13 Inspired Entry Design Ideas

Looking to rev up your front door? Try some of these inspired ideas.

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Grass Numbers

Faux isn't a no-no when it comes to these cute grass street numbers—a perfect front door accessory!

The Orange Door

A tangerine entrance is a beacon of light in a natural or wooden landscape.


Edible nasturtiums make colorful and tasty additions to any front door stoop.

Wooden You?

A paper lantern offsets traditional lightning, while a burlap sack forms a unique porch pot in this front door design scheme.


Cannas add a tropical feel to any porch.

Don't Forget the Doormat

Bring upholstery trends outdoors with a trendy Ikat patterned rug.

Calla Lily

Calla Lillies welcome guests to your home with their sweet and majestic appearance.

Green Mint Door

With a color this bold, it's OK to keep it simple. Architectural topiaries in striking metal containers stand sentry at this entrance created by Staci Chavez.

Wall Art

A garden on your door? This mesh planter from Woolly Pocket keeps your seasonal plants close to home.

Making It Personal

A white monogram wreath pops against this black front door.  Black lanterns filled with red ornaments bring a crisp modern, yet still traditional, touch to this front porch from The Yellow Cape Cod.

Teal Zeal

This unique color palette results in a door to remember. The front door, painted Teal Zeal, is given a crown jewel setting with framing colors of Root Beer and Acorn Yellow. http://www.craftdesign-studio.com/

Show Some Love

The front door is a great place to express your personality and passions, as with this garden trowel door knocker at an Atlanta home.

Welcome Color

Small front yards lend themselves to formal plantings with a variety of plants. Don't be afraid to welcome guests with effusively colorful plantings at the front door.