These front porch decorating ideas will help you turn the entrance to your home into an inviting and lovely place!
Front Porch Decorating Ideas
When it’s time to spring clean your porch and patio, start by cleaning up your front porch. Clear out any dirt or debris then add lots of color, fresh plants and flowers, and comfy, welcoming textiles like throw pillows and outdoor rugs.
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Hanging Gutter Planter // Over The Big Moon
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Colorful Giant Flowers // Re-Fabbed
A small porch doesn’t need much for decoration. Big, colorful items do the trick.
Boxwood and Wicker // Bless’er House
The galvanized plant pots are actually upside-down buckets! Clever!
Cheerful and homey // The Happy Housie
A rug and throw pillows add texture and color to this front porch décor.
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Vintage Touches // Hoosier Homemade
A broken chair? Yep! It looks great as a front porch decoration!
“Gather” in Greens // Abigail Albers
Vary the height and width of all types of planters for a fun and interesting front porch.
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Vintage With Florals // Housepitality Designs
A weathered wagon and tools mixed with flowers and greenery create a fun contrast on this front porch.
Comfy and Colorful // Jenna Burger Design
Color, color, color! Spray paint is your friend when it comes to front porch decor.
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Country Farmhouse // Cottage in the Oaks
Seriously, the rain boots are a perfect front porch decoration idea!
Blues and Yellows // On Sutton Place
Start with some pillows you love and work your front porch decorations around them, like Anne did.
Simple and Sweet // House of Hawthornes
Don’t like wreaths on the front door? Set it in a bucket!
Shades of Blue // Home Stories A to Z
Learn how to decorate a front porch step-by-step.
Easy Breezy // I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Symmetry is so pleasing to the eye with this front porch décor.
Warm and Welcoming // Ask Anna
A rocking chair does double duty as beautiful front porch décor and a comfortable place to watch the kids play.
Turquoise and Yellow // Giggles Galore
Build yourself this adorable planter and paint it to match your other front porch decorations!
Plants With a Vintage Twist // She’s Crafty
Your local farm supply store should have buckets of all kinds for your front porch.
Simple Country Chic // Town and Country Living
Who wouldn’t want to enjoy a cup of tea on this cozy front porch?
Bright and Colorful // Fresh Idea Studio
Use your front porch to showcase bright colors that might be too much inside your home.
Thrifty and Clever // Sadie Seasongoods
Thrifted items can make all the difference when it comes to front porch decorating!
We hope these front porch decorating ideas will have you well on your way to a beautiful, inviting space you’ll love!
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- 25 DIY Plywood Benches and Other Seating Ideas
- 9 Ladder Decor Ideas for your Front Porch
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— Post originally published 4/27/17 — Updated 5/1/21 —
Kimberly Mueller is the “me” over at bugaboo, mini, mr & me, a blog that highlights her creative endeavors. She especially likes to share kid crafts, sewing attempts, recipes, upcycled projects, photography and free printable gift tags/cards. When she’s not enjoying being married to her best friend, chasing after the natives (AKA her three kids) and attempting to keep the house in one piece, you can find her with a glue gun in one hand and spray paint in the other. Aside from DIY pursuits, she also enjoys writing, reading, music, singing (mostly in the shower) and the color yellow. Kimberly recently published a craft book entitled Modern Mod Podge. You can also find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Bloglovin’ and Instagram.