‘Tis the season to be sitting outside and enjoying the warmer months accompanied by an ice-cold lemonade right on the porch. Give your porch a brand new summery makeover that are perfect for those lazy summer days where guests simply want to have a good laugh and converse. Here are 15 fun and chic ideas that are just as effective to create the perfect lazy entertaining days décor right on your porch.
Everyone can remember some time in their lives when laying on a hammock seemed like the most magic and relaxing idea. It is time to bring the hammock back, but in a more “adult-like” manner and that is by having a hammock chair. Throw in a few throw pillows and a soft blanket for that relaxing feel that is chic and fun.
If you are limited on space and want to add color and nature bits throughout the space without taking too much space adding planters is the way to go. Add intricate hexagon planters along the wall will bring a seamless beauty that is also natural and chic without taking up much space.
Bring on the Lights
Make your outdoor space brighter and friendlier by adding pendant lights as porch lights. You can always use smaller light fixtures on the border of the space, but to add an elegant appeal, pendants are perfect especially when they have a metallic finish to them.
A bench is always a good idea in any area of your home, especially in the porch area. Add a comfy bench and pair it with an accent chair for an added seating area. Additionally, you may want to add colorful accent pillows and a throw blanket for cooler nights.
Why go inside to get an ice-cold cup of lemonade or a glass of wine when you can simply add a mini bar to your porch. The idea is perfect for those days that you want to entertain outdoors for a few family and friends. You may want to have a smaller mini bar that is transportable or a larger bar that remains outdoors for everyday use.
We love the idea of having a colorful swing for that calming effect in the space, while still being modern with traditional bits. Pair with rocking chairs and even a rug to bring your living room directly outdoors. Add a few intricate pieces to add that interior feel, such as an accent table or even a lamp.
No matter how you decorate symmetry is always a good idea because it looks crisp and clean while still making the porch look put together. The idea is to mirror one side to another perfectly. Whether you use two chairs, two accent table and/or two lamps you want both sides to look identical.
Outdoor Dining Table
Take advantage of every square footing by adding an outdoor dining table and seating area. You want to take your patio experience to the front of your home. Create a dining vibe that makes the outdoors seem intimate and personal to you and your home décor.
Rustic is always on trend and perfect for an outdoor space. It works with numerous décor options while bringing a beautiful country aesthetics with bits of autumn even during the cooler months. Add a bench, a swing, and/or DIY rustic bits and combine them together for a well-rounded rustic appeal.
Just like a pool cabana having white curtains as part of your porch décor is an excellent form of bringing summer vacation vibes directly to your home. Additionally, adding curtains allows you to have a bit more privacy and intimacy exactly when and where you need it.
Bring on the Color
Color is important in all homes because it truly brings personality and aesthetics to the front forth of your décor. Choose bright hues and pair them with neutral bits to bring a traditional contrast between the daring pairing and the soft bits.
Bring your indoor décor directly outdoors by having a center accent table. Center tables are great outdoors because of the amount of warmth that they provide in a simple manner. Use a simple table that does not take away from the décor, the table should feel as a part of the décor, not as the main focus of the décor.
In order to make the most out of your outdoor footage, you want to add comfortable seating. It is one of the best ways to not only take advantage of the size of your porch, but it is one of the best ways to add furniture that makes you want to spend extra time outdoors.
Which of these porch ideas is your personal favorite? Share with us your thoughts in the comments below.