15 Front Door Décor Ideas You Can DIY
Change up your front door decor with every season with these amazing DIY ideas.
Adorn your door with springtime splendor. Cut burlap into two ovals and stitch them together, leaving the top of the pouch open. Wrap craft twigs together to make a handle and hot glue them to the top part of the bag. Arrange the floral and greenery inside the bag, spray paint pine cones orange for “carrots” and glue on any decorative accents. Check out these other Easter-themed door decors you can make yourself.
Arrange an old hose into a wreath and secure with floral wire to prevent sagging. Tie small garden tools onto the hose with twine, then hang to display for unique front door decor. Speaking of upcycling, here are 13 ways you can repurpose cookie cutters.
Make an easy sunflower wreath to capture the warmth of summer. Start with yellow, green and white burlap. Cut each color into 10×12 inch rectangles. Cut pipe cleaners in coordinating colors to 6-inch lengths. Lay each rectangle out, and fold opposite corners inward until they meet. Gather them in the middle, forming two petals that look like a bow. Bind the petals onto the outer edge of a wire wreath form with pipe cleaners. Repeat with yellow burlap on the inner rings. Fill the middle by weaving brown burlap through the wire form to create the sunflower’s center. Check out these 20 easy fall crafts you’ll want to try.
Slice of Hello
A bright watermelon wreath offers a fresh and fun front door decor welcome. Start with 1 yard of fabric in each color. Cut 1-inch by 7-inch strips and tie around the outer rim of a wire wreath form, starting with green, then light pink. On the two innermost rings, tie rows of dark pink fabric. Fluff the strips and sew shiny black button “seeds” on several dark pink pieces. By the way, here’s how to tell if a watermelon is ripe.
Bee Our Guest
A honeycomb wreath offers a sweet welcome to family and friends. Frame yellow fabric and chicken wire, then attach decorative flowers as desired.
Turkey in the Straw
Pair a stuffed toy with a tube pan to make a warm holiday welcome with front door decor. Hot glue form core board to the back of the pan (open side). Hot glue ornamental grasses and faux feathers to the foam to create the turkey feathers. Glue a stuffed turkey into the pan’s center void to create its body. These 25 Thanksgiving decor ideas are perfect for the holidays.
Piece of My Heart
Old puzzle pieces fit together perfectly to form a sweet Valentine’s Day wreath, a bright touch for the tail end of winter. Use glue to overlapping pieces to ensure they keep their heart shape, then decorate with a ribbon if desired. Show your love with some oh-so-cute Valentine’s Day recipes.
An easy shamrock-hued yarn ball wreath will have your front door ready in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Hot-glue one end of one shade of yard to a foam wreath, then wrap until the foam is covered. Add dabs of glue to keep the yarn in place. Next wrap foam balls of different sizes with yarn. Glue the balls to the wreath and embellish with two knitting needles. Here are some recipes that are begging to be served at your next Saint Patrick’s Day party.
Tie up your holiday trimming with this idea fresh from the farm. Layer 50 feet of sisal twisted rope in circular loops on top of a wreath frame. Create a double hanging loop at the top of the wreath, then wrap the remainder of rode around itself and the frame. Secure hanging loop to the backside with a simple knot. Apply hot glue to the end of the rope and knot to secure in place and prevent fraying. Wrap four 1-yard pieces of rope around four symmetrically placed points on the wreath. Secure in place with a knot on the back and use hot glue to prevent fraying. Attach rope to frame with floral wire in at least six places to prevent sagging. Use hot-glue to attach decorations for this front door decor.
Snow Much Fun
Frosty and his little dog won’t melt before New Year’s Eve. Use floral wire to secure wreath forms together. Gather small bunches of evergreen and wrap tightly, securing in place with floral wire. If desired, add other greenery, holly or mistletoe, and decorations. Or to save time, buy wreath bases already covered in greenery and add your own decorations.
Into the Woods
Gather leaves, acorns and pinecones from the forest floor or your backyard and bring a touch of autumn or even Halloween to your next craft project. Spray paint pinecones in metallic glittery shades for an extra fancy touch. Speaking of leaves, here’s why we always put a bay leaf in soup.
Get your guests humming with a front-door wreath made with pages from your favorite song. Cut a circle out of cardboard. Cut 20 pieces of sheet music into rectangles, then roll each sheet into a cone. Adhere with adhesive tape. Lay the large cones along the outer edge of the cardboard circle and hot glue into place. Hot glue the smaller cones on top of the larger ones. Hot glue a doily in the center and top with a decorative heart.
Hang this clothespin wreath near your door and pin-up photos, reminders and grab and go items—brilliant. Color clothespins with fabric dye, let them dry. Clip around a wireframe, alternating colors. Stagger the pins along the top and bottom levels to form the sun design. On the outer circle, reverse each fourth pin so the clip faces outward. Glue into place. Use turned pins to hole pictures or messages. Here are some more ways to organize your life.
When old handsaws grow worn from cutting down the annual tree, forego the greenery and hang them as a festive focal point. Lay saws side by side, one overlapping the other, in a tree shape. Run a line of epoxy along the edges, pressing until set. Adhere ribbons and decorations with hot glue to resemble garland and a tree topper. Using epoxy, adhere a clip with a D-ring to the back of the saws near the top. Hang this front door decor out of reach of small children. Check out more DIY ideas that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.