It’s summer already and it’s almost time for the 4th of July celebration. It’s a welcomed event and an opportunity to get outside and enjoy life even if it’s just on your own porch or lawn. Decorating the porch and the area surrounding it could put a smile on your face and everyone else’s passing by so let’s go ahead and check out some ideas in that regard. There’s always a lot of inspiration to be found online.
The red front door was already perfect for a 4th of July themed decor and the porch has a nice shape which is great for hanging bunting and garlands on the outside. Overall, this is a lovely display which makes use of the red, white and blue color combo. As you can see, it doesn’t take much to transform a porch. Check out betweennapsontheporch for more inspiration and ideas.
When decorating the porch and the area around it it’s typically easier if you start with the front door. You can simply hang a wreath and call it a day but additionally you can also add garlands. Flag, party fans and various other decorations can then be used to adorn the porch and to infuse it with the red, white and blue color scheme. If you have chairs or other furniture on the porch you can also go ahead and display a few themed accent pillows or blankets that suit the color scheme. More inspiration can be found on happyhappynester.
If you have some extra time to dedicate to this event, it could be nice to make a few decorations which you can then display on the lawn or on the porch. It doesn’t need to get expensive and you can make use of reclaimed materials to keep the cost of the project low. For example, you can use wooden pallets. These patriotic pallet flags look absolutely lovely and they’re really easy to make too. You can also find ways to customize them if you want to. Check out jenniferallwoodhome for details.
Give your porch a vintage feel this 4th of July by decorating it with various items found in antique shops or at yard sales. This can include vintage lamps, galvanized buckets, watering cans, bowls and so on which you can clean up and repurpose or turn into decorations. A fresh coat of paint can make them perfect for the occasion. Check out attagirlsays for more ideas and more specific details.
Simply hanging a big flag from the wall can really change the porch and get it ready for 4th of July. /the flag can be the center point of the area and you can add a bunch of smaller flags and various festive decorations around the porch to make it a bit more colorful. We really like the setup featured on lizmarieblog and specifically the color scheme.
A covered porch or a sunporch can be quite easily transformed as well. It’s just a matter of sprinkling a bunch of themed decorations and details all around such as little flags, festive pillows and some bunting or garlands. It’s also an opportunity to display some of your vintage finds gathered over the years like planters, watering cans, baskets, lamps and so on. we feel really inspired by the design featured on savvysouthernstyle and we hope you do too.
Since the 4th of July decorations are not meant to stay up for too long, there’s no need to secure them firmly to the walls or the posts. Instead it would be much more practical to use a few self-adhesive hooks which you can then easily remove along with the garlands, bunting, flags, wreaths and everything else you want to display on your porch. Check out abowlfulloflemons for more clever ideas.
The wooden flag in the background looks beautiful here, adding a patriotic touch to the decor but also maintaining a really cozy and inviting look. The cute white flowers also seem to fit the theme nicely. We love the simplicity of this porch and the fact that it looks and feels authentic and preserves its character while still being totally ready for the 4th of July celebration. Follow @roomsforrent for more inspiration.
There are lots of ways to add a festive touch to your porch and lots of ways to display various types of decorations. For example, you can have a bunch of little flags scattered around in vases, planters, baskets and so on. A decorative pillow can be added to the rocking chair and bunting can be hanged from the roof beams. The front door is also a perfect spot for adding a festive wreath. Check out this nice porch featured on beautyforasheshome for more ideas.
Festive bunting flags can make any porch look extra colorful and they’re quite easy to hang and accessible which is always important when it comes to temporary decorations. Here you can see how they add a splash of color to this otherwise simple house. The subdued palette of colors and materials that define the exterior of the house make it easy for the bunting flags for stand out. Follow @designingthedays for more details and ideas.
There are lots of cool ways to decorate a small porch as well. a particularly inspiring idea was shared by @designdazzle and shows how important the color scheme is. Two red lawn chairs and a blue accent rug really set the mood and with the help of the accent pillows, the flowers and the little flags and wall decorations everything is coming together nicely.
How about incorporating a bunch of stars into your porch decor this year and making it look really special on the 4th of July? Of course, a star-shaped wreath would look amazing on the front door and you could also add a little blue rug with white stars painted on it. Then there are also various patriotic signs that you can make out of wood or cardboard to really send a message. Check out @livingpeterson for more inspiring tips and ideas.
Speaking of festive and patriotic signs that you can make for the 4th of July celebration, check out how simple this one is. This is a porch decor shared by @ash.l.james and as you can see there’s a strong vintage vibe all around it. The signs is meant to be an abstract representation of the American flag and has a lovely distressed finish.
This porch is definitely ready for the 4th of July celebration. There are flags everywhere and even the little birdhouse got a red, white and blue makeover. There’d a festive wreath on the front door and the bench has a bunch of accent pillows on it, all following the same theme. Our favorite part is the welcome sign which is fairly simple and can remain there all year long without looking out of place. Follow @nashcreek for more inspiring decors and ideas.
A big porch obviously offers you more space to work with and more opportunities to add patriotic decorations like bunting, flags, garlands, wreaths and so on. It’s important however to keep things balanced so have the decorations spread out and make sure the porch is still welcoming and comfortable. In other words, the 4th of July decorations should stand out and shouldn’t be in the way. Perhaps this post from @jhodge05 can put you on the right track.