I fondly remember my grandma relaxing on our front porch with the sweetest smile on her face. She used to spend several hours in our front yard and was always there to receive my sister and me from school. Our porch had a few rattan chairs and a center table. We also had some green plants and jasmine vines around that area. I’ve asked my sister to find me a picture of my grandma on our porch.
We now live in an urban area, and I miss a fully furnished porch the most. There are always cars whizzing by in my neighbourhood, and the noise levels are pretty high. We have a decent backyard, but it is quite secluded. I feel porch can connect one with the neighbourhood and also with the family. There have been several moments when we wanted a few extra moments before bidding goodbyes, or for catching up with my next door friend.
A good front porch has harmony and blends in with the rest of the home. The seating is typically comfortable and informal. An outdoor rug and wall decor can add splashes of colour. And, most likely, this area is surrounded by nature with green and flowering plants. I bet the collection below has all these design elements and will inspire you to create such spaces in your own home. I’m looking forward to your thoughts and please share your memories on your front porch.