Fall Y'all! - Front Porch Fall Inspiration

Hey, hey...it is August 1 and you know what that means...time to soak in the last month of summer before my favorite {and I think a lot of people's favorite} season of the year.  FALL!  For those of you not quite ready to trade in the flip flops + tank tops for boots + sweaters just save this blog post for later.  For the rest of you who want a little Fall fix...here are inspirations to get you started thinking about your front porch Fall décor!  


When we built This New Old House a wrap around front porch was a must-have.  It is no surprise that this is my favorite space to switch out décor for the seasons and holidays.  


#1 - PUMPKINS - The more the merrier!

Because I just can't wait...my rule of thumb for getting my Fall décor out on the front porch is when back-to-school happens, which this year is August 23.  I am lucky to have a Dad who is a chainsaw artist {I told you we were a creative family!}, so having hand carved wooden pumpkins is a big bonus when I start decorating for Fall when it is still 90 degrees out...LOL!


#2 - MUMS - Of course!

I do have to admit, I am never super successful at keeping mums alive for long, but I just can't resist getting these lovely Fall flowers this time of year.  Every year I tell myself I am going to do better at fertilizing and prolonging their beautiful buds.  This might be my year.  I'll keep you posted and if you have tips I am all ears!



This is my favorite find from last Fall discovered at a small town vintage and hand made shop near This New Old House.  The last couple of years they have had such an eclectic selection of tin pumpkin faces.  I decided I am going to start collecting a new one every year.  So, Rescued Junk if you are reading this...you better keep making these for years to come.  They are a collectors item...so fun!!!


#4 - Mix in some VINTAGE

You know mixing old with the new is dear to my heart and the front porch is no exception.  Be creative with your treasures!

I have an old milk jug from Grandpa's farm that has a special spot on the front porch.


I turned this vintage ceiling tin tile into artwork on the front porch.  Top it off with a Fall wreath for a festive pop.


And, I chalk painted this vintage table and display one of my new metal pumpkin finds from Kirkland's mixed with some of my old jar collection.  Finding unique side tables at garage sales are perfect and inexpensive for painting a pop accent color of choice. 


#5 - COZY UP

Create some seating areas for hot cocoa and fall front porch sitting!  Hoodies, hot cocoa, boots, jeans, cuddling, crisp air, flushed cheeks, crunchy leaves.  Fall is my favorite!!!


These were inspirations from my 2017 Fall front porch and of course I have some new ideas up my cozy sweater sleeves for this year's season that I can't wait to share with you all.  More Fall inspirations from this lady coming soon!!!

XO, Rebecca

Rebecca Zoet