This autumn, play up the natural scenery right outside your door by decorating your front porch. For instance, you can make displays out of the colorful leaves dropping off nearby trees or decorate with inexpensive reclaimed wood pieces to highlight the rustic vibe of the season. It doesn't take much effort or money to put together a festive design full of seasonal style.
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Sweet Something Designs created a pretty front door display using colorful fall leaves bunched in a basket, completed with a DIY monogrammed front porch mat. To duplicate this look at your own home, buy fake fall leaves at a craft store or use the real leaves that have dropped from trees. Now that's creative, thrifty, and easy!Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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Using polka dots in traditional fall colors is a fun and inviting way to play up your front porch decor. Tater Tots & Jello styled a black-and-orange polka dot theme using playful pillows, complemented by a teal-colored chair, on the front porch.Continue to 3 of 11 below.
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Make your own rustic pumpkin decorations using reclaimed wood with a tutorial from Infarrantly Creative. They're perfect to incorporate the warm, tones of autumn, and you can make them in any size you want to fit your front porch design.Continue to 4 of 11 below.
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Shabby Love put together this fun and festive fall front porch with a combination of vintage items and DIY decor. All of the materials are simple and inexpensive, such as the burlap for the pillows or the decorative corn and gourds. Together, though, they have a huge impact on capturing the spirit of the season.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Autumn decor doesn't always have to feature bright reds, oranges, and yellows—and this fall-themed front porch display by Taryn Whiteaker proves just that. The design uses whites and other neutral tones, which give it a vintage farmhouse feel, but the pumpkins and corn are a clear nod to autumn.Continue to 6 of 11 below.
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This purple-and-green color scheme by Centsational Girl isn't immediately associated with the fall season, but it certainly stands out from all the typical reds and oranges. The deep colors still bring that autumn warmth, and the pumpkins give it clear seasonal flair.Continue to 7 of 11 below.
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The simplicity and clean lines of this front porch give it a modern vibe, yet the monogram door decoration brings a traditional touch. This design is especially frugal, too. The door decor is an easy DIY project with a stencil, and the pumpkins can be found for wholesale prices at pumpkin patches.Continue to 8 of 11 below.
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This pretty design by Susan Duane also uses an atypical color scheme for fall. Black and white designs are notoriously versatile, however, so they can be made to fit virtually any theme. The pumpkins are an obvious ode to fall, and the lantern and soft yellow accents bring some warmth to the porch.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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All Things Beautiful created this bright idea for a fall front porch. The rustic light is crafted from a strand of white lights intertwined with grapevines, branches, and fall leaves, while the pumpkin topiaries, which also feature lights, provide a clever fall touch.Continue to 10 of 11 below.
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Dear Lillie moved a dining table to her screened-in porch and decorated for fall in shades of white. The light fixture, pumpkins, and wreath bring a rustic fall vibe to the space, while the clean color palette adds a level of sophistication.Continue to 11 of 11 below.
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Gray House Studio made good use of inexpensive wooden crates for this fall front porch design. These crates were unfinished pine, butut they stained them a rustic deep brown and added plywood squares painted in muted autumn tones to the bottom of each crate. The vibrant planters and pumpkins add a bright pop of fall color.