Decorate Your Front Porch for the Fourth of July with These Must-Have Holiday Essentials

Pottery Barn Americana Pinwheels

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Whether you’re planning an elaborate cookout or watching the neighborhood fireworks with your nearest and dearest, the Fourth of July offers a prime opportunity to dress up your porch with thematic red, white, and blue décor. From basic garlands to fun planters and metal stars, there are so many ways to get the front of your home ready for this festive holiday. Below, some of our favorite Independence Day porch decorations.

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Related: Front Door Decorations for the Fourth of July

Red Barrel Studio

This contemporary take on stars and stripes will help you welcome guests into your home with festive style.

Shop Now: Tena Stars and Stripes Non-Slip Outdoor Door Mat, $32.99, wayfair.com.

Tena Stars and Stripes Non-Slip Outdoor Door Mat

Tena Stars and Stripes Non-Slip Outdoor Door Mat

Anthropologie

Decorative wreaths aren’t winter-only porch embellishments. This simple piece, made of iron stars, will add subtle, but festive energy to your front door.

Shop Now: Anthropologie Aged Iron Star Wreath, $48, anthropologie.com.

Anthropologie aged iron star Wreath

Anthropologie aged iron star Wreath

YK Decor Store

Not a wreath person? Then hang another thematic detail, like this tin flag star, on your door.

Shop Now: YK Decor Store Patriotic Barn Star, $13.99, amazon.com.

fourth of july porch decor door star

fourth of july porch decor door star

August Grove

A patriotic wheelbarrow planter is the perfect way to nod to both the holiday and your passion for gardening.

Shop Now: August Grove Rinaldi Wheelbarrow Plant Stand, $61.99, wayfair.com.

August Grove Rinaldi Wheelbarrow Plant Stand,

August Grove Rinaldi Wheelbarrow Plant Stand,

Pottery Barn

These classic canvas decorations come in various sizes and can be hung on your front door or windows.

Shop Now: Pottery Barn Americana Pinwheels, $139 for three, potterybarn.com.

Pottery Barn Americana Pinwheels

Pottery Barn Americana Pinwheels

Sun Squad

For a more subtle approach to Fourth of July décor, place this blue throw pillow with white lettering on your porch furniture.

Shop Now: Sun Squad Indoor/Outdoor Lumbar Throw Pillow, $10, target.com.

Sun Squad Indoor/Outdoor Lumbar Throw Pillow

Sun Squad Indoor/Outdoor Lumbar Throw Pillow

Pottery Barn

Elevate your porch with this festive floral arrangement and modern vase. Bet of all, you’ll never have to worry about watering it.

Shop Now: Pottery Barn Faux Americana Flower Arrangement, $59, potterybarn.com.

Pottery Barn Faux Americana Flower Arrangement

Pottery Barn Faux Americana Flower Arrangement

Ashland

Drape this metal stars garland around a banister or pole, above a window, or along the frame of your front door to add pops of red, white, and blue to your house.

Shop Now: Ashland Metal Stars Garland, $13.99, michaels.com.

Ashland 6ft. Metal Stars Garland

Ashland 6ft. Metal Stars Garland

Big Dot of Happiness

Wish your neighbors a happy Fourth of July with this yard sign. Prop it up against a wall or use the included metal stakes to place it in the garden beds just next to your porch.

Shop Now: Big Dot of Happiness Happy Fourth of July Yard Sign, $29.99, target.com.

Big Dot of Happiness Happy Fourth of July Yard Sign

Big Dot of Happiness Happy Fourth of July Yard Sign

Family Creations Co4

These wooden pieces are a cute nod to a Fourth of July favorite: fireworks.

Shop Now: Family Creations Co4 Wooden Firecrackers, from $55, etsy.com.

fourth of july porch decor wooden firecrackers

fourth of july porch decor wooden firecrackers

Sun Squad

This paper garland is lightweight and can be hung over stairs or a doorway for a simple nod to Independence Day. It’s best used on a covered porch (paper won’t stand up to the elements).

Shop Now: Sun Squad Round Mini Honeycomb Garland in Red White Blue, $3, target.com.

Sun Squad Round Mini Honeycomb Garland in Red White Blue

Sun Squad Round Mini Honeycomb Garland in Red White Blue

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