With every new season, I love to admire how people decorate the exterior of their homes with the current spirit of the season. I really appreciate the styling and creative effort people put into expressing themselves, and how they welcome guests into their homes. I thought it would be fun to share the front entrance of my own home with you, so you can see how I decorated this Fall!
I like to decorate my home by adding subtle touches of the season in with my everyday decor…I think this tends to create a “less is more” feel and allows select, seasonal pieces to really stand out. Also because I’m a busy mom and work full time, I like to keep my decorating time and effort into perspective, especially when this kind of decor is only on display for a month or two at most. I find that if I allow myself one day each season to decorate, I really cherish that day as a special time to relax and get into the spirit. I also feel my finished look tends to have just the right amount of the season I want on display, without my home feeling too overwhelmed. With that being said, that’s just me… design your home for you… for your joy… you are the one who spends the most time in your home, so decorate as much or as little as your time, your budget, your space, and your spirit wills you to do.
Onto my front entrance…
I like to use pieces in my decor that can stay in use all year long, then add in seasonal pieces to display the spirit of that particular season. At my front door, I have these two rocker chairs and a neutral Home Sweet Home rug, and two planters that stay out all year long… they are perfect because I can easily change the look by adding in seasonal flowers and decor to create a festive, new look each season I redecorate the space.
For Fall, I placed two beautiful burgundy mums inside my planters, and two smaller pots of yellow mums below them, on the step. I added two Fall pillows to my chairs, and an arrangement of mini hay bales and unique gourds from my son’s farmers market, to frame the rug. I finished by adding a pretty Fall foliage wreath on my front door… and easily, my look is complete… budget friendly, time conscious, welcoming, festive, and speaks to my soul with the essence of this beautiful season!…mission accomplished!
The look also transforms nicely at dusk…cozy and inviting!
I can easily swap this look out for the next season too… for Christmas, I could add poinsettias to my planters, Christmas pillows to my chairs, some cute winter decorations on the step, and a beautiful holiday wreath with a festive bow hung on my door. I could even add some twinkling lights and garland around my front door frame and this entrance would be transformed from Fall Festive to a Winter Wonderland Welcome to my home.
I hope you enjoyed taking a peek into my Fall Front Door Entrance. You can shop some similar pieces below…
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