How to Make Your Front Porch Ready for Spring: 10 Easy Ideas

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I love this time of year. The snow is melting, the sun feels warmer, the birds are singing, and it’s finally time to clear away all the winter porch decor and bring in something fresh and springy to jazz up the front steps! Whether you want to change out your welcome mat for something more cheerful, add a new wreath, or go all out and tackle some outdoor DIY projects, I’ve got you covered in this roundup post! Come check out these 10 front porch decorating ideas and pick something that works for your home and style. 

Spring Porch Decor - Colorful Boho Farmhouse with tons of DIY ideas

Porch Decorating Ideas

Making a few simple changes to furniture and accessories can make a major difference in our outdoor living spaces. Here are some ideas that involve freshening up your space with relative ease and minimal cost. Hopefully, you will find something to take home to your own space!

Cheerful & Easy Spring Porch Decor Ideas

Spring is here! This means sweeping away the muck from winter and refreshing my porch for the new season. In this post, I’m giving you some easy and cheerful spring porch decor ideas that look lovely and don’t cost much at all! From fresh paint, to plants and pillows, to a pair of old rubber boots (yes you heard me), I’ve got some fun ideas that will hopefully inspire you!

Simple ways to refresh your porch like painting a front door, using what you have on hand, cleaning and planting easy planters

Porch Decorating with DIY Ideas for Spring!

We may still have a few patches of snow on the ground, but that doesn’t mean I can’t start decorating our porch for spring! Come see how I used a teal outdoor resin wicker furniture set as the focal point for my decor, and added some DIYs and finishing touches (spoiler alert: CUSHIONS!) like tables and a cute homemade jute accent rug to really make the space feel homey, relaxing, and ready for entertaining guests. You won’t find many neutral colors here: I love dreaming of spring flowers and won’t apologize for all the pops of color! This farmhouse porch really feels like an outdoor living room now, and I couldn’t be happier.

Spring Porch Decor - Colorful Boho Farmhouse with tons of DIY ideas

Cheerful Front Porch Makeover with DIY Outdoor Chairs

Just because you have a small porch doesn’t mean you can’t dress it up for the seasons! I love bold colours, and I was very excited to make over this front porch for spring using its cheerful yellow door as inspiration. Come see how simple planter boxes and DIY outdoor chairs made all the difference to this beautiful showhome porch.

This front porch makeover with DIY outdoor chairs features bright yellow accents and handmade planter boxes. Get ideas for small front porch decorating!

Easy & Inexpensive Patio Decorating Ideas + Mosquito Repellent Tricks

It’s almost officially springtime! We’re so excited to be spending even more time outside now. This of course means lots of patio sitting, so I refreshed the space to make it feel homey and welcoming after a long winter. I’m sharing all the ways I decorated my patio on a budget, PLUS a neat and pretty little trick to keep the mosquitos away!


Easy & Inexpensive Patio Decorating Ideas with Mosquito Repellent Tips

Porch DIYS

Are you looking for a spring DIY project? Look no further for front porch DIY inspiration! I’ve included project ideas that range from super simple to construction level to fit every skillset, so you’re sure to find a front porch idea that will help freshen up your space in a very exciting way!

Make Outdoor Drop Cloth Drapes & A Porch Warming Party Idea

If you like dining al fresco during the summer evenings on your porch, this post is for you! Come learn how to DIY inexpensive drop cloth drapes with a plumbing parts rod to give you some privacy and protection, and see all the little finishing touches I added afterward to inspire you to create your own perfect party patio! These additions really complement my farmhouse style and make me feel ready to entertain.

DIY dropcloth outdoor drapes and plumbing parts curtain rod

Make a Tiered Herb Planter with Dollar Store Buckets

This little garden DIY is as simple and pretty as it is practical! It is so nice to have a tiny herb garden right outside my back door. I love that it only cost me about $15 to create. All you need to make this tiered herb planter is three metal dollar store buckets, potting soil, and your favourite herbs. This planter looks pretty on a sunny porch or as a little feature in a flower garden. Plant your favourite herbs (I like rosemary, basil, chives, oregano and mint), and enjoy them all summer long!

Make a beautiful DIY tiered herb planter from metal dollar store buckets. So easy!

Build Easy Wooden Planter Boxes

Are you looking for a simple beginner’s woodworking project that will add some pizazz to your front porch this springtime season? Look no further than these easy wooden planter boxes! They are designed to slide over an existing plastic or metal planter, so you don’t have to worry about adding a bottom to them or making them watertight. Come get a full list of supplies and step by step instructions for this easy addition to your front porch decor!

A super easy way to build DIY farmhouse inspired wooden planter boxes

Make a Simple Lavender Wreath

Next, if you can wield a glue gun, you can definitely make this easy wreath! Lavender wreaths are a beautiful way to decorate your home for any season.  It’s such a gorgeous shade of purple. You could easily intersperse other faux flowers for a specific look, like all the colours of spring flowers! Come learn how to make a simple lavender wreath with faux lavender for your front door and give your guests a nice springtime welcome.

How to make an easy DIY faux lavender wreath

Make an Easy & Inexpensive Fairy Garden

I love doing outdoor gardening projects with my girls. I’m not sure if they or I enjoyed making this easy, adorable fairy garden more! We made this gradually over a few days to keep it fun and light and breezy, made all our own props, and used small, inexpensive annual flowers. Come get all the details on how we turned a simple terracotta pot into a magical fairyland, and use our pics as inspiration for your own creation!

Easy + Inexpensive Fairy Garden: A broken pot, some props made of sticks, and some imagination make a sweet potted fairy garden that doesn't break the bank!

Make Lace Decoupaged Garden Containers

What is your favourite way to use Mod Podge? Mine is attaching trim or fabric to objects to give them a unique look. Since we are talking all about porch decor DIYs, let me show you how to embellish simple garden containers like a bucket or watering can with Mod Podge and lace trim to add textures and some vintage charm. You could even do this on a vase, lantern, or anything really! The little addition of lace makes these containers look so beautiful and unique. It’s such an easy and inexpensive way to add to your garden container collection this season! Come get all the details and instructions for this fun craft.

Embellish garden planters and watering cans with lace and Mod Podge

That’s it! 10 ideas for good old fashioned springtime porch refreshes. I hope you found something here that worked for you, and I would love it if you tagged me @TheDIYMommy to show me how you made these porch decorating ideas your own!

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10 easy ideas for decorating your front porch for spring

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