Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year so, why not make your home look just as wonderful with the addition of a decorative Christmas mat? Christmas mats are available in various designs ranging from elaborate painted images to minimalistic script. Not only do these mats make for excellent outdoor Christmas decorations, they can change a person’s mood drastically and put them in the holiday mood. No one wants to come back to a bleak, dark home after a long day filled of work and other strenuous activities. The holiday season should be full of joy and laughter so, grab a cheerful Christmas mat and watch the holiday spirit bloom!
Aesthetics of Christmas Mats
An entrance mat is the first thing people will notice before stepping into your home, especially if it is a decorative mat. Christmas mats make for beautiful and festive outdoor Christmas decorations while, at the same time, greeting your guests with a warm welcome and making your home look inviting and cheerful with holiday spirit. Christmas falls into the winter month of December as the weather tends to get colder and the sky gloomier and when people start to wonder when life will come back to full-color again. Generally, people seem to be more drawn to warm, cheerful things and individuals and a Christmas mat that include vivid colors and designs can help people out of that funk and into the holiday spirit.
How to Style Christmas Mats with Your Home Décor
Depending on the aesthetics of your home, there is a wide variety of Christmas mats to choose from. For a more modest and minimalistic home entrance, there are simpler and less elaborate designs available. An example of a minimalistic Christmas themed mat includes script or simple patterns. For those who are the exact opposite and who love bright colors and images, there are more elaborate designs available with beautiful paintings of beautiful Christmas scene or a winter wonderland. Outdoor Christmas decorations including Christmas themed entrance mats are a sure way to liven up your home entrance with holiday cheer and to ensure that everyone who walks through your door does so with a smile.
1. Different Christmas Mat Designs Available
There is a wide variety of Christmas mat designs available that range from elaborate images to simple, yet elegant, script that will festively welcome your guests. A colorful doormat design can drastically change the mood of whoever is entering your home. According to a report done at Penn State University, “An experiment done by Professor Helen H. Epps from The University of Georgia provides some information about the correlation between color and emotion…After gathering the answers, the result was that 80% of the response show positive reaction to principal colors (colors that are not white, black and grey), and 68.4% of the response show negative reaction to achromatic colors” (psu.edu). This proves that, during the winter months when the weather starts to get a little colder and a little gloomier, a brightly colored outdoor Christmas decorations can lift spirits and put you and anyone entering your home in a cheerful holiday mood. Whether you are looking for a bright image or elegant script, there is a Christmas mat waiting with your name on it.
Christmas mats with elaborate images are ideal for a more decorative look or as another addition to your outdoor Christmas decorations since they are flashier while script designs are generally reserved for more modestly decorated residences. These images include all your favorite Christmas characters and animals including Santa Clause (of course), snowmen, reindeer, polar bears and penguins. These classic Christmas characters and animals are the perfect decoration choice to transform your home into a Christmas wonderland. Other images have gorgeous winter scenes that will remind you of a picture-perfect white Christmas like those seen in movies.
If you are looking for a doormat that is less busy-looking but still elegant, a doormat with script is the perfect choice. Christmas mats with script designs on them are generally used in more modestly decorated residences. Script gives Christmas themed doormats a more minimalistic aesthetic while still keeping with holiday décor. They welcome guests with a warm and festive “Hello!” while being aesthetically pleasing enough to make the perfect addition to modest and elegant outdoor Christmas decorations. Whether you are looking for a simple “Welcome!” or a festive “Merry Christmas,” either Christmas mat will be sure to welcome your family and guests with holiday cheer.
There is a Christmas mat design that is sure to fit the aesthetics of your home, whether you prefer a brightly decorated entrance or if you are a bit more conservative with decorations. Beautifully painted winter scenes and classic Christmas characters are the perfect outdoor Christmas decorations to get all your family and friends into the holiday spirit. If you prefer a more modest design, there are simple script designs that elegantly frame your entrance with a warm “Welcome” or “Merry Christmas” while being festive and minimalistic. Christmas mats are a sure way to put those entering your home into a festive mood and into the holiday spirit.