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Add Front Porch Character and Curb Appeal

An underdressed front porch is transformed with container plants, updated lighting and furniture, fresh accessories and a new eye-catching front door. Find ideas to decorate your own front porch and add curb appeal to your home.

Front porch decorated with planters, bench, outdoor rug

Porch Makeover

See the transformation of a plain and lifeless porch into a colorful oasis.

Planters

Planter on a front porch

The first step of any porch makeover is adding planters. Choose the right size containers for the space and fill with your favorite flowers. First flank your steps. Then add more containers as space allows -- think railings, corners and even hanging baskets.

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Bench

Bench with pillows and plants on open porch.

 

Place a new bench near the front door. Use it as a convenient drop zone, a place to just relax or take shoes on and off. Stock it with throw pillows for an added punch of color.

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Explore DIY Bench and Seating Projects

 

Lighting

Galvanized farmhouse-style outdoor sconce on open porch.

Install new outdoor lighting for added ambience, convenience and security. This house style looks great with a pair of farmhouse-inspired galvanized sconces.

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House Letters & Numbers

House numbers on porch wall.

Up the style quotient with a new house number plate. Attach it to a wall just under a sconce for increased visibility. First-time guests will thank you!

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Containers

Small step ladder with plants on porch.

 

Soften corners with an array of container plants. For a prettier display, use a short stepladder to stage small pots.

 

Outdoor Rugs

Outdoor rug on porch.

Add more color and a little fun underfoot with an outdoor area rug. Especially on a large porch, place the rug between the steps and the front door to help define the traffic zone from a seating area. Incorporate the main exterior paint color when choosing a rug color.

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Mailboxes

Wall-mounted mailboxes turned into planters on porch wall.

 

Think outside the (mail)box. Repurpose a few metal mailboxes as planters. Spray-paint your color of choice, drill drain holes in the bottom, fill with flowers and attach to a wall.

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