Do you decorate your door throughout the year? The most common way to decorate a front door for Christmas is to hang a beautiful wreath and call it a day. While a holiday wreath is worth considering, there are plenty of other ways you can make a statement.
We've gathered several Christmas door decoration ideas that you can DIY in a few hours or less. To give you an idea, there are some unconventional wreaths, banners, and swags that can be used on any door in the house. We also included some cute signs, upcycling projects, and design ideas to get you started.
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Welcome Guests With a Custom Sign
Did you just move into a new home or are you inviting new people over this holiday? Give your guests confidence that they are at the right home with this custom Christmas sign from Polkadot Chair.
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Make a Holiday Banner
Banners are versatile decor pieces that can be hung from mantles, walls, furniture, and doors. We recommend hanging this custom Christmas banner on an interior door or inside a storm door, so it doesn't blow away in the wind.
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Use Old Ornaments to Make a Wreath
If you have a vibrant front door, make sure your decorations don't clash or detract from the door. This bright yellow door is accented with a simple yet stylish ornament wreath. Check out the tutorial to see how simple this project is to complete.
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Convert a Purse Into a Christmas Door Hanger
This ingenious door hanger from House of Hawthornes upcycles an old red purse and turns it into a vessel for various seasonal greenery. If you don't have a red or green purse on hand, head to a local thrift shop and see what you can find.
Upcycled Plaid Christmas Door Hanger from House of HawthornesContinue to 5 of 15 below.
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Craft a Wreath in the Shape of a Tree
One way to make a big statement on an exterior door is to make whatever you put on the door bigger and shinier. A circular wreath can only take up so much of a door, but a wreath in the shape of a Christmas tree will fill up much more space. Learn how to make a wreath similar to this one over on Sarah Hearts.
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Drape a Simple Noel Banner
This Christmas door decoration is simple enough to make with kids and can be customized to match your home's exterior. Before attempting this project, think about how much of an impact you want to make. The larger the banner, the more eye-catching the door will be.
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Decorate the Entry With Fresh Greens
One simple way to decorate a door for Christmas is to swag one long strand of greens along the perimeter of the doorway. Complete the look with a simple evergreen swag in the center of the door. For more details, head over to Taryn Whiteaker's blog post.
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Customize a Rustic Christmas Sign
Here is another customizable Christmas sign that you can effortlessly hang on the interior or exterior doors. This tutorial from The Crafted Sparrow is easy for beginners to follow and can be completed in an afternoon.Continue to 9 of 15 below.
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Learn How to Make a Modern Christmas Wreath
There are hundreds of ways to make Christmas wreaths, but only a few stand out. This holiday wreath from Cherished Bliss is ideal because it's simple to make, but the end result looks like something you'd find in a designer home goods store.
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Decorate a Door With Vinyl Signs
Once you have a ton of vinyl Christmas signs, decide which door you want to decorate. You could decorate just your front door, or you could decide to decorate all the cabinet doors in your kitchen. The trick here is to collage the signs close enough together so they make a big impact.
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Turn an Embroidery Hoop Into a Minimal Wreath
If you have your grandmother's old embroidery hoops, consider transforming one into a piece of Christmas decor. The final result is clean and modern, so be sure that style goes with your existing decor. This simple embroidery hoop wreath will look great on minimal, light-colored doors. Consider a bulkier, more substantial Christmas wreath if your door has a lot of detail or is a dark color.
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Transform an Embroidery Hoop Into a Rustic Wreath
If the previous hoop wreath was too minimal and simple for your home, consider this more rustic, farmhouse-inspired hoop wreath. The embroidery hoop is painted a dark color, which helps give this wreath a more substantial feel.Continue to 13 of 15 below.
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Turn Old Skis Into a Clever Door Hanger
If you want a true conversation piece on your front door, head over to The Kim Six Fix to see how she completely transformed a pair of old skis. Once you see the before picture, you'll understand how virtually unrecognizable these skis became after some clever painting and staging.
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Put Together an Easy Christmas Swag
Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow is convinced that this is the easiest Christmas Swag you can make. Considering how great the swag looks, this is a tutorial worth checking out. The best part is that you can use leftover tree trimmings to pull the door decor together.
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Create a Simple Evergreen Wreath
If you are a fan of no-fuss decorating, consider this door decoration idea. The best part about this tutorial is that it doesn't require a lot of money or supplies. To keep things simple, hang a simple evergreen wreath that's made with only two faux or real tree branches.
Simple Holiday Evergreen Wreath from Delineate Your Dwelling