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Stylish Craftsman Front Doors

Materials and colors shine in this beautiful collection of craftsman front doors.


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    • Details Matter

      Many Craftsman-style homes are fairly neutral in color scheme and material selection, so a front door can be used to offer contrast. Here, bright turquoise offers a stamp of vivid color to this front door, styled with the multiple window panes of the style's signature doors.

    • Classic Colors

      Tried-and-true details add an extra-special touch to this lovely Craftsman-style home, including wood accents on the stucco face, tapered columns, and exposed rafter tails. The front door supplies a perfect companion, with multi-pane windows and an earthy stain color. A sconce -- also used as accents on either side of the door -- pops up again on the column to highlight the pretty copper mailbox.

    • Welcome Home

      Exposed rafter tails offered the inspiration for the clever details in this Craftsman-style front door. The ends of the rafters repeat in the trio of squares on the door, while multiple panes and panels pick up on some of the classic Craftsman design elements.

    • Porch Perfection

      There are several hallmarks of Craftsman-style homes, and a panel front door is one of them. Here, the three-panel piece picks up on the three panels of wood, while the color complements the warm neutral tone of the beige facade.

    • Craftsman Charm

      Interesting details of this Craftsman-style house supply the inspiration for the extra touches on the front door. Narrow window panes pick up the slimness of the columns, set on top of stone. The rich stain color adds much-needed warmth to the darker cocoa tone on the rest of the home. In place of multiple sconces, the homeowners chose a sconce to one side and a mailbox to the other as front door accents.

    • Garden of Delights

      Tapered columns and a gabled roofline, as well as a pretty front porch, make for classic additions to this Craftsman-style home. The front door -- with multiple panes in both wood and windows -- picks up on the stain color of the window framing.

    • Happy Hues

      Color adds a contemporary dash to the front door of this Craftsman-influenced home. Repeated on the door, in the plant-initial accent, the sconce, and the mailbox, vivid chartreuse adds liveliness to what would otherwise be an ordinary front entrance. The homeowner also used colorful pots and updated metal-and-wire railing to reinforce the bridge between home styles.

    • Traditional Beauty

      Equal parts cottage and crafts, this cheery front door makes a statement with its color and complementary accents. Bright yellow dresses up the standard design details of raised panels and a window, while contrasting house numbers and the mailbox add a pop of hot-hued tones to the cool-blue facade.

    • Color Play

      Expansive windows form the basis for the design of this Craftsman-style home’s front door. It too repeats the multiple smaller panes found on the first floor, while offering subtle color contrast to the purple trim.

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      All About the Accents

      Tucked away to the side, this Craftsman-style door has an unusual placement. To draw attention to it, the homeowners chose a warm stain -- a sure stamp of the home’s style -- and used that color again on the exposed beam above. Multi-pane windows to either side of the door pick up on the panes in the entrance, too.

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      Color Standout

      Classically styled, this expansive front door uses details to match the proportions of the rest of the Craftsman-style house. The sage-green door color warms up the cool gray color scheme, while sidelights -- painted that same gray -- provide presence to the entrance. A wide frame with pretty molding picks up on column details on the front porch.

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      Colorful Contrast

      Many front doors don’t distinguish themselves by design or style. That’s when color can become a big element in accent as well as wayfinding. This Craftsman-style home bears plenty of the style’s hallmarks -- exposed rafter tails, expansive porch, columns -- so a bright red entrance boosts both practicality and style.

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      Home Hideaway

      Equal parts whimsical and Craftsman-influenced, this lovely front door adds a sense of discovery both in its design and placement. A pretty porthole window replaces the typical multiple panes, and curvy pieces in the wood details inject a sense of fun.

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      How to give your home a gracious, eye-catching entrance? This collection of farm-fresh front doors promises to invite you in to sit a spell and savor some hospitality.
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