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Front Door Decor — Spring Wreath Alternatives

I love a gorgeous wreath on a front door just as much as the next person, but wreaths on a front door are kind of expected. Lately I’ve really enjoyed seeing what other things people use to decorate their front doors for spring, and there are some real out-of-the-box thinkers out there! If you’ve been looking for inspiration for a wreath alternative for your front door, you’re sure to find something here…


 

1.  Fill an inexpensive straw tote with flowers.


Straw tote filled with flowers on the front door from Less Than Perfect Life Of Bliss

 


 

2. Fill an umbrella with flowers or colorful branches.


Umbrella filled with colorful forsythia used as door decor from Eclectically Vintage

 


 

3. Add a fancy jute-wrapped, embellished monogram to your door.


Jute-wrapped monogram door decoration from Two Twenty One

 


 

4. Fill some rain boots with pretty flowers.


Rain boots filled with flowers and hung on the door from Red Hen Home

 


 

5. Use a pretty painted frame to create a “welcome” sign.


Framed “welcome” sign used as door decoration from Blue Cricket Design

 


 

6. Create a spring mixed media collage on canvas.


Mixed media spring collage on canvas used as door decor from Craft-O-Maniac

 


 

7. Fill an old watering can with flowers.


Watering can filled with flowers used as door decoration from BHG.

 


 
Aren’t those great ideas?! Yes, there are door decorations beyond the traditional wreath! Have you made (or come across) any other fantastic wreath alternatives?



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11 Comments

  • Reply
    Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage
    April 17, 2012 at 9:01 am

    Thanks for including my umbrella wreath Kristi!

    I love that watering can!!!!
    Kelly

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    Chrysta
    April 17, 2012 at 11:02 am

    These are all so cute, but need covered doorways. My front door has no roof, portico, shelter or overhang for protection, so whatever I put out there has to be able to handle the weather. Maybe collect and share some ideas that can deal?

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    Debbie refreshrestyle
    April 17, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Beautiful ideas! I love them all!
    Debbie

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    Shari @ Turnstyle Vogue
    April 17, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    They are all great ideas! I think Korrie’s boots are just the cutest and I love Kelly’s umbrella as well. I used a flat basket filled with dried basil this year and love the way it turned out too. This is some great pinning material for next year!

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    brenda
    April 17, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    I have a store bought wreath on the front but I am gonna try the welcome frame idea i love it thanks for the idea!

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    Bliss
    April 17, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    All so beautiful, but I tell ‘ya, i’ve been thinking of two since I first saw them… the umbrella from Eclectically Vintage, and the boots from Red Hen Home. I’m thinking about combining the ideas…. filling boots with water like the umbrella and putting fresh flowers in.

    ~Bliss~

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    jean
    April 17, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Hmmmm…I’ve been trying to come up with something besides a wreath myself….no good ideas yet. I really like the straw tote with flowers idea!

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    Barbara @ DIY Home Staging Tips
    April 17, 2012 at 11:58 pm

    Thanks for reminding us that different is good. All these are too pretty! I especially like the straw tote, and I think I can easily duplicate t hat.

    One question: Are people really willing to replace fresh flowers on their front door?

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    Cheryl
    April 18, 2012 at 8:29 am

    Lovely ideas! That watering can is gorgeous. I’d love to find one that looks old and rusty like that. I think the rusted can with the bright and colorful flowers is what makes that arrangement look so beautiful. Thanks for the ideas!

  • Reply
    Deb
    April 27, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    This is great inspiration to update the front door. Kiddies old gumboots is a cute idea!

    Thanks

  • Reply
    Door Handle
    May 15, 2012 at 12:40 am

    Hi, You are very creative with your ideas. I love the door decorations you have there. The spring mixed media collage on canvas is absolutely great for me. It is very appealing and refreshing. How do you do such stunning wreath on a front door? Very creative. Wow 🙂

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