Fences tend to go unnoticed when they’re conventional. Especially if the gate leading into your garden or house is, well...boring. Do you want to turn the fencing around your home into a masterpiece? I can help you do that by simply paying a little extra attention to the design of your fence gate.
You can redesign your fence gate and turn it into an artistic piece that revamps the whole look of your home. If you want to turn your space into a wholesome and beautiful space, draw some inspiration from these 31 creative fence gate ideas listed in this article.
Keep it classic with wood
Simple and Subtle
Create a Contrast
Have a Peek-through Gate Door
Add a touch of magic to your gate door by drilling a small window through the wood to give a peak of your garden, like the fence gate ideas on 24spaces.com.
Add a Touch of Metal
Go a little further and place some fancy metal hinges on the side of your gate or a decorative metal design in your gate window, to give it a regal feel. You can actually do it yourself as per the guide on divesanddollar.com.
You can also upcycle an old door and use it as your gate door. The chipped paint and worn out wood will give your fence a mellow vibe that is sure to fit in nicely with the greenery of your garden. Check out greenlegume.wordpress.com for more upcycled doors and other fence gate ideas.
Use What You Have
Make it modern with metal
Simple, Safe, and Efficient
Play Around with Style
The Bigger the Fancier
Give it Some Shade
Or, Just Keep it Functional
No need to go overboard with creativity. Sometimes the simplest and most functional designs work best. Check out more corrugated metal gates and other fence gate ideas here at lushplanet.net.
Make Your Gate Look Less Like a Gate
Mix woods with metal
Turn Your Gate Into a Fence
For a ranch-like look, you can extend your fence design right through to your gate, for a continuous metal and wood fence gate pattern that is easy on the eyes. Find more ideas here at phnceto2.com.
Create an enclosure for your vegetation that mimics a chicken coop. It will give your garden a farm-inspired look and protect it from animals and children. Do it yourself by following this guide at chickenmaven.com.
Go Back to Basics
Merge it with an arbor
Wrap it With Flowers
Turn it Into an Arch
Add a less-conventional arch to your fence gate, to add a touch of gentleness to your garden. Just look at how beautiful this looks on flickr.com.
Or a Gable
Surround it With Climbing Vines
Plant a few climbing plants around your gate and watch them grow and wrap around the door structure, for a beautiful effect like the one at dishfunctionaldesigns.blogspot.com.
Black is the new black, literally
Make a Statement
Make them Slide
Investing in a sliding gate frame could turn your gate door into the slickest thing in your garden. You can find more slick designs here at homexion.info.
Keep it Light
Paint your paneled gate door black and have the light and simple design complement your house, like these fences at simplyslatfencing.com.
Blend It In
Match it to the Floor
Or, the Whole House
If your house is black, you could make a bold statement by painting your fence gate in the same color. Check out more bold houses here estliving.com.
A spin on the old white picket
Keep it Tiny
Use it as a Side Door
Go All Out
Or Keep it Classic
You can’t go wrong with the classic white picket fence. The folks at roomanchor.com couldn’t agree more.
What do you think of our fence gate ideas?
There you go, 31 creative fence gate ideas for your home. Writing this article has definitely helped me get creative with my own garden and, hopefully, they’ve helped you draw some inspiration for your own fence gate, too.
Let me know which idea is your favorite in the comments and, if you like this article, share it with your friends.
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