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50 Front Door Flower Pots For A Good First Impression

When you visit someone, whether it’s for the first time or not, you get to create an impression about their home as soon as you reach the front door and you knock on the door. It’s an impression you create based on what you see around you. It’s why it’s important to have a beautiful…
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Front Door Flower Pots
Two big and two small flower pots for a symmetrical look

You can also have wall-mounted flower pots at the entrance if you’d rather use the floor space for something else. Oversized flower pots are also great, especially if you have a path leading to your front door. You can use them on the side, like a shield that guides you to the entrance. Of course, there are numerous other designs, ideas and combinations you can try so find the one that better suits you and your home.

The best plants to use for the front door decor:

If you like the idea of having a hanging planter somewhere near your front entrance but there’s no roof or beam to hang it from, that’s ok because it allows you to craft something like this. This is a plant hanger and sign combo, something that will look pretty and put a smile on your face every time you come home. Check out the tutorial for it on mycrazygoodlife.
Since you’re set on adding some greenery to your front door or porch area, why not take advantage of that and choose some plants that smell nice and on top of that repel mosquitoes too? Plants such a lavender, rosemary, lemon balm, citronella grass and basil are all great choice in that sense. Check out ourhandcraftedlife for more info on each type.


Not just a pretty plant

Green Mountain boxwood

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Repurposed drawer planter


Plan something festive


Natural plants can sure look amazing but they do require constant care and attention. If you’re worried you’re not going to be able to make this happen, try faux plants instead. You could make a really cool display for your front door with some faux topiaries, like the ones featured on oursouthernhomesc. Don’t they look cool?

Golden creeping Jenny


Inspiration flower pots frond roo decor

Front door flowers pots
Play with shapes and sizes but use color as a link
Citrus pots
Oversized flower pots can also be used for planting trees
Modern front doors
An eclectic entry with flower pots and decorative rocks
Terracota flower pots
The fresh green color and the pastel blue and grey are a nice and modern combination
Red flower pots
The focus can be either on the pot on the plants displayed in it
Swing flower pots
A beautiful and chic contemporary entry with an elegant combination of colors

If you want to you could also have a bunch of pots and planters, not just one. In case you’re worried there’s not a lot of space for them, that’s ok because you can stack them. Check out this tiered planter from mommyskitchen to get an idea of how something like this might look like.

Modern front door1
A cohesive garden landscape with a simple but elegant front door design
Outdoor entryway
A traditional entrance with sculptural trees on either side of the door
Green flower pots
Arrange multiple flower pots in a row for a clean and chic look
Blue mediteranean flower pots
Oversized flower pots also look good when you have an imposing front door
Fresh flower pots
Add some color to the porch and create a cheerful entrance décor
Sliding doors
You can alternate sizes while preserving the design and color
Green shutters
Match the color of the pot with that of the walls to allow the plants to stand out more
Mint green shutters
Symmetry can have multiple forms so choose the one that suits your design
Yellow front door
These decorative trees are versatile and can be modeled in many different ways
Entry way awesome
The small flower pots and tiny flowers contrast with the large columns
Tiny chairs2
Put flower pots on the steps leading to your front door to create a beautiful path
Bamboo flower pots
Plants with oversized leaves are very attractive and look great in oversized pots
Front door
Combine multiple colors for a more dynamic visual effect
Patio design
Match the color of the pots with that of the front door for cohesion

Well, given where these plants will be placed, you should probably choose something that lasts all year-round instead of perennial plants that only look great for a season or two. Also, opting for some heat-tolerant plants is probably a good idea because they’ll probably be exposed to a lot of sun, especially during summer. Here are some of your best options:

