This front porch's sitting area has boho flair with a porch swing, wall hanging and cozy textiles in a mix of patterns. The swing is the same creamy white as the porch's trim. Porch swing: Wayfair; Area rug: World Market; Blanket: Memento Style
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.
The newly renovated home ultimately met all the criteria of homeowners Bill and Jody, including a wonderful and welcoming front porch that's large enough to accommodate a dining table and swinging porch bed.
In rainy Seattle, a covered outdoor space is a must. The punchy pink front door was this porch's design jumping off point. Hanging planters pick up the bold color. Armchairs, a coffee table and a porch swing make a comfortable sitting area. Paint colors: Shake siding: Behr Poppy Seed; Front door: Sherwin Williams Amaryllis; Stairs and porch base: Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black
Designer Rebecca Cartwright says the metal porch swing was designed to fill in an empty space on the front porch and offer a round shape amidst many square forms. "It balances it out really nicely" she says.
The custom swing on the front porch is secured to the ceiling with ropes and a pulley system. “It has balusters on it, and it’s a bit rustic in feeling and reflects the local area,” says project manager Scott Branscom.