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5 Christmas Farmhouse Porch Ideas

Y’all, our front porch serves as a welcome spot for our visitors, and each season, I strive to make this area as inviting as possible.

Are you ready for some Christmas Farmhouse Porch ideas that will make your porch inviting and festive? Your guest will be encouraged to linger and maybe sit a spell.

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In addition, I’ve joined with some amazing farmhouse style bloggers who are sharing their Farmhouse Christmas Porches. If you are coming over from Michele at Vintage Home Design, welcome, I’m so glad you stopped by. Michele and I both share a love for a cozy farmhouse style.

Look for the other links at the end of this post.

The Farmhouse Front Door Ideas

Each year I surround the double french doors with lots of holiday décor. You will notice that the doors themselves are left unadorned because I don’t like to block the view.

In addition, this allows the new Delaney Hardware handsets to really shine. The Briona Farmhouse Style handset comes in this oil-rubbed bronze finish. It adds a perfect farmhouse touch to the porch.

Adding Christmas Garland

Since there are no wreaths on the doors, adding a garland helps to enhance them. It’s one of the best ideas for a farmhouse-style porch.

This beautiful, pre-lit garland from Balsam Hill is easy to hang. And compared to natural greenery, it stays looking great all season.

Because I get so many questions about hanging a garland, I wanted to share these fabulous hooks I use for many purposes. I have purchased at least three sets and keep finding new ways to use them daily. Click on the photo for details.

Adding garland to a porch swing may sound like a crazy idea. However, I love how festive it is. The garland is made using a grapevine, and real magnolia leaves are tied to the vine. In addition, some flocked pinecones and twinkle lights complete the cozy feel.

You can see how to flock pinecones and more easily.

Christmas Trees for a Farmhouse Porch

Next, adding some small Christmas trees helps to create a warm and festive feel. They are scattered throughout the porch and gathered around the doors.

The trees are of various styles, and here are more creative ways to use Christmas trees.

Creative Details

Instead of filling the two large urns full of greenery, a minimum of greenery is topped with some large bells in the center.

In addition, the greenery on the shutters is layered with a combination of 3 bells.

Come and Sit A Spell

Having comfortable seating on your farmhouse porch is like icing on the cake. A farmhouse porch isn’t complete without a swing and a few rocking chairs.

Even if your porch is small, creating an area for seating will make your porch so much more inviting.

Extra Tip – For Christmas Farmhouse Porch Ideas

Subdued lighting is a must for a cozy atmosphere and is one of my best tips. Therefore, most of our lights have dimmer, and the porch lights keep everything well lit without harsh, blinding light.

Even the sting lights surrounding the porch are attached to a dimmer. This helps to create a cozy glow in the evenings.

You may also enjoy seeing this Christmas tour.

Now it’s time to check out all the other fabulous porches. Next up is Amy at My Rustic House. Amy has a wonderful vintage collection and styles her home inside and out with a creative flair.

Click on the names below to follow the tour
The Ponds Farmhouse // My Rustic House // Down Shiloh Road //
The Little White Farmhouse // The Farmhouse LIfe //
Vintage Home Design

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Thursday 2nd of December 2021

Your beautiful, Christmas front porch is beautiful and very welcoming


Thursday 2nd of December 2021

Ivory, I;m so glad you like this. I'll be sharing this years porch next week.


Thursday 17th of December 2020

Absolutely beautiful! Love all of your garlands and those giant bells in the urns are fantastic! And what a great idea to add garland around the swing! Looks like we need a swing somewhere. pinned

Friday 18th of December 2020

Cindy, I appreciate this so much.

Rebecca Payne

Thursday 17th of December 2020

I love your porch and your cute dog.

Friday 18th of December 2020

Rebecca, I appreciate you for stopping by and commenting. Have a blessed day. Rachel

Carmen Montmarquet

Thursday 17th of December 2020

I love your porch!!! So beautiful with all the greens you used in your wonderful decor! Really enjoyed seeing the traditional Christmas colors! Thanks for sharing!

Friday 18th of December 2020

Carmen, I really appreciate this. Thanks so much for stopping by. Rachel

Margie Clements

Thursday 17th of December 2020

Wow! I would love to come and sit a while! I might not want to go home though! It looks so inviting and comfortable! Thanks once again for sharing! Merry Christmas! Can't believe it will be here very soon!πŸŽ„

Friday 18th of December 2020

Margie, I know what you mean. hard to enjoy the season when it flies by.