This Mini Home Makeover Will Have All the Neighbors Talking

Updated 06/21/19

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When was the last time you replaced your front doormat? Exactly. “As one of the first things guests see, your doormat shouldn’t be an afterthought. It should scream ‘welcome!’ in a design that reflects your personal style,” says celebrity designer Cortney Novogratz.

Create a new first impression with one of these 24 doormats—truly one of the easiest (and cheapest!) ways to reno your home.

Novogratz Hello Sunshine Mat $39
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One look at the retro color blocking on this doormat will have you singing the Beatles' "Good Day Sunshine" every time you walk through the door. It’s made of 100% coir, a durable, biodegradable fiber that comes from the outer husk of a coconut, which is great at absorbing moisture and resisting mildew.

Nickel Designs on Etsy Lady Bug Doormat $45
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Myth: You can tell a ladybug's age by counting her spots. Fact: For no additional charge, you can customize the number of cute beetles on this 100% coir mat when ordering.

Liora Manne Natura Tulip Field Pink $24
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Tulips have a short lifespan—about 3 to 7 days. However, you can enjoy their beauty all summer long with this colorful coir doormat featuring pink, orange, and white flowers. Prolong the mat's life by keeping it under a protected area, away from heavy rain and direct sunlight.

Femfetti on Etsy Flamingo Heart Doormat $55
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You don't have to live in Florida or travel to the Caribbean to appreciate flamingos! This pretty-in-pink doormat, featuring two smooching flamingos, is handwoven and made of 100% coir. 

Grandin Road Buzz Outdoor Mat $47
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Featuring a honey bee buzzing over a canvas of bright summer grass, this doormat, made of hand-tufted 100% polypropylene, has been UV-treated to resist fading and can be used indoors or out. More buzz: it has a 90-day return policy if you're unsatisfied for any reason. 

Kosas Home Perigold Quincy Doormat $69
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If a tropical vacation isn't on the itinerary, bring a little island living to your home with this 100% coir doormat, featuring a palm leaf design in vibrant teal and olive-green colors. Real life palms do well with filtered light, but this mat will do well away from direct sunlight to prevent fading. 

Serena & Lily River Stripe Doormat $98
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Whether you're at the beach, on a lake, or by a river, this navy striped handwoven coir doormat works wonders at trapping dirt and moisture, while also being mold and mildew resistant. Every few weeks, give it a flip to prevent wear on a single side.

Williams Sonoma Vertical Stripe Doormat $55
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Reminiscent of a Breton striped shirt (created by the residents of Brittany, France, a town long famed for its maritime heritage), this black and yellow striped doormat is made of 100% coir and is stenciled using a fade-resistant nontoxic dye, making it 100% biodegradable.

Fox and Clover Boutique Anchor Doormat $30
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This simple, yet chic doormat, featuring a white boat anchor, can be customized, making it the perfect hostess gift when you're visiting friends at the beach. Made of 100% coir, this doormat should be protected from torrential rain. If it gets saturated, move it onto a grassy patch until it drains and dries. 

L.L. Bean Everyspace Recycled Waterhog Doormat in Whale $40
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Constructed from recycled plastic materials, this doormat has alternating thick and thin fibers that can hold up to 1 1/2 gallons of water per square yard. Additionally, the raised border prevents water from running onto the floor. And get this: It dries quickly, won't shed or fade, and is mildew resistant. 

Birch Lane Matteo Fish Door Mat $35
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The classic blue and white fish on this 100% coir doormat make it the perfect choice for a home on the water, or any house looking to add a little coastal décor. Tip: Always consider a mat's height (this one is 1" thick), then check the clearance of your door to ensure it opens and closes with ease when the mat in place. 

Liora Manne Natura Illusions Coral Wave Aqua $21
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Coral can be found in almost any color—from red to blue to white to pink. This polyester doormat features vibrant orange coral and comes with a non-skid rubber backing, making it ideal for high-traffic areas, both indoors or out. Bonus: it's machine washable.

Lands' End Coir Anchor Doormat $40
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Anchors aweigh with this navy doormat made from repurposed, 100% environmentally-friendly coir. If it sheds its fibers during the first few weeks, a good shake or brushing will help maintain its appearance. 

Garnet Hill Beach Dogs Doormat $48
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This 100% biodegradable coir doormat, featuring a trio of dogs just begging to be walked, will remind you it's time to take your own pooch for a stroll every time you walk in the door. It's stocky at 1" thick, so be sure to check that it clears your door. Buy more than one, and the price drops to $40 each. 

Magnolia Seed + Supply Door Mat $32
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No doubt, Chip and Joanna would prefer you to leave the dirt in the garden this summer. This 100% coir doormat features the black and tan design of their Magnolia Seed + Supply logo. Perfect for your home, potting shed, or greenhouse. 

L.L. Bean Indoor/Outdoor Vacationland Rug in Compass $40
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This navy blue and white compass will guide guests through your front door. Hand hooked and made of a polyester/acrylic yarn; it's easy to navigate dirt by spot cleaning with a mild detergent, warm water, and a sponge. 

Novogratz Perigold Aloha Escape Doormat $39
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This 100% coir doormat uses witty wordplay to remind everyone it's important to take a break from the familiar this summer. Practice a moment of meditation every time you walk over this mat, closing your eyes and taking a deep breath before opening the door. 

Joss and Main Burlington Lavender Flower Doormat $28
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Bring the lavender fields of Provence, France to your door with this 100% coir doormat that features a field of lavender flowers. A non-slip vinyl backing holds the mat in place. 

Shelter Island Paper on Etsy Lose the Shoes Doormat $38
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This doormat is a simple reminder that summer is a time to relax and kick off your shoes. It's hand-painted with all-weather dyes and sprayed with a UV sealant to prevent fading. 

Liora Manne Illusions Reef & Fish Coral $27
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Give your front porch an under-the-sea feel in seconds. Made of 100% polyester, this doormat is impervious to shedding and fading and will bring a hint of coastal to any front door. 

Liora Manne Natura Pineapples Aqua $24
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The pineapple has been a symbol of friendship and hospitality for years; this 100% coir doormat, featuring a fruit trio, will make anyone feel at home. Especially if a cold Piña Colada is waiting on the other side of the door! 

Urban Owl Home on Etsy Sea You Soon Doormat $40
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Wave goodbye to guests on their way out with this doormat featuring a farewell wish, along with a few (ocean) waves! Made of 100% coir, the mat can be rotated so departing visitors can view its message. 

Frontgate Watermelon Slice Half-Round Door Mat $174
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Here are all the juicy details on this watermelon-slice doormat: Created by lifestyle designer Liora Manne, the fibers are layered, cut, and manipulated by hand; then the rug is rolled through a board of needles containing barbs which press and entangle the fibers, making them more durable. It's finally treated with a UV protectant and coated in a natural latex bath for easy cleaning and to prevent mold and mildew. 

Serena & Lily Sailors Knot Doormat $98
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Nothing says "ahoy" like this handwoven, natural coir doormat with its knotted look and texture. Moisture-resistant, its neutral shade compliments any front door color. To clean, give it a shake or a once-over with a vacuum broom.

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