Front Porch Decorating Tips for a More Inviting Entry
There are many home décor ideas that you can use to make your home and porch more inviting. You may not think
about the front porch area when considering ways to make your home feel like a welcoming place, but in reality, it is an important part of any house.
A front porch should be decorated with colors and items that match both the season and the style of your exterior design. With these simple tips, you will have no problem making your entryway into a beautiful space!
Lighting is very important for any indoor or outdoor area, but it becomes even more necessary when you are trying to make your home inviting. You will want to use decorative lighting options that match the feel of your design and create an ambiance that makes people excited about entering your space.
One great way to bring extra life into this outdoor space at nighttime is by using lights down low near the ground level and also stringing up some hanging lanterns or lights up high so that they can be seen above the topiaries. This will create inviting lighting that is sure to make people feel comfortable about entering your front door after dark.
Topiaries, Wreaths, and Garlands
If you have a porch with nice details like columns, then adding topiaries would be an excellent way to decorate this front entryway. Topiaries can also be used on balconies if they fit in well with the style of your house’s exterior design. There are many different types of topiary plants available, so choose one that matches both the season and your color scheme!
A door wreath or garland is another decorating option that will help to make your home inviting. You can choose a garland or wreath that fits into the color scheme of your design and place it on both sides of the front door to draw attention there.
Hanging Baskets, Pots, and Planters
Hanging baskets are another good way of making an outdoor space more inviting, especially if you have a porch with
railings or other features where they would look nice hanging from above. Again, these don’t need to match perfectly in terms of colors, but they should go well together so as not to create too much visual noise!
One great idea is choosing decorative pots and planters for planting flowers around your outside entryway area. This can be used to add a wonderful pop of color to your space!
Other Decorating Ideas
There are many other types of home décor that can be used for making an entryway more inviting, including indoor plants, furniture like rocking chairs or benches, and even wicker baskets. Try getting creative with the different elements you use in this area because it is one where people will notice what’s there first before they enter your actual house.
While decorating, remember that there isn’t one right way to do this as long as it fits into the style of your house. You may even find yourself wanting more than one type of decoration in different areas because you love how each looks individually. The important thing is making sure that everything matches well together while also bringing life and color to an often-overlooked part of any design plan.
If you need more help creating an inviting entryway, contact AB Painting and Drywall. Our fully licensed and insured company provides residential interior and exterior painting services throughout Colorado Springs and the surrounding area. Call us today for a free estimate!