You only get one chance to make a first impression. So make it a good one with some seasonal styling for your front porch. Here is some inspiration to bring summer to the entrance of your home.

" /> You only get one chance to make a first impression. So make it a good one with some seasonal styling for your front porch. Here is some inspiration to bring summer to the entrance of your home.

" />
 
×
Request Information

Please check the above checkbox
featured image

A Few Front Porch Design Tips

By Rebecca Wardon, Interior Design Manager

 


You only get one chance to make a first impression. So make it a good one with some seasonal styling for your front porch. Here is some inspiration to bring summer to the entrance of your home.


BRING SOME LIFE

And it doesn’t have to be alive to bring some life to your home. There’s no need to be ashamed of using fake plants to brighten up the entrance. In fact, I usually have a mixture of fake flowers and real flowers that I use to decorate. The upkeep is way easier, and no one has to know (except all of you readers, I guess).

INSIDE OUT

A front entrance is also the perfect place to establish a look for the rest of your home. By marrying your front porch style to your interior style, you create a flowing design that feels completely unified and welcomes guests into your home. Using similar colors or materials on your porch as you do inside your home is an easy way to create this unity. 

LAYER UP

Layer up? In the middle of summer? Well we’re not talking about your wardrobe. One trend that I’ve been seeing a lot of is layering floor pieces on the front porch. Specifically, welcome mats layered on outdoor rugs. This look can add a lot of depth to a small space like a front porch.

Wisconsin summer’s are hard to beat. Everything has come back to life after a winter of bare trees and snow. Celebrate this time of year by bringing vibrancy to your doorstep. Seasonal flowers and greenery are great ways to instantly say, “summer!” A great way to begin styling your front porch is with a trip to your local garden center to browse their perennials.

Bielinski_Homes_Blog_Layered-Rugs.jpg

 


TAKE A RISK

The front porch is a great place to try something new. Since front porch style is often seasonal, it’s much more temporary. So don’t be afraid to do something bold. A patterned rug or a bright color. As long as it feels summery, it’s hard to go wrong.

Looking for a new front porch this summer? Talk to a Bielinski New Home Consultant today and get started.
  • When we rightsized from our home of 43 years to a Bielinski Condo in Bay Pointe, our New Home Consultant answered all of our questions and communicated with us the entire way. We’re fully enjoying our beautiful new home and the condo community.
    John and Jean Jones
  • I’ve been so impressed and completely satisfied with the entire Bielinski building experience. From the initial sale and throughout the construction process I have appreciated Bielinski’s professionalism, craftsmanship, and follow-through.
    Heidi Hamilton
  • We are extremely happy with our new Bielinski Condo. It’s well-built and full of all the features we wanted in our home.
    Deborah and Brian Blackney
  • We chose Bielinski because they are a family-owned business and have been building in the Pewaukee area for a long time. The Clemont floor plan is just perfect for all of our family events and Packer parties.
    Bob and Darla Landgren
  • We couldn’t be happier with our new home! The entire process was fantastic. Everyone was so responsive and quick to help. Bielinski’s knowledge of the industry was invaluable. We recommend Bielinski to anyone looking for their next home.
    Mike and Kristin Smith
  • We had a really good experience with Bielinski from start to finish. Everyone was responsive and reliable. Now we are enjoying life in our new home.
    Peter Holzwart and Therese Gaynor-Holzwart
  • Once I got settled in, I knew I was exactly where I belong. Without Bielinski’s knowledge and communication, I would still be questioning whether I should build at all. Thanks to the entire team that made this all possible.
    Barb King