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Monday, April 9, 2012

Front Porch Makeover & How to Dress Up Wicker Baskets

Happy Easter Monday Everyone!

It is a beautiful and sunny day here, the birds 
are singing and I thought it would be a 
good day to share my front porch 
makeover with all of you!

We have been living in our house for a little 
more than 4 years. At the time I chose mostly 
neutral beige paint colors as was the 
style at the time but now I'm ready to brighten 
things up a bit...I have fallen in love with 
whites and light grays and pastels, opting to add 
color with accessories.

For our front porch I mostly just painted it 
a new color and added in a few new accessories. 
The shelving unit and mirror I left 
untouched because I thought it would still 
work in the room and help tie in the 
flooring which is mostly beige.

Here is the before.

As you can see our shelving unit was completely 
over run with way too many hats & mitts, 
it really needed to be sorted through!
The floor mat was worse for wear as well, 
it really had taken a beating!

But a little paint and a days work and it's 
so much fresher & brighter!

It's such a hard room to take a picture of.
I didn't have many angles to work with.

This is taken through the french door that 
separates the porch from the living room.

I love this little nook now, much cleaner & brighter!
And the addition of the 2 hooks is great for 
the kids to quickly hang their jackets on.

I think the brown shelving ties in with
 the light gray walls nicely.

The glass vase I picked up at the Dollar Store 
as well as the yellow flower. 
I grabbed some scrapbook paper from my 
stash to dress it up a little.

 I had made this wreath a couple of years ago, 
it fits nicely into this room so I pulled it 
down from the closet and gave it a new home!

This little white shelf was originally black, 
I couldn't find a white one anywhere so I 
purchased the black anyways 
and gave it a coat of paint.
I originally wanted to place it above the 
mirror but the duct work for our air 
exchange runs up through that wall 
exactly where I'd need to attach 
the shelf so that was a no go.
I printed our family photos in black and white, 
they look wonderful.

The focal point in the room is the shelving 
unit and I wanted to brighten it up a bit 
without painting it, and I knew that I needed 
to add some pops of color so this is 
what I came up with below.

I again grabbed my stash of scrapbooking paper 
and went to town creating these 
accordion folded flowers.
I used 2 strips of 3" x 12" paper for each 
flower and then a coordinating color for 
the scalloped circles in the center.
My daughter helped me accordion fold 
the paper and I hot glued one strip to 
the other making one long 24" strip, then I
 brought the two ends together and placed 
a dollop of hot glue in the center, 
holding it until it was mostly dry.
I used a scalloped circle punch to punch out  
5 circles which I glued together in a 
flower-ish shape and then attached it
to the accordion flower with hot glue.
Add a button in the center and your done!
I also used hot glue to attach it to the wicker 
basket. In time I may have to change these 
out if they get damaged but so far so good, 
the scrapbook paper was really thick and 
they are holding up fantastic!

The above is to show where I placed the glue 
when creating the accordion folded flower.

I'm very happy with the end result, the room has 
such an airy feel to it, perfect for spring!

Imagine, Improvise & Invent

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At April 9, 2012 at 11:05 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

It looks just lovely.. love the colors and the baskets... it's all just awesome... Great job!


At April 9, 2012 at 11:32 AM , Blogger Danni@SiloHillFarm said...

That is just beautiful! Feels very welcoming to me! That nook is very cool! Love the basket medallions too! Nice update!

At April 9, 2012 at 11:39 AM , Blogger Our Pinteresting Family said...

What a great addition to make those baskets really stand out! Love it. Megan

At April 9, 2012 at 11:41 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

Nicely done! I LOVE your key hanger!

At April 9, 2012 at 12:01 PM , Blogger Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Love the new colors and everything looks amazing. Great baskets, how perfect for all those gloves, hats and scarves. The hooks are beautiful. Love the crystal tips. Very pretty. Hugs, marty

At April 9, 2012 at 12:02 PM , Blogger Our House Story said...

Very cute! I love how bright and welcoming it is. What color paint did you use?

At April 9, 2012 at 12:12 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

I am completely in LOVE with this space! Very fresh and bright! I can't get enough of those hooks either! I found you via Craftomanic and am now following - excited to see what other great ideas you hold! I'd love for you to stop by and check out The Vintage Milk House - Have a great week! - Kali

At April 9, 2012 at 12:39 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love the new paint color. I also want to change some of my rooms from beige to a light gray or blue-gray color. What color paint did you use?

At April 9, 2012 at 12:54 PM , Blogger Melanie said...

Oh my...that yellow is fabulous! I love tans and creams with pops of color...What a pretty entryway! LOVE it! Thanks for linking up at Reasons To Skip The Housework! Our regular party, Tuesday Time Out - will be up and running tomorrow so come visit again!


Reasons To Skip The Housework {The Blog}
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At April 9, 2012 at 1:00 PM , Blogger Anna said...

Wow, what a difference a little embellishment can make! The baskets look great. :)


At April 9, 2012 at 1:15 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! I love the white, grey and splash of yellow. Very Sarah Richardson, girl. Fab job! Much love, Lisa

At April 9, 2012 at 1:21 PM , Blogger Erin @ Chronic Christian Crafter said...

I love it! And, the finishing touches were just perfect...loved the accordion flowers...darling!

At April 9, 2012 at 1:28 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

Hey Gals!

