The first impression is what counts, and improving your front door is very important. It’s the first thing that the guests notice when entering, so it has to reflect your personal taste, style, and personality. Want to make your front door more interesting? Check out these creative options and ideas that instantly increase curb appeal!

Door knocker

Add a nice door knocker to make your house stand-out.
Add a nice door knocker to make your house stand out. Source: Beautiful Life

Nothing brings more style to a front door than a door knocker. A creative option just like this one from the picture or even a more traditional and conservative one can do wonders to your curb appeal, bringing more personality and style to your house.

Bright Colors

If your house is more on the neutral side, a good pop color is a great way to add curb appeal.
If your house is more on the neutral side, a good pop color is a great way to add curb appeal. Source: Pinterest

The easiest way to transform your house without investing much is by painting the front door. Choose a bright color such as yellow or orange to add a touch of joy, youthfulness, and personality to your property. You can also make a bold choice and go for red, royal blue, or even deep purple, which will instantly make your house stand out.

Dress It Up

Don’t underestimate the power of accessories!
Don’t underestimate the power of accessories! Source: Pinterest 

Taking advantage of accessories is a great way to add power to your curb appeal. Don’t think of wreaths as a holiday thing: they can actually decorate your door all year round! You can also add:

  • a few planters or flowerpots beside the door
  • a nice mat
  • a cute vinyl sticker or decal on the door
  • letter monogram
  • hanging flower basket
  • Etc

These simple and yet powerful additions will transform your entry!

Want some ideas on how to update your entryway? Check out these 10 Incredible Wallpaper Ideas To Transform The Entryway!

Powerful Impact

Don’t be afraid to choose a powerful front door.
Don’t be afraid to choose a powerful front door. Source: Pinterest

Especially for those who can’t play much with the exterior and landscaping of the house, investing in a bold front door is a must. Glass panels on the top of front doors bring style and elegance to it, while you can also choose a door with beautiful moldings and panels.

Symmetry

Symmetry plays a huge role on curb appeal
Symmetry plays a huge role on curb appeal. Source: BHG 

Playing with symmetry is a great way to add elegance and sophistication to your house. Pay attention to the architectural elements and make them fit and match each other on both sides of the door. Adding some light fixtures and planters is a good way to play with the idea!

Play With Different Elements

Different elements can make your house stand out.
Different elements can make your house stand out. Source: Pinterest 

If your front door still feels a little bland, try playing with different elements. You can make a strong statement by adding playful elements that complement the door, such as these planters in the picture above. The green and the orange make each other pop while the style of the planters add a nice touch to the overall design.

Don’t know how to choose the best front door to your house? Check out our Entry Door Style Guide!

Matching Colors

Match colors to make them raise your curb appeal.
Match colors to make them raise your curb appeal. Source: Pinterest 

You can make an incredible impact if you match your front door colors with flowers, especially when they are this big and impressive. Choose a dark green to match your plants, or a pink or yellow to match your colorful flowers. You can use planters placed beside the door or even plant them in your front yard, improving the landscape with it.

Important Details

A powerful color combined with beautiful hardware can transform a house.
A powerful color combined with beautiful hardware can transform a house. Source: Southern Living 

Don’t underestimate the power of details. They can give your front door the exact thing it needs, and add a sophisticated and stylish touch to it. Golden hardware is super trendy nowadays, and it matches basically any color. Add golden or brass handles, knocker, and a mail slot to improve your front door and curb appeal!

Personal Touch

Bring your personality to your front door!
Bring your personality to your front door! Source: Pinterest

Don’t be afraid to bring your own personality to your front door. Like painting? Paint a nice floral or abstract piece on it. Are you a music fan? Maybe take inspiration from this picture above and add some piano tiles to it. Nothing is more important than being happy in our own home, and seeing your own style on your front door will surely bring you (and others!) a smile whenever you see it.

Want more ideas on how to improve your house? Check out our Home Improvement page!

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