Happy Monday, guys! I am SO excited to finally share one of my favorite new outdoor spaces in my modern farmhouse; my front porch! I have been dreaming of the day that I could be sitting on my porch, rocking away on a chair, smelling the fresh air and sipping on a drink. The weather took a bit longer than usual to warm up this year, so it stalled my porch decor. Last month when it became “summer” here in the mountains, I was able to put together this space. Luke and I are finally enjoying it – YAY!
The porch was an addition I made during the design process with our architect that I felt completed the “farmhouse” look we were trying to achieve. I’ve always wanted one as I find they are SO welcoming when walking up to a home. I’m glad we decided on a front porch and excited to show y’all how I styled it out!
I first started with the front door decor. If you know me, you know I love a fun doormat. I got my personalized antler beauty made from my fave door lady, Nickle Designs Shop. She made a custom oversized beauty that fit my door perfectly. I layered it with a buffalo check rug to add a fun farmhouse pattern and texture. Note, because I have an oversized door mat, I went with a 4×6″ plaid rug. If you have a normal size entry door, go with a 2×3″. You want to make sure you see it, babes! 😉
I finished off the entryway with small black lanterns and two medium sized galvanized planters on each side of the door. Both another great rustic-country touch. I decided to plant herbs in the planters to add a little greenery. Fingers crossed I can keep them alive! 😉 The added benefit of utilizing herbs at the front door, is it always smells fresh and delicious! Love it!
For the remainder of the porch, I wanted to create a seating area. I purchased two black modern rocking chairs for outside Luke’s office doors. They are my favorite – easy to put together, great price and comfortable! GOOD news, I found them in-stock and for only $126! I paired these chairs with a simple concrete side table (on sale), natural poufs (only $50!) and plaid farmhouse pillows ($15 for an 18×18″). SO many great DEALS in this spaces, boos!
Lastly I added a braided natural rug for Luke’s office slider door and galvanized bucket with faux flowers. Once again, these pieces add to my farmhouse style home. See below to shop everything from my porch! If you’re wondering what I am going to do with the opposite side, stay tuned!! I just ordered a porch swing but unfortunately it takes a while to make. Fingers crossed it arrives before the snow! LOL 🙂
Almost every morning you can find me watering my herbs at the front door, enjoying the sun coming up and having a cup of coffee. It is SO quiet and peaceful in this space and especially fun to hang out in now that I’ve added furniture!
As always, leave a comment with any questions you have.
H O M E \ Can you spy Ford?!👀👶🏼😜 Currently climbing on EVERYTHING!! Swipe right for our family dance sesh we had this morning! It’s GO time baby no. 2👏🏻 I just walked for an hour and now it’s time to post up of the sofa and relax🤰🏻 Wishing y’all a great weekend!😘xx
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B A B Y \ Morning guys!! Still over here pregnant AF hanging out on my ball🤰🏻😜 We had A LOT of movement yesterday! I thought the baby was going to come last night BUT nope!!🖐🏻 He’s hanging on and must be V comfy☺️😂 Maybe this weekend🤞🏻 Wishing y’all a happy Friday! I’m gonna try to walk this baby out in my new kicks!!🏃🏻♀️ Aren’t they freshhhhhh?!🤍🤍🤍 Perf color combo for summer!
Shop my neutral look over on the LTK app - click the link in my bio! My tank is the only “maternity” item in this outfit. Wearing a M in everything.
H O M E \ Currently pinning up a storm with inspo for the NEW HOUSE!! Y’all better believe I’m SO pumped to share the process!🏠 Last go around it all started with a Pinterest board, and here we are again... Check out stories for a link to my home board!! I learned so much on the last one - what to do and NOT do. Can’t wait to create a new spot for our kids to grow up in!😭 Now if baby no. 2 will get here already!!🤰🏻😂
Linking my modern farmhouse kitchen on the LTK app! Click the link in my bio💁🏻♀️
Counter tops - quartzite “Mont Blanc”
Island Paint - SW “Tricorn Black”
Floors - 8” White Oak
Hardware - Lew’s
Faucets - Newport Brass
B A B Y \ Yup... still pregnant!🤰🏻☺️ Coming up on 40 weeks and no sign of baby... yet! I’ve been doing ALL the things to get him moving along BUT I know he’s going to coming when he’s ready😝 I’m so glad I can entertain y’all on stories as I try to jump start his birth😂😂 Inverted poses, stretching, curb walking, squatting, ball bouncing, eating enormous amounts of pineapple, tea and more (y’all know😜). I’ve decided I need to chill the F out, relax and he will make his arrival soon🤍 The last few weeks of pregnancy feels like FOREVER!! I know you mamas understand this on EVERY LEVEL! Thank you for all the encouraging messages✨😘
Added a new “accessory” to our bedroom... yup, the birthing tub!! Luke wants to be very prepared this time😉 Ford came in 3.5 hours!!😳 Ready or not...
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M O M \ Thank you to this sweet boy for making me a mama🤍 The last year and a half has been such a gift. I’ve never experienced SO much love and joy! Soaking in these last few moments, just the two of us. Baby bro will be joining us soon✨ Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mamas out there including Ford’s amazing grandmas! Sending much love to y’all🤍🤍🤍