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EASY TIPS FOR A FALL FRONT PORCH

I know what you are thinking! Is it too late for a fall front porch? No way! You have a solid 30 + days to celebrate your front porch. And, you know who loves a fall front porch? Your delivery guys or girls! Here are a few tips for a fall front porch to impress…

I know what you are thinking! Is it too late for a fall front porch? No way! You have a solid 30 + days to celebrate your front porch. And, you know who loves a fall front porch? Your delivery guys or girls! Here are a few tips for a fall front porch to impress the delivery drivers and neighbors.

I like to think that November gives us a chance to freshen up and edit our porches. I know some of you are freaking out right now. Is your Christmas tree and lights in the hall closet just waiting to be hauled out to the front porch? Slow down and let’s celebrate the fall season for a few more weeks.

FALL FRONT PORCH DECOR

Years ago I used to buy ONE pumpkin and called it a fall porch. Thankfully, a neighbor (now a lifelong friend) introduced me to fall porch decor.

She took my porch goals to a new level with garland and pumpkins and the occasional bale of hay.

ELEMENTS FOR A PORCH

After a recent trip to Boston and this brownstone porch I was inspired to step it up (get it?).

Technically, this Boston porch shared several elements of my porch:

  • steps
  • , wrought iron handrails and
  • a small stoop ( in front of the 3.6 million dollar brownstone).
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In shocking news, I start to think about my fall porch in June. I have a Pinterest board dedicated to porches.

TIPS FOR A FALL FRONT PORCH

Here are a few tips to solve a few problems on a small porch.

GARLAND

First, I added fall garland strands (you know the ones that are at the bottom of the fall decor bin. I weaved the strands into the wrought iron for a little color and texture.

LIGHTING

Next, I added lighting using these lights and these puck lights.

I love the extra light on the porch in the fall.

PAINT A PUMPKIN OR TWO

I added a little pop of Hale Navy to my pumpkins.

Hale Navy looks amazing next to orange.

ADD A PLANTER

I have two urns on the front porch that I used to for my fall mums. Except, I routinely forget to water these guys. My flowers nicknamed me Mummy Dearest.

ADD A WREATH TO THE DOOR OR PLANTERS

This year I purchased two identical fall wreaths from Homegoods and placed them on top of the urns. These wreaths added color and a little bit of fancy to my porch.

The best part is I don’t have to water these fall wreaths.

I borrowed from my stash of recycled plastic bowls to elevate the pumpkins a little bit.

ELEVATE THE PLANTERS

Here is a trick I used to elevate my planters.

I love my urns for the front porch. If you have a teeny tiny porch just add one planter.

And make it the star of the porch. I love how this planter turned out with the pumpkins at the base.

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ADD A BENCH

I added a little cozy corner with a small bench from HomeGoods and a pillow from Etsy. I have my eye on this pillow.

The pillow softens the stone, wrought iron and the bench.

The bench makes a great place for my delivery guy to drop off packages.

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Thank you for stopping by today at Everyday Edits. I hope these tips give you some fresh ideas for your porch.

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  1. I love the porch pumpkin displays. Your photos are all beautiful! Autumn is my favorite season so I never try to rush it and leave decorations up until after Thanksgiving as I am the one who cooks the “big feast” for my extended family every year 🙂 We did go out and purchase a new artificial Christmas tree this year and the light on our old one wore out last year. We were worried that the problems this year with the supply chain might make it hard to find a replacement nearer to Christmas.

    1. Thank you Pat! Great idea on getting a tree early! Happy Day! Laura

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