Front Door Design Ideas

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Front Door

Builder’s Choice 1-Lite Clear Glass Painted fiberglass door with brickmould, $964, homedepot.com; Tavaris Single Cylinder metal handleset in satin nickel finish, $129, kwikset.com for stores

Paint

Fortunate by Modern Masters

Doormat

Novogratz Aloha Hello 18" x 30" coir doormat in multi, $39, momeni.com for stores

House Numbers

Custom 6"-tall powder-coated aluminum house numbers in magenta, $34 each, moderndwellnumbers.com

Light

Sea Gull Lighting Crittenden 8½"-tall aluminum outdoor wall lantern in satin finish, $70, houzz.com

Chair

Casper polycarbonate chair in black, $101, lexmod.com

Pillow

Rebecca Allen So Long Winter 18" x 18" polyester outdoor pillow, $49, denydesigns.com

Front Door

Buffelen Colonial 6-panel fir door, from $381.50, doornmore.com; Beaded brass entry set in antique copper finish, $270.50, charlestonhardware.com; Preserved 26"-diameter cotton, grapevine, and wire wreath, $115, mlrdesignsbysharonp.etsy.com

Paint

Arsenic by Farrow & Ball

Doormat

Kosas Home Isabella 18" x 30" coir doormat, $41, themodernroom.com

House Numbers

Classic Arch 10" x 15" metal-coated-urethane address plaque in copper verdi, $235, atlassignsandplaques.com

Chair

Vernon polyester and eucalyptus wood rocking chair in teak and beige, $259, homedecorators.com

Pillow

Potalla 16" x 16" pillow cover in Suncloth multi blues, $125, thepillowstudioshop.etsy.com; insert, from $19, pillowflex.com

Light Fixture

Feiss Freemont 13 ¼"-tall steel outdoor wall light in blue, $143, luxedecor.com

Front Door

HD Equal 3-Panel steel door, from $536, masonite.com for stores; Reading Mortise single-cylinder brass handleset in satin finish, $276.50, baldwinhardware.com for stores 

Paint

Black Knight by Benjamin Moore; Snowfall White
by Benjamin Moore

Doormat

Hand-Painted Merry 24" x 35" coir doormat, $36, midnightconfetti.etsy.com

House Numbers

Great River Co. 8"-tall powder-coated-aluminum house numbers in black and red, $39 each, moderndwellnumbers.com

Chair

Sika Design Madeleine rattan chair in poppy red with white dots, $365, bistrofurniture.com

Pillow

Zoe Wodarz Cozy Cabin Snowflakes 18" x 18" polyester outdoor pillow, $49, denydesigns.com

Light Fixture

Hampton Bay Motion-Sensing 17 ¼"-tall steel, aluminum, and brass outdoor wall lantern, $45, homedepot.com

Topiary

Harper Holiday 48"-tall polyester resin, styrene and fiberglass topiary in red, $249, grandinroad.com

Front Door

Custom Estate 1234 knotty alder unfinished door, from $1,500, jeld-wen.com for stores; Shelburne single-cylinder brass handleset in Venetian bronze finish, $129, kwikset.com for stores 

Wood Stain

Cherry by Minwax

Doormat

Saffron & Sage 17" x 30" coir doormat, $25, oliveandcocoa.com

House Numbers

Painted 6 ¼"-tall steel house numbers in white on green, $29 each, rejuvenation.com

Light Fixture

Oldage 19 ¼"-tall powder-coated-steel barn light in vintage green, $259, cocoweb.com

Planter

Campania International Cumberland 18 ½"W x 18½"D x 18 ½"H fiber cement planter, $245, hayneedle.com. We filled ours with a boxwood.

