Christmas is the most awaited festival of the year as it involves a lot of preparations which includes, preparing delicious food and desserts, decorating a Christmas tree and decoration of a house.
Decoration of a house is one of the most special but a little complicated thing to be done but no matter what decoration style you choose, there are always plenty of ways to decorate the house which starts from the entrance to the porch to main door to hall to rooms and kitchen.
Decorating the porch is the main element of your decoration because it is the first thing which will attract the guests.
Porch decorating ideas can transform any of the humble abode in a winter wonderland.
Here are some unique and trending ways which you can try for decorating the porch of your house:
Rustic Christmas Décor:
Use a vintage radio flyer sled, old ice skates, couple of small Christmas trees and Swedish Ivy to decorate a quaint porch in to a heartwarming entrance full of holiday nostalgia.
Easy Christmas Décor:
Use a couple of trees and simple Christmas banner with faux gifts underneath make it a snap to capture the essence of festive season if you are short on time.
Repurpose Old Toys:
Christmas Eve holiday is a perfect time to repurpose some old toys. You can use any toy have in hand by modifying it like a red wagon to show off potted evergreens.
Silver and Gold Ornaments:
Create a sparkling porch using gold and silver color combination. You can use inexpensive ornaments and white poinsettias to give your entrance a luxurious look.
Colorful Christmas Porch:
If you love bright pops of colors then use colorful decoration items like pom pom garlands and wreaths to decorate the porch and give it beautiful look.
Opt for Warm Lights:
You can stick to one type of Christmas light design to avoid an over the top look and using a gold toned light, you can never go wrong because it works perfectly well with any style of home.
Wrap White Lights around Door Frame and Pillars:
Wrap the columns in bright white lights and outline the door for a beautiful yet simple candy cane inspired look to your porch.
Decorate a Pine Tree:
If you have a pine tree with you then do not forget to decorate it for your Christmas. Go for no break, monochrome ornaments for a simple yet weather resistant look.
Display Ornament Filled Lanterns:
Fill medium sized lanterns with shining ornaments to give your front porch a unique pop of cheer. Top the lanterns with a fun holiday ribbon and Fraser fir for some extra flair.
Work with Symmetry:
Get a cohesive style using symmetrical décor. Use your walkway as a guiding point and walk outwards with garlands and matching wreaths.
Bring a Second Tree Outside:
A curb appeal of a twinkling indoor Christmas tree is loved by all, though few homes lack that proper layout. Do not fret if that is your case as well; rather just decorate a second one for the porch.
For a perfect green theme look, use real greenery to your faux wreaths and garlands to make everything look fresh and lush.
Welcoming Rocking Chairs:
Use some old classic rocking chairs by decorating it with wreaths and throw blankets to invite your guests and make them feel at home. Tie up the wreath to the chair using a ribbon.
Vintage Striped Galvanized Buckets:
Using some paint and tape, create rustic buckets and fill them up with Christmas goodies of your choice and decorate it on the porch. You can choose pinecones, magnolia stems, little spruce trees and some firewood as goodies to fill up the buckets.
Using one dozen red and green ornaments, two hundred fifty twinkling lights and giant leopard bow for a custom touch is all that needed to a garland for a beautiful lush green porch. You can also use red bamboo stalks with pine cones and green butterflies.
Reclaimed Wood Christmas Tree:
This DIY project needs a little bit of work up. You will have to cut the wood in pieces in different angles and attach them with screws. Once done, decorate it as you desire. For a classic look, use white mini lights from side to side.
To give your porch a Mediterranean style look, use an olive branch wreath and rather than buying expensive garland use LED lights, pine cones and artificial berries.
Feature some ornaments in shades of aqua, silver, white and green on the porch rather than using red. The end result of the porch will be a soothing yuletide entrance which will be loved and praised by all.
Change is the necessity of life and it is an excellent thing to do. Ditch the traditional wreath for a homemade evergreen tree embellished with a buffalo plaid scarf and sleigh balls. For a perfect look use an enamelware tub by filling it up with faux cranberries and large pine cones.
Personalize the porch featuring pieces of Do – It – Yourself décor using joy sign and little reindeer made up from discarded wood. Also, a white wreath can be used by knotting fabric scraps to a wire wreath frame.
Rustic Winter Wonderland:
To convert your porch in to a winter wonderland, use several galvanized buckets packed up with fresh yard clippings and snowstorm.
Red and Green Christmas Porch:
A small porch does not need too much of decoration to make impression. You can use seasonal accents like classic cedar garland and traditional poinsettias to give your porch an elegant look.
Use objects like discarded piece of wood and convert it in to a chalk board using a paint featuring holiday message, tree stumps flank the front entrance, additional natural trimmings including fresh cut greenery, pine cones and naturally shed antlers for a bohemian inspired porch.
Winter Tea Room:
Make your porch ready with pine cones and cedar saplings for Christmas. You can also use a small sitting area for the whole year around but during winter, you can use it as an outdoor tea room.
The cozy porch will overflow with charming details like homemade natural garland surrounding a front door adorned with faux poinsettia wreath. Use a vintage plaid thermos holding fresh cut magnolia leaves enhancing the lived in appeal. Use 2 or 3 rocking chairs for a complete finish.
Merry Decorating Trick:
Beef up the scrawny artificial trees by filling them with fake berries and faux greenery. Add up some white ribbon and decorative candy cane balls for a final touch and your décor is good to put up the charm.
Deck the Stoop:
Use 3 wreaths on a red door for a perfect match up on a shimmery ribbon. The natural greenery around the door can be filled up with cedar which looks fuller than garland made of fresh pine. For a homely touch, use classic flexible flyer sled and old ice skates.
Increase the beauty of your porch using a wreath chandelier which can be made at home using box wood wreaths, string lights and a rope. This DIY project is easy to make and will give your home a perfect homely feel.
Less is More:
Sometimes, using less things to décor is good enough to reveal more beauty. For the purpose, you can try if you have a large porch by decorating it with berry wreaths on the front doors. Flank the entrance with small trees in galvanized buckets. You can also garnish window box with evergreen branches for a perfect look.
Garland with Lights:
Mix up a Christmas garland with string lights, pine cones and cotton stems for a traditional porch. Decorate the iron urns with seasonal greenery for an elegant look.
Fresh and Festive:
Use colors for your stoop and let shatterproof ornaments dangle from the overhang. For a porch décor, use some old sleds. Dress up the door with a homemade evergreen swag festooned with brass bells and fill the lanterns with decorative Christmas baubles.
Holiday Basket Bouquet:
This is one of the most trending ideas of the year for the porch decoration. Use fresh evergreen clippings to transform a vintage fishing creel in to a basket bouquet for the front door.
Cow Skull Décor:
Make a traffic stopping porch using inexpensive store garland and free scrap branches and dress up the front door. For a dramatic look, use plastic berries and a vintage cow skull.
Christmas Porch Planter:
Use a DIY planter filled with a mix of artificial stems and fresh cut greenery. For the finishing touch, use a big red bow to add a bold pop of seasonal color.
Festive Curb Appeal:
This season deck the porch with festive accents and natural elements to evoke the spirit of Christmas without annoying your neighbors with an excessive show of lights rather than tangling with a bazillion string lights to step up your home’s curb appeal.
Here comes an end to our trending list of 2019. Try them out and experiment with the ideas. If you have some other décor ideas in your mind then mix them up and create new ideas. Try them out and show off your decorative skills and welcome your guests in trending fashion.