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Easy Tips for an Americana Front Porch

June 13, 2024

Discover easy tips for an Americana front porch to celebrate the Fourth of July with patriotic flair in this detailed blog post.

Decorating your front porch for the Fourth of July is a fun way to show your patriotic spirit.

With a few simple items, you can create a festive and welcoming atmosphere for anyone that shows up on your front porch in the next month or two ;).

This is also the last day of the summer home tour organized by Marty from A Stroll Through Life. Such a fun way to get summer home inspiration from a multitude of bloggers :).

If you are coming my way from Cindy at County Road 407 – hi there and welcome! I hope you enjoy what you see here at PIH! At the bottom of this post, you will find links to an additional 14 bloggers all sharing some summer inspo with you this week – be sure to take a peek.

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Put Americana Pillows on a Bench

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Here are the links to my exact pillows from Linen and Ivory , the blue throw, and my white front porch bench.

Using a blank slate like a white bench allows you to easily change the whole look on your front porch just by changing the throw and the pillows on a neutral bench :).

I have also found more fun suggestions for Americana pillows to add to your front porch:

Hang a Pennant Banner

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While my own Americana pennant garland is literally almost ten years old, there are so many options available right now ;).

Here are just a few that I have found:

Using a floral brick , some moss, and a fun pot, you can also add these rustic flags to a little table on your porch.

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Easy tips for an Americana front porch | how to decorate your front porch for Fourth of July | a Patriotic front porch | Items to decorate a Fourth of July front porch

Use A Patriotic Wreath and Doormat

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If you have read any of my previous seasonal front porch posts, you know I am a strong advocate for layering a doormat on top of a 3×5 rug. My exact blue rug above is no longer available however this close option is just as pretty ;).

Here are the links to the above wreath (currently on sale!) and the doormat (size large shown here).

Add Some Faux (or real) Flowers and Trees

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Yes – I use faux flowers outside (actually I use them inside too!). I am not responsible enough to remember to water potted plants inside or outside.

So faux works best for me. And I make sure my faux look as close to the real thing as I can possibly get! Which means – I shop around A LOT for the perfect faux plants!!

While the above potted faux hydrangea plant is currently out of stock – be sure to add yourself to their ‘notify me’ list because these are probably the best faux plant I have ever found!!

Here is a close second if you don’t want to wait for those though – and this one is on sale :).

The above ficus trees are also no longer in stock however this option may even be better than the ones I have on my porch!

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I hope these simple suggestions help you in decorating your own Americana front porch.

It is such a festive and happy time of year to welcome friends and family to your home for a BBQ or any other celebration – why not have your front porch let them know how much fun they are going to have at your home?!

Jill from Bungalow 47 is sharing her own summer cottage decor here – don’t forget to see what she has to inspire you with for your summer home ;).

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  1. Love this patriotic-themed post! So many wonderful vignette design ideas. It’s truly a joy to be on tour with you!

  2. Calypso in the Country says:

    So pretty – Patriotic decor is so perfect for a summer porch. I always love the way those banners look. Great tips too!
    Shelley

  3. Cecilia says:

    Pasha, your Americana porch decor is so cute and inviting! I love the ideas you shared!

  4. Cindy@CountyRoad407 says:

    Now that’s what I call a hello greeting! I love the bench and pillows. I’ve been seeing lots of faux plants outside but not until I saw your porch did I think it would look good. I am going to find that tree right now and stick it outside.
    Thanks for the inspo and I enjoyed hopping with you. Stay cool!

  5. Pasha, Your front porch is awesome. The perfect place to enjoy a summer day. I love your soft reds, white and blues. They definitely add to the Old-time Americana vibe. Have a lovely summer on your porch.

  6. Marty says:

    I love it all. Your porch is definitely All American. Love the bench and the rocker and that flag is perfect. Thanks so much for joining the tour this season.

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