A front porch was a ‘must have’ for me when on our house hunt. I love having that little extra space to enjoy the outdoors. Sitting outside with family & friends is so nice. It also makes for the perfect date night spot. We pour ourselves a glass of wine & chill. Something about the front porch speaks to my soul. This summer we decided to finally decorate ours & I am thrilled with how it turned out.
Most people don’t think about front porch decor as a big deal, however, I think it is super important! It is your guests first impression of your home. It is also the one space strangers view. So why not put your personal touch on it & make a statement!? If you follow my home decor you know I have a serious love for all things black & white. I continued that color scheme outdoors to match the inside of our home. I spent a lot of time hunting for the perfect decor. Eventually we ended up finding everything we needed at a variety of stores; Kirkland’s, At Home Store, Etsy, Target, Facebook Market Place, and Amazon.
It’s all in the swing. I absolutely love a front porch swing. I had one growing up & it was my favorite place to hang out. I would spend hours on it, chatting with friends & reading books. A local family here in Franklin, TN makes them. We decided to support their small business & purchased our crib size swing from them. To save us $50 we decided to stain it ourselves. I am proud to say I did most of the staining on my own until Brian couldn’t handle how slow I was moving and took over the project. Men I tell ya! I have to give my husband serious props hanging the swing was so easy task. He did a fantastic job leveling it out & safely hanging. We got the mattress for our swing & the cover on Amazon. To make it cozy I added throw pillows from Kirklands. This is definitely going to be one of my favorite spots to read to Meadow.
We didn’t want to spend a ton of money on front porch furniture. Especially because we have a large back porch we are working on. The At Home Store is the perfect place to find what you need at a decent price. We decided to go with black metal chairs, which can easily be stored away & cleaned. We topped them with black and white stripe cushion covers. Then found the cutest white metal table to match. To give the table a little life I added fun coasters & a faux succulent plant. We placed a stylish outdoor rug under to make the space feel cozy & complete.
I wanted our front door to feel inviting. To do so I added fun signs, lanterns that glow, a monogram wreath, & last but not least a custom door mat. I collaborated with the most amazing shop on Etsy called Blue Sparrow Designs Co. Cindy, the owner, is absolutely fabulous. I told her what I wanted & she created our door mat even better than expected. Blue Sparrow can customize a ton of products. Use my code Stylish10 for 10% off your order.
Lastly we added outdoor curtains in the corners & tied them off with boho rope holders. They are perfect for blocking the sun & creating extra privacy. Outdoor curtains are so stylish & took the look of our porch to the next level. To make shopping easier for you I linked all of the decor below. Creating this pretty little space has been a blast. We are excited to have this project completed & the perfect porch to enjoy for years to come.
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Front Door Mat-
At Home Store-
White Metal Table – https://www.athome.com/scroll-stamped-metal-folding-table-28-white/124166663.html
Black & White Outdoor Rug-
Black & White Outdoor Cushions-
Black & White Rug- https://www.kirklands.com/product/Black-and-White-Buffalo-Check-Scatter-Rug/250662.uts
Buffalo Check Outdoor Pillows- https://www.kirklands.com/product/Black-Buffalo-Check-Pillow/248256.uts
Home Sweet Home Outdoor Pillow- https://www.kirklands.com/product/Home-Sweet-Home-Outdoor-Pillow/237043.uts
Succulent Plant- https://www.kirklands.com/product/Succulent-Arrangement-in-Black-Striped-Pot/249212.uts