14 Door Knockers for a Fresh New Look

by Grace Bonney


This time of year it’s cold enough here in the Hudson Valley that the idea of doing anything on the outside of our house sounds laughable. There’s so much snow and ice right now that the only sort of outdoor sprucing up I can do involves whatever can be added or tacked on quickly. But this time of year (grey, snowy, cold) is precisely when I feel like a home could use a little pick-me-up. Holiday decorations have come down and things just feel a little empty. So I decided to collect some of my favorite door knockers as a fun way to add some detail to your home’s exterior without having to break out your heavy coat, gloves and a ladder. These cheerful little decorations are functional and cute and are a nice way to add some visual interest in a snap. A bright pink door doesn’t hurt, either. xo, grace

Image above via Tracy Bennison in our #DSPink feed. You can order the bumblebee knocker (so cute!) from the UK for $42.60.


Full sources and more door knockers continue after the jump!

Image above, clockwise from top left: Hand $68.52, Pinecone $170, Bird $24, Oyster Shell $87 , Leaves $59, Acorn $53, Squirrel $49, Alligator $110 , Fox $35, Anchor $61, Silver Hand $70.



Image above, left to right: Snail $31.95, Owl $ 41.37

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