11 Warm and Welcoming Ways to Decorate Your Front Porch

1) Southern Style

Front porches are an integral element of Southern culture, where outdoor living is the default way of life.

2) Floral Festivity

Something as simple as florals and greenery can certainly do the trick.

3) Pot Happy

Decorator Julia Greene loves to scatter a variety of pots beside each seating arrangement on her front porch.

4) Farmhouse Reimagined

In order to honor the farmhouse aesthetic of her home, interior stylist Tammy Delbridge chose to modernize her front porch by pairing a sleek pair of black French doors .

5) Mix and Match

Colorful decorative pillows can work wonders on a porch vibe.

6) Textures and Textiles

For Color by K’s Kristin Chambless, reading a book on a warm afternoon or sipping a cup of tea on a chilly morning porch-side are the highlights of the day.

7) Less is More

Queen Anne Victorian home in Virginia, little else is needed to take advantage of the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains just beyond

8) Pink Panache

While curating her front porch, decorator Jennifer Newhouse painted her door in Labradorite by Sherwin Williams, adding pink accents for contrast.

9) Laid-Back Living

If you’re lucky enough to have space to work with, create a seating arrangement that is inward-looking for optimal conversation opportunities.

10) A Porch with a View

In this Queen Anne–style farmhouse, belonging to Chris Benz and Peter Toumbekis, the porch view is great no matter what side of the house you’re on.

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