Pillows and Bench

Pillows: E by Design Checkered 20" x 20" polyester outdoor pillows in red and green, $52.50 each, overstock.com; Bench: Innova Hearth and Home Lakeside 46 ½"-wide steel bench in antique black finish, $186, wayfair.com

Front Door

4978 Traditional Douglas fir door, from $1,700, simpsondoor.com for stores; Knoxville double-cylinder brass entryset in oil-rubbed-bronze finish, $240, emtek.com for stores 

Paint

Island Orange by Valspar

Doormat

Tile Pattern coir doormat, $45, christordecor.com

Chair

Woodard Glade Isle Sling PVC, olefin, and aluminum chair in neitling and rainforest finish, $361, luxedecor.com 

Pillow

Lattice Bordered 18" x 18" polyester outdoor pillow, $35, angieandlois.etsy.com

Light Fixture

Hinkley Lighting Belden Place 11"-tall aluminum outdoor lantern in oil-rubbed-bronze finish, $129, atgstores.com

Basket

Handmade Picking 8 ½"H x 12 ¼"-diameter ash wood basket, $54, kaufmann-mercantile.com. We filled ours with marigolds.

House Numbers

Mosaic 8"-diameter ceramic and glass house number plaque in white, teal, and turquoise, $52, handmadebyhippo.etsy.com

Front Door

Milliken Millwork Camelia Decorative Z000482R fiberglass and wrought iron pre-hung door, $1,376.50, homedepot.com; Brookshire single-cylinder brass handleset in matte black finish, $139, schlage.com for stores

Paint

Warm Gold by Glidden

Doormat

Home & More Monty Welcome 17" x 29" coir doormat, $45, hayneedle.com

Chair

Parisian Bistro rattan and synthetic-wicker chair in black and white, $295, wshome.com

Light Fixture

Curled Frame 20"-tall steel and seeded-glass outdoor lantern, $179, shadesoflight.com

House Numbers

Villa Roma Hand-Painted 8" x 16" porcelain house number plaque in red, $130, ceramichousenumber.com

Planter

For a similar look, try Home Decorators Collection Acanthus 20"H x 16"-diameter fiberglass urn in aged charcoal, $69, homedepot.com. We filled ours with coleuses and petunias from Proven Winners.

Front Door

4082-R primed wood door, from $887, roguevalleydoor.com for stores; Belmont Sideplate brass lock set in polished finish, $168, emtek.com for stores 

Paint

Dishy Coral by Sherwin-Williams

Doormat

Kendra Trellis 18" x 30" coir doormat, $29, potterybarn.com

House Numbers

Rustic 4 ½"-tall cast iron and metal house numbers in aged brass finish, $10 each, robsrustics.etsy.com

Chair

Caluco Amelie polyurethane wicker and powder-coated-aluminum chair, $494, luxedecor.com. We had the cushion upholstered in Premier Prints Vertical Stripe polyester outdoor fabric in greenage, $9 per yard, fabric.com.

Light Fixture

LED Fiber Weave 19"H x 24 ¼"-diameter polyurethane-coated fiber twine outdoor pendant, $512, shadesoflight.com

Planter

Round Basket 25"H x 14"-diameter wrought iron plant stand, $88, shopterrain.com. We put a potted fern on ours.

Front Door and Wreath

Door: Masonite 6-panel fir door, from $172, homedepot.com for stores; Addison brass single-cylinder handleset and accent lever in satin nickel finish, from $139, schlage.com for stores. Wreath: Lemon to Lemon 20"-diameter Styrofoam, silk, and plastic vinyl wreath, $105, delafleur.etsy.com

Paint

Speedboat by Behr

Doormat

J & M Home Fashions Lovers Knot Coco coir doormat in beige, $30, amazon.com

Pillow

Lemon 18" x 18" polyester poplin pillow cover, $35, and insert, $7, both latte-design.com

Pillow

Triangles 3 18" x 18" polyester poplin pillow cover, $34, and insert, $7, both latte-design.com 

Pillow

Watermelon 7 1/2" x 16 1/2" linen and cotton pillow, $32, dearvioletshop.com

Bench

Norråker 40 1/2"W x 11 1/2"D x 17 3/4"H white birch bench, $69, ikea.com. We painted ours Fresh Apple by Behr.

