A Warm Welcome (Mat) For Everyone!

A Warm Welcome (Mat) For Everyone!

2fc5717140a541261ca03b0668a4d6a2f85857f2?auto=compress&w=240&h=240&fit=crop
Bethany Nauert
May 31, 2011

A welcome mat is great way to help keep your home clean and it's also often a catchy way to invite people in. The more homes I photograph, the more I find it interesting what you see at their front door… is it a welcome mat, a pot of plants, a chair? Here are a fun collection of mats that look great outside any home, office or building.

What used to be a nice classic tradition to any doorstep has become a fun way to express your personality, before even entering your home! I personally love the one that says "Leave" because it's straight and to the point, and funny. What I also love about all five of these mats, is that you could technically make them yourself, just as Miguez did in photo #1 with the "Hello". She printed letters from her computer, cut them out like stencils and spray painted it in mere minutes! I found this a great idea for your home or even for a gift!

Images: 1. Hello Mat photo by Bethany Nauert , 2. Birds , 3. Make Yourself At Home, 4. Leave, 5. Pierre says

Apartment Therapy supports our readers with carefully chosen product recommendations to improve life at home. You support us through our independently chosen links, many of which earn us a commission.
moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt