Small Front Porch Decor Ideas

Simple and charming front porch decor ideas you can use to create a welcoming and functional entryway! With just a few decor elements including plants, rugs and small patio furniture, your entryway can be transformed.

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Happy Friday! I hope you had a wonderful week! This week’s Friday Favorites is a little different as I am participating in a front porch decor blog hop with a few other fun blogger friends! Spring weather is starting here and I can’t wait to spend our days outdoors. It was nice to get our front porch ready for the season, so we can take advantage of the space all spring and summer. Our front entryway is very small and it can be a challenge to style, but with a few little updates, we were able to create a space we love. After you read through my small front porch decor ideas, be sure to check out the other blogger’s porches as well!

New Chair and Side Table

While our front porch is very small, there are a few things I love about it including that it is covered. Because the porch has coverage, we are able to decorate with pillows and small furniture.

This year, I decided to make a big change and swap out our rocking chair for a smaller chair. You can see our porch from last summer HERE. While I absolutely LOVED having the rocking chair on the front porch, it was a little big for the small space. It was a very functional decor piece but it just didn’t look quite right there. We really used the chair all the time, most often me, but I did catch the kids sometimes sitting out there reading a book.

Actually, I was ready to put the rocking chair back on the porch but I when I realized it was need to be repainted, I started to reconsider. Then, my six-year-old and I were at Target in the outdoor patio section and we found so many fun outdoor chair options! I brought this chair home and then asked the kids what they liked better. Does anyone else ask their family to take a vote on decor decisions? We all opted for the smaller chair because it made the porch feel bigger and more open.


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Yellow Planter// Patio Chair // Black and White Striped Pillow

The fabric on the chair is really cool! It can get wet and dries up really nice. It is actually a really comfy chair–especially with a pillow! You won’t believe where I got the white side table!

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FIVE BELOW of all places! I was at Five Below with the kids the other day and there is a lot of cute home and garden accessories! No reason to spend more money on something that may or may not last more than a year anyway! I find that outdoor furniture, no matter how much you spend on it, does not hold up as long as you would like!

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Yellow Planter// Patio Chair // Black and White Striped Pillow

Layered Doormats

The layered doormat look is still a big trend. We have had the black and white rug for a few years and I still LOVE it. Unfortunately, it was from Target and I can’t seem to find it but hopefully there will be new ones available this year. The rug has held up so well and even after a few years does not need to be replaced. However, doormats don’t hold up as well and usually need replacing every year–especially after a long winter!

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Lemon Doormat Currently Sold Out (Another Option) // Black and White Rug Option

I was so excited to put out my new lemon doormat that I have been talking about since I purchased it a few months ago! The doormat was the inspiration for the rest of the porch as I added little pops of yellow! Once I get the rest of our summer flowers, I will be sure to incorporate more yellow.


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Lemon Doormat Currently Sold Out (Another Option)// Black and White Rug Option//Yellow Planter // Black and White Pillow

The bigger rug underneath the doormat really ties a front entryway together.

Front Porch Decor Ideas

The porch was complete after a few additional decor pieces. The blanket and pillow were things I already had.  I purchased the yellow planter from Kirklands. Then, I added another plant, which was a $10 bargain from Whole Foods! (You never know where you will find home decor!). Also, the wreath was on sale at Home Depot! (similar HERE).

You don’t need to do a complete overhaul of your entryway every season. Take a look at what you already have to work with and then mix in a few new pieces. Decide what the priority is for the space. Do you want seating? Would you rather a lot of plants and flowers?

The key is to take your time filling a space. I’ve slowly been collecting a few things over the last few months and it all came together. Sometimes when you go out looking to decorate a space in a short amount of time, you end up buying things you don’t really like. Focus on one key decor element you love and then build the rest of the space around that piece!

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Spring Front Porch Decor Ideas

This front door blog hop was the motivation I needed to get our front door area spruced up for the season! Be sure to check out these front porch ideas as well:

Keri Lynn Synder  (She is also sharing small porch decor ideas!)

Sincerely Jackline

Our Tiny Nest


That about wraps up the week!! Happy Friday and I hope you have a great weekend! Also, I am linking up with Erika, Narci and Andrea for the usual Friday Favorites wrap up.

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  1. April 5, 2019 / 8:12 am

    I am obsessed with the layered doormat look! And I love that adorable side table too!

  2. April 5, 2019 / 8:54 am

    I need to add some front porch decor to brighten it! I did use yellow for my accent color in my living room and kitchen. My hubby received a gift card from a client and I put it to use to decorate for spring! Your porch is lovely and I am going to have to stop by 5 and below soon!

  3. April 5, 2019 / 8:56 am

    Love the lemonade!! And nice chair for a home feel.

  4. candy
    April 5, 2019 / 9:08 am

    One thing I do want to get for my front porch is a pretty new mat for the front door. Now to just go find what I want.

  5. Becca
    April 5, 2019 / 5:42 pm

    This is so cute!! So simple yet adds so much character and fun summer feels. I’m totally going to 5 below for that table. I was looking for one today and they were all $40+. Thanks for sharing!! Made my day 🙂

  6. April 5, 2019 / 5:47 pm

    Your porch looks so cute! We have a very small front step area and I doubt there would be space for a chair on it, but I’d love to add some decor to it!

  7. April 5, 2019 / 5:57 pm

    I am digging the lemon mat! I almost bought a cute one with pineapples that was super cute too. Cute porch! – Amy

  8. April 5, 2019 / 7:08 pm

    Where have I been that I didn’t know about the layered doormat idea?!?! That would do wonders for the look of our entrance. I love it!

  9. Danielle
    April 5, 2019 / 9:58 pm

    I have never noticed a layered doormat before…BUT that looks amazing! The porch is such an underused area of our home but I know it would be used if it was set up like this!

  10. April 5, 2019 / 11:46 pm

    You did a lovely job with this! I absolutely LOVE the vibrant yellow planter with the black door. Awesome!

  11. April 6, 2019 / 8:29 am

    Fabulous! I love the entire set up and seriously love your front door! =)

  12. April 6, 2019 / 2:53 pm

    I am loving all the pops of color! Great job

  13. Jalisa Harris
    April 6, 2019 / 2:58 pm

    I just moved and have a huge backyard but the smallest front porch so this is a definite to implement

  14. April 6, 2019 / 4:04 pm

    What a great use of space!!

  15. April 8, 2019 / 10:28 am

    Your front porch is adorable, you did such a great job! I love the layered rug look, too 🙂

    • Karen
      July 21, 2019 / 6:00 pm

      it all looks lovely ! The color of the wreath on the front door Really works against the black!!

  16. Myisia
    June 3, 2019 / 10:00 am

    I love this I have an small porch as well which really gets unnoticed we live in Condominium and our porch faces the side where it never get noticed all the doors is an boring brown color I asked could I paint my door because no one rarely sees it unless it’s an delivery from FedEx …to make an long story short it’s just bland…so I just throw an mat out and 2 planters and stands…so this has me excited thanks for sharing…I do have the table it’s the blue one so I will go from there that’s the color on my deck

  17. Joan Deeken
    July 2, 2019 / 10:15 am

    Love what you did. Really cute. Especially love the black door. Do you know the make of the door? That is exactly the style we are looking for for an addition we are putting on our home. If so can you email me the manufacturer?

  18. Karen
    July 21, 2019 / 6:00 pm

    it all looks lovely ! The color of the wreath on the front door Really works against the black!!

    • Jaclyn
      July 21, 2019 / 6:18 pm

      Thank you so much Karen! It is small but it is nice to have a welcoming space no matter the size!

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