Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Fall Porch Decor

I had the pleasure again this year to decorate my friend's porch for fall. (I decorated for winter last year too here). I barely have a space to decorate at my house so I'm thrilled she lets me have fun and create on her gorgeous porch. It's win win for both of us! Nanette will be filling in with mums and pumpkins soon, so the decor is not complete but I was too excited to not share. 

So much space to work with! I love it!

 The crocks will be filled with mums

 More mums and pumpkins in the wash bin and pretty light up sticks for the olive bucket.

Nate whipped together two of these small tables. He constructed them exactly like Anderson's pallet table, but obviously on a smaller scale.

Have you decorated for fall yet?


  1. Some gorgeous Fall images and photos here dear friend! The fall pillows are gorgeous! You're a great decorator and your friend is so lucky to have you!!! Hope you come over sometime.
    Have a wonderful September.

  2. Your autumn touches are just perfect! I really love your olive basket too!


  3. Awesome fall decor, love the burlap pillows. :D
    Thanks for sharing!

  4. The porch looks great! I especially love the crocks! Come over and link up to Wonderful Wednesdays Linky party - live now! http://wonderfulathome.blogspot.com/2013/09/wonderful-wednesdays-link-up-4-with.html

  5. Fun ideas for a fall porch! Please come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday on my blog and share this post with us. http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2013/09/welcome-to-centerpiece-wednesday-91.html

  6. Too cute!! Love what you did, the crocks and the shrimp bucket is my favorite :-)

  7. I love all those pumpkins and corns. I can't keep pumpkins out b/c squirrels will eat away at them.

  8. Very cute! I'm so ready for fall. Thanks for sharing! Stop by my Friday's Five Features tomorrow and link up this post (and others)! http://diy-vintage-chic.blogspot.com

  9. I'm ready to change out my front porch today, but I hear it's going to be in the 90s again. Doesn't seem like fall yet. Beautiful work -- and I know your friend will enjoy her porch!

  10. Wow! I LOVE the bench with the basket underneath...and those pillows...beautiful!!

    ~Stephanie @ loveolympiajune.blogspot.com

  11. great idea to put the leaves on the simple pillows. your porch looks real comfy.

  12. Everything looks great!! I am not ready for fall decorating yet but I'm loving this porch that is!

  13. You did a great job. It looks so festive and pretty. I love all the details like the pillows (adorable), baskets, buckets and the tables are perfect.

  14. I love what you did with the porch. I mean I really LOVE what you did! Come show off your creativity with us at Craft Frenzy Friday. Visit us at http://obsessiveandcreative.blogspot.com
    We can't wait to see you!

  15. Such a beautiful porch. What a lucky friend! :)

  16. Beautiful porch, I love the pillows!
    Creative Ramblings

  17. How fun to be able to decorate for a friend. Her porch is really coming together nicely for fall. Love all your touches.
    Mary Alice

  18. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

    Hi Melissa,
    So happy you came by, because it brought me to you/your site.
    I love your Fall porch photos. I'm looking forward to decorating for the new season after my trip to Colorado this month. I'm hoping the temperatures will be cooler when I come back!
    Have a beautiful weekend,

  19. Love your beautifully decorated front porch!

  20. How nice you can work out your decorating on your friends porch. I'd sure miss not being able to decorate our front porch. Not a big one but enuf to have some fun with it. You did such a great job. Love all of it. Like that caddy, we might have to make one like that to put fall stuff in. I have lots of Fall decos from years ago, hauled it all over the country with us, keep adding to it much to hubs chagrin.
    The first couple years we had our dog (black lab/border collie) I didn't dare put anything out as he'd get it to chew up all over the yard. He's grown out of that (mostly) now I guess, he'll be 5 in Nov. I still have to watch the faux pumpkins or something he can get in his mouth or I find it all over the yards, guess he figures they're fair game, lol. Love decorating for Fall, the colors are so gorgeous. Happy week

  21. Pretty porch and pretty pillows!
    I like the idea of light up sticks for the bucket. The basket of harvested corn...wonderful touch under the bench.
    Nice to have a friend lend you her porch for decorating.
    via CaCC@MRL...

  22. What a beautiful spread! So naturalistic (love), but still elegant! It's been 96 in CO recently, but today was rainy and only 65 degrees. I'm sure in the mood for a little fall decorating...Thanks for sharing!

  23. Your friends porch is decorated beautifully and I love how you used the vintage items. Thanks for linking to the Open House party!


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