Make the most of the crisp, autumn weather by creating inviting spaces outside your home. In this article, we share tips to help you refresh your fall porch décor, including ideas for Halloween and outdoor entertaining.
Fall Decorating Ideas for the Porch & Patio
When to start decorating for the autumn is a matter of preference. You can begin within the first two weeks of October or wait and observe the weather changes and redecorate accordingly. Here are some fall front porch ideas to inspire you this season.
Go All Out With Autumn Foliage
If you have a big porch, go all out and hang matching wreaths, garlands, and hanging baskets. Group several potted flowers or plants and arrange them on the porch steps or to the sides of the front door. If you only have a stoop, a matching wreath and garland will also do the trick.
Bring Out the Candles
Candles add warmth, light, and movement to any setting. To instantly set the mood and make the space feel cozy, group several candles of different heights and place them on a side table or the porch steps. Choose flameless candles so you don’t have to worry about leaving them around.
Paint Your Door Blue
While not a traditional fall color, blue makes a beautiful backdrop for the orange and golden hues of autumn. Keep it simple by hanging a matching wreath and garland, then flank the door with boxwood topiaries in rattan baskets. Complete the look with a welcome mat with natural fibers.
Outdoor Halloween Décor Ideas
Incorporate Halloween into your fall décor to add a playful touch to your porch display. Here are some ideas to try.
Outdoor Entertaining Décor Ideas for Fall
Look beyond the porch and patio when refreshing your décor for autumn. If you have the space, set up an outdoor dining table where you can entertain guests and enjoy the crisp fall weather.
Fall Garland Centerpiece
Instead of floral arrangements, use a garland as your centerpiece or runner. Lay down a blue tablecloth to make the fall colors pop and use coordinating tableware for your place settings. To keep with the harvest theme, choose greenery decorated with maple leaves, apples, or pumpkins.|