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Door Décor for Every Season

Updated on November 5, 2014

Door decorations are extremely popular during fall and winter, but why shouldn't your door be dressed up all year around? There are dozens of ways to take a door from plain and boring to fun and inviting! Each season even gives you opportunities for multiple styles and themes. The possibilities are endless, but here are a few for each season! These ideas would also make great classroom door decor options.

Summer Door Decorations

Wreaths can be found in various sizes, colors and styles which makes finding a wreath with bright vibrant colors and summer themes easy. Just browse Etsy or Ebay for a few minutes and you will find dozens of summer style wreaths that are sure to dress up your door. Wreaths are not the only way to dress up a door many other items can be used to spice up a plain front entry. For the holidays try a flag pinned to the front door, red white and blue stars hanging from a wire hanger, or a big red white and blue bow. If you have children that want to get involved in summer door decorations make bright colored door decorations with Popsicle sticks! Paint the sticks with craft paint and glue them into shapes and designs that can be hung from a wire hanger or nails.


Fall Door Décor

Wreaths in warm colors and prints are a staple ideas for fall door décor. Real branch and hay wreaths can also make a great statement in fall; bare or decorated. A great alternative to the traditional wreaths are decorations made from branches, fall leaves and pine cones. Try stringing them together with fishing line and hanging vertically. For Halloween don't forget to get out the spooky supplies. Fake cobwebs, Halloween themed wood carved art, pumpkins and even a bag of fake garlic to hang on the door handle. Gluing small plastic pumpkins to a wreath base would make for an adorable piece of October door art. For thanksgiving, trace your children's hands to make Turkeys and they can even decorate themselves with markers, glitter and embellishments. Another great do it yourself project; string a few fall leaves from a wire hanger. Another great one to get your kids involved in.

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Winter Door Decorations

Wreaths in winter colors and themes can be beautiful. This blue Winter Wonderland wreath is simple but adorable with winter berries, cream flowers and beautiful blue yarn. Winter also has the benefit of several holidays; Christmas definitely calls for its own door décor. If you have little ones; try getting them involved in the door decorating festivities. You can make great Christmas crafts to decorate the door! Two fun ones for kids; Fold coffee filters in half and cut holes in the fold side. Open for a beautiful snowflake design that can be attached to the front door. Or go all out and turn your entire door into a wrapped gift using dollar store wrapping paper and ribbon.

Spring Door Décor

Spring is my favorite Season and I love spring door décor. In spring I usually go back to the classic decoration of a wreath. I choose pastels or neon colors with a trendy design or lots and lots of spring flowers. Another great option for spring is a wicker basket or cone with silk flowers flowing out of the top. A few great spring flowers; daisies, tulips and lilacs. I have also seen some very crafty friends cut a small watering can in half and hang it from ribbon or a nail on their door. They then filled it with bright colored flowers and foliage. More great spring door décor ideas; small flags with spring flowers, carved wood art or bright colorful ribbons. Kid friendly door décor projects; If your child is old enough to sew with a needle by hand, sew together lots of silk flowers that have been cut close to the bud with fishing line and attach them around door frame. During the Easter holiday, make a wreath by gluing pastel colored plastic eggs to a wreath base. You could even use a wire hanger that has been bent into a wreath shape for a do it yourself option.

No matter the season, your door can look fabulous! These are only a few ideas and if you get creative you can come up with many more! The possibilities are endless so bring out all of your seasonal items and start creating. What are your seasonal door decor ideas?


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      Kay Mitchell 5 years ago from California

      Thank you prektjr.dc, you'll have to let me know how your door turns out!

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      Debbie Carey 5 years ago from Riverton, KS, USA

      I love to do craft activities and you have inspired me to get into gear and do some door decorations! Thanks, voted up and useful!

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      Kay Mitchell 6 years ago from California

      randomcreative, to be honest, I don't right now either. There is too much dirt being blown around where I am at and sadly it wouldn't probably get stolen by a kid.

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      Rose Clearfield 6 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Currently I don't do door decorations, but they are beautiful! I especially love wreathes. Thanks for all of the suggestions.

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      Kay Mitchell 6 years ago from California

      I try to dress up every inch of my home and the door is never left out! I don't currently have a screen door, but have had them in the past and I will often do my decorations on the screen (or storm) door!

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      Kristin Trapp 6 years ago from Illinois

      I desperately need some door décor and you have some really nice fall ideas. Shamefully, I have a magnetic hook on my door with no décor. It looks terrible, yet I can never find anything already made that is skinny enough to fit between my door and glass storm door. Some of the ones you show look like they would work perfectly! Voting up useful.