55 Fall porch decorating ideas featuring all the colors of the season

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If you’re stumped as to how to decorate your porch this fall, then look no further. We’ve found all of the most creative porch-decorating ideas featuring the colors of the season — and then some! Come check out our 55 favorites:

Make the door pop

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  • Use tall, dried corn stalks and colorful mums and pumpkins to get the warm, welcoming, symmetrical look of Modern Glam’s autumn porch.
  • Great for a covered or low-wind porch or patio, this natural falling leaves mobile from The Empress of Dirt looks great in front of a window, door, or solid backdrop.
  • Set your porch up with a fun fall welcome sign like the Frugal Farmhouse highlights. Originally from Walmart, it was spray painted black, hung centered above the door, and voila! It fits with its black-and-white theme beautifully!

Pretty up your path

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  • Line the path to your porch with multicolored pumpkins and mums like kindredvillage illustrates.

Add some accessories

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Set up some seating

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Try a DIY wreath or hanging basket to pretty up your front door (or just buy one)

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Get creative painting instead of carving your pumpkins; there are so many ways to do it!

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  • Play with color to create a striking rustic metallic palette like Taryn Whiteaker shares.
  • Get a vintage look with chalk paint following Purely Katie’s tutorial.
  • Go for a gingham pattern with Kelly in the City’s guidance.
  • For a really unique look, decoupage some fall leaves and flowers like Porch Daydreamer has done.
  • Follow the simple instructions on Real Housemoms to make the easiest pumpkins with house numbers yet.
  • This Fall Pumpkin Scarecrow is easily made with gourds, pumpkin seeds, felt, ribbon, and other supplies you’re likely to have around the house in the fall. Go to GigglesGalore to find the instructions.
  • Not feeling the paint today? Check out these sumptuous velvet pumpkins from Etsy’s YourHeartsContent. A handmade set of four comes in rich, brilliant colors (rust, orange, harvest, and bronze) for $30, with dimensions of 5″ W x 3″ H, plus a 3.5″ stem. These should only be set out on covered porches, of course, or weather pending.

Get a shabby-chic look with a mixture of modern and antique for an eye-popping porch this season. Try these ideas to get you started:

  • Clean up an old washboard and adorn with fall decor for a vintage porch this autumn.
  • Prefer an antique chair, chest, or old signs from the orchard or pumpkin farm?
  • There are lots of great options for this look. Some can be purchased, as well, such as this Home Sweet Home sign from Etsy’s WoodSignStudio. It’s $30, ships free, and you can write the second line yourself. Dimensions are 5.5” H x 24” W.

Make your own fall welcome mats

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Throw down an outdoor rug

  • Choose a neutral floor to go with an autumn-inspired porch when you spread out a Valencia Beige Area Rug for $42 from Wayfair. Also available in indigo, gray, and terracotta. Be sure to browse Pier 1’s Smooth Transitions collection to fill in the rest of the decor, as it highlights its fall products.

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