Looking for ways to decorate your front porch or entry for the holidays? Wait until you see these gorgeous front porch Christmas decorating ideas you’ve got to try this year.
It’s Day 2 of the 10 Days of Christmas where my friends and I are bringing you daily inspiration to get you psyched up and ready for the holidays.
From Christmas decorating ideas to gift-wrapping ideas, these posts have you covered with lots of creative and budget-friendly ideas for the holidays.
The lineup includes:
- Day 1 – Christmas DIY Ideas
- Day 2 – Front Porch Decorating Ideas
- Day 3 – Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas
- Day 4 – Christmas Table Decor Ideas
- Day 5 – Christmas Cookies and Sweet Treats
- Day 6 – Christmas Decorating Ideas
- Day 7 – Bloggers’ Favorite Christmas Idea
- Day 8 – Gift Wrapping Ideas
- Day 9 – Wreaths & Front Door Decor
- Day 10 – Winter Greenery
In today’s post, my friends and I are sharing our favorite front porch Christmas ideas for any size entry.
Whether you have a large covered front porch, front steps, or a small vestibule, this post has you covered with lots of gorgeous holiday or Christmas decorating ideas.
Wait until you see these 9 beautiful front porch and entry ideas that will make your home look amazing for the holidays.
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The 10 Days of Christmas
I’m super excited to share each day with some of my favorite holiday ideas as part of the 10 Days of Christmas.
I’m sharing inspiration with some of the best in the home decor niche and I feel very blessed to be a part of something so fun with so many talented bloggers.
If you are new here, I’m Stacy Ling, a self-taught master gardener who lives and gardens in north-central New Jersey, zone 6a.
I’ve been gardening for well over 20 years and enjoy helping beginner gardeners find their inner green thumb, as well as discover a love for all things plants and flowers.
I love to bring the outdoors inside my home too.
I’m so appreciative you dropped by and hope you come back so we can grow stuff and create beautiful spaces together.
9 Gorgeous Front Porch Christmas Ideas You Should Try This Year
Since we just moved to our vintage farmhouse less than a year ago, I’m still trying to figure out how to decorate here for the holidays.
I’m not totally sure what’s going where or how I’m decorating either of them yet, so I need all of the Christmas inspiration I can get!
My former home had a small stoop for the front entry and my decorating style leaned more rustic farmhouse there.
I’m moving more towards a vintage farmhouse vibe with some boho touches.
For the last year, we’ve been updating rooms because most of them were pretty dark and full of faux finishes. You can see all of the transformations here:
- Before and After Sunroom
- 5 Small Sunroom Ideas on a Budget
- Family Room Makeover Project
- Front Entry Hall Renovation
- Dining Room Makeover Part 1
- Dining Room Makeover Part 2
Aside from renovating rooms, we’ve been really busy shopping and thrifting to furnish the house on a budget too.
Decorating My New Porch
To decorate my front porch on a budget, I plan to cut fresh evergreens from the landscape to make wreaths, hanging baskets, garlands, and outdoor winter planters.
It’s a tall order I know, but my new gardens have an array of evergreen branches that I can use, so I’m going all out this year on homemade porch decor for winter.
If you plan to use fresh greens, learn how to stop the needle drop with my free guide and keep your greens looking fresher longer here.
For outdoor winter planters, I generally make them about two weeks or so before the holidays so they last well into late February.
With other types of Christmas decor like wreaths, garlands, etc., get them done early enough so you don’t stress out but also hold off until the latest you can manage making them.
My method is to work on the inside first with all of my faux winter and Christmas decor and then I move on to the live evergreen DIYs.
I love fresh winter greens but they do dry out so keep that in mind when decorating for the holidays.
And if you are using all faux on the front porch this year?
Then let’s go!
Here are 9 gorgeous front porch Christmas ideas you should try this year.
Winter Gardening with Outdoor Planters for the Front Porch
Looking for budget-friendly ways to decorate the front porch for the holidays? Pot up some fresh winter greens and make an outdoor planter that will last throught the winter. Wait until you see how easy it is to design your own outdoor planter for the front porch this winter.
Decorating a Retro Front Porch For Christmas
My good friend Jen from Cottage on Bunker Hill went with a retro vibe when she was decorating her front porch for Christmas and I love how it turned out! Wait until you see how she designed her porch for the holidays.
3 Easy Ways To Create A Simple Christmas Porch
My good friend Kim from Cottage in the Mitten shares 3 easy ways to create a simple Christmas Porch. Her vision was a pretty wrapped door, a festive wreath, and some simple Christmas decor. Wait until you see how to bring this look together.
5 Christmas Farmhouse Porch Ideas
Are you ready for some Christmas Farmhouse Porch ideas that will make your porch inviting and festive? My good friend Rachel from the Ponds Farmhouse shared some incredible front porch ideas that will inspire guests to linger and maybe sit a spell.
Creating a Welcoming Christmas
Create the most welcoming and festive entrance for your family and friends this year with these 5 easy, budget-friendly, and beautiful Christmas front porch ideas for small or large porch spaces shared by my good friend Robyn from Robyn’s French Nest.
Holiday Home Tour 2021: Entryway, Living Room, and Dining Room
My good friend Brendt from She Gave It a Go shared her 2021 Holiday home tour that includes her front door and entrway areas! You will see how to style these spaces for your family and friends to feel welcomed this holiday season.
Christmas On Our Steps: An Evening Tour
My good friend Kelly from the Tattered Pew believes your front steps are the first impression friends, family and neighbors see. Using greenery, natural objects, and lights are the norms. But why not add fun elements like stacks of plaid blankets and trees in baskets? Check out these simple ideas and more for making your front steps Christmas-ready.
Classic Red and White Outdoor Decor
Looking for simple ideas to decorate your front porch? My good friend KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms shares several easy and inexpensive decor ideas to add a little holiday to your front porch. Wait until you see her beautiful ideas for creating the perfect entry to your home.
7 Easy and Festive Ideas to Decorate a Small Porch for Christmas
Don’t have a huge front porch? Then you’ll love these easy ideas from my good friends Anne and AnnMarie from Simply 2 Moms to decorate a festive small porch for Christmas this year. Create a beautiful entry to your home with real and faux greenery, vintage finds, and cozy textures.
Want to Learn How to Decorate With Fresh Greens for the Holidays?
Sign up here to get my email and get a discount on my ebook, 15 Easy Ways to Decorate With Fresh Greens for the Holidays that offers beautiful, budget-friendly, and sustainable holiday decorating inspiration using fresh greens from the landscape.
This 40-page guide is full of simple DIY holiday decorating ideas that includes how to cut, care for, and design with fresh greens, as well as tips to purchase and incorporate faux greens with your holiday decorating style to create a cozy, beautiful, and organic vibe.
From porch styling to cozy centerpiece and tablescape inspiration, wait until you try these budget-friendly holiday decorating ideas using fresh greens for every room in your home.
But before I hang them up and start decorating the tree, here are 9 more clever and creative budget-friendly Christmas DIY ideas you should try this year.
I hope you found some amazing holiday inspiration today.
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Looking For More Christmas Decorating Ideas?
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