Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Loving the XL Front Porch Planters

As we are rounding the corner into spring (hopefully!), I am daydreaming about a front porch re-vamp.  Perhaps from my Instagram feed of charming front stoops in London, Boston, and NY, or perhaps from those ridiculous books-known-as-catalogs from Restoration Hardware, I have always wanted simple, yet large-scale planters for our front porch.  Yet, I have never wanted to invest in their typically large-scale price tag.  But, I am determined to find something that will not break the bank.

A few years back, I put together a blog post about boxwoods with some more front porch inspiration...

http://kensingtonbliss.blogspot.com/2014/04/boxwoods-in-landscape-design.html

Below are some inspiration photos of large statement planters and greenery to go along with them! Enjoy and happy soon-to-be spring!

Lee Ann Thornton...Mar 2013 HB Cover House

Circa Interiors & Antiques (Birmingham, AL)

Draper James (Reese Witherspoon's store) in Nashville
via narratives.co.uk

Crillon le Brave hotel in Provence via tripscout.blogspot

Timothy Corrigan Storefront

via Anthonywyer.com - "Buxus balls in custom Hampton's New Guinea rose wood pots"
The front door of the cottage is marked in red.
via House Beautiful, Classic Cottage in Napa Valley

via Pinterest

London color
via the2seasons.com


Shelter Interior Design

Liz Caan Storefront via driftwood-interiors.blogspot.com

via gildedmint.blogspot.com

via lovegrowswild.com

Daily Dream Decor via decoracion2.com

Love these basket planters from Artwood (of course Sweden)
Love these basket planters from Artwood (of course Sweden)
via parterre.com.au
https://www.wayfair.com/One-Allium-Way%C2%AE-Perignan-Fibreclay-Planter-Box-OAWY5938.html
(My Mom found this one 25 inches square, a solid option, and although a bit pricey, isn't AS bad as some out there!)



And speaking of spring...Only 12 more days to the official first day, but who is counting?!

2 comments:

  1. nice post! was just admiring some boxwood/artificial planters at the newer "At Home" store, off 90 in Sheffield,
    have you checked there for planters? great prices

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    1. Thanks so much for your great tip! I will check it out when i can make a trip out there! I have been, but it was several months ago, so would love to see what they have now, thank you!!

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