Christmas is right around the corner and it is so hard to believe! This year I finally had the chance to style both of the porches for the holiday season. I did a few different looks for the front porch and a cozy look for the back. Normally as many of know, I like to keep my decor simple and neutral as in not very much color red. This year I decided to branch out of my comfort zone and go in with vintage red decor.
The first look that I created for the front porch was a simple classic Christmas look with all of the red and vintage Santa mugs. I wanted to layer this space with baskets, trees, and a fun cocoa look. Even though I was creating the classic Christmas look, I still wanted to put my own spin onto with layering in vintage pieces. I did use some fun elements from World Market to layer the table with to create a fun place to have coffee or hot cocoa with family and friends. Although I loved this look, I still wanted to create that vintage Christmas look that I truly enjoy.
Which leads me to my next look, the vintage Christmas look with all of the things. We all know that I like to bring out my vintage tins including my absolute favorite one, the Campfire Marshmallow one. This look I did, a vintage Pepsi crate with a pop of red writing, some vintage tins, and this adorable pale green radio that I picked up when I decided to start collecting vintage radios. Finishing this look off with a fun sign hanging and lots of fresh winter greens.
For the door way I wanted to layer it up with fun winter greens, Christmas trees, my radio flyer from when I was a kid, and these adorable vintage inspired deers. When Christmas time comes around, I always grab this little red wagon and remember all of those childhood times when I would ride around looking at the downtown Christmas lights. Plus how adorable does it look with all of that fresh cedar garland, right? That is a first this year too! This was the space that I wanted to make sure brought back all of the childhood memories to my family and friends as they came to visit this season.
Now onto the back porch. Since this space is new this year, I wanted to go all out! I wanted to bring that ski lodge theme out to the back. Although I did bring that outside, I also wanted to bring a simple tree as well to make it feel more like a winter ski lodge setting. I used the farmhouse sofa to create a cozy layered space to sit and enjoy, some naked trees, and a dough bowl full of winter greens to make the forest aspect pop. Even though all of these elements were brought outside, there was still something missing….vintage Santa mugs! When we head up to the ski lodge it is always filled with vintage pieces, hot cocoa, and cozy spaces. That was my whole vision for this space when I was deciding on what to do.
I hope this will inspire you to style your outdoor spaces for the holiday season. Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year and I truly love how the family and friends gather around. Thank you for stopping by the blog today and everyday! XOXO