Come spring, it’s nearly a compulsion to sweep away the last vestiges of winter and start fresh.
The nip in the air? It’s exhilarating. The glint of sunlight? All we want to do is bask in it. And before you know it, you find yourself outdoors planting flowers, shaking off furniture covers … even sweeping the stoop can be a delight.
And since first impressions are everything, we love the idea of dressing the door with a spectacular wreath, grouping gorgeous planters, placing a new bench just so beneath the tree. A few more touches, and you fall in love with your house all over again.
The first blush of spring. Here, the silken tea cup shaped flowers – symbolizing well wishes to all – are jubilantly arranged with naturally dried quail brush.
The iconic boxed planters, exactly as seen at the Palace of Versailles. Flanking a door, the effect is pure, eye-pleasing symmetry.
Enduring more harsh weather than the postman himself, the mailbox needs to be a sturdy, all-weather variety. Yet to make a first-class impression, this curbside accessory also should be compatible with your home’s exterior. The Capitol Monogrammed Mailbox is something to write home about.
You can almost hear the tinkle of ice in tall glasses and smell the hint magnolia in the air. Inviting conversation as well as contemplation, the rocking chair is the classic front porch furniture for a reason.
The front of your house is the first – and last – thing that visitors see. Make it a beautiful impression.