Decorating With Door Accessories
With a stately door, choose equally imposing accessories: a regal light fixture, a matte-brass lion knocker, and a generous
semicircular doormat. Tall, proper topiaries (you can buy them at any good nursery) echo the symmetry of the slender sidelights.
To buy: Cardinal brass hanging lantern (24 by 10¼ inches), $6,890, urbanarchaeology.com for stores. For a similar look, try the Costa Del Sol wrought-iron lantern (54 by 12 inches), $1,392, allmodernlighting.com. Brass Lion door knocker (7½ by 4 inches), $118, csnstores.com. The Hillman Group Traditional house numbers in brass (4 inches), $3 each, homedepot.com. Manor Sunburst doormat, $79.50, frontgate.com. Grosseto Vase planters, $250 each, horchow.com. Paint for front door: Benjamin Moore Impervex Metal & Wood Enamel in black (similar to shown), $60 a gallon, benjaminmoore.com for stores.
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