My Fall Front Porch

Welcome to my home and my Fall Front Porch!

Fall Front Porch

Every season I like to make our front entrance festive and inviting. And depending on the weather and what materials are available, my front porch is just a little different every year.

Fall Front Porch

Last year and the year before I had a lot of squash & pumpkins around the house which made decorating very easy. But this year the weather was so summer-like for so long that I just wasn’t in the mood for pumpkins. I also didn’t want toss out my summer planters, so I decided to decorate around them.

Fall Front Porch

I love all the flowers that are around this time of year, so why not include them in fall decorating?

Fall Front Porch

Then as the weather changed and the pumpkins started showing up in the grocery store, I slowly added them to my step.

Fall Front Porch

First these three little ones.

Fall Front Porch

And then some big ones…

Fall Front Porch

Along with grasses from the fields…

Fall Front Porch

And crows, because they’re everywhere this year, plus I just really like them!  😉

Fall Front Porch

It all just kind of came together and works. Just simple and full of harvest goodness! So now I’m off to indulge in Thanksgiving yumminess! I’m really looking forward to this long weekend full of family, food, card games, leaf jumping, and picture taking! Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian friends!

Have a great weekend!

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13 Comments

  • Reply Ali Richardson October 5, 2012 at 9:52 PM

    Your front porch is beautiful! LOVE all the Fall touches. I really love that galvanized grain bin 🙂

  • Reply Cindy@NorthofWiarton October 6, 2012 at 12:44 AM

    The Sunflowers are always bright and inviting. Do you have a large basement when all your decorations not in use are stored on the off seasons, Jo-Anna?

  • Reply Stephanie @ henry happened October 6, 2012 at 11:35 AM

    it’s lovely that you decorate all year long! the porch looks so nice and inviting indeed.

  • Reply Holly October 6, 2012 at 2:15 PM

    I love your porch. The grey trim around your front door and windows looks great.

  • Reply prairielover October 8, 2012 at 5:41 PM

    So pretty and inviting; you certainly have a knack for decorating! Have a nice long weekend giving thanks!
    Cheers,
    Elizabeth

  • Reply Coffee with Julie October 9, 2012 at 8:32 PM

    Oh, I love it! It really does look so inviting! You’ve inspired me to “pretty” mine up 🙂

  • Reply Artsy VaVa October 12, 2012 at 12:40 PM

    Your porch is beautiful! I am behind in decorating my porch for Fall but you have inspired me to get busy!

  • Reply Melanie October 12, 2012 at 3:08 PM

    Hi JoAnna ~ your porch is stunning! Not only the way you have it decorated, but I love your front door and the glass surround, plus the lighting you have on your porch. I am a new reader to your blog…I found you through your link on The Shabby Nest. I will be adding your blog to my blog list of “beautiful blogs”. Please stop by and visit me and I’d love if you became a follower of my blog as well!

  • Reply Theresa October 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM

    I wish our front yard & porch were that pretty, love your sunflower wreath. Happy Fall!

  • Reply Scribbler October 15, 2012 at 2:51 PM

    Your house is so pretty with the grey stone and trim. The vivid color of the holiday decorations really brings it to life.

  • Reply Beth - Slice of Southern October 16, 2012 at 7:36 PM

    Adorable! Just love the decor!

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  • Reply Megan October 19, 2013 at 4:34 PM

    porch looks great! Can I ask what paint color your front door is?

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