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9 Simple Fall Porch Decor Ideas

Looking for some fall porch decor ideas? Wait until you see these simple ways to style your porch for fall.

Isn’t decorating for the seasons so fun?

I just finished decorating my porch for fall and love how it turned out.

Inspired by what I did last year, I replanted my container garden with this new look.

For this year’s fall porch decor, I added lots of garden mums, pansies, pumpkins and gourds.

And I can’t wait to show you how it looks!

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I’m so excited to be joining my good friends in the Fabulous Fall Porch Decor Tour.

If you stopped by from Amy’s over at the Cuter Tudor welcome to my home and garden.

She is such a great friend and has the most beautiful home!

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How Do I Decorate My Porch For Fall?

Whether its covered with a roof or open with a small roofline like mine, there are so many ways to decorate a porch for fall!

Adding traditional fall decor such as pumpkins, gourds, wreaths, plants and lanterns are great decorating staples.

Depending on what you have, think outside the box and add things you love.

That may include vintage items, blankets, cozy outdoor furniture, and area rugs.

best fall garden flowers with dahlias and sedum autumn joy in front of front porch steps with black front door, hydrangea wreath, outdoor planters with fall flowers and pumpkins and gourds

How Do I Decorate My Front Door For Fall?

There are a few ways to decorate a front door for fall.

Wreaths are always a good choice.

Whether you DIY or buy new, wreaths add so much color and texture to a front porch as well as bring your outdoor fall decorating style together.

In addition to wreaths, door baskets filled with faux flowers or swags are a beautiful options too.

View of front porch decorated for fall with best fall garden flowers in the front yard garden by front porch steps with black front door, hydrange wreath and outdoor planters with fall flowers

Fall Decorating Ideas for Porch

When we renovated our home 15 years ago, we considered adding a full-sized front porch to our home.

It was high on the priority list, but there were other things we wanted to add to our home too.

And it wasn’t all within our budget.

So we had to make some decisions.

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In lieu of having a fully covered front porch, we opted for rounded brick paver steps with expansive gardens.

Not the same I know, but we opted for other amenities instead.

Someday I’ll have that big covered porch.

But this is what I have now and I love it!

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When my kids were little, I used to sit here and watch them play in the front yard.

Or watch them ride their bikes up and down the street.

Now I sit here among my cottage garden flowers and watch my dogs run around.

Let’s hope the dogs don’t wreck my pumpkins and gourds like they did a few years ago.

You won’t believe what they did!

It’s sometimes challenging to decorate the front porch because the steps are rounded and my gardens are so expansive.

I want to decorate the front porch but keep it balanced with the walkway garden.

Whatever I do, it can’t compete with the front walkway garden.

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Decorating With Outdoor Fall Decor

When I’m choosing my outdoor fall decor, I start with an autumn color palette that are emerging in the cottage garden.

Some years it’s purple and burgundy.

In others, it could be reds and oranges.

This year, yellows, pinks, and purples are the inspiration.

And since I wanted to do something different from last year’s neutral front porch vibe.

This year’s outdoor fall decor is going a little bolder.

So I started with these gorgeous urns filled with lots of pretty fall flowers and foliage.

Fall gardening with Simple Fall Front Porch Decor ideas with fall garden, black front door with hydrangea wreath and outdoor planters with fall flowers and pumpkins

Then added several a few bright-colored yellow mums.

Tucked in some fun pumpkins and gourds with some purple, blue, yellow, and white pansies

And that’s it!

As the gardening season winds down, I’ll transplant the mums and pansies into the ground so they last a little longer.

But for now, I’m loving the look!

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Fall Porch Decor Tour

I am really excited to team up with my talented friends to bring you more fall porch decor ideas.

Check out their beautiful homes below to see more fall porch decor inspiration.

And thanks for stopping by my front porch today!

Be sure and stop by my good friend Kelly’s at The Tattered Pew who is the next stop on the Fabulous Fall Porch Decor Tour!

Fabulous Fall Porch Decor Tour

Wait Until You See These Amazing Fall Porch Decor Ideas!

Bricks ‘n Blooms // White Arrows Home // The Ponds Farmhouse

The Curated Farmhouse // Down Shiloh Road

Cuter Tudor // The Tattered Pew // J Dub By Design

Simply2Moms // Itty Bitty Farmhouse

Looking for More Front Porch Decorating Ideas?

Be sure to check out these posts for more outdoor living inspiration on the front porch.

I shared THE PRETTIEST thrift flip idea for the front porch for summer. Wait until you see what I used as the outdoor planter!

And while we are on the subject of summer, I shared 9 creative front porch decorating ideas that I think you’ll really enjoy.

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  1. Gorgeous front porch ideas for Fall! The pops of blue and purple and brilliant!! I’d love for you to share over at our weekly Wednesday Creative Crafts Linky Party
    Have a great week!
    Creatively, Beth

    1. Hi Beth!! I’m sorry I just missed it! I will look for it next week! I’d love to join you guys! Thank you for inviting me! xoxoxo

  2. Stacy, your porch looks amazing! All the different kinds of pumpkins are spectacular! And when you add in the beautiful walkway up to the porch, it’s simply stunning!! Thanks for including me in the tour!!

    1. Thank you so much Kristin!!! I’m so glad you joined us for the hop! It was so fun to see how everyone decorates! Have the best day!! xoxoxo

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