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!


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

  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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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

  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

  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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