Fall Decorating for the Front Yard

Ok, maybe you are not the person who likes white ghost sheets and fake cobwebs hanging out on your front porch for the fall season. I had to, of course, when my kids were little, but now that they are a little older I can decorate things the way I want to. Here a few ideas for some eye-catching decorating for your front yard or front porch.

Cornstalks happen to be one of the most popular arrangements out there at the moment. Simply take about 15 to 20 dried cornstalks and bunch them together with bailer’s twine to secure. Leave the bailer’s twine bare or add a colorful fall ribbon in burgundy, green, orange or any fall color. A couple of stacks of straw or hay can sit down in front and add additional appeal. Maybe a jack-o’-lantern or pot of mums can rest on top of the stacks to add more style. Cornstalks can be purchased at many cider mills, roadside vendors or landscaping companies that sell pumpkins and apples.

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