Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Front porch make-over

My friend Tammy challenged us to show our before and after front porch pictures. I think this was in response to a front porch party hosted by Rhondi at Rose Colored Glasses.

First, we put the Christmas rug away and swept the porch. 100_0196

Then, we put a red chair on the porch. The chair needs a flower.

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Then, we put a begonia in the chair. So far, so good – right?

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This is Deniska’s flower wheelbarrow that all came up volunteer this summer. Isn’t it pretty? This has nothing to do with the front porch.

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Deniska wanted me to take a picture of him and Tom. Tom has just showed up at our house. He is a stray. I guess he belongs to us now since the boys have been petting him and feeding him! Again, this has nothing to do with the front porch.

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The final picture of the front porch. I think the 2 boys make the porch, don’t you?!!100_0203

We may add a few more things over the course of the summer and into fall.

6 comments:

  1. Yes, those two handsome boys do make the front porch and I think the cat has moved in by the looks of it! The pink flowers on a red chair are fantastic.

    Hugs from Holland ~
    Heidi

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  2. This really looks cute Susan! I like the stone on your porch... And what makes the front porch look the bestest is those two handsome young men sitting on it!

    Linda in VA

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  3. Your boys are so cute! They DO "make" the front porch!!

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  4. The boys are just the touch that your lovely front porch needed!

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  5. I love the porch, and the story to go along with it. Yep, two handsome boys definately make the front porch. The rest is pretty, but they are the crowing touch. I love Deniska's wheelbarrow!

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  6. The 2 boys are the best part about the porch! Love your stone steps/porch, BTW. Looks so much nicer than the cement stoop we have!

    ~Melanie
    www.comfyhouse.blogspot.com

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