3 Festive Front Porch Projects


    With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s time to gear up for the upcoming holiday entertaining season! Be sure to savor the last bit of fall and welcome guests with these festive front porch decorating ideas.

     

    1. Create a Stylish Wreath Guaranteed to Impress


    Style: Elegant

    Who knew a hoola hoop could be so classy? Food52 shows us how a bit of metallic spray paint, floral wire, and foliage can transform your favorite childhood pastime into a stunning and stylish wreath.

     

    Supplies you’ll need:

    • A hula hoop
    • Metallic spray paint (here, gold)
    • Floral wire
    • A selection of foliage, such as dusty miller, eucalyptus, twigs, magnolia leaves, and grasses
    • Velvet ribbon (here, dark blue)

     

    Photo by India Hobson

     

    Style: Rustic


    For a more rustic look, consider transforming a flat basket into a welcoming front door decoration.
    Supplies you’ll need:

    • Round shallow basket
    •  Faux fall flowers
    • Hot glue gun
    • Black craft paint
    • Paint brush
    • Sharpie
    • Ribbon,

    Detailed instructions available at Twelve on Main.


    Photo courtesy of Twelve on Main



    2. Upgrade your Door Mats with a Pop of Plaid

    Nothing says Fall like a pop of plaid color! Upgrade the look of your front door with this inviting and on trend look of layering a lovely plaid doormat under your everyday one.

     

    Photo courtesy of Inspiration for Moms

     

     

    3. Stairway Splendor

     

     

    Fall curbside appeal isn’t complete without a classic arrangement of pumpkins or mums. Elevate the look of your arrangements with these simple ideas!

     

    Repurpose galvanized buckets as planters for festive mums.

    Weather-proof and sturdy, metal buckets can hold your mums with both form and function.

    Photo courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens

     

    Layer pumpkins and gourds of different colors and sizes between potted mums for visual appeal.


    Don’t be afraid to use less commonly seen gourds of different shapes and colors to express yourself!

    Photo courtesy of Liz Marie Blog

     

    Show your hometown pride with this DIY pumpkin upgrade!

    With some paint and a stencil of your state, a simple pumpkin becomes a centerpiece of pride!

    Supplies you’ll need:

    Photo courtesy of Country Living

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