Fall to Winter Decorations

Create a fall to winter topiary for your porch with this easy 5 minute step-by-step tutorial

It’s that time of year again-the time when the cool breeze begins to blow, the leaves tumble effortlessly through the lawn & I’m the only one writing about fall. Just as excited as we all are in August for pumpkin flavored everything, we look forward to the holidays. I’m always conflicted, because as a blogger, I’m completely behind trend, however, as a child, we never decorated for Christmas until after the holidays, & sometimes several days beyond that. I’m not at all opposed to it, I’m just not quite ready, personally. Coincidentally, November is also when my beautiful gourds begin to show their age, so updating my decor becomes necessary. Rather than decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving, I create transitional decor. Something that can be easily adapted for Christmas or translates for both holidays. Today I’m sharing my fall to winter decorations for the front porch! It’s yet another one of my 5 minute arrangements & it primarily uses things found in nature!

This topiary transitions for the holidays with ease. 5 minute fall to winter porch planter.

5 minute DIY fall to winter decorations

Supplies:
Logs/firewood
Pine or evergreen branches
Pinecones
Antlers
Paper bag
Planter
Scissors
*starry string lights

I try to keep seasonal decorations quick & easy. It seems not long after you display them, it’s time to put them away.

To create your own 5 minute front porch arrangement:

  1. Crumble paper bag & insert into the bottom of your planter for height & to act as a floral frog. Step by step details to create a holiday arrangement
  2. Add your logs, leaning them out & alternating direction to show the different textures. step by step tutorial to create a fall to winter "flower" arrangement
  3. Add branches of greenery inserting them into the nooks of the paper bag to secure them working around your logs. step by step tutorial to create a fall to winter "flower" arrangement
  4. Add pine cones, stem down. “Latch” them on to your branches & logs at the base of your planter. step by step tutorial to create a fall to winter "flower" arrangement
  5. For a little added surprise, add found antlers!
    * To transition for the holidays, I plan to add starry string lightsThis topiary transitions for the holidays with ease. 5 minute fall to winter planter.

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This topiary transitions for the holidays with ease. 5 minute fall to winter porch planter.

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5 minute Christmas decoration

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This topiary transitions for the holidays with ease. 5 minute fall to winter porch planter.

And just in case you don’t have 5 minutes today, here are a couple easy to pin strips to save for later!

Easy fall to winter decorations

5 minute holiday arrangement - a step by step tutorial for building a fall to winter topiary

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