15 Christmas Decorating Ideas For Your Entrance

Christmas is approaching, the time of family visits, meals with cousins, gifts, and time in with our loved ones. It is very common to want to organize parties and invite the most beloved people or even welcome the neighbors to visit our home. And it is incredible the moment of decorating the whole house with garlands, lights, plants, and lots of natural wood decoration to give a rustic touch to our home. So, the best thing to impress our visitors and the neighbors who pass in front of our porch is to decorate the front door in the most stylish, striking, and original way possible. That’s why in this article you will find fifteen different ways in which you can decorate your door, stairs, and porch to be the envy of the neighborhood.

1. You can make your own letters and decorative signs to hang on your door and welcome the family or let in the Christmas spirit.

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2. For the more daring, you can try to turn your front door into the entrance of a magical world by mixing many of the elements of this article.

3. You can create your own garland in new and original ways: instead of circular crowns take the opportunity to make them triangular as if they were Christmas trees.

4. You can make combinations of Christmas wreaths to decorate the door, wrap them with ribbons or place them as if they were snowmen.

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5. With paper you can make figures to hang on the door and on the windows, such as snowmen, and you can light them from behind!

6. Use old wooden sleds as decoration for the outside, you can glue fir branches or other decorations like ice skates.

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7. Make snowflakes to hang on the porch or front door, glued to the glass. You can make them out of paper for the interior and foam or some type of plastic resistant to snowfall and humidity for the exterior.

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8. You can use hanging pots from the ceiling of the porch or even in the hall, but turn it into a Christmas decoration: fill it with fir branches, tree balls, mistletoe, and lights to give a natural and warm atmosphere to your entrance.

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9. You can make large candle holders to place on the porch or in front of the front door, to decorate with natural lighting during the long winter nights. Make the holders with natural elements for a more rustic style.

10. You can use empty painted pots to plant pine trees decorated with lights that make your driveway shine.

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11. You can choose to give it a more classic look with lights in front of the door. But this time, you can use light curtains to cover the door and tie the loose ends into giant red bows.

12. You can decorate the main porch with Christmas balls, for example, you can place them in the bushes by the door or in giant candle lamps.

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13. Wrap the front porch columns with Christmas lights or garlands.

14. With a very long and wide piece of cloth, wrap the door as if it were a gift. You can even put a giant bow in the center!

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15. Decorate the door frame with bright colored garlands, Christmas motifs, fir branches, and tinsel.

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And so far fifteen very original ideas with which you can make your entrance space with a new aesthetic while creating a warm welcome. We hope you enjoy both making them and how they decorate your entrance.

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