Slide 2: Apply a Little Paint


For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements your house's colors, or get creative and paint a striped or checkerboard pattern. And, if the color is as dreamy as the one shown here, don't stop at the floor.

9 Budget-Friendly Ways to Revive Your Porch

Sunny days and warmer weather signal that summer is right around the corner. What better time to freshen up your front porch? Rest assured that you can create an inviting front veranda without breaking the bank. Start with one favorite item, theme, or color, and work out from there. For example, if you love the idea of a bold front door, paint it in your favorite dramatic color and let that shade guide your choices for lighting, draperies, planters, and accessories. Or, do you have an heirloom piece of furniture or decorative accent that you love, such as a planter, rug, or lantern? Take inspiration from its shape, color, or style, and search out flea market finds or attic treasures that may be polished, painted, or upcycled into frugal, complementary front porch accessories. Complete your scheme with decorative touches like welcome signs, hanging baskets of greenery or ferns, or unusual plants in distinctive planters. Need some examples? Here are 10 inspiring front porches that prove that it’s possible to design a welcoming front veranda on a budget.

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