Decorating With Door Accessories
From sconces to numbers, the right outdoor accoutrements bring polish to any style of house. Follow the lead of your architecture and you can’t go wrong.
A playful, oversize house number in a punchy color breaks up sober straight lines; the rectangular knocker and cylindrical sconce match the spareness of the door. Easy-care maiden grass warms up the scene while respecting its graphic ethos.
To buy: Cans and Bullets wall sconce (12 by 4½ inches), $129, kichler.com for stores. Mission door knocker (5½ by 2¼ inches), $119.50, atlashomewares.com. Bingo house number (17½ by 13½ inches), $185, curranonline.com. Jardiniere planter (16 inches), $240, bauerpottery.com. Electric Stripe Shag mat, $45, chilewich.com. Paint on front door: Premium Plus Ultra Exterior in Sweet Mandarin S-G-220 (similar to shown), from $33 a gallon, behr.com for stores.
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