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Spring Farmhouse Porch

Spring Porch 2019

There isn’t any green grass yet, and certainly no flowers in bloom, but that doesn’t stop me from decorating the porch for Spring. In Southern Ontario, our winters seem so long, so as soon as the days get a little longer in March, and the sun is out…its time!

I keep my vintage wicker chair on the porch all winter long and into Spring. We don’t sit on it…its a little rickety…so it’s perfect for adding that welcoming touch beside the door. (the old cushion used to be orange, a couple coats of pink paint fixed that! Its a little hard and crunchy…but remember it isn’t to sit on!) The topiary is faux, it’s way too early for real plants to survive the freezing temperatures we are still getting. Watering cans are a sure sign of Spring and Summer to come! So I tucked some Spring faux flowers in mine.

Spring Porch 2019

On the other side of the door, I thought I would use my chippy bench that I scored from an online auction a couple weeks ago for $27!!! (I just love a good deal) My pink boots have holes in them, so I can’t wear them anymore…so they are a staple in my outdoor decor!!!

Spring Porch 2019
Spring Porch 2019

Baskets add a nice texture, and I filled this big one with faux flowers from Michaels stores. The little wire shelf has some faux plants from Ikea. (I love my little shelf, but it may be time to change it up and take it down..stay tuned! haha)

Spring Porch 2019
Spring Porch 2019

I can’t wait to haul out the daybed, porch swing, etc…..but for now adding these little touches will do! Enjoy decorating your porch for spring, and thanks for stopping by!

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54 Comments

  1. Lynda Doerksen says:

    Beautiful!! Can’t wait to have a cup of tea on that lovely porch swing 😊😘

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Lynnie! 😘

  2. Christa Lane says:

    It looks springy and quite inviting! Every porch needs an old, crunchy wicker chair…just for show.

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you for stopping by Christa! I agree!

  3. Yvette says:

    Absolutely charming!! Love every spring detail!!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you so much Yvette! I appreciate you stopping by!

  4. Angie Hunter says:

    Great first blog post! I am in Nova Scotia and love how you showed how to decorate for spring in Canada! I’m going to get to mine now!

    1. Tracey says:

      Yay Angie!! So glad you stopped by! It has its challenges that’s for sure! We are all so ready for Spring!

  5. Cute!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Kay! Appreciate you stopping by!

  6. Vintage Inspired Cottage says:

    Looks perfectly lovely and springy already! Looking forward to reading about all the fun and gleaning some decorating tips …Char

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh Char, thank you! You are a sweetie!

  7. Super cute! Great job for your first entry!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Lisa! And thanks for stopping by!

  8. Tisha says:

    Beautiful Tracey!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you sweet Tisha!

  9. Oh my goodness ! What a fun post Tracey! It is amazing!

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh Tracy! Thanks for stopping by sweet friend! Appreciate you!

  10. Stacey says:

    Love seeing your porch and I’m happy to find you here. πŸ™‚

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Stacey! I appreciate that!

  11. Lisa says:

    Your porch is beautiful!! Would love to see pics of the hydrangeas. I have been trying to grow them for 5 years and not having good luck! I’m in northern Minnesota. Any tips?

    1. Tracey says:

      Hi Lisa! Thank you for your kind comment! I am in garden zone 6b I will definitely do posts on the hydrangeas when they start to bloom! All around the porch, we have Annabelle and Incrediball varieties. They are super hearty! I seriously don’t do a whole lot to them, other then clean up any dead branches in the spring. In the back garden, I have Limelight ones, which are easy peasey as well! But stay tuned!

      1. Lisa says:

        Looking forward to seeing them!

        1. Tracey says:

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  12. I love your porch Tracey! Thanks for sharing your ideas πŸ’— @paisley_pear

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh you are so sweet Tammy! I appreciate you stopping by!

  13. Your porch is so beautiful!! I love your style soooo much and am so excited that you have started a blog!!

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh Emily! I appreciate you so much! You are such an inspiration to me girl!

  14. Lisa B says:

    I love your beautiful spring porch and your cute little touches of pink. I’ll bet you spend lots of time there in the summer!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Lisa! I so appreciate you stopping by my friend! And we live out there in the summer!

  15. Gerald says:

    Great job on the blog! I knew you could do it!

    1. Tracey says:

      Couldn’t have done it without my live in IT guy!

  16. Jill says:

    Beautiful!! Thank you for the wonderful ideas! I have much the same problem here in northern Michigan. The faux plants look amazing so I think I will try some until I can put out the real thing. 😍

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Jill! We are all so ready for Spring!!

  17. Congratulations on a wonderful first blog post!

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh Thank you so much Carol!!! That means the world to me!

  18. Tracey your porch is absolutely darling! I love all of the sweet touches you’ve added to it, especially the pink boots! Congratulations on your first blog post!

    -Larissa

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh Larissa! That means the world to me,,,thank you!!!

  19. Jane Thomson says:

    Luv it Trace!!! Great design job on the blog my friend! …AND I just love your porch!!! xo

    1. Tracey says:

      Awe thank you Jane!! Its been quite a learning curve!!! Good thing I know an IT guy!!!! xo

  20. Sharon says:

    Congrats on your new blog my friend!!!! You give so many style & inspo tips in your gorgeous home! I love this porch!!!! Sharon @houseonheatherfield

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Sharon so much!!! That means the world sweet friend xo

  21. Gorgeous post! Congrats on the new blog!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you so much Lorin! I so appreciate you stopping by!

  22. Karen Deanley says:

    Congrats on the blog! Looking forward to reading and viewing more inspiring posts!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you Karen! I appreciate you!!!

  23. Sharon @hollowhillhome says:

    Tracey, congratulations on your new blog! It’s fabulous and so gorgeous! This porch was a perfect first post! This porch is absolutely stunning. Happy Spring! And congratulations again!! 🌸

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh Sharon! Thank you so much for your kind comment!!! I appreciate that so much!

  24. These are great ideas! I love this post. Where is that faux topiary from? I need one of those! Congratulations on your new blog!!!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you April! You are so sweet! I found that topiary at my favourite antique store, Frannis Attic. I couldn’t resist it!!

  25. Lori @houseonwren says:

    Tracy, everything looks amazing! Congrats on your new venture!

    1. Tracey says:

      Thank you so much Lori! I appreciate you so much xo

  26. Kim Earls says:

    Tracey this is just awesome! The photos are warm, lovely and inspirational…just like the writer! Can’t wait to read and see more!

    1. Tracey says:

      Oh Kim! you are just so sweet!! Thank you!! I have been wanting to do a blog for a long time, and just finally took the plunge!! We aren’t getting any younger..haha..;)

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