There is nothing more southern than a porch, is there? They are birthed out of necessity, really. I mean, have you ever been to Alabama in July? It’s hot. Like, really hot. Porches provide us with a way to get outside and visit with nature and our neighbors, while keeping us out from under the scorching summer sun. They really are an extension of a home’s inside living space, and our family spends lots of time on our porch in the summer.
Our back porch was in need of a little sprucing up after the winter. We have the basics in place – a swing, a rocking chair, a side table, etc. But if the girls and I are going to spend the summer out there, we want it to be a little more luxurious than just the bare necessities. We like pretty spaces, and we felt like all we needed was a little inspiration and a little cash, and we could take our porch from drab to fab. Here’s the plan we came up with:
I’ve already purchased a few of the accessories and am just waiting on a few more to arrive. Stay tuned for a porch reveal in the next few days!