When decorating the front of your home for the holidays, use these ideas for front porch Christmas decorations! They’ll add just the right amount of holiday spirit and flair to your home.
We can’t be the only ones counting down the days until Christmas! To say we’re obsessed is a bit of an understatement. And because we’re big on holiday decor, we’ve found some fabulous front porch Christmas decorations to help you deck your
halls porch this holiday season.
For budgets big and small, we have loads of front porch Christmas ideas to inspire you!
Festive Front Porch Christmas Decorations
Use these front porch Christmas ideas to make the front of your home sparkle with holiday cheer!
Festive Holiday Front Porch Idea | Yellow Prairie Interiors
You may not have a wooden pew stashed somewhere, but odds are, that you have a wooden bench that you can use the very same beautiful way.
With some cozy pillows, a festive sign, garland, and two arborvitae bushes flanking each side, you couldn’t ask for a more perfect picture for your front porch.
Festive Wreath Alternative | On Sutton Place
Although a wreath is traditional at Christmastime, you can decorate your door with minimal fuss using pine bunches instead.
Add a scarf and some jingle bells, and your door is ready to welcome your holiday guests.
Create a Christmas Lantern | HGTV
Add ornaments or candles to empty lanterns for a rustic touch. It looks even better if the lanterns are old, but if not, they’ll still look lovely filled with ornaments and topped with some greenery and bows.
Sharpie Art Tree Sign | Finding Home Farms
DIY Christmas decor doesn’t have to be difficult. This Sharpie Art Tree Sign is a simple project that you can modify to include your favorite Christmas carol.
Winter Porch Pots | House of Hawthornes
I’ve never had a green thumb, so I have a hard time pairing things together. If you’re the same way, try this tutorial for creating the perfect Winter Porch Pot to adorn your front porch.
Rustic Christmas Porch | Liz Marie Blog
A red flannel blanket, lots of burlap, and some pillows give this porch a rustic touch that looks so welcoming (and cozy)!
Burlap and Poinsettias | The Kim Six Fix
Speaking of burlap, it pairs nicely with poinsettias to create a poinsettia and burlap Christmas theme. These two are perfect to add as part of any front porch Christmas ideas.
And if you’re worried about your pets, fake poinsettias look very nice too, are quite affordable, and last year after year.
Hang Oversized Ornaments | The Essence of Home
Adorn your porch in oversized ornaments for an easy touch of Christmas flair that the kids are sure to love.
DIY “JOY” Outdoor Wreath Design | Fyne’s Design
Create a “JOY” sign with wooden letters and a beautiful wreath for the “O.” We love the ice skates, mittens, etc., too. Nice touch!
DIY Christmas Arrow Sign | The Happy Scraps
Christmas arrows tell the elves where to go! Okay, maybe not, but they sure will look cute on the porch or in the yard. And if you buy pre-cut arrows, the project is a pretty simple one!
Farmhouse Front Porch Christmas Decorations | The Everyday Home
Nail the farmhouse Christmas porch look with a rocking chair, a plaid blanket, a cute Christmas pillow, and lots of greenery and pinecones.
Keep it Simple With a Wreath | This Boy Mom
Or, add a wreath to the back of the rocking chair. You can always flip it over to the back if you plan to actually sit in them… it’s usually too cold for that here during December.
Dollar Store Snowflake Door Hanger | Staying Home Sawyer
On a Dollar Store budget? No problem! Get some of those big snowflakes and a star to make this stunning snowflake door hanger.
Just one of many lovely front door Christmas decorations on this list, you can arrange them any way you like… there’s no wrong way to do it!
Candy Cane Wreath | Crafty Morning
Here’s another fun and frugal project: a candy cane wreath. Use acrylic candy canes from the Dollar Store (or real ones if you prefer) with a hot glue gun and some string. It’s easy peasy.
Chalk Pen Galvanized Buckets | Finding Home Farms
Fill pails with greenery and add a plaid ribbon and some lights to add Christmas cheer to every step on your front porch.
Aren’t these chalk pen galvanized buckets darling? Make sure you use outdoor safe lights if they’re going to be exposed to the weather.
Snowman Porch Columns | Craft Create Cook
Snowman porch columns are simple and so cute! You can easily make these with materials you already have at home. Frugal decor is the best decor!
Terracotta Christmas Tree | The Best Ideas for Kids
Create a terracotta Christmas tree with your old flower pots. This is a wonderful project for the kids! Display it indoors or outdoors.
Add a Classic Element | Postcards from the Ridge
We’ve seen several variations of this, but if you have a Radio Flyer wagon, it needs to become part of your Christmas porch decor. It’s like it was made for front porch Chrismas decorations!
Add Pinecones to Your Front Porch Christmas Decorations | Atta Girl Says
Bowls and buckets of pinecones add a wintry touch to just about any theme. Add a few sprigs of greenery to the bowl to make it more festive. You can even paint the pinecones, add glitter, or make scented pinecones.
Magic Santa Key | Create and Babble
Don’t forget to add a magic Santa key to your door so Santa (and his elves if your kids are into Elf on a Shelf) can get in without a hitch!
DIY Christmas Planters | Worthing Court
Build some Christmas planters (or buy some) and fill them with greenery and ornaments. Metal stars on the front are the finishing touch!
Use a Chic Color Scheme | Cottage at the Crossroads
We couldn’t pick just one thing that we loved about this retro red and aqua theme, but it’s a great representation of how you can use non-traditional colors for your Christmas decor and still look wintry and festive.
Giant Christmas Ornaments | Smart School House
And finally, we couldn’t leave these giant Christmas ornaments off the list. All you need are some cake pans, kids play balls, ribbon, gorilla glue, and something to hang them with. Won’t the kids love these?
Aren’t these great front porch Christmas ideas? I hope you found some front porch Christmas ideas you love and can add to your own holiday decor.
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