Front Door

Craftsman 6-lite 2-panel primed steel door, from $330, jeld-wen.com for stores; Weslock Unigard metal entry set in polished brass finish with Impressa knob, $98.50, build.com

Paint

Nautical by Dunn-Edwards

Doormat

Bluebell coir and PVC doormat, $30, crateandbarrel.com 

Outdoor Chair

Shine Company Westport cedar Adirondack chair in lemon yellow, $145, atgstores.com 

Outdoor Pillow

Diamond 16" x 16" polyester pillow, $39, dotandbo.com 

Light Fixture

Hooded 10"-tall brass outdoor wall light in polished finish, $260, shiplights.com 

Front Door

1-panel single-hip painted African mahogany door, from $650, woodportdoors.com for stores; Baldwin Madison Sectional Trim single-lock keyed brass handleset in lifetime polished finish, from $395, baldwinhardware.com for stores; 3"-tall brass house numbers, $5.50 each, rchhardware.com

Paint

Darling Lilac paint by Kelly-Moore

Doormat

Teal Floral Bicycle coir and vinyl doormat, $8, kmart.com

Light Fixture

Wesco Vented 9 ¾"H x 12"-diameter powder-coated-aluminum outdoor pendant in teal with red cloth cord, $229, barnlightelectric.com

Outdoor Pillow

Nourison Mina Victory Embroidered Flowers 18" x 18" polyester pillow, $48, overstock.com

Garden Chair

Protected teak garden chair, $498, shopterrain.com

Front Door

AAW Hand-Carved 1-panel Brazilian mahogany door, from $824.50, doornmore.com; Lausanne double-cylinder keyed brass handleset in satin nickel finish, $324, emtek.com for stores

Paint

Asparagus Fern by Dunn-Edwards

Light Fixture

Possini Delevan 13"-tall steel outdoor light in brushed nickel finish, $150, lampsplus.com

Chair and Outdoor Pillow

Chair: Retro Squares steel chair in aquatic, $199, grandinroad.com; Pillow: Richloom Solarium Colorblock 18" x 18" polyester pillow cover, $24, designerpillows4u.etsy.com; insert, from $10, pillowflex.com

House Numbers

Distressed 6¼"-tall aluminum house numbers in fern green, $15 each, shop.dropmetal.com

Doormat

Room Essentials Hello Cursive coir and PVC doormat, $13, target.com

Front Door

Smooth-Pro 6-panel fiberglass door, from $322, jeld-wen.com for stores; Modern single-cylinder brass entry set in satin nickel finish, $168, emtek.com for stores

Paint

Bright Blue by Glidden

Light Fixture

Arrington 13"-tall steel outdoor wall light in oil-rubbed-bronze finish, $100, lampsplus.com

Outdoor Pillow

Fresh American 22" x 22" polypropylene pillow in mingled fuchsia, $58, annieselke.com

Chair

Holly aluminum and HDPE wicker chair, $269, grandinroad.com

Doormat

Pom Graphic Design polyester doormat in raspberry blossoms, $46, kessinhouse.com

Table

Millie 18"H x 14"-diameter powder-coated-metal stool in black, $120, emissaryusa.com for stores

Front Door, DIY It

Hammer in furniture nails to adorn the top and bottom of the door’s center panel. Architectural fiberglass door, from $1,339, jeld-wen.com for stores; Baldwin Baltimore Single Cylinder Mortise brass handleset in oil-rubbed-bronze finish, $276.50, build.com. Agave Ironworks 1 5/8"-diameter iron furniture nails in black, $3.50 each, lowes.com

Paint

Fertile Green by Behr

Log Holder

Frame 18"W x 12"D x 48"H steel log holder, $199, crateandbarrel.com

Chair

Nardi Zac Spring resin folding chair in red, $75, cozydays.com

Doormat

Black Stripes coir doormat, $37, bambeco.com

Planter

Threshold Reactive Glaze 16"H x 18"-diameter resin planter in red, $40, Target stores. We filled ours with a holly bush

Light Fixture

Superior Moravian Star 18"-tall glass and metal outdoor light in white, $455, shadesoflight.com

House Numbers

Modern 6"-tall powder-coated-aluminum house numbers in red, $34 each, moderndwellnumbers.com

Front Door

Classic-Craft Canvas fiberglass door, from $618, thermatru.com for stores; Camelot one-side-keyed brass handleset in bright chrome finish, $148, schlage.com for stores; Classic Ring brass door knocker in polished nickel finish, $85, rejuvenation.com

