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Front door styled with weaved pots with a christmas tree and plants and a home door mat

Overview

Share the warmth and welcome guests this holiday season by decorating your front door, the perfect canvas for some festive cheer. From a garland, to hanging leaf plants and lanterns, there’s plenty you can do to style your front door this December. Here are our top tips for some inspiration.

Steps

1Garland and wreath

A great addition to any front door is a garland and wreath. Weave through festive lights for an extra special touch. You can affix the garland or wreath using 3M hooks.
Bunnings team member hanging a wreath on a white front door

2Add mini-Christmas trees

Add mini-Christmas trees to the corners of your porch or by your front door for a dose of cheer. If you opt for Christmas trees in plain pots, try wrapping them in hessian.
Two mini christmas trees on decking near a rocking horse

3Light it up

Give your front door a glow by adding fairy lights to a lantern or vase. You can also use solar-powered lights to guide visitors to your front door, creating a gentle ambiance.
Fairy lights in a lantern near pine cones and woven pots

4Level up

Stack different sized baskets or pots to create layers and add height. You can fill the baskets with dummy presents or garden cuttings and foliage to add an Australian touch to your decorations.
Bunnings team member holding a barrel pot with a small christmas tree inside the pot

5Props

Using large props creates depth and fills open spaces – we love this Rocking Horse.
Rocking horse with three wrapped presents underneath

6Ready to add a little more Christmas cheer to your home?

Explore our range of homemade festive decoration ideas.
Wrapped gifts with small christmas trees and rocking horse on a front deck.

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Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.