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15 Welcoming Front Doors and Entryways

Tuesday, December 15, 2020   /   by Frank Hornstein

15 Welcoming Front Doors and Entryways

15 Welcoming Front Doors and Entryways

The key to creating a homey, appealing exterior starts with the front door and entryway. Adding a seasonal wreath or container garden, painting the front door a color that reflects your style or lighting the way with warm, glowing lanterns are just a few ways to create an inviting, personalized space. Take a look at the following 15 front doors and entries and let us know which one you’d most like to come home to.

On Site Management, Inc.

1. Evergreen winter containers, a furry sheepskin throw and a candlelit lantern add to the warm and welcoming vibe of this rustic stone-and-wood lodge from On Site Management in Big Sky, Montana.

Libby Raab Architecture

2. Adirondack-style chairs frame the entry of this modern farmhouse by Libby Raab Architecture in the Bay Area, creating a stylish and inviting spot to rest on your way in or out.

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Fuzzy Wuzzy Interiors, LLC

3. Blue-hued potted conifers complement the double doors in this entry from Fuzzy Wuzzy Interiors in Santa Fe, New Mexico, contrasting the warm-toned stucco wall and pathway pavers.

Pilcher Residential

4. A cheery white picket fence and a front porch seating area greet visitors to this charming bungalow in Sydney.

John Wooden Interiors

5. Double Dutch doors painted a soothing turquoise with textured glass nod to the coast in this shingle-style home by John Wooden Interiors in Orange County, California.

Modern Rustic Homes

6. Evergreen garlands, mini Christmas trees and other elegant, festive holiday decor add to the seasonal feel of this woodsy entry by Modern Rustic Homes in the North Georgia mountains.

Bumph & Scumble Design

7. Stained-glass windows, decorative fretwork and warm-toned brick make for a timeless, one-of-a-kind entry in this design by Bumph & Scumble Design in Sydney.

Polka Dot Interiors

8. In Portland, Oregon, a bright yellow front door welcomes you to this Colonial-style home by Polka Dot Interiors, providing a ray of sunshine on rainy days.

Vernon Wentz

9. Festive red bows and flowers, a warming glow from inside the house and lots of white string lights make for quite an appealing entry to this home in Dallas.

Cassandra Crain Design

10. One potted plant and a comfy, stylish armchair give this entry porch by Cassandra Crain Design a feel that is relaxed yet sophisticated, perfect for its Northern California wine country locale.

Prull Custom Builders

11. Pops of turquoise and magenta on the wreath hanging on the front door of this home by Prull Custom Builders in Santa Fe, New Mexico, reflect a classy Southwest feel.


12. Gooseneck lanterns, patterned floor tile and a cherry red Dutch door lend a playful vibe to this entry in Los Angeles by NUMI Home that would feel festive and celebratory all year.

Murphy & Co. Design

13. Simple wood shutters, board-and-batten siding and barn-style fixtures with neutral, high-contrast finishes create a farmhouse feel that’s stylish and contemporary for this entry in Edina, Minnesota, by Murphy & Co. Design.


14. The periwinkle front door of this 1929 bungalow in Austin, Texas, perfectly matches the pair of potted perennials and containers on the front stoop.

AHG Interiors

15. A wisteria vine and a garland of pine cones lend a secret garden feel to the entry of this tiny house by AHG Interiors in the Catskills, New York.

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