We're all guilty of it – spending ages searching for the latest trends and must-have products to decorate our home's interior. But what about the exterior?
Your front door isn't just the gateway into your stylish home, it's the first chance to impress your guests, or even your postal worker, with your design skills.
Don't be fooled into thinking that just includes a standard door number and knocker though – we're talking about doormats! Sure, you can keep it simple and go for a plain bristle mat; but why not make a real style statement and pick something that will leave a lasting impression with anyone who walks past?
From geometric designs to personalised graphics, there's a whole host of stylish doormats out there, and we've taken a good look at what's on offer to give you our top 5 doormat designs that you can buy right now!
Take a look and see which one will give your home the perfect first-impression.
1. Holden large coir geometric print doormat, £25, MADE
Made from sturdy coir – a tough blend of coconut fibres – this doormat is a great alternative to standard brown designs.
Featuring a blue, navy, mustard, and grey geometric-shaped print, it would be well-suited to a smart and sophisticated interior with chrome front door accessories.
Measuring 90cm in width, this size is great for a large Edwardian entrance, or for smaller doorways, there is also a 75cm width available for just £15.
2. Personalised postcode doormat, £37.95, Not On The High Street
Do you always get other people's mail? Fed up of having to shlep down the road to give it to the real addressee?
This is the mat for you!
Perfect as a housewarming present, you can personalise this mat with your own postcode, so you never receive a wrong letter again.
3. Rainbow doormat, £19.50, Red Candy
Head over the rainbow with this beautiful rainbow print doormat from Red Candy.
Featuring a bright and bold rainbow-coloured design, it's the perfect partner to a cheerful interior design that isn't shy with colour! Plus, made from hard-wearing coir, it's great for stopping dirt, mud and leaves from travelling onto your carpet!
Priced at £19.50, head to www.redcandy.co.uk to see their full range of bright and bold doormats.
4. Tiger doormat, £22.90, Red Candy
Who doesn't need a tiger doormat?!
Although this one may be a bit out there, we think it's the purrfect way to make your front door stand out from the crowd.
Team it with a black front door to make it the real star of the show!
5. Christmas pudding doormat, £10, John Lewis & Partners
Every Christmas wreath needs a festive doormat – right?
This Christmas pudding-patterned design is great for welcoming your guests at all those Yuletide get-togethers on the countdown to Christmas.
Plus, priced at just £10, it's a total bargain! Head to www.johnlewis.com to find out more.