Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

Need ideas to style the prettiest fall porch? Get lots of fall decorating ideas with pictures to help.

Today let’s talk about fall porch decorating ideas! These are ideas that will work no matter what size of porch you have. But, I think small porches do have their share of special needs so I’m sharing lots of ideas with a small porch in mind!

While I’m up to my eyeballs in fall decorating I thought you would like ideas and inspiration for your fall porch! This is last year’s porch but this post is filled with so many easy and doable ideas you can use!

Look for a fall porch and patio tour later this month!

Enjoy!

I’ve decorated our front porch for fall with lots of fall’s natural beauty! White pumpkins and mums are the stars of this year’s decor!

You don’t need a big front porch to make is attention-worthy!

Here are some tips that will help fall porch decorating a lot easier!

DRESS UP YOUR FRONT DOOR FOR FALL

FRONT DOOR WITH A FALLWREATH ON IT

One of the first things I do at the beginning of any season is to hang the biggest, fluffiest and prettiest wreath on my front door!

This one thing will make your front porch looks so festive!

I dug out a burlap wreath I made a few years ago to hang on the front door. I like how the color of the door and the color of the wreath work together.

You can see how I make this big NEUTRAL FALL WREATH HERE.

FALL FRONT PORCH

Making your own wreath instead of buying one can save you lots of $$$ and you can coordinate it with your color palette.

See 7 FABULOUS FRONT DOOR WREATHS for lots of options for your front door.

Did you notice the “hello” decal on my front door? You can see this decal and other front door decals HERE. Also, I have step by step directions about how to apply it! SUPER EASY!

LAYER FALL INSPIRED RUGS WHEN YOU DECORATE A PORCH FOR FALL

A FALL DOORMAT SAYING "HELLO, PUMPKIN"

How cute is this doormat layered with a black and white striped rug?

Adding a new seasonal doormat is one of the best fall porch decorating ideas!

We probably don’t think about our doormat too often but I bet most of us could use a new one!

FRONT DOOR AND PORCH DECORATED FOR FALL WITH PUMPKINS AND MUMS

I love to buy a doormat for different seasons. It is such an inexpensive investment and will create such a pretty welcome when paired with a rug under it!

You can see lots of fall doormat and pretty rugs to put under them in my post DRESSING UP A DOORMAT.

ADD SEATING TO A FALL PORCH

FRONT PORCH DECORATED FOR FALL

Even though our front porch is small, I was able to add a black bench to it.

I think adding a bench or rocker or attractive chair to a front porch makes it just so welcoming!!!!

So if you have room on your porch add a little seating!

A BLACK BENCH ON A FRONT PORCH DECORATED FOR FALL

You can see the bench on our front porch GARDEN BENCH HERE.

USE REPEATED COLORS AND OBJECTS ON YOUR FRONT PORCH

A FRONT DOOR AND SMALL PORCH DECORATED FOR FALL

Repeating color and elements is an interior design trick to create a cohesive room so this tips will also work in your outdoor spaces.

USING COLOR TO PULL DECOR TOGETHER

WHITE MUMS AND PUMPKINS ON A FRONT PORCH

Because my front door is a light color and so is quite a bit of the front of our home I used black to ground it a bit.

A black bench is not only a great place to sit or have packages dropped off it is a great decor choice!

So was a tall black self-watering planter placed opposite the black bench.

I filled the planter with white mums, ornamental peppers, flowering kale and cabbage, and other flowers that will do well when the weather gets cooler.

The other color you see repeated on the porch is white! I love black and white together! It creates a crisp look!

A BLACK PLANTER FILLED WITH FALL       PLANTS ON A FRONT PORCH

USING OBJECTS TO PULL A LOOK TOGETHER

HELLO PUMPKIN DOORMAT

The best things you can use to create a cohesive looking porch this time of the year are natural fall elements.

Repeating the same ones over and over on your porch will make your porch looks pulled together!

White pumpkins in various sizes dot my front porch this fall!

I LOVE LOVE LOVE pumpkins and use them liberally!

White mums are another repeated element and so are the leaves that the wind blew in!

A BASKET OF MUMS AND WHITE PUMPKINS ON A FRONT PORCH

EXTENDING DECOR OFF YOUR PORCH

FRONT PORCH DECORATEDFOR FALL

Another great fall porch decorating idea, especially for a small-ish porch is to extend fall decorations off the porch!

Instead of keeping all the fall decor on just the porch, I added a large round planter with the same kinds of flowers in the tall planter to our front garden. Actually, I put it right in the mulch!

And I added a grouping of white pumpkins in front of it.

FLOWERS IN A PLANTER

You can see the DOT SELF WATERING PLANTER HERE.

Also, white mums and pumpkins were added to the walk in front of the porch.

It gives the illusion of extending the porch!

Your front porch is prime decorating real estate!

No matter how big or small or in between your front porch is all these porch decorating tips will work!

Let’s decorate our front door and porch for beautiful fall!

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PIN OF A FALL FRONT PORCH

20 Comments

    1. We screwed a hook into the door and painted it the same color as the door. If this is something you do not want to do, try Command Hooks for outdoor use. Hope this is helpful.

  1. When do you put out your fall decorations? I have relatives coming into town for my daughter’s wedding on the first official day of Autumn. But is the end of September too early? I made your burlap wreath a couple of years ago! And I use faux pumpkins on my little porch and in my window box, because the squirrels eat the real ones! Thanks!

  2. Suggestions for where we may find a bench like this? It is lovely, i haven’t seen one like this around my area. thank you ~

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