Front Porch Refreshed for Fall

On 2 Nov, 2016 With 0 Comments

One my favorite things to refresh for fall is my front porch.  It’s the first impression guests have of our home and we are fortunate to have a good sized porch to play with.  Last summer I decided to add some furniture out there so we would have a shady spot to sit and enjoy the outdoors.  And so this fall, I have had fun filling in the blanks with some accessories and seasonal goodies!

Front Porch Refreshed for Fall - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home Rug

The first step was adding a cozy rug underfoot.  I found the perfect choice with this Mohawk Patio Border outdoor rug.  The colors are perfect for adding in fall touches and because my porch is completely covered, I knew the center block of beige would stay reasonably clean.  It’s the perfect balance of color and pattern for that space!

Mohawk Home Patio Border outdoor area rug - Refresh patio for fall - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home Rug

Mohawk Home Patio Border outdoor area rug

Next I added in some of my favorite pillows for the season.  I chose a graphic teal pillow from my back deck to help pull the blues and teals from the rug border.  I love that it is an unexpected color for fall, but works so beautifully with the browns, reds, and golds.

Front Porch refreshed for fall

Even my pumpkins bring a pop of blue-gray to the mix!  Last fall I shared the easy DIY for this pillow with you and you can see it’s still being enjoyed.

Front Porch Refresh for fallDIY Hand-painted Pillow

The rockers needed pillows as well to make the seating extra comfortable.

Front Porch Refresh for fall - DIY pillow tutorial - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home Rug

Front Porch Refresh for fall - DIY Fall Pillow Tutorial - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home RugI’m still on the hunt for a cozy throw or two, but until the weather gets a bit cooler here in Georgia this seating set-up is just right.

Front Porch Refreshed for Fall - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home Rug

To keep the colors flowing to the other end of the porch,  I pulled in a thrifted wooden chair that I spray painted years ago.  This piece is a fixture in all of my porch decor, no matter the season.  It adds that perfect pop of color.

Front porch refreshed for fall - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home Rug

Front porch refreshed for fall - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home RugYou can see the rusty red color of my front door. The warm tone makes it easy to add in that pale heirloom pumpkin and a rust door mat.

Front porch refreshed for fall - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home Rug

There’s more I’d love to do with this corner.  In fact, I am on the hunt for one more piece to fill it out, but for now…

Front Porch refreshed for fall - DIY Boo planterAnd every fall, I break out my hand-panted Boo y’all planter…  It’s so fun to fill with pumpkins, pine cones, or to load up with pansies, mums, and cabbages.

Front Porch Refreshed for fallBoo y’all hand-painted planter

This year I added in a garland of fall berries to tie all the colors together.  We are so enjoying this space in the evenings with a glass of wine!

Front Porch refreshed for fall - Fall Mohawk Rug - Indoor Outdoor Rug - Mohawk Home RugThis weekend I think my coffee will be enjoyed out there as well!  And it all started with the perfect Mohawk rug as the foundation.  Have you refreshed your porch for fall yet?

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