With the weather warming up and the flowers blooming, we're getting into a sunny state of mind! There's nothing like an outdoor hangout or coffee on the front porch to celebrate summer.
If your porch needs a little TLC, don't stress- get crafty! We've rounded up some of our favorite ways to refresh your front porch to help inspire you. From farmhouse to contemporary, we've got a little something for everyone to enjoy this summer.
Farmhouse Front Porch Ideas
Farmhouse style takes the country cottage look and modernizes it with muted grays, beautiful greens, and crisp whites. Try adding some of these farmhouse decor ideas to your front porch to give it the cozy feel of the countryside.
Want an end table that can stand up to outdoor living? This project from Thrifty & Chic transforms a plain barstool into an outdoor end table and plant stand! Upcycling old or thrifted furniture can help you save money when switching up your decor style. Plus it adds to the quaint, vintage charm essential for a farmhouse look.
Aren't these wooden lanterns gorgeous? The simple stencil details and twine accents are full of country charm. You can learn how to make these yourself over on the DecoArt Blog.
Try thinking of ways to makeover old furniture to create something uniquely you! Lolly Jane turned an old baby crib into this fabulous porch swing. Wouldn't this make a lovely keepsake?
Nothing says farm life quite like plants, plants, and more plants! White vases are simple and timeless, especially when paired with taller plants that make a statement. You can also add patterns to vases for a more eclectic look.
Bring the beach to your front door with these coastal decor ideas! Beautiful blues, seashells, and other beachy decor can make your porch or patio feel like a vacation.
Wood pallet art gives off an effortless beachy vibe. Create a sign that lets visitors know life is better on the porch!
The beach is calling! Painting an ombre is an easy way to add an extra element to a simple painted sign. Stick to blues and greens to match your coastal decor.
Create a poolside feeling with a faux tile pattern in ocean blue and teal. This end table painted with our Americana Decor Outdoor Living can stand up to the hottest summer days and coolest drinks.
Contemporary Front Porch Ideas
Looking to keep things modern? Bold colors and funky prints can give your front porch a totally new vibe. These ideas below are easy to implement with DecoArt's outdoor paints. They can be used on nearly any surface from terra cotta to plastic, so you can create colorful decor that lasts.
Go wild with color to make your plants pop! Painting broad stripes or organic shapes adds a whimsical touch.
Is your front door a bit drab? Adding a fresh coat of paint can completely revitalize your porch. Try our Americana Decor® Curb Appeal™ to add some color.
Don't throw away those old paintbrushes, turn them into a colorful and creative wreath that shows off your artsy side!
Black and White Front Porch Ideas
Classic, minimalist, and understated. Black and white is the timeless look you can count on! If you want to update your front porch consider some of these DIY decor ideas.
The minimalist look of this bamboo leaf pattern is so charming!
Unconventional furniture choices can add an extra element to simple front porch styles like black and white. Here The Rustic Boxwood painted a used dresser with our Americana Decor Outdoor Living to transform it into outdoor furniture.
Is your front porch short on space? These cute and cozy ideas are sure to make even a tiny porch feel warm and welcoming!
You don't need to settle for a standard welcome mat, try using stencils to add a monogram or interesting pattern. This is an easy way to add an extra "wow" factor, especially for small front porches.
Try hanging art in your window for extra decoration. Creatively Beth took an old glass frame and turned it into this gorgeous floral suncatcher. If you're decorating on a budget try looking around your house and see what you can make.
We hope these different porch styles inspired you to get crafting! If you're looking for more be sure to check out the DecoArt project gallery for all kinds of outdoor ideas! You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest for daily DIY inspiration. We hope you all have a fabulous summer, happy making!