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.

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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

wooden pew festive front porch holiday setup

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.

Christmas Porch
We’re bringing you our front porch and entryway decorations for the holidays.
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Festive Wreath Alternative | On Sutton Place

pine bunches

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.

Frugal Christmas Porch Decor
Festive & Frugal Christmas Porch Decor - Ideas for adding easy touches of Christmas to welcome your family and friends to your home.
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Create a Christmas Lantern | HGTV

DIY Christmas lantern with lit candles inside

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.

Creating a Christmas Lantern
Add a few Christmas-inspired flourishes to a hurricane lantern to create a beautiful holiday decoration.
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Sharpie Art Tree Sign | Finding Home Farms

sharpie art tree sign from 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.

Outdoor Christmas Decorating: Sharpie Art Tree Sign
A simple DIY tutorial for making a Sharpie art Christmas tree sign for your outdoor Christmas decorating.
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Winter Porch Pots | House of Hawthornes

DIY gorgeous winter porch pot

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.

How To Make Winter Porch Pots
Quick and easy tutorial for making these GORGEOUS winter porch pots. Made in baskets for a farmhouse style, but can be made in urns for a more formal look!
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Rustic Christmas Porch | Liz Marie Blog

rustic Christmas porch decor

A red flannel blanket, lots of burlap, and some pillows give this porch a rustic touch that looks so welcoming (and cozy)!

Rustic Christmas Porch
I love sharing our front porch decor ideas. Here’s is some Christmas inspiration!
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Burlap and Poinsettias | The Kim Six Fix

poinsettias and burlap front porch decorations

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.

Burlap and Poinsettia Christmas Porch
A holiday front door and porch decorated with poinsettias and a burlap and red Christmas tree. Rustic yet elegant.
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Hang Oversized Ornaments | The Essence of Home

oversized ornaments as outdoor Christmas decorations

Adorn your porch in oversized ornaments for an easy touch of Christmas flair that the kids are sure to love.

Christmas Outside
Christmas front porch inspiration from my home to yours.
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DIY “JOY” Outdoor Wreath Design | Fyne’s Design

"joy" outdoor wreath

Create a “JOY” sign with wooden letters and a beautiful wreath for the “O.” We love the ice skates, mittens, etc., too. Nice touch!

Outdoor Wreath Joy Sign
Top Canada DIY blog, Fynes Designes features their outdoor wreath Joy Sign and a step by step tutorial on how to make it. Click now for all the details!
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DIY Christmas Arrow Sign | The Happy Scraps

DIY Christmas arrows sign

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!

My Christmas Front Porch
Create these fun Christmas arrows yourself to display on your front porch.
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Farmhouse Front Porch Christmas Decorations | The Everyday Home

farmhouse front porch Christmas decorations

Nail the farmhouse Christmas porch look with a rocking chair, a plaid blanket, a cute Christmas pillow, and lots of greenery and pinecones.

Farmhouse Front Porch
A little farmhouse inspiration for your front porch Christmas decorations.
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farmhouse porch

Keep it Simple With a Wreath | This Boy Mom

rocking chair with a wreath attached

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.

Christmas Home Tour
Adding a simple evergreen wreath to your front porch chairs makes the entire area festive.
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rocking chair wreath

Dollar Store Snowflake Door Hanger | Staying Home Sawyer

snowflake door hanger

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!

Dollar Store Snowflake Door Hanger
Make a beautiful snowflake door hanger with items from the Dollar Store.
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snowflake door hanger

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.

Candy Cane Wreath Craft For Christmas
Learn how to make a beautiful candy cane wreath for a christmas decoration on your door! All you need is a hot glue gun, candy canes, and string.
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Chalk Pen Galvanized Buckets | Finding Home Farms

galvanized joy buckets

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.

10 Minute Christmas Decorating Idea
This project took 10 minutes, tops, and looks incredibly festive!
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Snowman Porch Columns | Craft Create Cook

snowman porch columns

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!

Snowman Porch Decorations
Make these easy snowman porch decorations to add to your outdoor holiday decor.
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Terracotta Christmas Tree | The Best Ideas for Kids

terracotta christmas tree decoration

Create a terracotta Christmas tree with your old flower pots. This is a wonderful project for the kids! Display it indoors or outdoors.

Terracotta Christmas Tree
Learn how to make this fun and easy terracotta Christmas tree. Use 3 terracotta pots and your choice of decorations to create a terracotta Christmas tree.
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Add a Classic Element | Postcards from the Ridge

Christmas holiday decor with a Radio Flyer wagon

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!

Our Christmas Front Porch
Creative ways to decorate your front porch and welcome guests for the holidays. Fun vintage outdoor items including a red wagon are used along with greenery.
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Add Pinecones to Your Front Porch Christmas Decorations | Atta Girl Says

pinecones as part of front porch Christmas decor

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.

The Best Front Porch Decorating ideas for Christmas
Whether your style is farmhouse, vintage, rustic, whimsical, French country or traditional, youu2019ll find lots of ideas to try at your own home.
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Magic Santa Key | Create and Babble

magic Santa key hanging from a doorknob

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!

Front Porch Decorated for Christmas
I decorated my daughter and son-in-lawu2019s front porch for Christmas. And I used a tablecloth and a few special touches.
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DIY Christmas Planters | Worthing Court

DIY Christmas planters as part of your front porch Christmas decorations

Build some Christmas planters (or buy some) and fill them with greenery and ornaments. Metal stars on the front are the finishing touch!

My Urban Farmhouse Christmas Front Porch
Festive front porch Christmas decorations ideas that you can make easily.
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Use a Chic Color Scheme | Cottage at the Crossroads

red and aqua theme

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.

Retro Red and Aqua Christmas Porch
Welcome to our Christmas Porch! Itu2019s been decorated all red and aqua with a retro vibe!
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Giant Christmas Ornaments | Smart School House

giant christmas ornaments

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?

How to Make GIANT Ornaments
Using a ball and a cake pan for some fun LARGE Christmas decorations.
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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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