Amp up your home’s curb appeal—without calling a landscaper—by beautifying your porch for fall. Adding festive accents isn't all corn stalks and scarecrows, however. Decorating with flowers is a sophisticated way of adding seasonal spice (pumpkins are optional). For a little autumnal inspiration, here are 18 ways to add fetching fall flowers to your front porch.
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Plenty of Pumpkins
Pumpkins are to fall what evergreens are to winter. This pin-worthy porch combines the seasonal fruit with ornamental cabbage and orange garden mums. So what's the decorative strategy for arranging? Don't overthink your layout. When decorating this entrance, blogger Liz Marie just unloaded her autumn harvest onto the porch and then made a few tweaks.Continue to 2 of 18 below.
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Decorative Hay Bales
A bail of hay leftover from a hoedown-themed party becomes the perfect centerpiece for a fall-inspired front porch. To dress it up, grab a wet floral foam, several old leather belts, and your favorite blooms. This porch includes purple Russian sage, which produces precious, tiny flowers.Continue to 3 of 18 below.
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Modern Farmhouse Decor
The modern farmhouse aesthetic combines clean, modern design with cozy, rustic elements to create a fresh and uncluttered twist on traditional country style. This fall porch combines budding white mums, Russian sage, and lovely greenery with upcycled planters to create a modern farmhouse porch blooming with style.Continue to 4 of 18 below.
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Fall Potted Plants
A festive front porch doesn't have to be complicated nor does the decor need to be expensive. This chic, fall-themed porch is simple but sophisticated in how it pairs yellow garden mums with multihued croton plants. A pumpkin-lined walkway adds seasonal flavor.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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DIY Fall Wreath
Prettify your front door with this autumnal fall wreath. To make it, attach freshly picked flowers, whether from your garden or a local nursery, as well as found leaves to a grapevine wreath form.Continue to 6 of 18 below.
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Potted Plants for Fall
These potted lovelies add gorgeous pops of color to this autumn porch. The fall season means back to school and back to business as usual, too, so you may want to consider adding a meditating Buddha statue for a calming vibe.Continue to 7 of 18 below.
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Jumbo-Sized Front Porch Planters
For many folks, September feels like the start of a brand-new year, so it makes sense to celebrate the autumnal solstice with an explosion of color. This spectacular oversized porch planter combines colorful flowers, including red globe amaranthus and golden yellow bidens, with hardy perennial greenery.Continue to 8 of 18 below.
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Bohemian Chic Front Porch
This eclectic fall porch features a bohemian style sitting area punctuated by white, red, and yellow garden mums. The frilly foliage plants are ornamental kale. On the door is decorative corn framed with lovely goldenrod.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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Tiny Autumn Porch
Skimpy square footage shouldn't dampen your fall spirit—just look at this illustrative example. For what the porch lacks in size, it makes up for in autumnal gusto—particularly when it comes to the large planter filled with red Gerber daisies, golden craspedia, yellow garden mums, and, for texture, ornamental cabbage.Continue to 10 of 18 below.
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Cozy Front Porch
This cozy porch, complete with pillows and a throw blanket, just calls for relaxing and enjoying a hot drink on a chilly night. The jewel-tone garden mums liven up the otherwise monochromatic décor.Continue to 11 of 18 below.
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Flaunt your fall flowers in a hanging basket with a fall-focused saying or word association. Some of the top blossoms for hanging baskets include begonias, pelargonium, and petunias.Continue to 12 of 18 below.
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Halloween Porch Ideas
What's the successful formula for creating a festive Halloween-inspired porch? You'll need four essential ingredients: mums, pumpkins, ornamental grasses, and—last but not least—something both cute and ghastly like a pair of witch legs.Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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When it comes to decorating your porch for fall, don't be afraid of bold color. Here, blooming mums and assorted greenery dress up this doorstep, featuring the classic fall colors of orange and purple.Continue to 14 of 18 below.
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Bucket of Flowers
A galvanized tub full of fall posies adds pleasing color to this laid-back front porch. Don't forget that gourds other than pumpkins are just as eye-catching as the orange favorite.Continue to 15 of 18 below.
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Autumn Container Plantings
These autumn container planters feature glorious sunflowers and adorable mums. Plus, ornamental cabbage adds a bit of rugged character with its interesting texture.Continue to 16 of 18 below.
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Front Yard Drama
For those looking to make a dramatic entrance, consider an urn planter. The extra-large urns lend a bit of a spooky vibe, particularly apropos for the Halloween season.Continue to 17 of 18 below.
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Not a fan of traditional fall colors? This blue and cream porch scape celebrates the season using unexpected hues that still scream autumn. The dried hydrangeas coordinate beautifully with the white and blue heirloom pumpkins.Continue to 18 of 18 below.
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