Knock, Knock! Who's Got 7 Surprising Ways to Dress Up Your Front Door?

By: Lauren Piro

We’re smitten with door decor, no matter what the material.

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Canning Lids

Mason jars have held DIYer’s attention for years. For a riff on the trend, focus on the lid rings instead of the jar itself. When strung in a circle and jazzed up with washi tape, they create a pleasantly pudgy wreath. Get the tutorial at Tatertots & Jello. Courtesy of Tatertots & Jello.

Family Photos

Admire your brood’s smiling faces in a truly new way by hanging a clustered ring of mini frames. Get the tutorial at Infarrantly Creative. Courtesy of Infarrantly Creative.

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Whether you find them in a vintage atlas or print them from your computer, maps’ pastel shades make for a sweet decoration that’s also a metaphor. Here, the project is the focal point for a baby shower. Get the tutorial at Three Pixie Lane. Courtesy Three Pixie Lane.

Cupcake Liners

Whimsical and frilly, colorful wrappers from the baking aisle make for a fun project that’s way easier than it looks. Get the tutorial at Crafts by Courtney. Courtesy of Crafts by Courtney.

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Book Pages

When packed tightly together, the yellowed pages of a well-read book create an understated, rustic look that can greet guests no matter what the season. Get the tutorial at Knick of Time. Courtesy of Knick of Time.

Embroidery Hoops

When hung in a circle, these stitching staples turn into something a lot cuter than the sum of its parts. Stretch a springy fabric through the hoops to reveal a happy flower. Get the tutorial at Down Home Inspiration. Courtesy of Down Home Inspiration.


This clever, graphic wreath is perfect for Father’s Day (but ask dad before you raid his tie collection). Get the tutorial at Sadie Seasongoods. Courtesy of Sadie Seasongoods.

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