Purple hydragea front door flowers
If the pot is big enough, you can even plant a tree in it
Combine a variety of colors
Combine a variety of colors and let the flowers stand out by keeping the pots simple
Interesting ways to display pots
Or be creative and find an interesting way to display the pots
Charming london front door
Create symmetry using identical flower pots as well as the same type of greenery
Flower pots front door
The type of flower pots you choose can also be related to the style of your home
Colorful flower display front door
A colorful display like this is sure to make a strong first impression
Yellow front door green flower pots
A striking combination which is surprisingly well-balanced
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Combine different types of pots but use the same type of flowers for cohesion
Work with geometric front door
Work with geometric designs and forms for a manicured look
Forth of july front door decorations
A metal bucket can be easily repurposed as a planters for the entrance
Simple is often better
Simple is often better and sure to attract compliments
Old and rusty watering
Turn your old and rusty watering cans into planters and arrange them on the stairs
Match the planters front door planters
Match the planters to the flooring and the door for a well-defined look
Hanging and potting flowers blue door
You can choose for hanging planters also

There’s lots of different ways in which you can decorate your front porch to make it look inviting and beautiful. Outdoor planters are just a part of that. You can mix and match different pots and planters and fill them with all sorts of bushes, evergreens or flowering plants to create an interesting décor that suits you and your home. More inspiration can be found on diydesignfanatic.
Similarly to how you’d make the laundry basket planter we mentioned earlier, you can also repurpose any container and make a beautiful planter for your front door or porch. These planters that we found on perfectlydestressed for instance are basically just plastic buckets wrapped in burlap and they look lovely.
Sure, brand new pots and planters look nice but sometimes what you need is something with a bit of history. Consider using old wooden crates, reclaimed fence boards and other such things when making outdoor planters or when decorating your front door area. These will add a vintage touch to the décor and will give you that lived-in look. Check out sweetpeasprimitives for more ideas and inspiration.

Some DIY planter and decor ideas:

A simple and authentic planter

In addition to being able to mix and match all sorts of flowers, colors and textures when decorating the pots, there are also numerous ways in which the flower pots themselves can be the center of attention. It can be because of their size, odd shape, color or the way they’re arranged and displayed. To customize the entrance or any other space, it’s also possible to actually make your own flower pots.
A simple tapered planter

A planter and sign combo

The agave plant is another one that has this very sculptural and clean look which makes it an excellent choice for minimalistic and modern decors. It’s also the type of plant that fills its container and although its leaves look very plump and soft they have very sharp tips so keep this in mind if you have pets or kids that could get hurt touching the plants.
Sure, you should take your time choosing the right pots and containers to decorate your front porch or entryway with but it’s not just them that matter. The plants themselves should be chosen carefully. Where to even start?

Faux topiary

Even though it’s very simple, this wooden planter has plenty of character. The tapered shape gives it a slender allure and the fact that the wood has a natural finish gives it authenticity. You could quite easily make one of these from scratch by following the tutorial on jenwoodhouse. A pair would give your front door a symmetrical aesthetic and would frame it nicely.
Mix in some seasonal decorations

Not just a pretty plant

Front porch topiaries
In case you want to add some height to your front porch or if you want something to complement your grand entrance, consider bamboo. It can grow quite tall and it grows super fast compared to other plants which makes it a great option if you want to quickly add some greenery to your outdoor areas in early spring. The bamboo enjoys full sun exposure and needs well-drained soil to thrive.

Repurposed laundry basket

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A simple and authentic planter

Burlap-wrapped planters

Rather than opting for an all year round sort of décor perhaps you’d like it more if the décor would change with the seasons. That way you can change the ambiance and try new plants and flowers and new decorations in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Here’s a lovely spring front porch design that could inspire you. You can find it on everydayhomeblog.
A variety of colors

Mix and match

Laundry Basket Planter
Vintage vibes

Vintage vibes

The yucca plant is very versatile and looks beautiful in a lot of different settings and decors. It also combines well with all sorts of other plants in case you want to have a mix rather than just one type of plant per pot. It also has this spiky and sort of architectural shape which helps it look great in modern and contemporary spaces.
DIY Plant Hanger Cricut Welcome Sign

Plan something festive

A vertical display
When choosing your plants and pots for the front porch consider how this whole area will look throughout the year and any events that you might want to focus on. If you’re celebrating the 4th of July then it would be both practical and fun to have some red flowers so you can more easily embrace the red, white and blue theme. Check out seasonalhome to see how that might look like.

