As the seasons change from Summer to Fall, isn’t it fun to have our front doors match the season? The end of Minnesota summer usually results in our beautiful gardens turning into dried up messes, therefore why not spice up your front door area and make it pop! The front door to your home is the first thing guests notice when they visit you. Excelsior Homes came up with some fun, seasonal fall front entrance decorating ideas.
Fall Front Entrance Decorating Ideas – Materials to gather
- Pumpkins, Squash, Gourds
- Haybales & Cornstalks
- Berries, sprigs, dried flowers such as hydrangea
- Planters, Baskets, Buckets, Wagon
- Blankets & Pillows
- Burlap, autumn ribbon
- Lanterns or strings of lights
- Seasonal doormat or rug
Fall Front Entrance Decorating Ideas – Pulling it together
There are so many natural, inexpensive materials that can be used to dress up your fall front entrance. The size of your front entrance area can make a difference of how you go about decorating.
Decorating Smaller Entrances
A fun, creative way to decorate a small entrance for fall is to start by painting your front door and adding a festive wreath. Personalize the wreath by adding a monogrammed wood sign and some burlap. Set some pumpins, squash, and gourds on your steps and you are all set!
Decorating Larger Entrances
Larger front door spaces make room for an abundance of fall front entrance decorating ideas. You can use the same ideas given for small entrances and add to it.
If you have a front bench, add a basket and fill with minature pumpkins, gourds, indian corn. Adding a cute sign and garland will soften the look. If you have a covered area, adding blankets and pillows will cozy up the area as well.
Filling planters with wild grasses, mumms, sprigs, sticks and lights create an inexpensive, creative way to decorate for the season. Surround with pumpins and other seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Add signage to your display. Signs can be added to wreaths, included in baskets, or can be free-standing. Your seasonal signs can be just a simple monogram, your last name, or a festive saying. Regardless, signage personalizes your entrance.
What better way to decorate your front door than to add pumpkins. There are so many beautiful variations of pumpkins from size, shape, and color. Decorate your pumpkins by painting them, waxing them with melted crayons, adding burlap or glitter.
These are just a few fun fall front entrance decorating ideas from Excelsior Homes. If you get stumped, Pinterest is a great idea network. Decorate away!
I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. ~Henry David Thoreau
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