A majority of the porch's outdoor decor was sourced from antique stores and flea markets in rural areas. To create moments of pause, vignettes were arranged with an assortment of shapes, finishes and textures to keep the porch feeling one-of-a-kind and collected.
This white concrete “table” is a large pillar hurricane from Serena & Lily, with the glass portion removed, placed next to an African daybed. This space is a part of the covered porch designed by Yvonne McFadden in the 2017 Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse and Marketplace.
It's hard to tell where this beachfront condo's balcony ends and the ocean begins! A rustic driftwood-hued table and two chairs the color of the ocean make this the perfect spot for al fresco dining, sipping cocktails, or just enjoying the bracing salt air.
Outdoor drapery helps blur the lines between indoor spaces and exterior porches filled with upholstery, swings and places for lazy napping next to the saltwater pool, all keeping a fresh, clean and neutral palette. And after the sun goes down, the party moves to the lakeside fire pit.
Small changes can make a big impact, especially in small spaces. Consider changing up your porch's welcome mat each season for a fresh look. In keeping with the warm gray tones of this porch's outdoor decor, a graphic lattice-patterned mat is swapped in.