Outdoor Fall Decorating Inspiration-Home Tour

September 23, 2021

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Outdoor Fall Decorating Inspiration….

Happy Fall!! The weather here definitely got the memo that the season changed yesterday! Cold, rainy, windy….but tomorrow we’re back to cool temps BUT sunshine too! Much better! Bring on the sweaters, boots, and fuzzy hats! Love this season most of all! It’s the best part of living in the north….we get a taste of all 4 seasons! Just when you’re getting tired of one, the next one comes roaring in. I love it!!

But no matter what your weather is, or where you live, adding some Fall touches to your front porch can give you that cozy Fall feel! To get the creative juices flowing, thought I would bring you some outdoor Fall decorating inspiration….

Ladies feet in an outdoor fall decorating front porch scene with pumpkins, striped rug, hello rug and ferns

I have to admit, I had a really hard time pulling out my summer flowers to replace with fall mums. They were really going to town and so beautiful! Here’s a nighttime view….

Night scene of the front of a house with door partially open and spotlights shining on house

And a closer look in the daytime….

Front of house decked out for fall with mums and pumpkins

Window box with flowers and an American flag for outdoor fall decorating

In the end, I did keep those Dipladenia flowers–Definitely my go-to plant for summer from here on out! These things take off and are gorgeous!

Front of house decked out for fall with mums and pumpkins

Ok, I digress…summer is behind us, back to the outdoor fall decorating.

Outdoor fall decorating on a front porch with ferns, corn stocks, pumpkins

Adding the ornamental grass behind this fall display was a great move! Not only does it look great outdoors, we also get to enjoy it indoors. A great backdrop to our dining room window….

Front window with pumpkins, mums and ornamental grass

I decided to keep things pretty simple on my front porch….kept the ferns from summer, added some corn stalks, a few pumpkins, and a neutral wreath…..

Outdoor fall decorating on a front porch with wooden door with windows and sidelights

Best decision I made before beginning my outdoor fall decorating, was painting this faux window black! I’ve been wanting to change it up for a while now and thought, no better time than now…before planting new flowers. Here’s a quick shot of the before…A flower box outside a faux window full of beautiful flowers

And wow! What a little paint will do! After…..

faux window with flower box and mums and pumpkins

I love how all of the Fall colors pop….

Front view of a house with outdoor fall decorating throughout the porch and front of home

Now if these mums would just hurry up and bloom. They’re full of buds, so when it happens they’re going to be gorgeous!

A mum with several buds waiting to bloom.

While we wait, here’s a quick peak of them in full bloom last year. Beautiful!!

Front porch with outdoor fall decorating: mums, pumpkins, wreath, corn shocks

Hope you enjoyed the tour! Be sure to check back next week for more great DIY tutorials! Next week’s room makeover will blow your mind. The before and afters are incredible!

Until next week,

Happy Building, Friend!!

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