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The Best Doormats to Welcome Your Holiday Guests with Cheer

Three Christmas-themed doormats
DII/Calloway Mills/DII

The holiday season is all about good company and sharing the joy. You can start things off on the right foot and set the tone right from your front door with the simple addition of a Christmas doormat.

Festive doormats are an easy way to add a touch of style and flair to your front step, patio, or any other threshold. Becaise they’re easy to move and relatively affordable, they’re also easy to switch out for different themes and seasons. For a touch of fun and holiday charm, add one of these cute Christmas doormats this holiday season—they make thoughtful gifts, too!

Fannee “Happy Holidays” Flamingo Doormat

A door mat with three flamingos in Santa hats, reading "Happy Holidays"

Who says flamingos aren’t holiday décor? This Fannee Happy Holidays Flamingo Doormat puts a quirky spin on the holidays. A trio of hot pink flamingos wearing Santa hats and boots, and connected by a string of colorful Christmas lights stroll across, wishing all your visitors “Happy Holidays.”

Made of easy-to-maintain polyester and rubber, it absorbs moisture and dirt from the outside, and is super easy to clean with a broom or damp cloth.

Fannee Happy Holidays Flamingo Doormat

A perfectly playful holiday welcome mat.

Calloway Mills Yule Doormat

A "Merry and Bright" doormat on brick pavement in front of a white door
Calloway Mills

With elegant script and delicate designs, the Calloway Mills Yule Doormat is a completely charming way to welcome guests to your home for the holiday season. Featuring “Merry and Bright” inscribed in an easy-to-read, swirling script, the greeting is surrounded by snow-tipped trees and red stars.

It’s a slightly subtler approach to holiday décor. The durable coir material scrapes shoes clean as guests walk over it to keep the inside of your home sparkling clean, even in winter weather.

Calloway Mills Yule Doormat

Make your doorstep truly "merry and bright" this season.

DII Indoor/Outdoor “There’s Snowplace Like Home” Doormat

A blue snowman doormat in front of a white door

Want a doormat that breaks away from the standard, neutral color palette? Try this DII Indoor/Outdoor “There’s Snowplace Like Home” option. A bold navy blue serves as the background for a sweetly smiling snowman and a variety of snowflakes. And, of course, it wouldn’t be complete without the punny inscription.

Made of 100% coconut coir fiber, this mat is made from all-natural materials that do a great job of keeping outside grime from being tracked in. It’s also easy to clean with a simple shake or wash with a garden hose.

DII Indoor/Outdoor Snowplace Like Home Doormat

Welcome guests with a sweet snowman.

“Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal” Doormat

A doormat reading "Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal"

The “Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal” Doormat is a perfectly hilarious choice for your doorstep. Haven’t we all wanted to shout this iconic line from Home Alone at guests who don’t wipe their feet? Well now, you can let your doormat say it for you.

Made from coir and weather-resistant paint, it has just the right amount of scraping and absorption power to remove most dirt and dampness from shoes. It can also withstand winter weather, no matter how blustery and snowy it might get.

Calloway Mills Rudolph Doormat

A doormat with a reindeer's eyes, antlers, and red nose design
Calloway Mills

Rudolph gets a minimalist makeover on this Calloway Mills Doormat. Instead of a full-scale design, guests will be greeted by the iconic reindeer’s eyes, two dashed-line antlers, and, of course, his cute bright-red nose.

It’s an adorable twist on a Christmas classic on a durable coir mat.

Calloway Mills Rudolph Doormat

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer had a very ... welcoming nose?

KAF Home Holiday Coir Doormat

A "JOY" doormat in front of a wood door
KAF Home

The Christmas season is meant to be filled with joy, and while that might not always be possible, you can at least fill your porch with it, thanks to KAF Home. The moment your guests arrive, they’ll be greeted with this simple “JOY” design in red letters and a cheery wreath serving as the letter “O.”

The mat is made from 100% natural coir fibers, with a slip-free PVC backing to keep everyone safe. It’s durable enough to stand up to high-traffic areas, whether that’s your front step, patio, or deck.

KAF Home Holiday Coir Doormat

Remind your visitors to embrace the joyful spirit of the season.

DII “Believe” Santa Doormat

A red doormat with a black belt and "BELIVE" design

There’s something wonderfully warm and magical about DII’s “Believe” mat. Displaying just a bit of Santa’s iconic suit, the red background is seemingly encircled by his black belt and buckle.

A trio of snowflakes and the simple message to “BELIEVE”  complete this charming and timeless design. Made of 100% coconut fiber, it makes an excellent scratching surface for removing dirt, mud, and debris from shoes.

DII Believe Santa Doormat

The magic of Santa, right at your front door.

Christmas Elf Doormat

A doormat reading "This hosue is under elf surveillance"

If you’re looking for a more tongue-in-cheek design for your porch, check out this Christmas Elf Doormat. It’s much more elaborate than some of the others on our list, but the detailed design makes it clear why.

High-quality UV inks provide a vivid, long-lasting image, featuring elf shoes, snowflakes, and the funny “This house is under elf surveillance” quote.

DII Bright Lights Doormat

A black doormat with a design depicting a string of colored Christmas lights

Classic colorful Christmas lights are the focal point of the DII Bright Lights Doormat. A dark background provides the perfect contrast for the string of golden, green, and red holiday lights swirling across it.

It’s finished off with the swirling script that simply reads, “Merry and Bright.” It’s a colorful and simple, but unique way to welcome all your guests to the holiday celebration.

DII Bright Lights Doormat

Nostalgic Christmas lights take center stage.

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” Doormat

A welcome mat with script reading "have yourself a merry little Christmas"

The classic Christmas song will immediately start playing in everyone’s head when they see your “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” Doormat. It’s a simple, classic design with a neutral background. The combination of elegant script and classic typeface is ideal for those who prefer a subtler look.

The 100% coir material is great for catching dirt and moisture, plus it’s stain- and mildew-resistant. Cleaning is easy, too: just sweep and shake.

Your doormat is one of the first bits of holiday décor your guests will see, so why not use the opportunity to spread some Christmas cheer? Whether you prefer classic designs or pop-culture quotes, you’re sure to find the perfect greeting for your front door.

Amanda Prahl Amanda Prahl
Amanda Prahl is a freelance contributor to LifeSavvy. She has an MFA in dramatic writing, a BA in literature, and is a former faculty associate focusing on writing craft and history. Her articles have appeared on HowlRound, Slate, Bustle, BroadwayWorld, and ThoughtCo, among others. Read Full Bio »
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