Are you ready to freshen up your porch for spring? Today I’m sharing some easy tips to create a cheerful and inviting spring front porch!
We’ve had some beautiful weather the last couple of weeks which has really gotten me in the mood for spring! I shared my kitchen and living room spring tours with you recently, but I hadn’t done a thing to my outdoors. I don’t know about you but both my back patio and my front porch really take a beating in the winter!
Before I started this project, there were leaves and debris all over the porch. Not to mention dead plants in pots, dust on the door, and cobwebs in the corners. To put it mildly, it was time for a refresh!
And what better way to create curb appeal as well as greet your friends and family than with a pretty and inviting spring front porch…
The first thing I did was change out the ball ivy topiary in the corner for this boxwood topiary. I’m a huge fan of boxwood and it does very well in the shade (which I have a lot of here), plus I love the structure it brings. I also brought out my favorite wreaths for a little greenery on the door.
These are so versatile! I’ve used them at both Christmas and in the fall, and they’re perfect for spring as well. And you could easily add interest with faux flowers, berries or other seasonal touches.
And of course, since it’s a spring front porch, it needed some blooms! Last year we changed our all-white backyard garden to a pink, white and purple color scheme and I wanted the porch to reflect that. Pinks and purples are my favorite garden colors – I love that they bring in some color but they’re still soft and subtle.
A hydrangea in the large bucket, along with impatiens in two colors in my terra cotta pots was all I needed to give it a fresh look! The impatiens are perfect if you have a lot of shade. They do well and bloom and bloom all the way through summer!
I also switched out my usual lanterns for something a little lighter in feel and color. These light wood lanterns I found at Home Goods were perfect for the look I was going for (very similar here). I added one on each side for symmetry and filled them with my favorite flameless candles.
These terra cotta pots are my absolute favorite! I love that they look old, and yet I didn’t have to do any distressing to get them that way, haha! 😉
I hope this helped you see how easy it is to freshen up your porch for the season. Pretty wreaths, some accessory changes, and pretty blooms help create an inviting spring front porch perfect for greeting neighbors and friends!
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Now I hope you’ll take a peek at my friend’s posts below. They’re all sharing their spring porch and patio ideas!
10 Gorgeous Patio Decor Ideas
How To Create An Outdoor Living Space // Modern Glam
Simple Garden Flower Arrangement // Happy Happy Nester
How to Ready Your Porch for Spring // Twelve On Main
Hanging Basket DIY // Finding Lovely
How to Refresh Your Front Door for Spring // Life Is Better At Home
How to Decorate Your Back Porch for Spring // My 100 Year Old Home
10+ Inspiring Front Porch Decorating Ideas // Lemon Grove Lane
How I Decorate Our Deck For Function and Beauty // My Sweet Savannah
How to Build an Easy DIY Pallet Bar // The DIY Mommy
How to Decorate a Spring Front Porch // Maison De Cinq
If you enjoyed this post, you may want to check out some other spring decorating ideas and inspiration posts below!