Rustic Decor Ideas for a Charming Summer Porch is designed to inspire your dreaming and scheming for a charming front porch, back porch, screen porch, three season porch, covered porch, and even a teeny stoop. There’s nothing quite like a thoughtfully casual welcoming entrance to your home, and rustic decor works with a range of design styles including cottage, vintage, traditional, farmhouse, and coastal.
I drove by this sweet French country style new build the other day and was charmed by the neutral color scheme, arches, and simply appointed front porch. I’m not one for porch decor which is too busy or cheesy, but for certain properties (like a sweet humble cottage or a lakeside vacation getaway) it totally makes sense.
Rustic Decor Ideas for a Charming Summer Porch!
So I’m not taking a single-minded approach in this round up. Rather, here’s a melange of sweet porch additions beginning with a minimal one.
Simple Shaker Style Rocking Chairs
Charming Handmade Rustic Sign
Love how this porch floor has been layered with a natural jute rug!
While these personalized family name signs are rustic, they are also minimal and tasteful enough for a variety of porches or interiors.
Loving the board and batten exterior and arched doors as well.
With a wide yet shallow porch, two of these flanking a front door would be so charming.
Galvanized Porch Accent Tables
Coastal Porch Decor: Hanging Swing
Let’s dream in fantasy land a little bit, oui? Oh, I love what designer Lisa Furey did with the screen porch off her cottage getaway’s bedroom! Can you imagine taking naps out here? And how about the muted watery blue painted ceiling? Wonder if it is SW Tinsmith or SW Rainwashed or maybe custom?
So many possibilities for pretty blue pillows to accent white upholstered cushions like this. Here’s a rather boho, casual yet fresh and global option:
And who can’t use one of these garden stools inside or out? I love seeing them in showers to add function and interest.
More Ideas for Rustic Signs to Decorate Inside or Out
Metal Personalized Signs Make Incredibly Thoughtful Gifts Too
Need a Father’s Day gift idea?
Rustic Benches for Porches, Mud Rooms, and Entries
My Own Humble French Farmhouse Inspired Porch Decor
Our porch is really just a shallow and wide step, but it provides a little space for a chair (I change my chairs up all the time since I am obsessed with chairs and have so many!) and planters.
French Welcome Mat for the Porch
Galvanized Pieces Work Wonderfully for a Rustic Porch
Sweet Accents for Chairs & Benches
I love the work of this seamstress and am so happy with my purchases!
Sweet Red Cottage With Porches
I had to share this sweet little property on the market in Delavan where as a child, I used to join friends at their cottage to spend time on the lake. The color is just so charming, and with the turquoise window boxes! See how the blue sky is cooperating so well with this cheerful color combo!?!
It all just tugs on my heartstrings and reminds me a little of our very first home which was J.u.s.t. the cutest little bungalow with quirky charm.
On the front porch is a sweet simple white picnic table and benches.
Don’t you love the choice to paint the screen door turquoise!?!
An addition was added to give this cottage a large living space.
Wood Planked Porch Ceiling
Wouldn’t this be amazing to decorate for Christmas with all the red?
And how about staining those floors that pretty blue too!
Go Inside the Cottage
Here’s that newer addition with all its rustic knotty character.
Not sure if the painted beadboard in the kitchen is this dark or if it’s a photography thing…wouldn’t be it cuter painted a lighter shade?
Thanks so much for playing along and entertaining these rustic porch ideas. Did you catch the post about soothing colors for bedrooms? I went back and added shopping resources for items folks were emailing me about so it may be worth a second look HERE. And if you’re in the mood for some enchanting, romantic Country French bedroom inspiration, do SEE THIS.
What’s your favorite porch sitting music? I’m in the mood to turn back the clock to my carefree childhood, sip tipsy lemonade, nosh on chilled grapes, and jam to Sweet Baby James and Carly Simon.
Peace to you right where you are.
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