I love front porches. I so wish I had one. But my daughter does and we spent the day yesterday making over her front porch. She, my son-in-law and grandson live in a cute, little fixer-upper in a quaint little college town about 45 minutes away. There is a lot of fixing up going on inside the house, so I volunteered to makeover the front porch to give them a nice, pretty place to take a break from the on-going construction inside the house.
When we pulled up to the house and unloaded all of the supplies, here is what the front porch looked like:
The first thing we did was power wash the entire front porch. That by itself made a huge difference. Then we moved on to the front door. It went from this:
Do you love that color as much as I do? It is “Barely Teal” from Benjamin Moore. It’s the same color that I used to make the stripes on the canvas floor cloth.
- chairs from Lowe’s
- table, cans and tray and metal butterfly are from Home Goods
- canvas floor cloth made by me
- fabric wreath made by me
- house numbers from Lowe’s
- pillows made by me
- watering can from JoAnn’s
- hanging flower from a roadside stand
Come back on Thursday when I’ll be sharing how I made the canvas drop cloth floor cloth and the fabric wreath.