When it’s time to invite your guests for the holidays, you should welcome them with something to make them feel most welcome and start the cheer.
While that certainly involves delicious food, a well-decorated Christmas tree, and a festive playlist, party guests should feel the holiday spirit the minute they arrive at your front door. So where do you begin?
The best way to start is with standout Christmas door decorations.
1. Festive Swag Wreath
Create a classic Christmas swag wreath with just a few basic crafts supplies.
It’s dressed up with a plain evergreen swag form with red berries, pinecones, and seeded eucalyptus branches.
Finish the look with a red ribbon bow.
2. Mix Shapes and Textures
If matching isn’t your style, funky forms are a wonderful way to add visual interest to a holiday front door.
Here, distinctive holiday topiaries play against a gathering of bright berries and the soft white of the wreath.
3. Use a Symmetrical Design
When in doubt, a symmetrical arrangement of Christmas decorations always looks polished.
Spiral topiaries welcome guests onto the landing, where an evergreen arch accents existing architecture.
4. Farmhouse Christmas Porch and Front Door
Farmhouse Christmas porch with an evergreen garland with red bows and a matching wreath plus a tree with lights and gift boxes.
5. Traditional Front Door
Add some greenery and arrange them around your door. Put a theme wreath at the door.
6. Go Stately
Red ribbon trimming real greenery and wreaths will look very stately on your home. This is great if you want more of a classic look and aren’t as interested in bright colors on your door.
7. Incorporate Lots of Ornaments
Keep your door decorations Christmas fun for everyone to see by incorporating lots of ornaments.
Choose balls in different sizes and colors so that your decorations look varied and interesting.
8. Keep it Neutral
If you have a neutral and calm color scheme in your home, then use the same colors outside.
Frosted greenery, burlap and white ribbon, and pinecones will create a gorgeous neutral look.
9. Make it a Candy Cane
Kids in the neighborhood are sure to love these DIY Christmas door decorations.
Using candy cane ribbon, red ribbon, green and red ornaments, and snowflakes, you can create a candy cane paradise.
10. Use Browns
Not many people think of brown as being a Christmas color, but brown and gold look amazing together.
Use some bronze ornaments, as well for a look that is unique and will make your home pop.
11. Match Your Home
Wreaths are great door decorations for Christmas, but can also be used on the windows on the rest of your home.
Use the same wreath all over your home to create a cohesive look.
12. Go Bold with Color
You don’t have to only use white and green to decorate your front porch.
Fun Christmas balls in bright colors and patterns will make your home look more inviting.
13. Take Advantage of Space
When considering unique Christmas door decorations for your home, make sure to take advantage of all of the space you have.
If you have a large front porch, then use a lot of decorations to fill the space.
14. Mirror Your Image
To make sure that your front door is visible and impressive, you will want to mirror the decorations that you use.
This will keep your door the focal point and ensure that your decorations match.
15. Use Two Wreaths
Some of the best Christmas door decorations are simple. Nature-inspired decor is all about greenery and plants.
Matching wreaths on the door, along with a few plants on the porch are all you need to make an impression.
16. Layer Your Lights
The more lights you use, the more impressive your home is going to look.
Make sure to consider layering your lights for a 3D look that is bright, inviting, and warm.
17. Incorporate Red
Red is a classic Christmas color, and if your front door is red, then you want to make sure to use it in your door Christmas decorations.
Make your door pop with the bright color.
18. Go Big
Garland that’s packed with lights, a bright wreath, and matching lit Christmas trees will mirror the door, make it the focal point of your home, and help your house to really shine.
19. Make it Snow
Modern Christmas front door decorations include fun snowflakes hanging from the porch.
They will outline the door and make you feel like you may really get to enjoy a white Christmas.
20. Keep it Simple
A simple garland that is dripping with pinecones may be all that you need to decorate your door.
It will look very festive without being over the top or too bright.
21. Let the Door Shine
If you have a really beautiful front door, then skip the wreath and use a garland to outline it.
These beautiful Christmas door decorations will keep your home the focal point.
22. Go Bold with Green
Traditional Christmas trees aren’t the only plants that can be draped with lights.
Easy Christmas door decorations include hanging a wreath and other garland and then lighting up your porch plants.
23. Light it up
Plenty of white lights around your door, on trees, and on wreaths will make your front door look very welcoming on cold and dark nights.
Choose white Christmas lights for a classic look.
24. Keep it Simple
Your front door Christmas decorations don’t have to be over the top.
Keep your decorations simple with garland, wreaths, and some candles, and you are sure to attract a lot of attention with your classic look.
25. Hang Ornaments
Christmas ornaments aren’t just for on the tree. Hanging large ornaments by your front door is sure to attract a lot of attention.
This is a fun place to use larger ornaments that won’t work inside.
Christmas decorations for the front door at your home don’t have to be difficult to plan or to put up. Consider what decorations you have used inside your home and if you want to carry the theme to the front porch.
Also, make sure that the style of decorations that you choose for your porch and front door will match your personal style and the appearance of your home.
Decorating your front door is a great way to make sure that you feel as festive as possible every time you drive up to your home and will put a smile on your face.