A seasonal approach

Instead of crafting a planter from scratch another option is to re-use or re-purpose items and resources that you already have. You never know when inspiration strikes so don’t throw out something before you explore a few options. For instance, an old drawer could be turned into a planter or a flower box. Isn’t that creative? Check out thescrapshoppeblog to see how it’s done.
A seasonal approach

A simple tapered planter

Another cool idea is to fill a big planter with both annual and perennial plants. That way it will always look full and beautiful but it won’t become boring because it will get transformed as seasons come and go. That also lets you combine a bunch of plants and have a variety of colors. For more details and information head over to mstoodygooshoes.
Bring out a chair

Repurposed drawer planter

This is a type of shrub that can grow up to 5 ft (150 cm) tall. You can keep it on the patio and enjoy its beautiful clusters of violet flowers. It enjoys sitting in the sun and it also does well in gardens and backyards when it can be grown to create green privacy screens. You can even keep it in your balcony.
Something very simple and also very beautiful you can do for your front door entrance is to have flower pots. Display them on either side of the door or in its vicinity. If you have a covered porch then it’s even better because you get to beautifully display numerous flower pots and they will be protected from rain and harsh weather conditions.

Tiered planters

You can use two identical flower pots for a symmetrical look and place them one on each side of the door. You can also play with sizes and have pots with the same shape and design but different dimensions arranged in the same area.
Burlap wrapped planters

Bring out a chair

This is a lovely plant to pair with other taller ones in order to create that full pot sort of look. The golden creeping Jenny cascades over the sizes of the pot and has these lovely coin-shaped leaves that look super cute and blend well with pretty much anything. Although you can expose it to the sun, it prefers partial shade and it loves moist soil.
You know what else would look good on our front porch? One of those old rocking chairs or just any old chair for that matter. You could turn it into a sort of stand for flower pots and you could surround it with greenery and flowers. This idea comes from wherethegrassisgreener.

Mix in some seasonal decorations

Unlike other shrubs, the Green Mountain boxwood naturally grown into a sort of pyramid shape and doesn’t get too fluffy or round. If you put it in a pot it will also stay fairly small and won’t grow to its full height and width. Another thing that makes this such a beautiful plant for entryway and front door pots is the fact that it keeps its beautiful dark green color throughout the winter.
Tiered planters

A variety of colors

When you visit someone, whether it’s for the first time or not, you get to create an impression about their home as soon as you reach the front door and you knock on the door. It’s an impression you create based on what you see around you. It’s why it’s important to have a beautiful and inviting floor door entrance. For that, there are numerous things you can do.
Whether you opt for plants that last all year long or you switch things up with seasonal plants that’s up to you. Regardless of that, you can always mix things up every once in a while by surrounding your front door planters with a few decorations. For instance, in autumn you could display a few pumpkins. Head over to thepaintedchandelierblog for some inspiration.

A vertical display

Building your own planters is a great way to customize the front door or porch even more. This doesn’t have to turn into a super big and complicated project. Keep the design nice and simple. This planter from chalkboardblue has an authentic look which gives it a lot of charm. You can make something similar out of some fence boards.
If you’re struggling to find space for all the lovely flower pots and planters that you’d like to frame your front door with, consider a vertical pot holder like the one featured on organizedclutter. You can make something like this out of some reclaimed wood and you can customize it to hold as many pots as you want.
Time to replace your old laundry basket with a new one? Don’t toss it out just yet because you could actually repurpose it. Check out this laundry basket planter from elizabethjoandesigns. It looks super nice and it’s also really easy to put together. All you need is a bunch of burlap and some rope. You could actually use it as a storage container too.

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