Spring and Summer are the fascinating seasons since it’s the time for the flowers to bloom and could be used as part of the decoration in your house. Porch becomes one of the most important areas to be decorated on any seasons. You could find some inspirations of porch decorations for Spring and Summer below.
Read also: DIY Porch Decor Ideas On a Budget for Fall.
1. Play with Colors
Spring and Summer are identical with playful colors. Decorate your porch with a mixed size of pillows with DIY colorful pillowcases. Add similar color tone for rug and coffee table. Put hanging flowers and potted flowers to add the Spring vibes.
2. Decorate Your Front Door with Straw Tote and Flowers
Instead of throwing your old straw tote, you can transform it into a beautiful hanging decoration for your front door. Use white straw tote or any other neutral color then use it as a place for mixed flowers and leaves. Use a fabric or straw string to hang it on your door. Change the flowers occasionally and you can use again this straw tote for any other season.
3. Boot Planters
If you have rain boots that you don’t need anymore, you could turn these boots for planters as part of your Spring and Summer decoration. Rain boots are waterproof, and you could put soils in abundantly amount inside. Choose rain boots which have patterns and colorful to give more fun feeling.
4. DIY Potting Table
This DIY project requires lots of work but if you are familiar with building furniture from old pallets, you may try to make this potting table. If you have old pallets, you could start to remove the boards by using a hammer and a pry bar. Then, build the side frames first by using screws to bind them together.
Then for the bottom of the table, you need to attach them with the side frames. You can use either screws or a brad mailer, do it also on the top to make it as a shelf. You can leave the color like this or you can spray paint it with a preferable color. Put potted plants with flowers on the plotting table for your spring and summer decoration.
5. Three Tiers Pot Planters
If you don’t have lots of space in your outdoor area, take a look at this three tiers pot planters idea. You will need to have three different sizes of the pot (small, medium and large) and paint it with spray paint. Try to have a bright color such as yellow, blue or green. Paint it on both sides.
Put small plastic buckets and put them upside down inside of each pot, this will help you to minimize the usage of soils and will be easier to move it around. Stack these pots from the large, medium up to small size. You can then start planting the flowers around these stacked pots. You can buy vinyl letters on a craft shop and put it on the large pot.
6. Rustic Welcome Sign
Do you want to give a rustic touch to your porch decoration? Why don’t you make this welcome sign on your own? If you have an old board, you could use it and paint the letter using a paintbrush. You will need to have cardboard letter stencils which you can find easily in an art shop or online to help you paint the letters.
7. Seashore Theme Décor
If you live nearby beach or if you love the beach, you can do this seashore theme décor for your front porch. Use chalkboard and be creative with the wordings. You could put a welcome sign, draw a picture or put a quote related to summer.
Have two wooden boxes and fill them with seashore related accessories such as faux starfish, different kinds of shells and potted plants. You could also combine it with boots planter and candles and lantern.
8. Potting Display
There is nothing better than showing off your gardening skills to your guests or neighbors. This potting bench display filled with potted plants which are perfect for Spring or Summer theme. Play around with the container of the flowers and plants. You can use whitewash terracotta pots, tin bucket and vintage toolbox. Put candles in the lantern and mason jars on the top of the shelves.
9. Transform Lantern into Planter
Another different way to use a lantern instead of candles is to use it for a planter. First, you will need to take out the glasses from the lantern so that the plants have more space to grow. Use a mason jar ring as the base of the potting soil and put it inside of the lantern.
You can grow any kind of plants but choose plants that are easy to grow such as Hens and Chicks. Put these beautiful mini garden lanterns as part of your porch décor.
10. Hydrangea and Lanterns
Hydrangea is one of the best summer flowers and definitely will make your front porch look beautiful. Have hydrangea in a big pot and combine it with a mixed size of lanterns with candles. You also could put other smaller potted flowers to give more ambience. Put a small hanging sign made from chalkboard with your handwriting.
11. Wooden Crate Stand
Use old wooden crate and you can transform it into a beautiful plant stand. Brush the wooden crate with white paint and put a potted flower inside of the wooden crate. Put flowers in a vase and plant in a tin bucket on the top of the stand.
12. Vintage Mop Bucket
Most people may have never used a can mop bucket anymore, but you can find these in thrift shops, art shops or online. Use these mop buckets for planting flowers and you can display it on the stairs of your deck.
13. Farmhouse Style Décor
Use a small fence as a decoration background, paint it with a white or neutral colour. Hang a small wood board with welcome wording which you can make it with the help from stencils and a small paintbrush. Have vintage watering can and rain barrel. you can paint your house number address in the rain barrel and use this as a base of potted flowers.