Pull out those sweaters, lace up your duck boots and grab a thermos full of pumpkin spice whatever. I've got some serious fall decor and crafts for you to wrap yourself up in today!
It's a Fall Ideas Tour sponsored by Angie at Postcards From The Ridge. Angie was nice enough to get together a group of bloggers to show off their fall decor this week and today is all about showing off our fall porches! So you get 6 porches for the price of 1.
But better than that, you get 29 blog posts full of all different kinds of fall home decor from earlier in the week - mantels, tablescapes, wreaths, crafts, porches and what-not! If you can decorate it for fall, we have it!
If you pop on down to the end of my post you can see the other bloggers' fall decor ideas. Make sure you go visit them, because there is some awfully festive fall decor going on!
Rustic And Natural Fall Porch Decor
This year's fall porch decor started with an old wooden porch glider I found at a local antique booth.
Did I mention it was painted this gorgeous shade of green?
And was sort of chippy and worn looking like it had sat on Grandma's porch for the last 50 years.
The moment I saw that green glider I knew it was coming home with me. Love at first sight.
Plus, the color is good for fall, Christmas and spring!!!
A couple weeks ago I discussed on Instagram how I have a love/hate relationship with corn stalks. I had pretty much decided I was NOT going to do cornstalks on the front porch this year.
No Siree Bob, no messy cornstalks with their husks flying willy-nilly all over the yard and porch at this house!
Meet my cornstalks. All 6 of them.
Yeah, the whole non-cornstalk rant lasted about ten seconds after I saw a gorgeous stack of golden fall goodness at my local farmer's market and started tossing them in my car left and right.
Side Note: Does anyone have visions of snakes and giant spiders crawling out of your cornstalks while driving home with said cornstalks in the back of the car. I had a wayward dried cornstalk husk brush against my neck on the ride back home and I almost ran off the road trying to get away from it. I'm still not entirely convinced there isn't something living in my car from those things.
There's 2 in back of the crocks here and 2 on each porch pillar. I figured I'd better go ALL IN if I was going to go in at all.
I've had a few of these crocks that I've collected from flea markets and estate sales over the years and I recently bought the HUGE 10 gallon one (with the orange mum in it) at a pottery place outside of Zanesville, Ohio.
It was a factory 2nd or maybe 3rd that was priced very reasonably. I just use them for decor, so who cares if it has a flea bite or two in it.
And this basket was found at a local antique type store. I just grabbed a bunch of mismatched faux leave stems and flowers I had in my basement and threw them in the basket.
I ended up leaving my black-eyed Susan vine on the side of the porch for fall. It was part of my summer porch, but it was still going strong and I couldn't bear to chop it down just yet.
This time of year I feel a little like a plant murderer with trying to move into fall plants, but the spring and summer ones are still hanging on.
So there you have it, my fall front porch for 2019.
It's a little bit rustic, a little bit natural, a little bit vintage, but it's all budget friendly.
Have you decorated your porch yet this year? Any snake nests aka cornstalks this year?
WAIT!!! You guys! I just realized I don't have a single thermos on my porch.
Sure, I have a tin picnic basket, but no thermos!
What was I thinking!
Fall Ideas Tour
Tuesday - Tablescapes
Sand Dollar Lane / Aratari at Home / Nourish and Nestle
JenRon Designs / Salvaged Living / Our Southern Home
Wednesday - Wreaths
Petticoat Junktion / Lora Bloomquist / Exquisitely Unremarkable
Bliss Ranch / The Interior Frugalista / Chatfield Court
Thursday - Crafts & DIY
Domestically Speaking / DIY Beautify
Homeroad / Christina Faye Repurposed
not pictured Weekend Craft
Friday - Porches
The Chelsea Project / Vinyet etc / Worthing Court
Cottage at the Crossroads / House of Hawthornes / Hymns and Verses
Other posts you may enjoy:
- Fall Porch Decor Farmhouse Style
- Simple Fall Porch Decor - Decorating On The Cheap
- Fall On The Porch - Throwback 2013 Style
- Homemade Squirrel Repellent
- How To Make A Fall Corn Garland (my inspiration for the Homemade Squirrel Repellent)
Pam your flower filled porch is fall perfection! That green pumpkin is so sweet. What a charming touch!
Thank you Kim! Fall is my favorite time to decorate!
Hi Pam, your Fall porch is very lovely! Love all the beautiful mums and your cornstalk decorating!
Thanks, Kim! I sort of get addicted to buying mums in the fall 🙂
Your front porch looks beautiful.. I love the crocks and corn stalks. I was thinking the same thing that another commenter was, are you concerned someone might decide to take them. Several years ago I had planted some very pretty large flowered marigolds, and someone stole the plants out of the ground. It wasn't an animal, it was someone who had used a digger tool that left a perfectly round hole where my plant had been, it looked like some type of small post digger. I thought it was only me, but the other day my sister in law, who lives in a different nearby suburb community had the same thing happen to some of her flowers a few years back. It's a strange world we live in.
What? Out of the Ground? I would be so mad!
I've not had any problems with things going missing on my porch. Yet. But we did have someone take a big blowup OSU football player we used to put in the front yard on football Saturdays.
Susan Homeroad Stevenson
Hi Pam! Beautiful front porch I love the green bench!
Thank you Susan! I just couldn't buy that thing fast enough!
YOU always have the best front porch for fall. I love the green basket!! And all the rest! thanks
I am in shock that there is no thermos in this post. Whatever were you thinking?! lol
I have had a few 'hitchhikers' come off the cornstalks when I was traveling with them in the car. I should always take the old truck when I do those..MUCH safer. lol
Have a wonderful fall and if I knew where you lived that green bench might just 'disappear'...xo Diana
I love that color green! and great details on it. Would love to go get mums but oh my it is still in the 90's here in IL. I am in the mood but the weather is not cooperating!
Beautiful way to usher in Fall! From the crocks filled with mums, to the basket and plaid throw. It’s all lovely.
Happy Fall, Pam.
Would love to sit a while on that gorgeous fall porch! Great job.
Love the mums... and the cornstalks! Pinned!
Pam, I love the cornstalks and the mums and the crocks 😍 but that glider is my favorite! What a find!
Angie @ Postcards from the Ridge
Pam, I love all the fun fall colors on your front porch. That glider is amazing. You've got me wanting to use green on my porch now. And I adore all of your mum-filled crocks. I love the way the cornstalks look on your porch. Never thought about them having snakes...that's nightmare material! So happy to have you on tour with us!
Atta Girl Amy
I'm green with envy over that glider! What an amazing find, and it's perfect for your porch. I can't wait to see how you dress it up every season.