Take some inspiration from these amazing front doors we've spotted on Instagram to amp up your own kerb appeal.

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Thinking about giving your front door a makeover during lockdown? Here are a few showstoppers that we've spotted on Instagram recently. And if you're thinking about repainting your front door, take a look at our handy step-by-step guide.


Sally has recently painted her traditional wooden front door a lighter shade of pink ready for the summer months and we're sure you'll all agree, it looks fabulous! Sally also proves that fairy lights aren't just for winter and can look just as pretty and cosy during spring. Hang a spring wreath for that perfect finishing touch. 


Take inspiration from Melanie and give your front door a blue hue makeover. Brass fixtures and fittings are extremely popular for 2020 and this door definitely proves why.


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Main House Frontage Birthday Birthday! SHORT- Itโ€™s Borjaโ€™s birthday today and with that our chill week is over! Wow so much has happened in a week... very much a whole lot of doom and gloom and we were definitely caught out by it all. LONG- We flew out to Spain before Deanโ€™s birthday, to enjoy some much needed sun and see the family... and well for any of you who donโ€™t read the news... well letโ€™s just say, we definitely picked the wrong time to go! Most definitely a switch off from the world, a compulsory one at that. Can you believe its the first holiday since Florida last year where we met Hurricane Dorian! Fate may be telling us something... to stay at MyTinyEstate and carry on working ๐Ÿ˜ณ We are still not home yet... there has been quite a situation with flights and well we should be home in the next few days ๐Ÿคž๐ŸผDeanโ€™s dad is testing out the MyTinyEstate accommodation while we are here... looking after all our feathered family. Thanks Dad We will hopefully resume our DIY stories this coming weekend... Unfortunately we cannot do much from Spain... our family like to defy that by giving us loads of jobs! No rest for the wicked I suppose. Oh and wash your hands... canโ€™t believe we need a pandemic to remind us of this. Keep safe and healthy ... Happy March 18th x #birthdayboys #extremediyers #georgianhouse #georgianarchitecture #restorationproject #renovationideas #restorations #diyprojects #diyideas #diydecor #diyer #diylife #staysafeandhealthy #estates #estateplanning #homerestoration #historicrestoration #interiorproject #derelict #derelictplaces #countryhome #countryhouse #englishcountryside #homesandgardens #countryestate #countrylivinguk #periodproperty #inspiringhomes

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Dean and Borja are currently in the process of renovating their 'tiny estate', which includes a main Georgian house and various other out buildings. We love the bright yellow shade of their main front door as it'll no doubt bring a smile to any visitors face. Not to ignore the grand pillars that sit pretty beside it. 


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โ€ขDON'T JUDGE A HOME BY ITS FRONT DOORโ€ข โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Messy. Dusty. Unfinished. โžก๏ธ That's the reality. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Lockdown was never going to stop our renovation projects, but I didn't think I'd be taking on the mammoth #lockdowndiychallenge of sanding our staircase. That was waaaay down the to-do list! โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € BUT @lookweboughtahouse has inspired me to tackle it with a few scraps of sandpaper (I'm definitely in the running for 'Most Frugal Use of Sandpaper') even if I'm rebelliously flouting the under 3 hours rule. ๐Ÿคซ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € [SWIPE โžก๏ธ to see me in action & how the staircase looked before]. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € If you've never sanded your stairs before, trust me, it's going to take nearer to 3 months. If you HAVE sanded your stairs before, please tell me it doesn't put you off DIY forever? ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Sanding stairs must be one of the most widely hated DIY tasks. Unless you know of a rival to top it? ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ I'd like prior warning if there's something even worse. ๐Ÿ˜‚ And I'm keen to delay looking like I've crawled through a sandstorm for as long as I can this morning... J.x๐ŸŒน . . . Door painted in Sandtex - Bay Tree Green

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Consider switching up your door furniture to amp up your kerb appeal just like Jane. This Instagram-famous bee knocker is always a popular choice. Another idea to consider is changing your stained glass to a new design, which will give your door an instant refresh.


Kristin has decorated her monochrome front porch with a gorgeous handmade NHS-themed rainbow wreath to show her support in the current lockdown. It truly sings against the backdrop of her black door with gold detailing and we can't resist her patterned pathway either.


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A bit of news... ๐Ÿ’™ Iโ€™m forever grateful for our wonderful NHS heroes ~ Stood here and clapped last night (and cried again) so thankful for ALL of our key workers. ๐Ÿ™ Iโ€™m honoured to announce Iโ€™m going to be involved with @designhavensforheroes ~ a charitable initiative set up by the lovely @francescarowanplowden to help our NHS heroes by providing room makeovers and creating a โ€˜Havenโ€™ for them in their own homes. Iโ€™m going to be designing one for a Doctor (so excited about this, more details to follow, I canโ€™t wait to tell you all more about the project Iโ€™ll be working on ๐Ÿ˜) and Iโ€™m also going to be on board as an ambassador, matching brands with some of the projects going on around the country. ๐Ÿ’™ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Can you help? Are you a brand willing to supply items for these projects? Do you know an NHS worker who is in major need of a haven in their home to retreat to? ๐Ÿค” If youโ€™re a brand pls DM @designhavensforheroes and if youโ€™d like to nominate a worker then tag on a post over there. Make sure you give the account a follow and also get sharing it if you can too. ๐Ÿ™ Iโ€™ve tagged some amazing people that are involved so far (sorry if Iโ€™ve missed anyone out but the project is so new and Iโ€™m still catching up myself!) ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € .โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Have a fab Friday lovely people. ๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŒˆโ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € .โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #havensforheroes #heroes #nhsheroes #nhshero #roommakeover #clapforcarers #clapforourcarers #victorianterrace #homeaccount #myhousethismonth #mygardenthismonth #myhouseidea #victorianhouse #apartmenttherapy #interiorblogger #londondoors #myinterior #myfrontdoor #prettycitylondon #lovetohome #housebeautiful #londonlife #prettylittlelondon #doorsofinstagram #doorsoflondon #frontdoor #beedoorknocker #bluefrontdoor #persuepretty #myfrontdoor

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Flowers and plants undoubtedly jazz up the exterior of a property. Take notes from Amy Davies from @littlehouseinlondon and invest in some hanging baskets, potted plants and even a wreath to hang on your front door all year round. Make sure to choose a colour that you aren't going to get bored of. 


Are you planning a front door makeover? Let us know how you get on on social! Tweet us @goodhomesmag, post a comment on our Facebook page or tag us on Instagram @goodhomesmag



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