Our Front Porch

I walked out the front door yesterday and it hit me. I haven’t blogged about one of my favorite parts of this house yet- the front porch! From it, we can see the lake at the end of our street, and I don’t think we’ll ever get tired of looking in that direction.

We only have to climb a couple of stairs to come in and out of our back door (I’ll blog about the back side of the house next week), but the trek up to the front porch is a little more…uh…thigh muscle burn-y. Lots of steps…fourteen to be exact…but I do love how high up the porch sits off the sidewalk.

The porch itself is a little chippy and overgrown right now…

…and it was somewhat challenging to photograph it from every angle…

…but where there’s a will, there’s a way.

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  1. says

    So funny how things like this become our favorite spaces! I love having a porch and can’t wait to get a bench or something out there so I can enjoy it more. It’s not very big, but as long as it fits a bench it’s big enough!

  2. Terri says

    I look forward to reading your Blog. Your creativity is an inspiration. Keep writing and posting pictures of your new home!! I am very jealous. A much different world than in Montana. :-)

  3. Dana says

    I have some serious porch envy right now. I dream about having a porch like yours (and a view too). I can’t wait to see what you do with the house.

  4. says

    Oh the porch! Not something we do much of here in New Zealand – but we so need to start. Maybe you and Kev need to come on over and help us out! Congrats on your beautiful new home – cant wait to see what you do with it.

  5. says

    Lol, yes, you certainly found a way! This is going to sound strange, but I looove the light fixtures framing your front door, as well as the shutter hinges/embellishments. They look so classy on your home! (We’re currently at the “choosing the light fixtures stage” indoor and out, so I just notice these things!) :) Again, your home is lovely.


  6. says

    What a fabulous porch. I’ve always dreamed of a porch, and a porch swing, where I could wile away the hours (okay, minutes, but still). Unfortunately it hasn’t been a dream that’s come true – yet.

  7. Kim in MD says

    I agree with another commenter…with every photo you share I am falling more and more in love with your new home!

  8. Abby says

    Huge space! I love how spacious it looks and how open it is, without being at regular porch height. Must be lovely to lounge out there in a comfy chair and just enjoy being still.

  9. says

    I LOVED this post. And especially the photo of you out the window..
    As a former southern girl, I still love front porches and seeing yours makes me wish more for one.

    Also a fan of the blog.