Simple Fall Decorating Ideas for your Front Porch

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Posted: 09/14/2017·
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A few simple fall decorating ideas for your front porch! Get inspired to decorate your porch for fall!

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Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

Today I am sharing my front porch decorated for fall! This year, I kept things simple with just a wreath, garland, and a few autumn elements. 

One of my favorite ways to stretch my decorating budget is to invest in a simple, high-quality garland. Something that isn’t trendy, and will last for years to come. I then always place a few real sprigs of greenery into the garland to give it some life. 

This is also very easy to do with Christmas garland! Of course, real would be my first option, but it isn’t always easy to find a great, real, garland at a reasonable price or during off season. 

A few simple fall decorating ideas for your front porch from five different bloggers! #fallporch #falldecorating #falldecor #frontporchdecorations
A few simple fall decorating ideas for your front porch from five different bloggers! #fallporch #falldecorating #falldecor #frontporchdecorations

We have had our adirondack chairs for years – we brought them from our old house, where they sat on our porch before. These chairs actually get used on quite a regular basis.

I like to sit on the porch in the morning and answer emails, and in the evening, it’s the perfect spot to watch the sunset. I picked up a few autumn textiles to add – velvet pillows and a plaid blanket. I am currently snuggled up under this blanket, it is incredibly soft! (from Homegoods)

When we got married, we received so many William’s Sonoma gift cards, I bought the preserved floral wreath with one of them! It usually hangs in our bedroom, but for autumn, I decided to move it to adorn our new front door.

I would have loved to include pumpkins on our porch, but I couldn’t find real pumpkins anywhere! I will absolutely be adding a few once they hit the shelves! 

A few simple fall decorating ideas for your front porch from five different bloggers! #fallporch #falldecorating #falldecor #frontporchdecorations

I love the above photo of Coders and I walking into the house – he follows me wherever I go. He is like my little sidekick, and really, a best friend. Can anyone else relate to having an animal best friend?

When we were remodeling, all of the construction guys would say, “he doesn’t let you get out of his sight!” It is very true, where I go, he goes, and I wouldn’t want it any other way. 

On another note, I had the chance to stop at Whole Foods on my way home from Tahoe last week. I always take a trip through the floral section whenever I am there.

I generally grab a bundle of hydrangeas, lilies, and roses. This time, instead of buying pre-cut hydrangeas, I bought a hydrangea plant for $8 (which was cheaper than the cut stems!). I placed my new plant in an old French crock, and it looks beautiful outside on the porch next to a few candles and preserved pumpkins.

A few simple fall decorating ideas for your front porch from five different bloggers! #fallporch #falldecorating #falldecor #frontporchdecorations
A few simple fall decorating ideas for your front porch from five different bloggers! #fallporch #falldecorating #falldecor #frontporchdecorations

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  1. LOL – goat butts! Your porch is stunning and the remodel… oh my golly! I love everything about it. Especially Coders. I have 3 small dogs and when I walk anywhere, 2 of the 3 are right there checking things out.

  2. Your front porch is beautiful! It looks a little similar to my house so I can easily do something like this. Now, if only I had a couple goats… I guess my pups will have to do! ☺️

  3. Wow, beautiful and classic. I’m redoing my front door and was wondering where you got your door and doorknob ? Thanks!

    • Oh no! I didn’t get into those silly guys – they just paid us a visit during their free range time. need up ripping the garland down temporarily when they found the real stuff hidden in it ;)

  4. I can’t get over how beautiful this is! Fall decorations are my favorite, but I won’t really get to this year because of our remodel :( so I’ll just keep staring at this and daydreaming about what I’ll do next year haha! Also, I’m in southern Oregon, and we just started getting pumpkins in some stores, so hopefully they’ll be in soon for you too!

    • It looks like the framing and siding is coming along on your house! How exciting!!! Next year you will have to make up for it ;). Thank you! PS send those pumpkins down our way!!

    • Thank you Lindsay, so very much! I wanted something minimal, but still fall! The velvet pillows came in a two pack from Homegoods, score!

  5. This is just beautiful and I love your big guys! They are the cutest!! And what an amazing before and after on your porch! Wow!!

  6. Chloe, your porch is so inviting and charming, I want to sit right there! I love the garland too and the idea of adding some real stems is brilliant! Oh, and that transformation – WOW! I love all of it!

    • It is great at Christmas time too because you get the genuine scent without having to worry about the whole thing dying on you!!!