Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Creating a Beach Inspired Front Porch

Whether you live steps away from the shore or miles away from the seaside, a beach inspired front porch brings the feel of a coastal retreat right to your front door.  Our front porch make-over was inspired by the colours and textures of the elements. Below is a collection of my inspiration.

1. Decorative accessories that add a coastal touch and create a sense of calm - nautical lighting, colourful weatherproof cushions and a hammock for afternoon siestas.

2. Comfortable seating - adirondack chairs, rocking chairs, or loungers in natural wood or wicker/rattan. 

3. Colour reminiscent of the sea, sand and lush palms.

Collage: ceiling fan and white nautical light, Lowes; lantern and black port side light, Destination Lighting; blue cushion collection, Restoration Hardware; lanterns, hammock and remaining cushions, Pottery Barn

Image 2,; Image 3, Pottery Barn; image 4, Coastal Living; image 5, Pottery Barn; image 6, Southern Living; image 7-10, Coastal Living 


  1. Love the coastal inspiration :) Just found your blog, new follower!

  2. Hi Kelly! Thanks so much for your comment! I'm a bonafide beach girl and LOVE connecting with others like you who also cherish our beautiful shorelines. :-)


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