How to decorate a large front porch with a swing and flowers
The space in front of your home is a reflection of the rest of what you decorate. The front porch is where you can relax and spend your evenings relaxing in solitude or with family and friends. Having a lot of space on your front porch, a variety of aspects you should consider when you work in a home decorating project like this.
Level of difficulty: Moderately Easy
Hang a swing on the left and right sides of the front porch. Since you have a lot of space, you have the ability to add to the design that suits your needs. When planning how you want to hang the swings, you can place them facing each other for easy entertaining, or you can address them to the front yard to enjoy the scenery.
Place an outdoor patio set across the front porch if you want to have only one swing. This is an ideal design, because you can have more people out at the same time. When choosing furniture, make sure that complement the style of the front of your house. Place potted flowers on the patio table, as a centerpiece.
Place flowers in each corner of the porch, and incorporates colorful vegetation between each flower. This will create a natural feel in front of your home, which is formed by a relaxing atmosphere where you and your family can spend time.
Hanging baskets of colorful flowers on the front edges across the porch area. In addition, more flower baskets hanging on the railing of the porch to create a colorful garden. Choose colors that complement the color of your home or a variety of colors to make your front porch look like a real garden.
Place containers of plants on both sides of each step if you are not around your porch railing. These flowers will help make your guests feel welcome.
Plant your flowers in a decorative vase container or urn to match the theme of your home. For example, if you are looking for a Tuscan-inspired theme, opt for wrought iron pots or terracotta.
Hanging plants on top of each pillar, where they reach the ceiling. This creates the illusion of added height to porches that seem low.
Position container plants on both sides of the swing, and select decorative pillows resistant all-weather, also supplement with flowers around it.
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Elizabeth has a home and garden decor business, is excited that now everyone can experience the joy of a real burning, crackling, wood scented fireplace in their home.