What does your front door say about you? The front entryway and porch are an extension of our homes, and while they are easy to neglect (especially if you always go in through your garage), I’ve got a few great tips and inspiration to get your creative juices flowing!
The Trick To A Welcoming Front Door: Bloggers’ Best Front PorchesMuted Vintage
Beth from “Home Stories A to Z” has THE BEST front porch on the internet. She lives in a row house and everytime I run across one of the images of her front porch I stop dead in my tracks and drool on my keyboard. The antique front door, the muted colors, and the welcoming vibe make it absolutely incredible.
The Trick To A Welcoming Front Door: Bloggers’ Best Front PorchesSeasonal Style
Jen from “Tatertots & Jello” has decorated a few front porches in her day, but the porch of her new house takes the cake. She’s constantly changing it for the holidays, and it’s so fun to see what she’s going to do next! Whether it’s the style or the color, something about the door is special. Painting a front door is an inexpensive update that will only take an afternoon. Just make sure you use paint for exterior surfaces!
The Trick To A Welcoming Front Door: Bloggers’ Best Front PorchesLight and Bright
Julia from “Chris Loves Julia” updated her front porch recently by adding a comfy swing and a new front door. Doesn’t it look amazing? I love the deep wood tone of the door and the amount of light that floods the entryway because of the glass. Part of the allure of a great front porch is taking your inside living outside. Having a swing, bench, or even step to sit on is crucial.
The Trick To A Welcoming Front Door: Bloggers’ Best Front PorchesOutdoor Living
The girls at “Classy Clutter” take comfort to a whole new level with this buffalo check settee. Doesn’t it seem like the perfect place to relax and watch the kids run around the front yard? You’d be surprised how easy it is to find a cute bench at a local thrift store and then update it with a can of spray paint and some pillows! If you’re feeling extra adventurous, try your hand at a reupholstery project like they did. Just make sure you are using fabric that is made for outdoor exposure!
The Trick To A Welcoming Front Door: Bloggers’ Best Front PorchesFarmhouse Chic
Lisa from “Farmhouse On Boone” has the recipe for the perfect farmhouse front porch. From the warm wood to the stacked logs, she’s created a welcoming space — a place where you feel like you could take off your boots and head inside for some homemade bread.
The Trick To A Welcoming Front Door: Bloggers’ Best Front PorchesBold Greenery
If you love old houses, chances are you are as obsessed as I am with “Old Home Love.” Candis and Andy bring old houses back (and then some) to their previous glory. This is Love House, one of my absolute favorites due to its inviting look! So what’s the recipe to recreate this gorgeous setting? Greenery! This porch has abundant plant life. Find a plant (or five) that loves to live outside and is optimized for the sun placement in front of your house!