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PORCH APPEAL

With such a variant of architectural styles in Triangle neighborhoods and so many aesthetic tastes to explore, it can certainly be difficult to make decorating decisions for every space from the porch to the powder room. But cute curb appeal is vital for both welcoming friends and potential buyers so we’re beginning a new segment in our notebook to help guide you through design options making it easy to personify your abode whether you’re nesting in new digs or prepping your property for it’s real estate market debut.

First up: A COLORFUL CASA

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Reminiscent of the patterns, textures, and succulents of the South and Southwest, we’re certain this porch palette will inspire you to start cultivating agave. Whether your house is a clay-tiled Spanish style or a brick bungalow trying her best to be a casita, follow the buying guide below to get the look.

PAINT COLOR: Sherwin-Williams “Forsythia” 6907

EXTERIOR DOOR: Rustic Arched 2-Panel V-Groove Stained Knotty Alder Wood Front Door via the Home Depot $1098.48

BENCH: “Brava” Wicker Loveseat via CB2 $479

MAILBOX: “Brexton” Copper Mailbox via Signature Hardware $148.95

SCONCE: “Baja Mission” Copper Lantern $605

PLANTER: “Talavera” Planter via La Fuente Imports $189

CACTUS: 5’ Potted Faux Cactus via CB2 $299

HOUSE NUMBERS: Ceramic House Numbers via Etsy $14 each (Hint hint: this maker crafts super cool doorbell covers too!)

SUNBRELLA PILLOW: “Flame” 20 x 20 square pillow via Crate & Barrel $39.95

TASSEL PILLOW: Square Banded Pillow by Opalhouse for Target $24.99

DOORMAT: “Hola” Doormat via West Elm $44

Still need a bit of guidance? Simply visit us here and fill out the form to book a design consultation.

Alva Horton