Paint

Victorian Plum by PPG The Voice of Color

Light Fixture

Feiss Monterey 13 1/2"-tall metal outdoor hanging light in brushed aluminum finish, $245, lampsplus.com

Outdoor Pillow

Mina Victory Weeds 20" x 20" polyester pillow, $33, dfohome.com

Chair

Compamia La Plaza Lucca plastic chairs in orange, $140 for a set of 2, wayfair.com

Doorstop

Squirrel 4”-tall cast-iron doorstop, $8, worldmarket.com

Doormat

Home & More Stripe coir doormat, $31.50, hayneedle.com

Plant Stand

Hip Haven Retro Bullet 23”H (overall) x 15 3/4”-diameter fiberglass planter with steel tripod stand, $165. lumens.com. We filled ours with dahlias. 

Front Door

4033 door with square sticking flat panel, $515, roguevalleydoor.com for buying info; Southwest Forge & Door Ltd. Aztec steel entryset in antique copper finish, $320, thehardwarehut.com

Paint

Lagoon by Sherwin-Williams

Light Fixture

Vaxcel Lighting Franklin 12 3/4"H x 10"-diameter brass 1-light wall sconce in copper finish, $156, build.com

Outdoor Pillow

Nourison Mina Victory Leopard Print 20" x 20" polyester pillow in orange, $33, overstock.com

Hanging Chair

Swingasan 29 1/2"W x 30"D x 47 3/4"H wrought iron and plastic chair in mocha, $300, and Swingasan 45" x 22" polyester cushion in ivory, $70, both pier1.com

Doormat

Kess InHouse Navajo Dreams doormat, $73, allmodern.com

Address Plaque

Urban Mettle 20" x 12" steel vertical planter in rust with 4 magnetic brushed-aluminum address numbers, $250, urbanmettle.com. We filled ours with succulents.

Front Door

Belleville 6-panel camber top smooth fiberglass door, $280, masonite.com for buying info; Orleans brass entry set in satin nickel finish, $274, emtek.com for buying info

Paint

Pure Periwinkle by Glidden

Light Fixture

Franklin Iron Works Franklin Park 8 1/2"-diameter galvanized steel ceiling light, $100, lampsplus.com

Outdoor Pillow

Aimee St. Hill Baroque Blue 16" x 16" polyester-cotton-blend pillow, $44, kessinhouse.com

House Numbers

French-style blue 4 1/4"-tall ceramic house numbers, $19 each, rejuvenation.com

Doormat

River Stone mat in multi, $59, vivaterra.com

Planter

We put petunias in ours. Bremen Tall Round 21"H x 13 3/4"-diameter clay planter in blue, $99, borderconcepts.com for buying info

Chair

Powder-coated-steel bistro chairs, $159 for a set of 2, gardeners.com

Mailbox

Envelope iron mailbox in antique silver finish, $49, potterybarn.com

Front Door

Arbor Grove Collection three-panel fiberglass door, $785, clopay.com for stores; Paint: Witching Hour by ColorLife by Sherwin-Williams; Baldwin Prestige Avendale handleset with Tobin lever in polished brass, $189, homedepot.com;

Welcome Mat

Kosas Home DM Trinity coir doormat in orange, $35, wayfair.com

House Numbers

Step Edge 2 3/4"-tall zinc-plated cast-iron house numbers, $3 each, houseofantiquehardware.com

Doorbell

Hammered Style 4"-tall doorbell button in antique brass finish, $10, lampsplus.com

Table

Leona 20"H x 16"-diameter powder-coated iron table, $99, grandinroad.com

Porch Light

Luna Clear 10"-diameter glass and brass pendant, $169, schoolhouseelectric.com

Bench and Outdoor Pillows

Claire 45 1/2"W x 23"D x 38 1/4"H hardwood bench in poppy, $199, grandinroad.com; Pillows (left to right): Pillow Perfect Summer Breeze 18 1/2" x 18 1/2" polyester pillow, $44 for a set of 2, wayfair.com; Rebecca Allen The Lady of Shalott 16" x 16" polyester pillow in red, $45, denydesigns.com

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