extra special touch using satin ribbon and cluster of yarn wrapped balls in various colors and sizes.
Ceiling Medallion Wreath:
If you are interested in a modern, architectural and artistic approach to Christmas décor then create an unexpected door hanging with an architectural ceiling medallion, spray paint it and tie a ribbon, twine or a yarn to hang it.
Frosted Window Art:
Give the front windows a frosty update with a frosty window film applied with a burnisher. For extra layers of holiday cheer, add a message by using stencil and spray paint or by sticking vinyl letters to the front of the glass.
Kitschy Illuminated Holiday Wreath:
Add colorful string of lights and re – invent empty frames as illuminated sculptures. It will work elegantly as a repurposed wreath alternative on the front door. You can use battery operated lights to avoid cords hanging down.
Make a minimal Scandinavian wreath with wooden beads, holly accents and embroidery hoop and ring in the holiday season. It is easy to incorporate it as a natural element in to a holiday décor.
Ornament Door Decoration:
The dazzling décor ornaments hanging from satin ribbons will create a beautiful winter wonderland vibe to the entryway. Simply string the ornaments with fishing line and tie them up in a knot to make them fall in place. Tie the ribbon on each of the clusters and hang them on the door.
Here ends the list. Try them out and welcome your guests with style. Do not forget to mix and experiment with the ideas. Use your ideas as well and create something new and a unique décor.