Monday, March 10, 2014

A Welcoming Front Door

Adding an extra touch to your front door can set the tone for the rest of your home. It can also make a guest feel at home the minute they pull up! Here are some tips to help you bring your front door to life:

choose a bright color like yellow + large house numbers to make your front door stand out
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Make sure your house number is legible. There's nothing worse than having that uncertain feeling on whether you are walking up to the right house or not! Also be sure that it's visible throughout the entire day and going into the night. Outdoor lighting can be a great problem solver in this case.

love the urns with flowers spilling over.  great front door.  like its a lighter shade of black and that its not high gloss
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Keep it simple! Leave enough room for your guests to be at the front door and not feel overwhelmed or cramped while they are waiting for you to answer. The extra breathing space is comforting and relaxing.

28 Lovely Colored Front Doors
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Add a friendly sign. Nothing says you're welcome more than a welcome sign! Adding a little touch to remind them you are happy they are coming puts a smile on everyone's face.

amazing blue front door
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Get creative! Adding an extra touch like window decor is stunning. It gives everyone a little eye candy which is great for small doorways where you might not have enough room for planters or decorations.

This color palette projects a warm and hospitable home just beyond this door.
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Show some personality! Don't be afraid to bring out things you love to to decorate your front door. It'll help your door stand out from others and can also be great conversation starters!

1 comment:

anious said...

I liked the second welcomed door most no doubt others are good as well but second is more attractive this is what you want when someone came into your house first impression is the last.

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