The front porch is the face of your home. It’s the first thing people see, and the last impression they get when they leave. Too often the front porch is forgotten as a sad empty oversight. It should rise up to you at the end of a long day and welcome your guests with open arms.
Front porch décor is often easy to put together, but takes a little care to find items that work for your climate. Be sure you use pieces that are waterproof, easy to clean, and can stand up to chilly winds. Here are a few of my favorite ideas this year.
I love to find décor that seamlessly integrates from Halloween through Thanksgiving. These pumpkin lanterns fit the bill, they are creative and beautiful and perfect for all throughout fall.
Fall mums are a popular flower for the fall because of their hardy nature and bright color, but consider adding a few tiny pumpkins or gourds to the pot for added fall flair.
For the sports fan, fall is all about the game. I love this baseball porch decor. You could flip it for football as well. Happy Baseball y’all!
I love the idea of a little sitting area on the porch, a porch with a rocking chair is definitely a porch I’d like to hang out on. It gives guests and friends a beautiful welcome inviting them to sit and stay a while.
If fall colors aren’t your thing, go for something a little different. Set aside the bright orange and reds for muted tones that still provide a beautifully cozy look.
Don’t forget about the space above the door. This simple pinecone garland is created with basic pinecones picked right off the ground. I also love the wreath on the bottom half of the door rather than over the window at the top.
A cozy bench is a great way to bring warmth and life to your front porch. Use old pillows with seasonal covers to bring the look together.
If floral isn’t your thing, no worries – you can create a beautiful front porch setting with no live plants to take care of. I love the use of old windows and rustic furniture on this front porch.
I love a simple wooden sign. It’s easy to make and takes a few basic pumpkins and creates a beautiful fall display.
Who knew that plastic pumpkins from the dollar store could look so classy? They make beautiful planters and work for both Halloween and Thanksgiving.
Crates are the perfect way to create an inexpensive front porch display. They are sturdy and easy to find, simply stack a few together and add a little embellishment. Best of all, you can switch up the décor from season to season.