Decorating your outdoor space for the holidays is easy with this roundup of tours.
Whether you live in a chilly climate, a tropical paradise, or somewhere in between, you’re going to love this roundup of festive decorating ideas for your outdoor spaces. 13 talented bloggers are showing off their holiday decorated front porches, gazebos and sunrooms in this festive holiday tour.
If you’re stopping by after visiting Postcards from the Ridge, welcome! I’m so happy to have you! I’m sharing a tour of my front porch. I love anything vintage and retro, so I decided to round up some of my favorite finds that had a vintage Christmas cabin vibe.
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SHOP OUR FRONT PORCH
There’s one item this year that inspired my front porch decorations and it’s those old winter skis. We scored two sets of skis with poles at an auction this summer for just a few bucks. I’ve been searching for old skis for years. These aren’t super old, but old enough to look a little retro.
I loved the pop of red and blue on the white skis, and that’s what influenced the color palette I used to decorate my front porch. The skis even have an R on them – so fitting, don’t ya think? I did use some wire to attach them to the wall. The winter winds in Indiana can be brutal.
This wicker chair usually sits in the opposite corner of my front porch, but I thought it would be fun to place it closer to the front door. My sister stopped by after I had decorated and said she thought this spaced looked like a cozy place to take off your boots after a cold winter day… that’s EXACTLY what I was going for!
Of course there had to be a mix of plaid, thermoses and soda crates… because, those are my FAVORITES! If you’re on Instagram, then you need to check out the #thermosthursday hashtag every Thursday for some lovely thermos displays.
I snagged the gingham pillow off my deck (see our backyard space here) and grabbed a holiday pillow from the Target dollar spot. Apparently our word of the season is JOY. Ha, ha. I didn’t realize I had doubled up on the wreath sign and the pillow. Oh well. It’s a good word for the season.
I love to repurpose galvanized buckets. Using a photo transfer medium and a sign I printed on my printer, I made this holiday greens bucket last season. This year I filled it with some logs and greens from our yard and a few faux berries/flowers for a pop of color.
Oh, and I love my faux pine tree… YES that pine is fake and I love how real it looks. I even added a little dirt in the planter for added effect! If you are tired of plants dying on your covered porches, then you need to try one of these! You won’t be disappointed.
Finally, I’ll leave you with a few tips to decorate your outdoor space.
- Start with a color palette in mind.
- Grab some of your favorite finds around the house that fit into your color palette or theme.
- Use a plaid blanket and/or pillows to soften the space.
- Mix in some green clippings from your yard, pine garland, and/or a faux pine as filler.
Whatever you do… make it YOU! Putting these skis on the front porch with some of my other favorite finds makes me so happy. And your decorated space should do the same for you.
Ok, you’ve seen my front porch. Now it’s time to head on over to Our Southern Home. And don’t forget to look at yesterday’s tours too! All the links are included below.
Festive Decorating Ideas for Porches, Sunrooms, and Gazebos
Prepare to be inspired with these festive Christmas decorating ideas for your front porch, sunroom, screened-in porch or gazebo.
Monday, Nov. 27
Tuesday, Nov. 28
Thank you so much for stopping by my Christmas front porch tour with a vintage cabin vibe. Stay tuned for a few more holiday tours coming soon!