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Funny Doormats You Need For Your Home

By: Mia Williams | Published: May 11, 2022

Have you ever considered the importance of a doormat? It’s more than just a reminder for your guests to wipe off their shoes before entering your home. Doormats serve as the first impression before welcoming a guest inside.

There are tons of hilarious doormats out and about in this world. If you’re antisocial or simply dislike visitors, a doormat can be an excellent and comical way to get that idea across. Other times they come in handy for warning others about pets or simply having a clever message everyone will enjoy. Here are some funny doormats you should buy for your home!

Silence, Please

We all know someone who has a sort of yappy dog. The kind of dog that gets invested in every person who walks by. Or noises from the neighbors. Or a strong gust of wind.

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Similar to a doormat asking people to be quiet because of a sleeping baby, it’s a helpful reminder that dogs are just as noisy. Then, once you get them started, it might be near impossible to command silence once again. Let’s just do things the silent way. A quick text or chat message is way more mentally pleasing than the doorbell.

Lower Your Expectations

Speaking of sleeping babies, this one just puts the honesty all out there. Things inside are not great and it might have to do with the little people inside.

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A little truth has never been more refreshing. Letting people know they aren’t allowed to judge once they step over the threshold is a great way to not only start a conversation but a playdate. Sometimes things are a mess and that’s okay. Just be prepared.

The Cat Welcomes You

They say if a cat chooses your lap, you are stuck until the lovely furball decides to get up. Perhaps the same is true if they welcome you inside of their abode.

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We don’t know what’s better though; the fact that the owners made a welcoming cat mat or that they made it as a reflection of their own beloved fur friend. All that really matters is that those eyes, and that fur, are in your lap. You might not be able to leave any time soon, but would you want to?

Back Again?

If you’ve ever had someone just show up at your door unannounced, you know how uncomfortable that can be. When an occasional drop by turns habitual, that’s just asking for trouble.

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It doesn’t particularly matter if they have good intentions or not, some people just need to learn their boundaries. That’s when a mat like this comes in handy. You may not necessarily want to let them know that they are kind of getting in your way of chill time, but someone has to. Why not let the doormat deliver the news for you?

We May Not Want You

Okay, the ultimate test of honesty is when you can tell someone you aren’t really interested in them being there. If most people were comfortable telling the truth, even if it hurt feelings, this might be what they would say.

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In reality, it doesn’t matter how enthusiastic someone is to answer their door, you might be surprised to learn they would prefer to be left alone. So, unless you know someone extremely well, it would be best to shoot a text or make a quick call if you’re in an area and want to drop by.

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Sorry, Try Again

Just because you don’t want company, doesn’t mean you can’t have more fun with it. There are subtle ways of letting people down. This doormat is one fun way to do so, especially for gaming enthusiasts.

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With this doormat, the person knocking will definitely get the hint that they should try another house’s door instead. What they are looking for isn’t within this home. But they also might leave with a bit of a chuckle. In the end, it leaves you with a good feeling that you brought a smile to someone’s face all while keeping away visitors.

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Only A Select Few Welcome

As a resident of your own home, you get to pick and choose who you want to open the door for. Some salesman or annoying family members may be persistent, but nothing says you have to open the door for them.

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Without having to be directly face to face, you can choose the doormat as a way out of an awkward conversation. This mat lets the person knocking know exactly why you aren’t answering the door for them. Now, if they do happen to fit into the criteria listed, that’s a whole other story.

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Know Your Limits

Not everyone has the capacity to hold conversations. For some, having in-person interactions and having to participate in back and forth banter might be more than they can handle.

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Whether you’re busy studying or just introverted, this doormat is a message. Seeing a mat like this one lets you know this person is unlikely to answer the door. It’s just like the idea of someone waiting for their phone to stop ringing so they can get back to browsing the internet on it. This person knows you’re there and would like to chat but they just are not in that space right now. Or ever.

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The Handy Checklist

Maybe you don’t need a mat that is a message for others. What you need is a doormat that actually helps you out, as the resident of the place. Whether you have a bad memory, are easily distracted, or are just a mess in the morning, a mat like this could be a game-changer.

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Imagine locking your door in the mornings on your way out and glancing down at this. What an excellent way to add something helpful to your daily routine.

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A Joke While They Wait

While the unexpected visitor waits for the door to be answered, how about a little joke to entertain them?

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It’s your door, why not make it colorful and creative? Even better, put a little joke in there because why not? While most doormats these days are encouraging would-be guests to avoid knocking, there are still plenty of options that are inviting if you enjoy having a little company. This mat gives you something nice to look at and smile about. If that’s not hospitality, we don’t know what is.

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