The deep red hue of this front door brings color to the porch without being too vibrant so as to blend with the calm, farmhouse style. A white door frame echoes the three-window rows on the door and matches the window framing. Lantern sconces frame the door for stylized and useful lighting.
The appealing front porch includes a custom-made swing for enjoying the fresh air and views of the neighborhood, a custom front door with planter pots on each side, and a copper gas lantern that provides pleasant illumination from above.
For the front porch of her new Rhode Island home, blogger Alison Vinciguerra of the blog Long Distance Loving used a wreath from The Home Depot that was pre-decorated with pinecones, holly leaves, gold feathers and fruit. She wove in white LED twinkle lights into the wreath and garland near a vintage-looking lantern.
This Texas farmhouse exterior features exposed wooden columns, natural stone steps and black metal doors and windows. The contemporary mixtures of classic white siding and modern black sconces give the entrance a warm welcoming feel.
Black metal outdoor sconces and plants in bright red pots bring a hint of updated design to the original stone and wood of this front porch, while rocking chairs welcome family and friends to sit and enjoy the view.
The natural finish of the front door is paired with black exterior sconces and concrete planters for a stylized and welcoming exterior look. Dark shutters provide a pleasant contrast to the light brick color and white railing.
At night, this seaside home in New England practically glows from inside, setting a warm and welcoming tone for any late arrivals. Two large lanterns illuminate the front porch and thus safely guide visitors from the gravel path to the front door.