The Front Porch for Fall…it has just begun

I thought I would share with you a few of my favorite ways to decorate for Fall without 
busting my decorating budget for the season.  Natural elements, burlap, squash, flowering
cabbage and kale, and a pumpkin {or twelve} are a few of my favorite ways to primp my 
porch.  These are the secret files of a sneaky Fall decorator.

Every year I spend weeks hanging leafy garlands around the doorways, along with dried twig wreaths, 
and use a couple window panes to create a pretty vignette or two.  I like to feel like
I am at the pumpkin patch when I walk up my driveway and enter our home.  I will layer
in the corn stalks, more pumpkins, and a few more fun crafts as I go, but this gives me
a great base to take me all the way through Thanksgiving.  And, the best part…anything 
I use that came from a local farm or grocery, can be used as compost outside later.

If I start out with some simple, pretty pumpkins, no one seems to notice if I slip in a couple
more pumpkins or a gorgeous basket of gourds every so often.  
And perhaps some lights.
And more flowers.
But just every day or so.
Yes, I am that lady in your neighborhood.  And I bet if you are reading this, you are too.
The one who is always outside tweaking her porch,or hunched over a dessert in the driveway
trying to get just the right shot.
We can be seen pushing a huge cart at the thrift store, buying piles of burlap with a coupon at
JoAnn’s, and racing outside to get just the right “shot” of something chevron.

And possibly even a new, well, new to me rustic bench that would look perfect with a fall 
blanket draped over it.  
I did see a couple more mason jars in the garage….they would look really pretty with some 
tea lights on a cool Fall evening. 

Yeah, that was my truck slowing down earlier today around the corner when a neighbor put out 
a “free” table full of stuff. 
But I just grabbed one thing.
I was on my way home from the store with some stuff for my porch.  
Just a couple more things of course.
{More Fall Crafts and Decorating Ideas}
 
  

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Comments

  1. Everything looks perfect – you make me laugh LOL – we are a little " off the wall – us DIY bloggers LOL
    XOXO

  2. Beautiful and so welcoming ~ Lisa

  3. Looks GREAT, Tanya!!

    You aresuch an inspiration!

  4. ooh how I love a good banner and some free stuff!!! : )

  5. now what was your street name again?? getting my black ski mask on…..on they way…vroom vroom….

  6. Tanya I really love everything you have done here. The window with the cabbage and kale looks so pretty. The metal tin hanging is also very nice.

    Cynthia

  7. Oh Tanya you have sooo many fabulous fall ideas and projects- and your front porch looks amazing!! I've been out working on mine too:)

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