Signs are among the easiest decoration type that will make a porch more inviting for guests. They can reveal a fun statement, welcome a season or bring a holiday-specific charm through letters, designs, colors and textures.
Adding a sign to the porch requires no skills at all and only a few basic tools. At the same time, it spruces up even of the most informal and undecorated space.
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What we have gathered for you is a list of the 30 best sign ideas and designs that will inspire you to either make yourself or get a ready sign for your porch.
Antique Front Porch Sign
Old vintage signs are a real treasure- they usually mark the name of an important person from the past, the name of a remarkable place or a statement valid for the past times’ rules.
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Autumn Leaf Welcome Sign
A handmade wooden sign for more rustic autumn charm. It can be easily made from two wood beams painted in white and then additionally stenciled with leaves in autumn colors.
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Autumn Welcome Sign Display
The arrangement of mums, pumpkins and a welcome sign is the perfect way to say hello to autumn at the porch. The ‘welcome’ sign can be used all along the year. Replace the mums and put blooming petunias instead for an aromatic summer décor.
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Boxwood Greenery Wreath with Welcome Sign
Wreaths are among the most common porch decorations. If you already have one, add a ‘hello’ sign to it for a more inviting atmosphere.
Boxwood Wreath With Monogram
Place a simple boxwood wreath over a framed chalkboard and add a large meaningful monogram hanging from it. Signs don’t have to be shining or colorful to make an impact, do they?
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Chalkboard A-Frame Porch Sign
Frame a chalkboard with wood beams and add inspiring statements. Together with the rustic effect, you would get a universal porch decor. Change the frame colors as the seasons change and alter the writings accordingly.
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Country Barnwood Sign
When the porch is the favorite nook for summer gatherings, you definitely need a sign that states that. Inspired by the farmhouse informality, a weathered piece of wood could be the greatest basis to say hello to your guests.
Distressed Wooden Porch Sign
If you have DIY skills and tools, you must try making this gorgeous rustic sign. The supplies you need are some wood slats and a few paint colors. The letters have been cut by a wood laser. If you don’t own such tool, you can find separate letters in the dollar store.
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DIY Front Porch Sign
This farmhouse decor arrangement is very fascinating as it has considered the smallest details.
A wreath made of burlap pieces matches a chair and a doormat in the same earthy color. The inscription on the doormat finishes the thought of the rustic welcome sign leaned against the railing.
DIY Shabby Chic Sign
If your family bases its living on certain values, state them clearly on a wooden sign. Each slat has been painted and stenciled separately.
DIY Wooden Harvest Time Sign
Reclaimed wood is the perfect material for porch signs. Leave it untreated, give it a white-wash or distressed look- all these techniques will give the desired rustic effect that matches perfectly any porch.
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Fall Entryway Framed Chalkboard Sign
The framed chalkboards are perfect for porch signs. Change up the writings on the blackboard depending on the season and add suitable decoration around.
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Farmhouse Porch Antique Sign
The sign is an essential element from a porch in rustic design. If you don’t like any of the items sold on the Internet, you can easily make yourself one.
A painted and distressed wood beam would be the perfect background for an inscription you love.
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Hanging Chalkboard Sign
The chalkboard signs vary in framing and size.
If you don’t like the big ones as they take up too much space, get a small one which is just enough to write a welcoming invitation on. Hang it on the front door, on the porch wall or on an existing decoration.
Hanging Recycled Window Sign
Add a stylish accent to your porch with a hanging glass sign. It looks like a shop window and makes the atmosphere very aesthetic.
Add your family name to it and hang somewhere visible.
Hello Laser Cut Sign
Signs in the shape of letters are simple but give a clear message across.
Since there is no background, the focus goes to the chosen word and thus makes a greater impact.
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Monogram Wreath Welcome Sign
If you don’t like the hanging signs, you can go for the leaning type. Usually they are bigger and provide wide enough surface to experiment.
Write “welcome” with big bold letters. To make the sign more personal, add your family’s name first letter and surround it with dry flowers to form a wreath.
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Oversized Rustic Wooden Welcome Sign
If you like the leaning type of signs, you would fall in love with this oversized example.
It is very impressive and will be the eye-catcher of the porch décor.
Porch Seating Area Sign
Set the mood fоr gathering with a simple sign. Place it over the seating area of your porch to state the importance of sharing.
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Porch Sign with Whimsical Lettering
Add personality and character to a handmade sign that describes your family. It is made of scrapped wood pieces painted in different colors.
The best part of it is the play with print size and patterns.
Quote on a Repurposed Shutter
Old shutters can be repurposed and turned into a lovely praising sign. Paint a shutter in white to let the holy statement pop up.
Recycled Wooden Shutter Sign
An old piece of pallet can be easily transformed into a fall sign. To give the sign depth, cut letters from a thin wooden board and glue them on.
Rustic Turquoise Sign with Metal Letters
White and turquoise is a great color combo. Using it on a sign consisting of small asymmetrical short beams will add a summer vibe to it. Nail on metal letters forming an inspiring word.
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Shiplap Farmhouse Porch Sign
A shiplap sign will add the right amount of farmhouse calmness to your porch. Since it is made of solid wood, it gives a wide background to write down the porch activities.
Simple Hanging Wooden Welcome Sign
This charming sign is an easy DIY project that is worthy making because of the guaranteed smile effect.
Simple as it looks, you only need to screw a hook to a fence post and add the welcome sign.
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Sunburst Wooden Welcome Sign
All artists would appreciate the craftsman of this wooden sign. Three plain beams are used as acanvas for a sunburst.
The word ‘hello’ is gently popping-up in blue color to contrast with the fire colors. This sign would become the favorite summer porch decoration.
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White Picket Fence Porch Sign
A piece of useless picket fence can be used as a display for a ‘welcome’ sign.
The combination of farmhouse symbols like the picket fence, the horseshoe image, the galvanized watering can make the porch more welcoming.
Wooden Entryway Welcome Sign
Another example of a leaning wood sign where vintage presence could be easily spotted.
The wood is painted and then distressed to achieve an aged look. The stenciled twigs at the ends put the “welcome” in an artistic frame.