Fall Front Porch Beauty

In the quest for a beautiful Fall front porch, I decided it was time to make my annual trek in search of the perfect pumpkins. In years past, our family would all venture to the local pumpkin patch and each child would choose their pumpkin. Sadly, this year no one wanted to pick a pumpkin…I knew the day would come when they felt that they had outgrown that family tradition. So alone and a little heavy-hearted, I ended up picking out some pumpkins at Kroger. Not very romantic or sentimental, but it got the job done!

Last year, I created some “pumpkin topiaries” and I loved them so much, I knew I had to do them again. Using my planters from the summer, I simply stacked the pumpkins. You need to try to get the short, fat pumpkins for the bottom so that the top pumpkin will sit on it and be steady. You can stack them three high, which is what I did last year, using one orange, one white and one green.

Fall Front Porch

For my front door, I chose to use a flower arrangement instead of the traditional wreath. I love the way it looks. The colors are vibrant and the fullness of the flowers looks great on the door.

Fall Front Porch

 With the flowers and the topiaries, here is the result…

Fall Front Porch

Now for the front porch, you remember that I have my wicker settee that got a makeover back in the summer. I added to that, my stenciled burlap pillows and got this…

Fall Front Porch

To create a more Fall look, I added some little pumpkins and gourds that I got at Walmart for $.97 each and some Indian corn. I also had this old cornucopia that I’ve had for years!  

Fall Front PorchLuckily I had two more planters, so I was able to add pumpkin topiaries beside my settee.

Fall Front Porch

For the doors, I went out on a limb…What do you think?

Fall Front Porch

It’s a covered porch, so everything is somewhat protected from the elements. I like the overall look. I think the candles are a fun alternative to your typical door decor, plus I like that it varies from the front door. The ribbon used on the candles and the planters have a touch of red in them, which bounce off the red pillows.

Fall Front Porch

Fall Front Porch


I’m enjoying my new Fall front porch and door. How is your Fall decor going? I’d love to hear your ideas or even see some pictures!


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  1. says

    Oh this is fall perfection at its finest! A truly cozy vignette.

    While we don’t have much fall here in Phoenix I would love for you to stop by to see where I did find a bit of fall.

    Have a blessed day!

  2. says

    I love all of the details that are in your design…. I keep coming back for inspiration! Thanks so much for sharing in my Harvest Tour of Homes! My readers are going to love visiting!


    • says

      Thank you! My front door is one of my favorite aspects of my home. I don’t know the company, it was here when we bought the house and there are no markings on it. So sorry! Have a great week!


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