Take a tour of a large Southern front porch decorated for Christmas with festive red and green and a sprinkling of snowy white.
Welcome to Christmas at Worthing Court’s front porch! Our porch is a large, rather deep, covered one that runs across much of the front of the house. It’s a traditional Southern porch meant to help keep you cooler in the summer and keep you out of any harsh weather in the winter.
I’m so excited to be participating in the annual Christmas Porches Tour, hosted by Amy from Atta Girl Says! If you’re in need of outdoor Christmas decorating inspiration, you’ve come to the right place! Scroll down below for links to everyone’s Christmas porches.
It doesn’t take a lot of fussy decorations to create a festive front porch that will welcome your guests in true Christmas fashion! I like to make sure that the colors and types of decorations that I use on my porch reflect what I’ve used on the inside of the house. So this year, you’ll find lots of red and sagey greens with a sprinkling of snowy white on the porch.
A pair of black baskets, filled with ivy, flank my front door year round and I simply change out what I display in each basket for the season. This year, each basket contains a 4′ pre-lit artificial tree that I’ve dressed up with a few snowy picks with red berries.
I almost always make my own wreaths for the front door, even if it’s something as simple as adorning a wreath with a beautiful bow. My wreath this year is just a continuation of my fall wreath, but I removed the mini pumpkins and added sprigs of frosted artificial greenery and a few red berries tucked into the eucalyptus leaves. Super easy and it makes a nice simple statement on my door!
I’m a big fan of symmetry, so each end of our porch holds a pair of Adirondack gliders and a black bench filled with neutral cushions.
Instead of adding seasonal pillows to the benches, I opted for displaying a wreath, dressed with the same ribbon as the bows on the outdoor lights that hang beside the front door, and a cozy sherpa fleece lined blanket.
Having been raised in Wisconsin, where they have more snow than they know what to do with, my husband doesn’t get excited about snow like this Southern born and bred girl does! Anytime we are fortunate to have a beautiful snowfall, I do my best to convince him to wrap up in blankets and join me on the gliders with a cup of hot cocoa to breath in the crisp air and enjoy the hushed quiet that comes with a blanket of new fallen snow.
Thank you for stopping by today – I hope you enjoyed the tour! Follow the links below for the full Christmas porch tour lineup, featuring 18 home decor bloggers. Be sure to visit everyone for lots of ideas to add festive touches to your porch and other outdoor spaces.