A front porch "before" (above) and a fantastic "after". Bluelines posted a roundup of real-life projects inspired by Blueprint features. One of our favorites: a makeover of this front porch. Check it out below the jump:
The green door and red mailbox look so upbeat and work well together and with the overall grey of the siding. All the little details really add up to a much more welcoming entry to the home.
According to Bluelines, Gabrielle (of Design Mom) "removed the screen; painted the door green and the handle and knocker silver; replaced the overgrown shrubs with plants from other parts of the yard that needed more room to breathe; swapped the old porch light for a modern fixture from Ikea ("It hangs lower and adds more welcoming light as you approach the house," she says); bought a shiny, red Swedish mailbox to add a little more pop; installed a new doorbell and house numbers; and added some terra cotta pots with warm, colorful flowers."
Inspiring redo, Gabrielle!