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How to Decorate Your Doors for Fall in Traverse City

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Fall is coming quickly in Traverse City, and as the season begins to change, so does the indoor and outdoor décor of our houses. Now is the best time to begin figuring out how to “fall-ify” your home entryway and add some fun fall accents for your replacement doors to imitate the ambiance of the season. Doors are typically the focal point of a home—they offer curb appeal and can make a big impact on a person’s first impression of a house. Here are several things to consider when selecting your new fall door décor:

  • Creating levels in your entryway – Height is beneficial when it comes to drawing eyes to your home’s doorway. There are a variety of ways to make levels, including using decorative grasses, hung lights or basket plants, or galvanized buckets to stage pumpkins or other creative fall decorations.
  • Embrace color – Fall gives us a brilliant color palette every year, so your front entryway should reflect it. Gourds and pumpkins always provide a great pop of color, as well as color-changing leaves and apples. Warm colors are a great selection for the fall palette.
  • More than corn stalks and wreaths – There are always staple fall decorations that are used each year, but creativity in on-trend items can make your house look unique and stylish. Some of the big door hangers this season include:
    • Wood – try a wooden sign with a clever fall message to offer an inviting atmosphere to your entryway
    • Pinecones – string a bunch together and paint them in warm hues for an added pop of color
    • Burlap sack – instead of loading fall flowers into a basket, compile a burlap bag with flowers and pumpkins and put it on your door for the perfect fall charm
    • Scarecrow – turn an old straw hat into an enduring scarecrow to greet guests when they come at your door

Use your replacement door as a blank slate for fall creativity during this change of seasons and wow your neighbors with lively and fun curb appeal. If you have any questions about making the most of your entryway fall décor or if you think your decorating might include investing in a new replacement door this fall, give our team at Pella Windows and Doors in Traverse City a call at 231-538-2175 or schedule an appointment with us using our online scheduler. It’s always a great time for a new front door and a new look!

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