21 DIY Summer Front Porch Ideas

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First, determine your intended goal. Is it to create more curb appeal or do you plan to use it as a place from which to watch the world go by? Would you like a little privacy when on your porch. Or would you rather make it inviting for folks to stop by and chat? Think outside the box, or bench for that matter and play around with color, stains, textures, and textiles.

You might even find yourself at thrift stores or yard sales finding items such as bed headboards that you can use for your DIY outdoor bench ideas. The porch has long been the perfect gathering place for summer evenings. While some folks may favor an open patio, an elevated deck, or a year-round sunroom, screened-in porches have a lot of allure—and nostalgia as well. Below we’ve some ideas. Check this out! At the end of constructing your DIY masterpiece, you can have fun purchasing coordinating outdoor throw cushions and lanterns to illumine your bench even at night! All these and more are possible.

Spring is in the air so brighten up your front porch for the spring season. I am excited to be sharing some simple ways to restyle your front porch as we head into the summer season. If you are joining our Easy Summer Styling Blog Hop from Camelot Art Creations – welcome! A huge shout out to our host Kelly from The Tattered Pew for bringing us all together! From colorful planers to spring wreaths, there is plenty of inspiration here for spring porch ideas.