Front Porch Appeal - Spring Is Officially Here!
Issue #55 March 2014March is the official month of spring and for many it couldn't come too soon. Although many of our readers are still experiencing winter's wrath everyone can still enjoy decorating their porch or making plans to do so.
We are anxious for spring and already lining up projects anticipating the more enjoyable weather that lies ahead. Whether you just came in from shoveling snow or changing from golf shoes to tennies, we'd thought we'd share a few ideas and pictures with you.
See our spring decorating ideas - photo by Noboku Ichikawa
Wooden Screen DoorsThere's nothing quite like the look and sound of a wooden screen door. If you are in the market for one, be sure to check out Vintage Woodworks.
They have beautiful solid wood hand-crafted screen doors and they are having a sale on their storm and screen doors through March 24, 2014.
A colorful wooden screen door that Mary and I saw on our travels
Sliding Shutters And Shade IdeasHere's a novel idea from The Porch Company. To solve an issue with wind and sun on a customer's porch, the innovative folks at The Porch Company installed these eye-catching shutters so they can be moved to block the wind and/or filter sunlight.
Learn more about their innovative ideas.Be sure to see our other ideas for creating shade or blocking the elements on your porch or screened porch this year.
All Weather Porch Curtains by The Porch Company
Mountain Laurel Porch RailingsLooking for a unique idea for your porch or deck this year. Consider these porch railings made from mountain laurel. Woven to create a wonderful design, these railings will dress up any log home, cabin, or deck. Take a moment and see all of the other uses for mountain as well.
Spring Porch Craft IdeaMake these easy spring pillow toppers for your front porch. They are easy to do and the best part is you can change them out to welcome each season or holiday. Mary shows you how in her easy step-by-step pillow topper tutorial.
Rocking Chair PorchIf you don't already, now's a great time to acquire a rocking chair (or chairs) for your porch. What better way to enjoy the outdoors that sitting back in a rocker to catch a spring breeze and watch the flowers grow.
The cute pooch doesn't come with the rocking chair
Porch SongsIt's spring and time to enjoy great music on your porch. How about a Garth Brook tune...
Somewhere Other Than the Night
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Happy porch sitting from your friends,
Mary and Dave
Life is short. Enjoy your porch.
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