Fall Front Porch

Well, it’s more like fall front steps but that just doesn’t sound as good as fall front porch, does it? Maybe one day I’ll have a big front porch and really be able to decorate with lots of pumpkins, rocking chairs and a swing.

Fall Front Porch

Until then I’ll take full advantage of what I’ve got and since it’s not much, and can get kinda tricky, I use the trusty ‘ole motto of “keep it simple, stupid” and stick with the basics of hay bales, pumpkins and mums.

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I opted out of decorating for Halloween like I did last year but mostly because my Halloween wreath faded and I didn’t have time to make another one.

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Since my Halloween pumpkin topiary from last year didn’t match my fall decor, I decided to borrow Christina’s idea and paint our house number on a pumpkin from Michael’s. I was in a hurry and used a sharpie instead of paint but it doesn’t look near as crisp as Christina’s so I’ll probably go back over it with paint.

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I’m pretty impressed with the way my owl wreath held up from last year {and glad it did because I didn’t want to make another one!} even though it faded just a little, it still works perfectly for my fall front porch.

fall owl wreath

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Last year, I searched everywhere for mums that came in something more decorative than a plastic pot but didn’t have any luck. I felt like I had struck gold when I found these mums because they’re the perfect size, they’re in wooden baskets and they were only $10 a piece at Lowe’s.

#winning

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I absolutely adore this time of year, as well as decorating our house, so it makes my heart so happy to see my fall front porch all decked out in fall goodness. This year, by far, is my favorite way I’ve decorated the steps so I think I’ll stick with the hay bales, pumpkins and mums!

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  • I’m pretty sure you guys picked the most perfect pumpkins ever!! Your wreath is so cute too!

  • This just depresses me… I didn’t decorate at all for fall.. & its usually my favorite time of the year.

  • Girl your porch looks fantastic! I love the purple mums and the little owl in your wreath! Happy Fall :)

  • Hmm just tried to comment and it must have gotten lost in cyber space :) Your porch looks amazing, Paige! I love the purple mums and the owl in your wreath!

  • It looks so good, I love the colors of your mums.

  • your wreath is so cute! i need to make my porch look more fall-y.

  • I think it looks great! You are right, you can not go wrong with pumpkins, mums and straw bales, I used the same stuff for our front porch and I love it! And, I think your Sharpie pumpkin looks great!

  • I totally agree this time of the year is the best! Love your decorations!

  • I love the assortment of various pumpkin sizes, and the haystack is such a great fall accent!

  • Julie Joy

    I love your front porch! it looks great! Those mums in the wooden baskets are perfect! Great job!