A terrarium made from old windows and architectural elements is a great place to display holiday greenery, a nativity, ornaments, plants or outdoor candles. Home decor blogger Amy Buchanan of AttaGirlSays also clipped greenery and holly berries from her yard for this terrarium on her front porch, which contributes to the rustic style with vintage appeal. When working with old windows and painted wood, be sure to test for lead paint, Buchanan says.
This streamlined porch area features many structural details to create a visually interesting entrance to the HGTV Dream Home 2014. A tile path leads to a light wood door flanked by large windows, which opens up the space for a welcoming feel.
Accessorizing with vintage winter sporting equipment, such as skis, snowshoes, a sled and skates, gives a rustic cottage appearance to a North Carolina front porch decorated by blogger Amy Buchanan of AttaGirlSays. The sports equipment joins yard sale finds, including the table, vintage wooden toolbox and the dresser frame.
A cozy covered porch with wood ceiling beams extends the style of the inside of this French country-style home in Atlanta, Georgia, to the outdoors. A durable outdoor sectional sofa and fireplace clad in reclaimed wood offer a cozy, shaded spot from which to enjoy the home's surroundings.
Deer are not just holiday appropriate but often used as a way to add rustic and farmhouse style to a front yard and porch. For the holidays, options include carved wood deer, antler decor and illuminated reindeer of all sizes, offered by retailers such as The Home Depot.
A soft siding color is contrasted with black shutters and white support columns. The brick from the walkway continues onto the covered porch with outdoor sitting space. The healthy grass yard gives off a natural, colorful glow.