Christmas on the Front Porch

Monday already?  Oh did I have a fun and full weekend decking my halls… the inside of my home is still in process, but the porch?  Done!  I’m not sure why I wanted to put more creativity into it this year.  Maybe because we’ll be traveling some over Christmas and I’m simplifying my inside decorations?  Anyway, after gathering some inspiration, here’s where I landed…

christmas porch cover

porch full shot

Come on up!  I usually have small trees in these urns, but decided to fill them with lights, branches, fresh greenery from my yard and pinecones.

porch planters1

porch planters 2

To the left I have my bench… I considered relocating it this year, but it fits so perfectly where it is…

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porch 8

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The only purchase I made for the porch this year is this guy…

porch door mat

We needed a new door mat anyway and when I spied this from Mohawk at Home Depot, it was love at first sight!  I love the charcoal gray against my red door.

porch front door

To the right is my true blue chair…

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porch 1

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More fresh greenery right from my yard… and this fun project…

porch star

I would do this one again — so easy and rustically festive!

porch star 2

And the long view…

porch long view

Light night our neighborhood lit the luminaries along every street and it was gorgeous… just difficult to photograph with my point and shoot (someday I WILL get a “big girl” camera!).  But I got this shot of our porch lit up… love how simple it is.

porch at night

So there you go!  My porch is ready to welcome Santa… there’s even a spot for him to set a spell if he needs to. 🙂

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Enjoy your Monday, everyone!

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Comments

  1. love all the greenery and love that twig star! your porch is so welcoming!
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  2. Everything looks great!! I see several things that I need to DIY 🙂 I also need a holly bush!!
    Debbie
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  3. pretty heidi. i love that mat and you are right looks great with your red door. what a welcome spot to walk up to before you knock at your door.
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  4. I love these ideas. That noel pillow is gorgeous too. I love how you used greenery with the berries so much. Reminds me of such a classic look.
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  5. How so very pretty Heidi…what a beautiful way to greet your friends and family!
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