Christmas Door Decoration: 17 Unique Ideas to Create a Festive Decor That Stands Out
How to decorate the front door for the festive season? What about the classroom door? Wreaths, stickers, ornaments, lanterns, green plants… discover our festive ideas for Christmas door decoration (because a simple tree is never enough).
How to Decorate the Front Door?
To decorate your exterior, start with the door. It’s a must for the winter vacation. There are many possibilities available to you and the ideas below will allow you to give free rein to your imagination. Of course, you will place a wreath, but you have other options. You can hang a Christmas stocking, bells and different types of ornaments. And if you don’t know how to hang them, simply place them on the door handle, as shown in the following photo. Simple, isn’t it?
What’s also nice is that you don’t need to buy an expensive decoration, because you can make it yourself. We tend to buy new decorations every year, so if this is the case for you too, you probably have a lot. Use a few to incorporate into your outdoor decor.
Additionally, you can use natural materials such as pine cones, branches, dry leaves and flowers, wood, wine corks, etc.
Hang a sock on the door with a small conifer branch
Make a door wreath with natural materials
Hang bells instead of a wreath to stand out
If you have a knocker, it is very easy to hang a decoration on it
Christmas door decoration: use the old figure skates creatively
Attach bells onto a metal hanger from dry cleaning
How to Decorate Around Your Front Door?
In addition to garlands and a door wreath, don’t forget to add a little color with potted flowers like chrysanthemums and Poinsettias. They’re among the best choices for decorating the space around the front door. To make your entryway even more elegant and luxurious, add a satin bow around the pot and match it to the one on the door wreath.
Who doesn’t love lanterns? They give a romantic and warm atmosphere to any house, balcony or porch. How to decorate the front porch for Christmas 2023? Just be sure to use LED candles indoors (for safety reasons).
Choose lanterns of different sizes to add the movement that makes the atmosphere so magical. Additionally, install string lights. I recommend monochrome yellow lamps, whose minimalist look is reminiscent of the stars in the sky.
Let your child participate by making paper snowflakes
Wrap all your plants and garden figures with fairy lights
Use cuttings from evergreen shrubs and trees for Christmas door decoration
How to Decorate the Classroom Door?
When it comes to decorating the classroom door, you need to include all the children in the process. So choose an ornament that everyone can make and add to the Christmas decoration. The photo above is just an example. This candy cane is made with red and white pipe cleaners and then hung on a simple cotton string. Here are some other options:
- You can make them with polymer clay, bake them and hang them.
- You can make paper snowflakes and glue them to the door.
- Consider making bows, stockings or clings. For the latter, you will find a video tutorial below. It shows how to make a shamrock, but just change the pattern and colors and you can create anything you want.
To make window clings, get the following materials:
- White glue
- Dishwashing liquid
- Food coloring or glitter (for a shiny look) or acrylic paint (for a matte look)
- Different Christmas designs
- Plastic page protectors
Use books to make these super cute decorations and place them in front of the door