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Christmas Front Porch Decorating Ideas

    Check out these cute and cozy Christmas front porch decorating ideas.  They will give your front porch a fresh new look for the holidays. 

    How To Decorate A Front Porch For Christmas

    With Christmas just around the corner, I’ve been looking for some new front porch decorating inspiration! I found so many great ideas that I just had to share a few of my favorites.

    These super cute – and budget friendly! – porches will give you ideas for Christmas decor. Checkout all the wreaths, garland, mini trees, buffalo plaid, and more.

    Grab your favorite peppermint flavored treat and enjoy while you scroll through these beautiful Christmas front porch ideas!

    Christmas Decor Ideas For Your Front Porch

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    Rustic Wood Details

    This neutral Christmas porch is anything but boring! I love how she layered in lots of detail & textures to create a cozy and welcoming look.

    From the fluffy Christmas greenery to the rustic wood accents (hello cute little sleigh!), this is one of my favorite Christmas front porch looks.

    Also peep the lantern filled with ornaments – what a creative idea! Recreate the look with this extra large lantern set from Amazon.

    Greenery Galore

    A great way to bring in the holiday spirit is by adding winter greenery (real or faux) around your front door. If you have the space for it, hang up a good deal of garland around your porch as it sets the scene of the holiday immediately. This faux garland from Amazon is really full looking and has great reviews.

    Then grab a wreath (or two!) and setup some mini trees on either side. Don’t be afraid to put some twinkle lights on the trees to help them stand out.

    Turn Coat Hooks Into Decor

    Who says wall decor only belongs inside? You can bring some simple Christmas decorations outdoors with this cute setup. Grab your favorite Christmasy items and hang them from coat hooks like these ones on either side of the porch for a simple Christmas front porch idea.

    Some cute ideas could be scarves and ice skates like in the image below, or this cute jingle bell set and stockings would be fun too!

    Southern Charm With A Christmas Twist

    You don’t need snow for a cute outdoor Christmas porch, just checkout the simple & rustic front porch above. This southern porch keeps it festive with large magnolia wreaths in each window (tied with cute burlap ribbon) and a festive farmhouse Christmas tablescape to finish the look.

    The simple DIY Christmas centerpiece using mason jars, greenery, holly and votive candles reminds me of this super popular Christmas table setup I featured a few years ago (#2 on the list).

    A Woodsy Christmas Porch Vibe

    If you want time-tested decor ideas, then this simple, woodsy, and classic combination of fir trees, birch logs, and a large realistic looking wreath with a red bow is hard to beat.

    The key to this display is its simplicity: don’t be tempted to add extra ribbon or any additional touches. 

    Related: Rustic Christmas Bedroom Decor You’ll Want to Keep Up All Year

    Bring Out The Ornaments

    This Christmas porch decoration idea is beautiful and showy. With a little greenery, some oversized pinecones, and silver ornaments, you can take your Christmas porch decorating to a new level!

    For more ideas on how to decorate with ornaments beyond just the tree, checkout this post I wrote: 4 Christmas Decor Hacks You Can Do On A Budget

    Cozy Sitting Area

    Take advantage of the sitting area on your porch and dress it up for the holidays. There’s plenty of options to work with from adding seasonally colored throw pillows, setting up small Christmas trees, and adding in some festive florals like the classic poinsettia

    Toss in a cute wood sign to bring it all together.

    Glowing Garland

    Give your garland a cozy vibe by twisting a strand of lights around it. A scene like this can radiate joy and warmth, giving your guests a warm welcome.

    Based on the space you’re working with, you can add another strand of lights to a mini Christmas tree as well.

    Winter Vignette

    A nice addition to your holiday porch is a pretty winter vignette like the one below. Simply grab a few pinecones and holly berry stems and add them to any container you have on hand.

    I love that this idea utilizes some outdoorsy finds while also looking decorative.

    Simple Santa

    It’s relatively easy to bring life and joy to a smaller front porch just as you would in a more spacious area. A Santa doormat paired with a North Pole toy sack instantly gives this space a jolly feel.

    Then once the holidays are over, you can simply remove these two items and you’re left with a pretty wintery setup until spring.

    Related: Minimalist Christmas Decor For People Who Don’t Have Time To Decorate

    Neutral & Cozy

    A neutral color palette will make your outdoor decor look oh so cozy—especially after a fresh winter snowfall. Some chunky knit throw blankets and string lights will help elevate this Christmas front porch idea.

    Bonus points for extra natural elements, like pre-lit trees & birch logs in a galvanized bucket.

    Classic Red & Green

    A red door adds to the appeal of this Christmas front porch lined in mini trees. Vibrant red ribbons and pretty poinsettias tie into the festive look, making for a classic Christmasy vibe you can duplicate at home.

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    Final Thoughts On Decorating A Front Porch For Christmas

    Use these simple decor ideas from this list to decorate your front porch for Christmas – without breaking the bank.

    Whether you want to go with classic decorations, or more of a modern farmhouse style, these Christmas front porch ideas are sure to make your visitors feel welcome this season!

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