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Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters!

One of my favorite ways to dress up our front porch is with pretty planter. Of course, with every season they change. Sometimes I plant flowers, sometimes the planters hold mini trees. Heck, sometimes the planters are baskets and not pots! This summer I decided to keep things simple and easy with some gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters!

Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor

You may have spotted them last week in my summer home tour. Aren’t they lovely? 🙂

It was so hard for me to get a shot of them without our front porch railing in the way. I’m sure a professional photographer would have no problem! Anyway, I tried my best to get a closer picture of them together flanking the door. 🙂

Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor
Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor

Ferns have been my go-to for summer decorating lately. One of the main reasons being – I love them but can’t seem to keep them alive IN my home. They only like my outside front porch! So it’s hard for me to pass a summer by without them. 🙂

The Inspiration and How-To

Now I have to admit, my inspiration for these poppy and fern front door planters came from a recent catalog I was looking through. And when I saw these urn fillers it got my mind thinking!

Their design had bright red poppies but that just seemed a tad bit to colorful for me. And since my color theme for the porch this year was navy, I thought a neutral colored poppy might go best. So, I looked around and found some faux white poppy stems to go with my real Boston ferns!

Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor
Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor

I purchased twelve stems – 6 for each fern. Then I simply inserted them into each live fern – trying to space them evenly throughout the plant. By the way, if you can’t find real ferns, faux ones absolutely would work too! 🙂

My inspiration design placed their arrangement in box planters (which are lovely and maybe next year I’ll go for that look!), but I decided to go with these oversized baskets. And that was pretty much it to creating this easy summer DIY. 🙂

Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor

I love how my front door planters turned out! The faux poppy actually looks so real that it got my sister questioning whether or not ferns bloom. Ha ha! Such a simple way to add some lovely summer to the home decor!

Front Door Planter Sources

I linked all the sources of my inspiration and the products I used to create me own arrangement below. Simply click on any image for more info!

Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor

I hope my easy poppy and fern front door planters gave you some helpful inspiration for decorating your home. Just remember – decorating should be fun and carefree – just like summer! 🙂

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Dressing up your front door for summer is so easy with these gorgeous poppy and fern front door planters! #frontdoorplanters #frontdoordecor

And if you’re looking for even more summer DIY projects – I got you covered! I teamed up with Krista from The Happy Housie and many other fabulous ladies to give you lots of inspiration and ideas. Check it out below!

This week I’m joining some of my talented blogging friends for the Summer Seasonal Simplicity Series: DIY/Craft Project Hop. Be sure to check out all of the creative summer DIY ideas by visiting the links under the images below.

DIY Crate Succulent Planter at The Happy Housie

Poppy and Fern Front Door Planters at Inspiration for Moms

DIY Beaded Garland at She Gave it a Go

DIY Tic Tac Toe Board Game at Modern Glam

Summer Decoupage Concrete Coasters at Tatertots and Jello

Popsicle Stick Picnic Tables at Clean & Scentsible

Summer Basket Wreath from a $3 Thrift Store Find at Confessions of a Serial DIYer

DIY Custom Hoodies for Summer Fun at Rambling Renovators

DIY Pedestal Bowl at Paint Me Pink

Dollar Store Hacks at Hallstrom Home

DIY Velvet Mushroom Cap at Life is a Party

Free 4th of July Printable at My Sweet Savannah

DIY No Sew Outdoor Tablecloth or Picnic Blanket at A Pretty Life

DIY Egg Shell Art at Dans le Lakehouse

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5 Comments

  1. These are so fresh and cute, Laura! The ferns I love buying every year never came into stock this year at my local garden center – must be a COVID thing. I miss them so much!

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