Sure, you could just put a plain, practical doormat outside your front door and leave it at that. But wouldn't that be so, so boring? I mean, if you have to put something out for you and your guests to wipe their shoes on before they enter your home, why not have some fun with it? After all, the entrance to your home is going to be everyone's first impression — make it one that makes them smile, and your guests will be in a good mood before they even ring your doorbell.
There's a world of colorful fruits, kitschy animals, and charming, snarky messages out there just waiting to perk up the space on your front step. Check out these clever picks below.
Finally, a doormat that just gets you.
I don't know what you're talking about.
A bright burst of flavor for your front door.
Hello, MTV, and welcome to my crib.
It's just spiky enough to get your shoes clean.
You know how the rest of the rhyme goes.
So you can greet guests and bid them farewell.
This will totally deter burglars, right?
For when things don't feel all sunshine and rainbows.
It's good to let people know what to expect, before they cross your threshold (and remind yourself you're off the clock!).
It's all a matter of perspective.
No, I don't want your number...
For friendliness in both directions.
Squeeze in some extra front-door cuteness.
A little cuteness that goes both ways.
For all you kitschy music buffs out there.
Channel your inner Joey Tribbiani.
How about both, though?
We've got fun and games.
After a while, crocodile!
Not a pineapple under the sea, but a cute one nonetheless.
Let's be real.
Except, you know, that's what it's there for.
You've got to be kitten me with this adorable doormat.
If not, you better order some pizza now.
Just the precursor for getting cozy AF.