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My Front Porch Christmas Decor + Trends for 2017

December 11, 2017

I am not a decorator so I had to hire someone to come and decorate my front porch for me last year. Luckily I have the same things I had last year and was able to put it up this year. I am minimal and try not to go overboard when it comes to Christmas Decorations. I am also cheap but I like nice things. This year I want to give you all a peek of my front porch which is not really a real porch but it’s the outside of my door lol. Let’s start with the thing most people want to steal when they come to my front door…..Rudolf

Every time someone comes to my front door they try to take my baby. They can’t have him. I am going to be selfish and won’t even tell you where I got him from you will have to google him. He is the main attraction to my front door

Next is my light up tree. It’s the other highlight of my front porch.

Of course, your front porch or door won’t be complete without a wreath. I love wreaths that don’t look like everyone else. Try to shop on Etsy so that you can be different. You know everyone goes to Target and Walmart for their wreaths try someplace new or have your handmade

My entire front porch setting cost around 80 bucks and these are priceless pieces that can be reused over and over again.

Now let’s talk about some unique trends I’m seeing this holiday season

  • A cardbord box Christmas tree….yes I know this is for the laziest of lazy people but hey it works. I would not put this in my living room but maybe a child’s room
  • Stockings that aren’t your regular stockings that you can get from anywhere. People are going all out for their stockings this year and you should too
  • There are a few things I love from this list….never thought about a Hawaii tree

However, you decorate your front porch just please make sure you don’t do anything tacky. Some people look like they just stand in their front yard and throw things on the porch and hope they land somewhere neat and nice.

Do you decorate the outside of your house for the holidays? Where do you shop besides the normal places like Walmart and Target?


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    robin rue
    December 11, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    Your front porch is so festive. You did a great job with it. I love the big old wreath on your door.

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    valmg @ Mom Knows It All
    December 11, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Your porch looks great, I love the reindeer. I’ve never seen a cardboard Christmas tree. My Mom has always gone all out for stockings, we have never used anything we actually wore.

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    December 11, 2017 at 1:29 pm

    That reindeer is adorable, I love him. My porch is a lot like yours, it’s just the outside of the front door. Other than a wreath, I haven’t done anything to it.

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    Alli Smith
    December 11, 2017 at 1:37 pm

    Love your front porch decor! The reindeer is so cute. I don’t go over-the-top either and once Christmas is over, it’s so easy to put away.

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    Amber Myers
    December 11, 2017 at 1:38 pm

    I really like your decor! We mostly decorate with lights outside. I don’t really have anything beside our door. But I do decorate inside!

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    December 11, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    My husband made several of these reindeer couple of years ago. Love the look of your front porch. Simple but beautiful and perfect for the space you have to work with.

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    JDaniel4's Mom
    December 11, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    I just love the reindeer. The other decor ideas a cute too. I totally need to do something about decorating my front porch.

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    Jenn @ EngineerMommy
    December 11, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    I am seriously IN LOVE with your porch decor for Christmas. I am a huge fan of rustic Christmas stuff so everything you have on your porch is basically perfect! Love that reindeer!

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    December 12, 2017 at 12:05 am

    It’s so cute! Okay, I’ve really got to step my game up. Since I’ve relocated I haven’t put anything for the Holiday, but next year I have to. This would be the perfect way to spread a little cheer to everyone that comes by and walks by.

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    Ali || Veggies by Candlelight
    December 12, 2017 at 3:04 am

    I love your porch! I wish I had an area I could put things out without getting in the way.

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    Liz Mays
    December 12, 2017 at 3:19 am

    I love this comfy winter aesthetic! It reminds me of some of my childhood memories up north with all of the pine trees!

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    Claudia Krusch
    December 12, 2017 at 3:21 am

    Your front porch looks so nice. I will have to make a wreath for my front door. I am a little behind in my decorating.

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    Tomi C
    December 12, 2017 at 4:45 am

    I love decorating for the holiday. This year we wrapped our door with gold foil wrapping paper and a giant bow. The door looks like a giant gift wrapped box. We put a wreath by the carport door and holiday themed mats at both doors. I NEED that reindeer log. That is a beautiful piece.

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    Debra Hawkins
    December 12, 2017 at 5:56 am

    Oh my word, I WANT RUDOLPH! He is the cutest thing ever. I absolutely adore him! I need all of Santa’s reindeer for my porch!

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    EG III
    December 12, 2017 at 10:22 am

    Your front door looks so festive and welcoming. For me, I love to use real items as decorations over the storebought ones as well because I feel like they add character and I love the smell of pine needles in the winter!

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    December 12, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    I’m looking forward to leaving uni for the Christmas period and going home so I can finally get into the Christmas mood! I love the wooden reindeer- definitely give me some really good ideas!

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    Sandy N Vyjay
    December 13, 2017 at 1:32 am

    The decorations look absolutely divine. So creative , innovative and original. I will shamelessly take a leaf or two from this. I am sure you will not mind. 🙂

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    December 13, 2017 at 2:59 am

    The reindeer is too cute! I see why people want to steal him. Wonderful welcome you have here!

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    December 13, 2017 at 6:10 am

    I’m so tired of Chicago and their janky front porches. One of my biggest dreams is to have a wrap around porch that I can sit on and fuss at the neighborhood kids for torturing other kids. I also need to be able to stand out far enough to yell and call my kids back home when the street lights come on. Your Christmas decor is great, and I’m going to brainstorm how I can decorate such a small space.

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    My Teen Guide
    December 13, 2017 at 7:44 am

    That reindeer is so cute! I would want to have something like that on my front porch. This year, we decided to “downgrade” our decorations and went for a two color theme – gold and red. The tree turned out pretty awesome, I must say.

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    Anosa Malanga
    December 13, 2017 at 10:39 am

    Wow, I love the decorations! The Christmas vibes is really there. I love it! You are so creative in is too. I love the simplicity and elegance of the look.

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    December 13, 2017 at 11:28 am

    I love your front porch decor. Christmas is my favorite time of the year. Everything is so fun and festive!

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    December 13, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    Very Pretty!!! I love Porch decorations!!!

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    December 13, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    You did a great job. I wanted to decorate my porch this season but it’s smaller than this so I have no room to put anything.

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    December 14, 2017 at 1:05 am

    your porch is total goals! I love how you decorate and the colors mesh so well together!

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    December 14, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    It’s so pretty! You did a good job! Love the simplicity of it!

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    Nikka Shae
    December 14, 2017 at 6:56 pm

    It’s did a lovely job! Nice decorations and put together well.

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    December 16, 2017 at 12:02 pm

    I love the decorations. They’re too cute. Loved that you paid once and will reuse the items. Good job on repurposing.

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    December 16, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    Love the reindeer. I’m hanging my wreath today. Love this time of year.

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    Ramona C
    December 18, 2017 at 4:07 am

    You have great decorations. I love the Rudolph! I agree that handmade wreaths are the way to go. Thanks for sharing.

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    December 18, 2017 at 10:22 pm

    Your front porch is adorable! I’ve been thinking of doing something similar in our entrance way.

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