Eight Cheerful Spring Decorating Ideas for Front Porches

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March 8, 2022

We all love to adorn our porches with burlap and pumpkins in the fall or hang a lovely wreath for the holidays, but it is finally time to freshen up our front steps for spring! Longer, warmer, sunnier days are the perfect excuse to add some cheer to your porch and celebrate the return of spring.

8 Festive Spring Decorating Ideas for Your Front Porch

Go Green

Big clay pots filled with vibrant shrubs and smaller ones outfitted with colorful blooms are a fantastic way to greet spring. Choose wisely, and some greenery could last you for a couple of seasons! Add a fresh leaf wreath for a pop of color on the door.  

A Fun Take on April Showers

Have you ever seen old rain boots used as vases to hold bouquets? It's a fun reminder that April showers bring May flowers. Prop them up next to a vintage watering can and some potted topiaries or use a strong burlap ribbon to hang them like you would a wreath.

Try Vintage

You can get more creative with your front porch decor now that you don't have to worry about snow, ice, or harsh winds. Vintage pieces like a milk jug, lanterns, and crocks offer the perfect vessel for holding fresh-cut blooms. They are staple decor items that can be refreshed by rotating their foliage as the seasons change.

Clean and Simple

Spring cleaning is probably going on both inside and outside your home. Bring that fresh feel to your porch by taking a straightforward yet sophisticated approach. Seating options in neutral colors, a bold black and white doormat, and natural wood planting boxes offer a fabulous clean background on which you can insert pops of color.

Get Excited for Easter

When we think spring, many of us think Easter! Neighborhood families will enjoy walking by and seeing a festive wreath made of Easter eggs, a too-cute bunny doormat, or even a few oversized carrots made from faux tulips. Burlap, blue buffalo check, and ferns go particularly well with an Easter theme.

DIY Your Decor

There are so many fun ways to DIY your spring porch decor! Upcycle a chandelier with a few terracotta pots and some paint to make a unique hanging floral display. A message board can be easily assembled using paint, stencils, and a rustic wood plank. Or get creative with a wooden shadow box, faux grass, and large house numbers to make a fresh, verdant address sign!

Welcome Back the Birds

Is there a cuter way to welcome back springtime birds than by putting together a porch theme inspired by our feathered friends? Vintage-style bird cages can be filled with blooms, faux butterflies, and artificial birds to create a cheery arrangement. Place the birdcages on rustic wooden crates for a gorgeous, contrasted look that pairs rustic with elegant!

Hanging Planter Herb Garden

We know it's barely spring, but we can't resist getting ready for summer! A tall wooden frame outfitted with some galvanized bucks and large hooks instantly becomes a hanging herb garden. You can have flavorful, fresh herbs right outside your front door. Plus, the aroma on your porch will be downright delicious!  

It's hard to go wrong with a bright and cheery porch filled with springtime blooms. Your porch decor will last you throughout spring and effortlessly transition into summer with a bit of luck and some insightful planning!

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