38 Festive Outdoor Holiday Planter Ideas To Add Christmas Cheer To Your Front Porch
What makes Christmas better? Getting ready for it! The whole preparation is a fun and joyful time for all family members.
Regardless of the interior style, there are numerous holiday decoration ideas that can enhance the festive atmosphere.
But have you ever thought what is the absolute proof of the festive Christmas spirit? Decorating the front porch of your home in an appealing and cozy way as the inside of it is.
We have created a list of outdoor holiday planter ideas that promise to make the front of your home more festive and charming whether you have a small urban balcony or a huge veranda.
The greatest about this list of inspirations is that all of them are very easy to make, they are customizable and mostly, each of them will make your home welcoming for the guests and will turn it into a source of warmth and Christmas spirit to all passers-by.
1. Antique Washtub Christmas Porch Display
Do you love rustic accents? They can look particularly attractive outside not only in the summertime.
Repurpose the washtub into a porch planter by adding chopped firewood, evergreen twigs and clear lights.
Put traditional baubles into the arrangement and wrap the container with a red ribbon to make the arrangement more festive.
2. Birch Branch and Evergreens Planters
Both tiny and large porches can enjoy this natural Christmas decor. Simple seasonal accents like evergreen twigs and birch branches are placed into tall ceramic vases.
The color combination of red and green gives the planter a merry impression.
3. Blue and White Winter Planter
Make a small version of the Christmas tree in a ceramic planter. Use twigs and branches to form a layered bouquet.
Decorate the greenery around with ornaments of different sizes and add some faux twigs in the same color to add a glitter touch to the planter.
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4. Christmas Tree with Ornaments Planter
If you already have a front porch planter with an evergreen tree, then the Christmas decor will be an easy task.
Decorate it with ornaments and turn the planter into an outdoor representation of the Christmas spirit inside.
5. Colorful Winter Porch Planter Project
The winter bouquet that can beautify the porch planter must include colors and plants that are typical for the season and the holiday.
Start by arranging wide leaves on the bottom. Then fill the inside with evergreen twigs, twigs with berries and pinecones.
This natural bouquet can be placed in a galvanized bucket or wicker basket if you love the farmhouse style.
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6. DIY Festive Monogram Porch Planter
Make the porch Christmas planter more personalized by adding your family initial in the greenery arrangement.
Use a color that will easily pop out against the rest. For example, if you use twigs of greenery and red accents like berry twigs, the initials should be in white.
7. DIY Pine and Birch Branch Planter
One way to make your Christmas bouquet stay firmly in the container you have chosen is to use floral foam.
It will also give you the opportunity to try different arrangement versions without spoiling the part you are happy with.
8. Evergreen and Birch Branch Planter
If you are looking for the best winter combination for your front porch planter, you should know that the best choice is to use evergreen twigs as they will last for many months.
They combine well with birch branches as they add contrast to the green. For a pop of color, add berries, pinecones, rose hips.
9. Evergreens and Lantern Globe Planter
Use the existing front door planters as a basis for the Christmas outdoor decor.
If you are keen on the classic look and design, make a simple arrangement like this idea. Get a lantern from the Dollar store and place it in the planter. Surround it with evergreen sprigs to form a natural and beautiful Christmas rustic decor.
10. Festive Pine Tree Porch Planters
We have already seen these front door olive buckets holding mums in the autumn. Instead of leaving them empty for the winter, you can turn them into a Christmas-themed front porch decor by planting identical plant trees inside.
Make them more festive and yet simple by weaving fairy lights around them.
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11. Festive Poinsettia Milk Can Planter
If you have a vintage milk can, you can easily include it into the holiday decoration.
Fill the top with evergreen twigs, faux poinsettias and berries. To give it a festive finish, add a wide red ribbon around it or a large candy cane.
12. Fun Red and Green Christmas Display
The arrangement in this planter uses greenery and accents in the typical Christmas colors.
What makes a greater impression is the top of the bouquet woven with a cord. Doesn’t it remind you of a dwarf’s hat?
13. Galvanized Bucket Trio Christmas Display
Turn the old galvanized buckets into front porch Christmas planters that will spread festive spirit and beauty around.
The project is very easy as long as you have some red paint. Make stripes onto the buckets in different patterns.
Then decorate with pine trees or evergreen twigs. Enhance the rustic look by filling one of the buckets with wood.
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14. Giant Ornament and Lantern Planter
This planter uses a lantern as a central accent. It is surrounded by evergreen twigs and one of its sides is decorated with an oversized bauble.
The Christmas vibe is enhanced by a few glitter twigs that match the bauble color.
15. Giant Ornament On Evergreen Branches
Give your front porch a large amount of Christmas spirit by decorating it with an oversized bauble.
Place it in the center of the planter and surround it with evergreen twigs. They can be decorated with fairy lights and smaller baubles so that the accent remains the attraction.
