A front door is like a blank canvas, and it can be decorated according to any season, style, or for any reason. It can be used to hang fall wreaths, holiday window clings, or any other door décor, and although pretty, those items are fairly common. Try these creative ways to decorate the front door for fall, and give it an autumn makeover that is truly unique. Absolutely anyone can decorate a front door using these fun and inspiring easy ideas.
Decorate the Front Entry with a Faux Half Pumpkin
Lightweight craft pumpkins ready for carving are great for more than just fall tabletop décor. Consider cutting one evenly in half from top to bottom,, and hang in on the front door for autumn. It will add new dimension to the usual door décor, and it will be completely original. For something really unique and fun, mount the other half of the pumpkin on the other side of the front door. Keep in mind that an ordinary knife will not work to carve this type of pumpkin. A hot knife must be used or the foam-like material will crack and split.
Decorate the Front Entry with a Frame of Autumn Leaves
Vibrant fall leaves provide many options to decorate the home, and they can be used to decorate a front door. Find a dozen or more beautiful fall leaves, and stick them to lengths of clear box tape. Apply another piece of box tape over the top with the leaves in the center. Use this natural fall garland to decorate the front door. It can be trimmed and designed according to length, and it can be used to beautifully frame a window for fall. From several feet away the clear tape will not show.
Decorate the Front Door with a Wall Planter
Wall planters are designed with a flat back for hanging, and they can be filled with faux flowers to decorate a front door for fall. Buy a lightweight wall planter, and fill it with dried fall flowers or pretty fabric varieties. Stick the stems into florist foam to hold them firmly in place. This is a great alternative to the usual wreaths people hang on the front door, and it is far more creative.
Decorate the Glass with Paint Markers
Window clings are decorative, but they can cheapen the decorating scheme. Opt for glass paint instead when looking for ways to decorate a glass entryway for fall. Use paint markers especially for glass to create a pretty stained glass look in vibrant fall colors, or try your hand at create fall pumpkins and other designs. The paint is washable, and it comes in a rainbow of vibrant colors that will give the front door a completely new look for fall.