The beautiful foyer of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., minutes away from Lake Tahoe boasts this rustic pine wood front door as an entryway into the vacation home. The light wood offers a striking visual contrast to the cool gray slate tile of the floor.
Invite your friends (and then a few more people) to this fantasy mountain home in Carbondale, Colorado near Aspen. There are five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and over 2,000 feet of outdoor entertaining space.
A rustic tongue-and-groove pine door, accented with black steel strips, is a preview of the materials used throughout this modern mountain house. Slate tile runs from the front porch through the foyer and onto the back patio, creating the feeling of one large, indoor-outdoor room.
This rustic foyer is the perfect dropping off space between garage and living areas of the home. A built-in storage bench provides a seating area when removing shoes and coats, and Spanish tile is easy to clean when mud is tracked in.
This streamlined porch area features many structural details to create a visually interesting entrance to the HGTV Dream Home 2014. A tile path leads to a light wood door flanked by large windows, which opens up the space for a welcoming feel.
A North Carolina front porch features a vintage lantern with a bow, a pinecone garland over the door and an evergreen wreath with a fancy ticking bow (that matches the lantern bow). The faux trees in urns are decorated with handmade painted birch bark ornaments and frosted shatterproof balls. It's decorated by craft and home decor blogger Amy Buchanan of AttaGirlSays.
This Tudor-style front door is beautiful in itself, and the hanging basket adds even more appeal. The French basket is filled with dried leaves, buds, berries and a taxidermied pheasant. The arrangement also includes natural grasses, mosses and silk buds on vines and hydrangeas.
Cape Cod-style architecture, complete with gables, columned porches and wood shingle siding, gives this home a stately, traditional presence. Meanwhile, the red front door turns the entry into a focal point.
A taxidermied pheasant is an unusual element in this basket decorating the front door of a Tudor-style home. The French basket is filled out by using natural grasses, mosses and dried berries, buds and leaves. There are a few silk buds on vines and hydrangeas.
The two-story main house was designed to follow the arc of the waterfront property, located in the Gables Estates community. Completed in 2004, the Spanish-inspired beauty boasts 14,946 square feet of living space.
A dark bench and plush throw pillows welcome visitors to this home. The red tones in the pillows tie in to the bold red front door, while artwork hanging in the adjacent stairwell adds yet more inviting color.