The great thing about decorating your porch is the fact that it does not need to match the interior design style of your home. If you have been longing to try a new design style, the front porch is the perfect place to unleash your creative side and try something different. Simply choose a style, pick up some items from your home improvement store, and watch the transformation take place.
If you want to try a look that is down to earth and natural, the bohemian style will not disappoint. Bohemian style is unmatched, eclectic, and inspired by neutral tones that are earthy and natural looking. Welcome bohemian style to your front porch by using wicker furniture with neutral cushions and a rounded wicker porch swing.
Pick up several plants at your home improvement store to keep your porch in tune with the nature-inspired look. Mix and match pots for your plants in varying shapes, sizes, and design styles to finish off your new bohemian style.
If you are longing for a sleek look that is uncomplicated and simple, look no further than modern style. A modern porch will be uncluttered and simple without sacrificing its warm and inviting appeal. Look for simple wooden or metal furniture with straight lines and no curves. Add plants that are tall and spiky rather than bushy to keep with the modern theme and use square planter boxes to complete the look.
If you want to take a trip down memory lane, give your porch a traditional themed makeover. Comforting and inviting, the traditional style is sure to evoke memories of days gone by when front porch sitting was natural part of spring and summer. Look for comfortable outdoor furniture in floral patterns and add lots of extra cushions for a homey feel.
Add traditional plants such as geraniums, petunias, and topiary style trees in terracotta planters. Add wind chimes and plenty of hanging baskets along the front of your porch to create a refreshing traditional look on your porch.
If you want to experiment with a new design style, look no further than your front porch. Rich with opportunities for change, giving your front porch a makeover is an easy project that is sure to give your home a welcoming look. It is a fun home improvement project that will complement the appearance of your home and get your home ready for warmer days.
Visit a home improvement store for more information.