Spring Curb Appeal: Front Porch Planters

Bria Hammel Interiors

Yesterday, we shared some favorite painted doors in pretty shades for spring. Today, we are looking at the perfect complement to a beautiful front door, planters full of beautiful blooms! Adding a planter to your front stoop creates instant warmth and color. It’s such a pretty way to give your home a mini-makeover and to welcome guests. Take a look at these inspiring spring stoops and then shop our roundup of planter faves.



Joanna Gaines

Eye for Pretty

What we Love about Black Planters:

Black creates dramatic contrast against light colored homes and makes colorful flowers and vibrant greens pop. Black can look modern or classic depending on the style of your home and the style of the pot.

Get the Look: 

Black planters can be glazed, painted, or a metal like zinc. They are also your best bet if you want a lightweight composite pot that still looks crisp.




Caroline Kilmart

Julia Engel

What we Love about White Planters:

White on white makes a monochromatic statement that can look structural and modern or pretty and classic. If you have a dark home, white pops. The look is especially pretty against gray exteriors with white trim.

Get the Look:

White planters can be found made of ceramics, white cement or painted wood, clay, or metal.




Most Lovely Things

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What we Love about Gray Planters: 

Gray planters have an industrial vibe that work perfectly to get the modern farmhouse look.

Get the Look:

Choose cement or galvanized metal for that industrial, organic look.



Natural Browns

Shelter Residential

Misty Hillard

Why we Love Natural Brown Planters:

We love the look of layered organic textures. Rustic woods and woven baskets add a natural element that looks so pretty in coastal and farmhouse design. Try a grouping of different woods and wovens for a cool organic look.

Get the Look:

Repurpose the baskets in your home by dropping a flowering pot inside and moving to your porch. Old wooden barrels or crates can be found at antique shops and can make beautiful planters.



Bold Color

Petrucci Homes

William Sonoma Home

What we Love about Colorful Planters:

Adding a bold pop of color creates personality and makes your front stoop stand out. It’s a fun way to welcome spring. It is also an easy way to add color into your home, if you are looking for something new or have tired of your natural monochromatic scheme.

Get the Look:

Colorful planters are usually found in glazed ceramics, but could easily be created by painting wood or metal. Blue and White ginger jar planters are a great way to embrace this years chinoiserie trend. Read more about the swing back to traditional design elements here.



Classic Terra Cotta

Southern Living

Bailey McCarthy via One Kings Lane

Why we Love Terra Cotta Pots:

Easy and affordable, they add color and a rustic vibe. They are especially pretty with an aged patina.

Get the Look:

So easy. Pick some up at your local hardware store. You can get big ones for a very affordable price. Or, if you are a flea market shopper, check out vintage for that pretty aged patina that looks so good in cottage, modern farmhouse, and Spanish style homes.


For ideas on which plants should fill your new planter, read 8 Pretty Ideas for Front Porch Plants. Thanks for stopping by today! Check back again soon for more spring curb appeal ideas.




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