How to Decorate Your Back Porch: 5 Simple Tips

Today, we're going to show you how to decorate your back porch. It is install day at this client's house, and while we don't have every single piece of furniture that we ordered, like the sofa behind me, it's still the small version; we've put all of the accessories out, and we are ready for her to be able to utilize her outdoor space.

1. Using what you have

What I love so much about this client is that we were able to use so much of what she already had in her space, bring in a few new things, combine them all, and get an amazing-looking space.

2. Decor

I want to show you how my client already had a couple of decorative wall hangings, but they both laid flat against the wall and almost disappeared visually.

This round mirror and tiered planter with pothos draping over the sides add some much-needed depth and life to the patio.

3. Rugs

I added these more oversized pattern rugs to each of her doors and layered her existing rugs on top to add proper scale to the entrance as well as a beautiful entry for her family and guests.

4. Cohesiveness and balance

With all the iron legs on this furniture, I felt that the coffee table should be something more solid to contrast and anchor the space.

I used a large planter with visual texture and added a marble top to marry the design aesthetic from one side of the patio to the other.

I love adding a colorful candle and a bouquet of flowers to bring color into the space.

5. Soft furnishings

Pillows are the jewelry for every living space, and we use various sizes, shapes, patterns, and colors to create outdoor rooms that would feel like an extension of her indoor living spaces.

How to decorate your back porch

I hope this gave you a few ideas for how to decorate your back porch; I'm so happy that we were able to take this client's existing furniture and accessories, add a few new things, and ultimately transform her space into a place she will use year-round. What are you using on your back porch? Share your ideas in the comments below.

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