Wednesday, October 2, 2013

A Welcoming Front Porch

 

 

When putting together my front porch corner display for the this year's fall season, I wanted to keep things simple. I decided to do away with the usual hay bale and corn stalks and build layers and heights a different way.

I used a wrought iron table, a wrought iron plant stand and even a small painted stool to achieve the varying heights and to add visual interest.

 

Fall mums are such an easy way to add a welcoming touch and give a great splash of color to any display. This iron bucket with copper tones and great texture seemed perfect for the season.

A green pumpkin adds warm tones to the corner display. I stay away from orange as much as possible, preferring shades of green, red and brown.

A large grapevine wreath gives height in the corner and textural interest, with its simple burlap ribbon.

All these details - height, texture and color come together to create a welcoming front porch. As my friends and family arrive at my home throughout the fall, they will be greeted by this display and know they are welcome guests.

Happy Wednesday!

 

{Linking with these friends}

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11 comments:

  1. Oh that looks so inviting you are so creative and clever. B

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  2. Hi Vicki! I love this time of year. Bring on the pumpkins and the gourds! I love the way you decorated your porch. Such a nice way to welcome guests into your home!

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  3. I like your simple Fall porch.
    Keeping it real!!

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  4. Beautiful. I came out to find all of our newly planted pansies uprooted and eaten. Gotta love the deer around here. UGH!!!

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  5. Looks fab Vicki! All of your guests will most definitely fell welcome! I need to get my rear in gear and get started.

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  6. Very welcoming. Burlap is so popular this season. Enjoy your day.

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  7. Very pretty! I love mums and have added some to my front porch and back patio both. They definitely say fall to me.

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  8. Love the red mums as a change too. Very welcoming, Vicki!

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  9. Hi Vicki,

    I like the way you've layered these pieces and the mums are always a lovely touch and such pretty colors for fall. xxL

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  10. Hi,
    Thank you for sharing this idea. So much ideas that I am happy to bring me back home in Europe.

    God Bless,
    /CC girl

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  11. I love the color of the mum plant! It's nice to branch our from the traditional yellows and oranges to include some other colors. Your front porch display is beautiful!

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