I really believe that your front porch and your front door set the tone for your house. I’ve slowly but surely spruced up the porch area, and I wanted to show you the finished project.
Here’s a picture of the porch before we moved in. I love the idea of a covered porch! I knew right away that I wanted a big and bright wreath, some rocking chairs, and lots of greenery.
And the finished project:
The rockers are from Wal-Mart and were $78.00 a piece. I couldn’t find black rockers at any of the stores in my city, so my parents drove these 3 hours from my hometown. My mom, the wreath whisperer, made the wreath. Isn’t it gorgeous? It’s the perfect summer wreath.
My favorite part of the redo is the vinyl lettering on the door. Doesn’t it add the perfect touch? I got the vinyl lettering from Empressive Design’s etsy shop. I wanted some custom touches, and she was fabulous to work with.
Vinyl lettering is a great and inexpensive way to jazz up your home! There are so many things you can do with it, and the best part is that it is not permanent. If you live in an apartment or rent, you can decorate your walls easily without worrying about loosing your security deposit. When you are ready to move out, simply peel off the vinyl and toss.
Empressive Designs is offering a $20 gift certificate to one of my readers. If I had a $20 gift certificate, here’s what I would choose:
Perfect for the bedroom!
You could also do a custom designed monogram for your stairwell and build a wall of pictures around it. If you have a glass front door, I think a big monogram would be beautiful! I also love the idea of having a monogram over a baby’s crib.
If you would like to be entered to win the $20 gift certificate from Empressive Designs, please visit her etsy shop and tell me how you would spend your gift certificate. I’ll announce the winner next Monday. Good luck!
I’m headed out this afternoon for four days of blissful relaxation at Edisto Island, SC. I’ll see you again on Monday!