This simple front porch makeover features colorful decor to make the front door a focal point.
My front porch was looking a little worse for wear after our long winter, so I decided to give it a makeover.
At first, my plans were huge, but as the weather warmed up, I realized how much I enjoyed simply being outside. So my complex plans got simplified and I’m still very happy with this front porch makeover.
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Front Porch Before
The new front door came with new trim, but it was only primed, so it looked horrible after a while.
My plaid doormat looked faded, so it got moved to a backdoor.
Most of the trim needed to be repainted, especially the porch ceiling.
But most of all, it was just kind of boring.
Simple Front Porch Makeover
I also painted the ceiling a pale aqua color. I’ve heard that it keeps bugs away, but time will tell. No matter what, it’s lovely.
I added yellow shasta daisies to blue pots from At Home. (similar)
One day I’ll go all out and do a full makeover with thicker columns and a brick paver floor, but for now this spot looks pretty happy. One porch down, a few more to go.
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