Fall and Halloween Porch Decorating Ideas in Photos
Front Porch Appeal Newsletter - Issue #86Fall is in the air and Halloween isn't far behind. We enjoy both and know many of you do also. Mary and I wanted to share some of our favorite porch decorating ideas for this time of year.
Whether you enjoy a few simple decorative items or like to go all out, we think you'll enjoy seeing how others have decorated for the season and Halloween.
You'll find links to obtain additional fall and/or Halloween decorating ideas. We've also taken the liberty to provide sources for a few of the decorative items you'll see.
A picturesque fall front porchHeaped with harvest from this bountiful season. The colors are so vivid and delightful.
Fall Is Our Favorite Season
Enjoy Our Painted Leaf Pillow Topper Project
Our autumn porch - look at our pillowsWe painted the backs of leaves and then rolled the painted leaves onto painter's drop cloth fabric to make our pillow toppers.
The supplies we gathered for this projectPlus you will need some fabric onto which you will be rolling the painted leaves and the paint will transfer to the fabric. We used painter's drop cloth as it is readily available, durable and very affordable. I washed the drop cloth before using it as that really softens it up.
You could use a rolling pin or just your hands (with gloves on) if you don't have a brayer like the one above.
Just brush colors onto the backs of leavesWe painted the backs of assorted leaves. Then I placed the painted side down and rolled over the leaves one by one to transfer the paint to the fabric.
The finished fabricHere is what the fabric looks like after I painted it and before we covered our pillows with it. We made several swatches like this and then wrapped the fabric around our pillows on the porch.
Completed. Isn't this a attractive DIY autumn pillow?We've received some nice compliments on our autumn pillows. Does this look like a project you would enjoy?
Please Watch Our Video About Our Painted Pillow Toppers
Mary walks you through this fall decorating project
More Autumn Inspiration for YouWe hope a few of our many fall porch decorating ideas will inspire you to create a wonderful display on your porch or in your yard.
Can't help but smile at this pumpkin display
Use a few simple items from your home to create a fall focal point
You can find similar pumpkins and crates to use either indoors or outdoors on Amazon (affiliate links)
A small porch explodes with fall color
Add colorful ribbon to plain-looking cornstalks for greater appeal
This scarecrow adds interest to this classic autumn arrangement. Adding the Halloween placard transitions the display from fall to Halloween nicely!
Nice autumn to Halloween transition idea
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