4 Secrets to Creating an Inviting Front Porch

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No matter the season, an inviting front porch beckons friends and family into your home and increases curb appeal. If you’re struggling with creating the perfect front porch – or just want some help refreshing your current look – here are a few secrets from Jacksons Home & Garden on how to create an inviting front porch:


Start with the Door


Your front door is what most will see first when driving by or walking up, so make sure it’s memorable and welcoming! Start by adding a beautiful wreath – either seasonal or something that looks great year round. If your porch is dull, consider painting the front door for a “pop” of color. And lastly, don’t forget the door mat. You can go the traditional route, add some whimsy with a fun pattern or saying, or even layer rugs for optimal results.


Add Greenery


It’s really hard to overdo it on front porch plants! If your porch isn’t very bright and you’re afraid they will die from lack of sunlight, then opt for faux instead. The greenery adds warmth and liveliness to the space, making your home fill lived in and welcoming. Seasonal flowers are also an added plus for pops of color.


Create Seating


This one can be difficult if your porch is small, but any sort of front porch seating adds interest. If you can fit an entire outdoor seating area – go for it! If not, a bench with seasonal pillows or a chair or two will do nicely as well.


The Number Matters


Is your house number clearly visible to those trying to find your home? If not, consider finding a way to post those digits more clearly, either with interesting numbers or added lighting to light them up.



At Jacksons Home & Garden, we have many wreaths, décor pieces, pots, and plants available to help you update your front porch for the Fall season! Come see us today to check out the amazing selection of home goods available at the best home décor store in Dallas, Texas!