The Quaint Sanctuary

The Quaint Sanctuary

Monday, February 20, 2017

{ Cottage Style Early Spring Rustic Porch }

Happy Monday & almost Tuesday friends! I'm so glad you've stopped back in on my little blog! So, the weather here in Michigan has been unheard of in February..The whole weekend consisted of high 50's & you know what that meant? It meant me running around like a crazy person trying to put away all the Christmas leftover outside, spruce the front & backyard up { thanks to the pups we now have 3 holes to China } & getting everything winter doesn't allow done in 2 days...Oh & painting my whole office hahaha..Typical me taking on too many projects at once!  Every year around late February  early March I get the urge to change everything up..I have a list a mile long that I would like to do to this house, but I'm stuck because we do want to move soon..I despise being in limbo all the time ahh! Anyways today I'm here to share our early spring front porch with some thrifty vintage goodies & lots of greenery!! Come take a peek & gather some inspiration for your front porch, stoop or entrance!



I always head to our garage aka treasure pile when I start planning a new little decor setup..This time I thought I was going to have to spend a lot money because I exhausted everything we had..Then I remembered I had these vintage washboards, flowers & vintage ammo boxes! I always think of fresh laundry once spring hits & I honestly love the look of these old boards!


I did purchase one thing for this space..this doormat from Ollies for under $8! It went so well with the flowers & vintage items ,and added that touch of spring fun /color!


This flower sign was a last minute DIY & I actually love how it turned out! I used the Christmas sign that we had on the porch for Christmas & just painted it grey, had my sister chalk write this & then I went over it with some cream chalk paint, distressed it & ran some dark wax over it for that chippy antique look! 


I has these little chippy turquoise pots & thought for spring they were great! The flowers are a mix from +Michaels Stores  & +HomeGoods 




What do you guys think about this bright vintage inspired neutral porch for spring? What items do you like to use for spring on your outdoor spaces? Hoping the temps stay sunny & 60 for a bit, but for now I'm just enjoying this little space spruced up!

Happy Tuesday!

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Paige.Rose





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