Spruce Up Your Front Door for Spring With These 9 DIYs

Skip the expensive store-bought decor and welcome the season with a handmade wreath, doormat or planter.

Geometric Painted Chalkboard Door Decor

Geometric Painted Chalkboard Door Decor

Transform a wood slice from the craft store into a rustic spring door decoration with a geometric chalkboard design.

Photo by: Liz Gray ©© 2015 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Liz Gray, © 2015 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

With spring just around the corner, my home’s curb appeal could use a little pick-me-up, and I bet yours could too. If you want to give your facade a quick and easy makeover for spring, the front door is a great place to get started: a cheerful wreath, fresh welcome mat or colorful plant can instantly make a tired entrance look more inviting. Kick off the season with these simple door decor projects.

Geometric Chalkboard Sign

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Use a wood slice from the craft store to create a rustic alternative to a wreath this spring.

Looking for an alternative to the typical wreath? Make this fresh, modern chalkboard sign in three easy steps and welcome your guests with a customized message.

Paper Flower Wreath



For a classic spring floral motif, craft up this cheerful paper posy wreath. Cut flowers out of colorful cardstock, then secure them to a wreath form with quilting pins.

Make This: Paper Posy Wreath

Cupcake Liners

How to Make a Wreath From Cupcake Liners

How to Make a Wreath From Cupcake Liners

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Alternatively, you can use cupcake liners for a floral look with no cutting needed. A mix of pastel hues is ideal for spring.

Succulent Monogram

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Add a personal spring touch to your door with a living monogram wreath.

A living wreath made with hearty succulents is sure to make a statement against your door. Arrange them in a monogram letter shape for a personal touch. 

Eggs and Moss

Beautiful Egg and Moss Wreath

Beautiful Egg and Moss Wreath

Use paper mache eggs, light green Spanish moss and a grapevine wreath to create this simple, sophisticated Easter wreath. We'll show you an easy way to speckle the eggs for a realistic look.

Make This: Egg and Moss Wreath

Versatile Burlap

Hang Wreath With a Polka Dot Ribbon

Hang Wreath With a Polka Dot Ribbon

This simple burlap wreath can be easily embellished for any holiday or season, so you can enjoy it all year long. Here, we added a sparkling shamrock and green ribbon so it's ready for St. Patrick's Day.

Make This: Easy Burlap Wreath

Nautical Knot

Nautical Rope Wreath Detail

Nautical Rope Wreath Detail

Photo by: Kristin Guy

Kristin Guy

Even if you don't live by the water, you can still add coastal style to your home with this nautical-inspired rope wreath. The Turk's head knot looks intricate, but our step-by-step instructions make it easy.

Make This: Nautical Rope Wreath

Wood Doormat

monogrammed wood doormat placed next to brown leather shoes

Monogrammed Wood Doormat

Make a stylish, monogrammed wood doormat using wood dowels, rope and a lettered stencil.

From: Danmade

Spring is the perfect time to replace that dingy old doormat. Using square wooden dowels, make this sturdy mat that will last you through many seasons. You can even personalize it with a stenciled monogram.

Mailbox Planters

Bring a bit of green to your entrance with these wall-mounted mailbox planters. Use painter's tape and spray paint to add fun stripes, or any other pattern you'd like.

Make This: Mailbox Planters

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