Porch Panache

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Happy Wednesday! Today I want to share my front porch with you. My accessories have both complimenting and contrasting colors in them. I wanted them to work with my house color (Cabot exterior latex stain in Spruce Blue.) and not clash.

I found these outdoor pillows at Pier 1 in a teal color. They’re perfect! The blue green color matched with the house color. Even though they’re a darker tone than the house, they worked just fine.

I added black and white pillows to make the other pillows pop.

The old fashion wood rockers add charm to the porch. I think rockers make any porch very friendly and inviting!

Sometimes the back deck is too hot to enjoy. I love to spend my time on the front porch, where it’s a cooler place to sit and relax.

The wicker table between the rockers is decorated in a friendly vignette. I wanted it to be colorful and fun. DSC_0106

The little bird tea pot and matching cup are very whimsical. Their mix of bright colors add to the design and makes it more interesting.DSC_0115

On the other side of the porch is another matching rocker. I have it next to the planter that I posted about earlier. Click here to view that post!

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The front porch is the first place in your home friends and guests see. Why not make it a great first impression! You don’t have to spend a lot of money to make it colorful, fun and friendly. Just use your imagination and things you might have around your home. You can also find many outdoor items marked down this time of year.

Thanks for the front porch visit today!
Have a Lovely Day,
LuAnn πŸ˜‰


  1. You really have a lovely front porch. Like that you have a lot of space to sit out there
    in those nice rockers. Your house is pretty much the same color as mine, but I have
    brick half way up that has some peach tones as well, then the blue at the top.
    Really enjoyed how you decorated it…………..enjoy that Pretty porch……
    Blessings, Nellie

  2. I’d love to sit and rock a spell! I love the black and white with the blue and your adorable wicker table. It’s all lovely. Popping over from Best of the Nest πŸ™‚

  3. Beautifully done. Your porch has loads of the color I like and looks like the best place in the neighborhood to sit and visit. Love it!

  4. I am inspired. We have a long narrow porch too. I do lament sometimes there is no space for a table. With a porch as serene and pretty as this, who cares! Visiting from Craftberry Bush link.

  5. This is a beautiful front porch. I love this space, so many gorgeous things about this! Thank you for sharing at Friday Favorites!

  6. What a welcoming outdoor space! I love the comfy pillows and the rocking chairs are just perfect! Thanks so much for sharing at Twirl and Take a Bow my friend xo

  7. Lovely porch and so inviting! I think of visiting my grandparents when I see the porch rockers. We have a couple on our back porch now and they are a great place to unwind and enjoy a pleasant afternoon.

    1. Thanks Beth! I find it to be very peaceful sitting on my front porch during the afternoon. It’s a spot that I can be alone and just relax. πŸ™‚
      Thank you for visiting my porch today!
      LuAnn πŸ˜‰

  8. Your porch is fabulous, I love it, so southern and so perfect. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me.

  9. LuAnn, I love your porch! The white is so pretty and I love the blue and b&W pillows. Really pop! What a wonderful place to relax! Thanks for sharing it with SYC.

  10. Your porch is just LOVELY!!! You are featured this week at Ivy and Elephants.
    Please feel free to stop by and grab a featured button.

  11. Great post! I found you on Enchanting Inspiration Link Party! I love the feel of your porch panache! It is so homey! I also, love, love, love the brick! I am pinning to my Outdoorsy Pinterest board! My parents have an ideal area that this would look terrific in. Maybe I will convince them to start updating now so they can enjoy it too.


    1. Thanks Jeannine! I’m glad you enjoyed my front porch. Thank you for the lovely comment, the pin and for the visit yesterday. I hope it helps to inspire your parents to change their porch.
      Happy Weekend!
      LuAnn πŸ˜‰

  12. Thank you for sharing your porch at City of Creative Dream’s City of Links last Friday! I appreciate you taking the time to party with me. Hope to see you again this week πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you Jayne for your lovely comment and for the visit! It is very nice to sit and relax on my front porch, and the weather has been much cooler lately to do so.
      Have a lovely weekend!
      LuAnn πŸ˜‰

  13. What a lovely porch! I have to say I LOVE the paint color of the house! I have a little love affair with navy blue! Thank you so much for sharing this with Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop. I hope to see you back on Sunday night!

  14. Your front porch is just lovely, LuAnn! We don’t have many front porches on houses here in the AZ desert, but I would love one. I just love those rockers, and all of your decor out there is just perfect!

  15. Beautiful porche, I am going to feature your proche in this weeks Hearth and Soul blog hop thanks for sharing . I will be . Pinning it.

  16. I love the colors you choose. Your porch is so inviting!! Thanks for sharing at Project Pin-it!

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