The side door might not be the first thing that guests see, but this often-used entryway deserves just as much attention as your front door. One of the simplest ways to dress up a simple side door is by adding an awning. This design element adds charm and a little extra shade, the latter of which is ideal for side doors off kitchens that often get a lot of morning or afternoon light.
This lovely side door is a perfect backyard beautification. The small lantern light on the top matches the aesthetic of the house perfectly, and maintaining the overall color scheme brings everything together.
Adding lights to either side of this awning make practicality and plain old pretty an ideal pair. This awning is simple and functional, offering both shade and style for this home.
This rustic awning shows how to deal with a slanted roof without sacrificing design. Everything incorporates beautifully so form and function both match and manage to stand out. The red door really stands out thanks to the “plain” wood, and adding a little matching planter in front shows how to bring house design outside of the house too.
A curved awning is another way to go. It can be a little more polished and the white underside will really help the light shine to illuminate your way. This is a perfect patio door for entertaining.