Decorating ideas for a front door include wreaths, garlands, elegant door knockers, containers filled with flowers and elegant wooden initials. Some, such as initials and door knockers, can be left on the door throughout the year, while others are best changed seasonally.
Christmas wreaths and garlands create a festive entrance during the holiday season, but possibilities exist for spring, summer and autumn wreaths and garlands as well. Cuttings from the garden make lovely garlands. Foliage and flowers representing the season can be incorporated into basic wreaths to make a welcoming arrangement.
A door knocker coordinating with the style of the home's exterior makes an elegant statement and is also a practical addition. Flat-backed containers filled with seasonal flowers and foliage lend interest to the front door. The contents of the container can be changed periodically to mark the seasons.
The wooden initial of the homeowner's last name carved in any font and painted to coordinate with the home's entryway personalizes this area of the home. The font can reflect the owner's personality as well as the style of the home.