When decorating the outdoor space on the occasion of Christmas, many people tend to forget an important detail: the door handle. More glorious than it appears, the handle can prove to be the key to a neat and refined decoration. Just like the Christmas tree, the front door deserves a magnificent adornment, so we must stop neglecting it. Here, we reveal strong decorative potential by presenting 20 original door handle decoration ideas for Christmas.
1. A knitted mitten with a fir branch
Be creative and swap traditional decorations for unusual adornment. Put a small frosted fir branch in a knitted mitten and hang this unusual ornament on the handle of your exterior door on the occasion of Christmas! Nothing more is needed to give your door a holiday look!
2. Christmas bells: a traditional decor not to be forgotten
Decorating with Christmas bells is always a good idea. Their tinkle announces the arrival of Christmas while bringing joy to your doorstep. Small or large, with a metallic finish or available in refined colors, the bells have it all. Assemble a few and hang them on the handle of the entrance staff to greet your loved ones and guests as they should. It is even possible to combine them with miniature spruce sprigs and artificial branches of red berries to create a unique decor evoking nature in winter.
3. Do-it-yourself Christmas door handle decoration
If you are tempted by the idea of making a rustic Christmas decoration, why not make a door hanger with a raw spirit? You need a few spruce cones that you can hang from a burlap string before you tie the whole thing to a burlap knot. Complete with a small artificial branch of red berries. Hang the DIY decoration on the front door.
4. A small elegant door wreath to decorate the doorknob
Hanging on the front doorknob, this elegant little wreath infuses the outdoor space with sophistication. Made from a multitude of small balls with a metallic finish, it is like a little jewel adorning the front of your house. A satin bow completes the ensemble beautifully. Depending on the color of your front door, you can make your little decorative wreath by favoring the golden range or by choosing the colors that suit you.
5. A plant wreath as a minimalist door handle decoration
A small plant wreath is a great idea to enhance the front door or an interior door. Very easy to do, its minimalist design suits any interior, regardless of its style and inspiration. Depending on individual preferences, the wreath can be made from natural or artificial fir or boxwood branches. Leave it as it is and enjoy the minimalist green touch that it will breathe into your decor.
6. An open glass Christmas bauble and a small bouquet adorn the door handle
Another great idea to decorate the door handle on the occasion of Christmas, the open glass ball allows all the daring. To be filled according to personal wishes, this hanging ornament is perfect for decorating indoors and outdoors. It can be accompanied by an LED candle or a small bouquet of fir branches and eucalyptus leaves to add a festive note to the front door handle.
7. A tree-shaped ornament to hang from the doorknob
The Christmas decorations in felt are very original and easy to make. Take the opportunity and create a small felt tree to hang on the door handle to embellish it on the occasion of Christmas. All you need is a few felt circles, white wooden beads, and transparent thread. Wrap the felt circles around themselves to form cylinders. Start threading the beads and cylinders on the transparent wire, alternating them. Finish by gluing a small star as a crest.
8. A decoration to hang on the door handle made of golden Christmas bells
Decorative and versatile, Christmas bells are an essential part of any self-respecting festive decor. In addition to using them to adorn the festive table and the Christmas tree, they serve as original DIY decorations to beautify doors and windows. A handful of large-format bells is perfectly sufficient to make a decorative suspension to hang on the door handle or to embellish a traditional garland.
9. A refined decoration to hang on the front door for Christmas
A fan of refined decoration, you will be impressed by the above idea! This is a very elegant Christmas decoration that serves as an adornment for the front door. It is made up of several magnolia leaves, some of which are painted with spray paint in gold and silver. The metal wire is used to assemble the leaves so as to create a good volume. Add a few silver and gold Christmas balls and finish by putting a knot on top.
10. An original party decoration idea made from pine cones
What to do with pine cones for Christmas? If that question crosses your mind, here is the answer. Use the pine cones to make a pretty decoration for your front door. Simple and inexpensive, this project promises original results every time. Choose a pretty festive ribbon to bring a touch of color and charm to the ensemble.
11. A decorative pendant light in a traditional style
To create a traditional style decorative hanging ornament, you don’t need much. Two small branches of fir and cypress, a Christmas bell, and a piece of red ribbon will suffice! Give free rein to your creativity by making the door handle decoration that suits you!
12. An interior door knob decoration for the holiday season
Sleek and stylish, this interior door decoration idea is ideal for followers of the minimalist style. A golden key pendant and some artificial leaves form the perfect duo to adorn the doorknob in a refined way.
13. A white rattan heart as a shabby chic decoration
Looking for a Shabby chic style door decoration? Your quest ends here because we have a wonderful idea for you. Buy or make a rattan heart yourself and then paint it white. Add a beautifully printed ribbon and you’re done!
14. A noble door handle decoration
The next idea is the very embodiment of nobility! The decoration in question represents a small natural garland made up of dried orange slices, bay leaves, and wooden beads. This gorgeous set is accompanied by a tassel pompom and a red velvet bow.
15. Modern rustic decor takes over the front door
A burlap bow and a few bleached pine cones, it’s easy to create a modern rustic Christmas decoration! In order to personalize the suspension, you can add a touch of lace to the ribbon or decorate the pine cones with glitter or paint.
16. A redwood branch adorns the doorknob
Nature decoration is gaining more and more followers. For Christmas, we already prefer the natural fir branches, the DIY decoration made from pine cones, the fir tree ornaments in wooden slices, etc. We do the same for the decoration to hang on the door handle. Just hang a simple redwood branch with a few cones from it for the effect to occur.
17. Star dice in wooden beads to complete the Scandinavian Christmas decor
The creation of stars in wooden beads is one of the DIY projects to try this year. In addition to being easy to make, these pretty pendants are very practical because they can be hung in the branches of the tree or hung on a wall or on the handle of the front door. Customize them as you wish so that they match your existing decor.
18. A Christmas-style kissing ball
Make a Christmas kissing ball and use it as a decoration for the doorknob. Thanks to this unusual idea, you will embellish your outdoor space and succeed in surprising your guests from the threshold of your home.
19. A bouquet of dried flowers hanging on the doorknob
We don’t know that what to do with those fir branches that have fallen at the foot of the tree overnight… Instead of relegating them to compost, why not recycle them into a mini bouquet for the handles? All you have to do is collect these twigs, a few sprigs of eucalyptus or mistletoe, collect them in a bouquet, and hang them – upside down – for a few nights in a room sheltered from light.
20. Decorative tassels hang on the doors of the house
Decorative balls, pom-poms, and other ornaments traditionally find their place on the Christmas tree. However, it only takes one or two colored tassels, simply hanging from the handles, to dress up the doors.