You see your fence from the kitchen window, when you tend to the garden, when you pull into the driveway, and when you stop to greet neighbors. And yet its often one of the most neglected parts of the property. In fact, most people completely forget about their fence as a space that can be beautified.
Adding some beauty to your fence can make a world of difference. Check out these farmhouse fence decor ideas to add a touch of magic to an often neglected part of the house.
Nothing fits together quite as well as a distressed wooden sign that declares fresh flowers and a couple of flower boxes hanging together in harmony. They are perfect for displaying those wildflowers from the pasture.
Most people associate birdhouses with trees, but what if you have a farmhouse in the fields? A fence is a perfect place for birdhouses if you live in farm country where there might not be many trees to choose from.
Shop the look: Teardrop Birdhouse
We love these galvanized moons that add a sense of mysticism and harken to old western outhouses and saloons. And since dragonflies are a symbol of summer, this wooden dragonfly adds whimsical flair.
Nothing says down-home farmhouse festive like a red wagon wheel. Place some wildflowers between the spokes for a casual, cheery look.
Shop the look: Red Wagon Wheel
Nothing goes so well with farmhouse style than a sprig of Honeysuckle in a galvanized flower box. Pro Tip: Honeysuckle might be an invasive species in your area, so there’s no harm in trimming it up and using the beautiful flowers as decor!
Shop the look: Galvanized Flower Box
Some other farmhouse fence ideas:
- Decorating a fence with plates can make your garden feel like a fun and fanciful place for an outdoor tea party. Get plates that have playful designs on them, like this Mason Jar & Bee Plate from The Hearthside Collection.
- Get out your paints! If you have an artistic eye, you can turn your fence into a blank canvas for your next masterpiece.
- Rain boots often come in fun colors and patterns, and can be hung from a fence and used to plant flowers.
- Mount a galvanized windmill on the fence for a refreshing farmhouse look that will give the garden some character, like this one from KP Creek Gifts.
What are your farmhouse fence decorating ideas?