16. Glittery Branch, Ornament, and Bow Planter
Wrap the planter in front of your door with a wide red ribbon and tie a bow to make it look like a gift.
Then start making the arrangement inside. First, fill it with evergreen twigs. They will be the basis for the ornaments. To give the arrangement height, add light and glitter twigs.
17. Joy Festive Firewood Basket Decor
Stuck some firewood and birch branches into a wicker basket. Then, insert evergreen twigs to give the arrangement the typical aroma and color and decorate with lights.
Add a small chalkboard sign in front of the planter to send a merry message to all people seeing it.
18. Metal Bucket Christmas Porch Planter
Isn’t this bucket all you need to feel that Christmas is coming?
The symbols of winter are well arranged in a rich bouquet that will welcome the guests from the front porch.
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19. Pinecone and Evergreens Porch Baskets
If you have some old baskets, it is time to turn them into a useful part of your front porch Christmas decoration.
Fill them with twigs and large pinecones. If you are missing some color, add ribbons, baubles, even lights.
20. Pinecones, Evergreens, and Ornaments Planters
To add some Christmas vibe to the front porch can be an easy task. Just use the pots you already have in place to make a festive arrangement.
Don’t throw the soil inside. It will be needed to insert the evergreen twigs into it and shape the arrangement per your taste. Adding pinecones and ornaments will give the planters the thematic look.
21. Pretty Evergreen Branch Christmas Planter
The planter of this Christmas decor is milk can painted in black. It is tied with a wide rich red and white ribbon to give it a gift look.
The inside is filled with pine tree twigs and Christmas twigs with pearls. Top the arrangement off with a rustic sign made of a pallet slat.
22. Pretty Present Stack Porch Display
Receiving gifts is surely the most expected part of Christmas. Use this symbol to create a stacked gift tower that can be placed onto the planter on your porch.
Surround the tower with an evergreen wreath decorated with ornaments and lights.
23. Pretty White Christmas Tree Project
This stunning Christmas decor will make the front porch a magical place. To shape the Christmas tree, you need a metal dowel, a green garland and fishing cord to hold it at the desired shape.
When you are happy with the outcome, start decorating with ornaments and lights.
24. Red and Green Christmas Planter
You don’t have to invest much in the front porch Christmas planter. You can use any planter you already have.
To make it look like a thematic outdoor accent, fill it with a bouquet of evergreen branches and berry twigs. Add a red ribbon to give the arrangement a pop of color.
25. Rustic Birch and Evergreen Planter
Birch branches are very popular when it comes to outdoor winter decoration. They make a great center accent in the arrangement and give it a height.
Surrounded by evergreen twigs and some accents like pinecones and pizzaz gives the planter a rustic look.
26. Rustic Christmas Pine Planter Display
Make your porch impressive with a rustic Christmas planter. This DIY project will take you not more than 5 hours but its impact on the exterior and on your holiday mood will be great.
The full tutorial and supply list can be found on the link below.
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27. Rustic Milk Can Planter With Evergreens
This winter decor proves that milk cans can be incorporated into any season decor.
This one is filled with cuttings from pine trees, redwood branches, holly berries, mistletoe. A burlap bow enhances the rustic look of the planter.
28. Simple Branches With String Lights
Plain branches can also be given a festive look when decorated with lights.
To let them stay firmly into the planter you have chosen, fill it with potting mix. Cover the top with cotton to imitate snow. Finish the planter decoration with a ribbon.
29. Simple Pinecones and Stars Display
This stylish arrangement requires a small ceramic pot filled with soil. Start by inserting the tall branches in the center of the arrangement. Then surround them with evergreen twigs with pinecones.
To give the planter a Christmas look, decorate the twigs with large silver baubles and weave a starry garland around the bouquet.
30. Snowy Pinecone Flower Box Tutorial
You need 1 hour from your time to make this gorgeous rustic planter.
Get an old wooden box, a few evergreen twigs and pinecones. Spray the top of the pinecones with spray snow. Then arrange all pieces into the box.
31. String Light Lanterns and Evergreens Planters
To make this front porch decor, you need to visit the Dollar store first. Get two identical lanterns and two light strings with batteries.
Fill the lanterns with the lights and place them on top of the planters. To hide the soil in them, you can place a wreath from evergreen twigs or insert twigs and branches.
32. Tomato Cage Poinsettia Christmas Tree
To make this interesting Christmas tree-shaped planter, you need a tomato cage.
Fix it into the soil of the planter and then weave around a few strands of garlands.
Decorate the tree with ornaments, lights, bows- any accent that is related with the holiday.
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33. Winter White Branches With Evergreens
To achieve the snow-white accent in the middle of the arrangement, collect some branches from the wood and spray them with paint.
Let them dry and insert them into the soil of the planter. Continue with inserting the greenery and sprigs you have chosen for your Christmas planter. Make sure to follow the same zoning pattern to let the planter look so attractive.