Curb Appeal Challenge 2016 Front Porch Refresh & Lighting: Week #3

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Welcome back to Week #3 of our Curb Appeal Challenge.  If you're catching up, here are

Week 1 //    Week 2 //

Curb Appeal Refresh Design Board

This week was all about the porch!  If you remember, before the refresh, we had two wicker chairs, several planters, and a door mat.  These were good staples but with the addition of a few items and flowers, I think you'll agree that the curb appeal is much better now!

I did my shopping at At Home.  At Home is a Home Decor Superstore with every department you can think of- art, decor, lamps, vases, furniture, textiles, housewares, patio and garden, rugs and seasonal items.  They have a huge selection of outdoor furnishings perfect for any style and price point.

What I was looking for was some new chair cushions and pillows along with a bright planter to add a pop of color to the porch.  I ended up finding this amazing bench to add additional seating on the other side of the porch.  It now looks balanced and creates a perfect conversation area.

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I loved this bright green planter from At Home.  It's the perfect pop of color especially paired with bright orange flowers.

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On the other side, I set up a seating area with the wicker set.  By adding new chair pads and pillows, the set looks brand new.

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At Home Outdoor Living

Chair Cushions | Floral Pillows | Green lantern | Green Planter | Black Bench

I love how comfy the porch is now.  It is somewhere we look forward to sitting each night and watching the kids play on the driveway.  We have already enjoyed a few glasses of lemonade out there!

Here is the before.

Before of the Front Porch by

And now after!

Front Porch Refresh by

Next week, I am going to tackle the lighting!

My curb appeal project list: 

1.Outdoor lighting

2.Front Porch Refresh

Stay tuned for the next two Tuesdays for curb appeal updates, a fun giveaway, and to follow along with all the other participating blogs.  You can find them all at #curbappealbloghop

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Seeking Lavender Lane

The Deans List

Mom Home Guide

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Knock it Off Kim

Paint Yourself a Smile

A Designer At Home

Our House Now a Home

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  7. I was looking at the cushions at my last At Home visit and WOW they have the best selection I’ve ever seen. I really love the thick cushions you added and the colorful pillows. I also love all of the pots and that bench really does look nice on the other side. What a lovely space!!


  8. Beautiful Amy!! Bold colors shine with all the pretty florals!!

  9. Samantha says:

    Wow, love the colors, your door, and how you styled it! Looks so inviting!

  10. The colors you choose are vibrant and it makes the front porch really show off nicely! Its amazing what a change does! You are almost done! I love the rug, I almost got a rug similar to that but decided to go with a different blue!

  11. Brenda says:

    Wow, adding those things really did make a difference! I really like the flower pillows and the green planter. I never thought about putting anything other than a welcome mat out front, but I really like the look of your rug.

  12. Mary says:

    You have a beautiful front porch! I love the rug and the planter you selected! This inspires me to spruce up my front porch too!

  13. kim says:

    Wow, Amy! It looks incredible! It is amazing what a difference the bench and new cushions made. I can completely see sipping lemonade on that porch. Great, great job!

  14. Amy!!! This is crazy good. I kept staring at the the before and after in awe!
    hugs – Jenny

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