How to Decorate Your Front Door For Fall

How to Decorate Your Front Door For Fall

Rikki Snyder, original photo on Houzz

Fall is officially here, which means trick-or-treaters and Thanksgiving guests alike will soon be arriving at your front door. So why not get your front entryway ready for this season’s visitors with warm and welcoming autumn decor? From door mats to outdoor lighting, read on below to browse fall front porch ideas. (And a cheerful pumpkin or two wouldn’t hurt either!)

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Sit on the Porch

There’s no better way to greet Halloween visitors or simply enjoy the crisp fall air than on a porch bench. This solid eucalyptus entryway bench has a black finish that will add a touch of elegance to your front entryway. Simply toss in a bright throw pillow for a festive look.

Mary Wooden Fretwork Bench, Black from Houzz

Plant a Tree

Spruce up your fall front door by adding some greenery with this reclaimed wood planter. Made in the USA, this rustic planter would be perfect for containing an evergreen bush or fall-blooming flowers. Arrange one off to the side or two on either end of your door for a stately look.

Nellie Planter, Large from Houzz

Wipe Your Feet

If you’re looking for understated fall decorations, this birdhouse door mat may be just the thing. This UV-resistant mat won’t fade or deteriorate with outdoor use. And with its rich, autumnal colors, this doormat will add a cheerful touch to your front door this fall and all year around.

Frontporch Birdhouses Mat, Neutral, 24” x 36” from Houzz

Welcome Them In

Go for a fall harvest look with this vibrant sunflower doormat. Highly durable and UV resistant, you won’t have to worry about this rug fading over time. Add some pumpkins and gourds and you’ve got a warm and welcoming fall porch.

Frontporch Sunflower Mat, Yellow, 24” x 36” from Houzz

Hang a Fall Wreath

Don’t wait until Christmas — wreaths are perfect as fall front door decorations too. Made of artificial yellow Forsythia flowers, this bright autumnal wreath will instantly make your entryway look more welcoming. With a homey and rustic look, it would also work for all-year round use.

Forsythia Wreath, 22” from Houzz

Plush Pillow

If you’re looking for some easy fall decor ideas, look no further than this orange throw pillow. Made of polyester and UV-resistant, this pillow is perfect for adding a pop of fall color to your porch. It also features a criss-crossed bamboo design and comes in black or sage in addition to burnt orange.

Outdoor Bamboo Throw Pillow, Orange, Large from Houzz

Sunny Sunflowers

Consider the sunflower your fall flower. Made in the USA, this long and narrow pillow is perfect for adding some back support when paired with some larger cushions. Made of polyester microfiber with a removable cover, this pillow can also be washed for extended outdoor use.

Sunflower Yellow Pillow, 12” x 20” from Houzz

A Warm Glow

Create a welcoming glow of light at your front door with this outdoor wall sconce. Made of metal and glass with a textured black finish, this contemporary wall sconce will give your front entryway an understated, yet elegant look. The bulb is included, so this wall sconce comes ready to hang right away.

Viola Outdoor Wall Sconce, Textured Black from Houzz

Light the Way

Illuminate the path to your door with this set of six landscape lights. These solar powered, LED lights automatically turn on at dusk for up to eight hours of illumination. Perfect for use all year round or for Halloween decorations, these path lights can either be bright white or cycle through seven different colors.

Color Changing Path Lights, Set of 6, Bronze from Houzz

Make an Impression

Go for a gorgeous fall look with this elegant house number plaque. Available in many different numbers in a scrolling script, this house number is sure to give your home’s exterior some character. Made and hand polished in Michigan, this aluminum house number is also treated to be rust-resistant.

Aluminum Script House Number, Thirty from Houzz

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