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15 Ways to Decorate Your Porch This Fall

It's fall y'all! Get in the spirit with these creative and fun porch decorating ideas.

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Painted Pumpkins

Get in the spirit of fall with this fun DIY decorating! idea: Add colorful painted pumpkins to your porch. Display your creative and festive spirit on the railing of your porch or group them together outside the front door. Here are 10 no-cut pumpkins you’ll want to DIY this year.

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Happy Fall Y’all Doormat

Welcome guests with a friendly sign at their feet this fall. This mat is hand-painted with permanent acrylic paint, then sealed to prevent fading. It also comes with an attached rubber backing to keep the mat firmly in place. Happy fall y’all! Plus, here are 25 Thanksgiving decoration ideas you’ll love.

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Lighted Metal Pumpkin Wagon with Leaves and Berries

A fun addition to your porch decorating ideas is this black metal wagon. It comes complete with lighted pumpkins, berries and autumn leaves for a fall display that will light up the night.

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Pumpkin Wooden Light Halloween Decorations

Add a slightly spooky touch to your porch display with these lighted wooden pumpkin decorations. They’re subtle enough to go with your decor in the day, and serve as lamps to accent your fall porch display in the evening. Plus, check out these fall crafts you can do right now.

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Fall Hydrangea Wreath

Handmade to order on a grapevine base, this beautiful autumn wreath will dress up your front door and accent your porch. There are three bows and four size options available. Here are 28 fall activities you should add to your bucket list.

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Black and White Decor

Step outside the box and go for colors not often associated with fall. Choose white pumpkins in place of orange, and choose a statement sign and throw pillows that welcome the season. Here are 35 recipes for a classy black-and-white Halloween celebration.

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Old Weathered Wagon

Rustic decor is great to play up the porch. Fill an old wooden wagon with an array of pumpkins, big and small, painted and unpainted. You can add leaves, hay and other festive accents. Here’s what teal pumpkins mean.

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Set the Scene with a Scarecrow

Guard your home from crows and celebrate the season by DIYing your own scarecrow. Situate it on the porch surrounded by other fun fall decor, like pumpkins and bales of hay. Here are our picks for the best Halloween decorations on Amazon.

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Pumpkin Bouquet

Display a bouquet on your porch the seasonal way this autumn by scooping out the innards of a big, bright orange pumpkin and placing in colorful flowers. It’s a unique take on porch decorating ideas people will surely be impressed with! Here’s when you should plant your fall and winter veggies.

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Oversized Garland

Adorn your front door with a beautiful, oversized garland. Using the colors of fall, it may be the only touch you need on your front porch. Plus, check out these 30 Jack-o’-Lantern ideas that’ll make you wish you had a bigger porch.

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DIY Pumpkin Lanterns

This package of 12 mini pumpkins will make the perfect addition to your porch decorating ideas. Use them inside lanterns with solar fairy lights to create a beautiful evening display outside your front door.

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Fall’s Bounty

Fall is famous for fun, colorful food, from bright red apples to yellow corn, orange pumpkins, a variety of gourds and more. Stack them in a barrel, basket, crates or on the porch floor itself, tucked against a bale of hay. Get in the spirit of fall with these 11 unusual pumpkin spice products.

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Pumpkin Wheelbarrow and Pumpkin Man

The kids will go crazy over this pumpkin man idea! Have them pick out the best pumpkin to turn into a face, and let them pick out the man’s wardrobe from the old clothes box.

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Decorate the Porch Swing

Turn a dreamy porch swing into a cozy space by dressing it up with a knitted orange throw. Add simple decor around the swing to create a homey display, like baskets with pumpkins and autumn vegetables. Plus, check out these five ways to deal with fall leaves.

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Vintage Bike with Fall Decor

Play up your latest vintage find, a quaint metal bike decoration, with vibrant orange mums and a petite pumpkin. Halloween is coming up! Be sure to check out these 11 monstrously creative DIY Halloween creations.

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