5 Fall Front Porch Decorating Ideas

by Katie Grayson | Oct 20, 2015

Your front door is the first welcoming to your home, so make sure your front porch is welcoming. The vibrant colors of fall can inspire any entrance with a warm welcome.


1. Upcycled Fall Flower Pot

Fall Front Porch Ideas

 Fall foliage can add a quick and easy pop of color to any entry, but upcycling an old item new it truly what makes this project. Head out to your shed and grab a watering can or to the local thrift store for a tin that could use some love and you’re set! 

2. Add A Festive Decorative Door Mat

White Fall Leaf Rug
Image via Life Is A Party

You don’t have to break the bank to add a little festive fall touch to your front door.  All you need is an inexpensive and plain doormat or rug, scissors, and some paint and you’re nearly done.  Simply find some leaves you like, trace them onto a piece of card-stock or thick paper, and cut out the leaf shape. Place the stencil on doormat, trace the outline, and paint the leaf shape.  Let it dry and you’re done with a one-of-a-kind doormat.


3. Pumpkins with Curb Appeal

welcome pumpkin 

Add some curb appeal to your home pumpkins. All you need is a printer, pen, permanent marker, and pumpkin to add some seasonal sophistication.  Simply print out your house number or a 'welcome' in a fun font that fits your style, trace them onto your pumpkin with a ballpoint pen, and fill in with permanent marker. Then pop into your favorite spot on your front porch.

4. Windows with Spirit

Pumpkin in the Window

Don't forget the view looking into the windows! Your windows give you extra space to add festive decor that doubles as interior and exterior decorations. Pairing a Jack-o-Lantern and  fall colored candles, twigs, and branches give a cozy fall look with a warm welcoming.  



5. Variety Is Key

Fall Decorating Ideas

From towering corn stocks, to pumpkin topiaries variety is the key to fall decorating. Variety can come in many ways the most obvious way is in colors. Pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes make for a fun way to get variety in, but don’t be afraid to go monochromatic. As long as the shapes, heights, and sizes vary to draw the eye in, your entry way will welcome guests.