I check the paint color this evening when I get home and let you know!


At April 9, 2012 at 3:05 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a beautiful transformation! Thanks for linking up to Mauvin' Monday!

At April 9, 2012 at 3:17 PM , Blogger Lisa @ Flour Me With Love said...

This is absolutely beautiful! I love the stand and baskets. Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

At April 9, 2012 at 3:28 PM , Blogger Sass - aka - Kathy said...

Love it. Those little paper accents on the wicker baskets are so perfect!

At April 9, 2012 at 5:02 PM , Blogger Helen said...

I love the makeover and especially the walls and paper flowers you made for the baskets! So pretty. I am your newest follower!!

At April 9, 2012 at 5:20 PM , Blogger Beth @A Little Country House said...

that is darn cute! those flowers would be cute on anything!

At April 9, 2012 at 7:13 PM , Anonymous Ann @ Suburban Prairie Homemaker said...

LOVE the paper flowers - what a great way to use up what you have!

At April 9, 2012 at 9:39 PM , Blogger Linda@Coastal Charm said...

What a darling space...ove those baskets. Please be sure to put a visible link back to my party on your post. Thanks so much for coming to my Nifty Thrifty Tuesday party.

At April 9, 2012 at 10:04 PM , Blogger Princess Kate said...

This looks great. You did a fantastic job. Thanks for sharing.

At April 9, 2012 at 10:04 PM , Blogger Simply Tasheena said...

The wicker baskets add such a nice touch & the paper flowers are so pretty. Thanks for Linking up at Show Me What You Got Tuesday's @ ODH

Mrs. Delightful

At April 9, 2012 at 10:25 PM , Blogger Kim @ French Country Antiques said...

Lovely makeover. The baskets are so charming. Coming over from Nifty Thrifty Tuesday. Now following your lovely blog.

At April 10, 2012 at 2:44 AM , Anonymous MGal said...

Working on my friend's living room and storage is a HUGE issue. I love this idea for dressing up wicker baskets! Cheers, MGal ~

At April 10, 2012 at 10:16 AM , Blogger Kyra said...

Looks fabulous - love the baskets!
kyra @

At April 10, 2012 at 10:36 AM , Blogger Decor & Harmony said...

Very nice :) your entry looks fantastic.

At April 10, 2012 at 11:23 AM , Blogger Schotzy said...

Love it! Wonderful ideas ... must share this with my daughter.. Thanks for sharing!

At April 10, 2012 at 11:35 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

The paint color is Tulle White from Glidden CIL's Soft & Elegant series.
Here are the numbers on the back of the swatch: 50BG 72/006.
I live in Canada so not sure who would sell this paint in the US.

At April 10, 2012 at 11:50 AM , Blogger Claire Justine said...

So beautiful,thanks for joining us at Creative Mondays :)

At April 10, 2012 at 11:56 AM , Blogger Becca @ The Sassy Penguin said...

The new paint color really brightens up that room. Such a wonderful makeover!

At April 10, 2012 at 1:28 PM , Blogger Natural-Nesters said...

Okay this is super cute! At first I thought the first pics were the newly done ones, it looked great before too! But the newly done front porch makes things so much more alive and bright! I need to learn to brighten things up like that. I usually steer towards the darker colors, like the mocha type color you had painted before! Great job, I love it!

I would love for you to stop by and link this and anything else you have up to the Naturally-Nifty Linky Party! It's going on right now!

I look forward to being blog friends!
-Your newest follower

At April 10, 2012 at 1:50 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

I love, love, love the color choices in this redo! I am redoing my living area... I'm leaning toward these colors, as well! AND I just adore the wreath on the mirror....

Thanks for sharing in our linky party!

Stringtown Home

At April 10, 2012 at 2:08 PM , Blogger Mrs. Handyverger said...

How pretty! I love the pinwheel flowers. :)

Visiting from the Your Cozy Home link party!

At April 10, 2012 at 3:33 PM , Anonymous Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Sarah, you did a fantastic job brightening up your space. The baskets with the paper flowers are cute and very handy, I'm sure. Thanks for joining Your Cozy Home Party. Forgive me if I have overlooked my link back or button but I don't see it. Please add it if you forgot so your readers can visit me, too. Thanks!-------- Shannon

At April 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM , Blogger Alison Meade said...

I love those flowers on the baskets! This makes the entry so cheery and inviting!
We'd love to see this at our Beautify It Monday party going on now!

At April 10, 2012 at 8:02 PM , Blogger Lori said...

Very nicely done! our mudroom is always such a mess. Thanks for some ideas.

At April 10, 2012 at 8:28 PM , Blogger Jill said...

Beautiful! I love the little baskets with the flowers on!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

At April 11, 2012 at 12:11 AM , Anonymous cathy@my1929charmer said...

Now your foyer is so beautiful, and I love the baskets with the flowers. So cute! Thanks for sharing your creative sewing inspiration at Sunday's Best!

At April 11, 2012 at 12:11 AM , Blogger Amy Fountain said...

Amazing transformation! I love those baskets and the french door glass effect. :)

At April 11, 2012 at 1:00 AM , Blogger Robin Johnson said...

What a change! I looks so cheerful!

At April 11, 2012 at 2:41 AM , Blogger ShirleyRunner said...

Great job I love how you changed the look of the baskets, stopping by from Terrific Tuesday's Link Party.

At April 11, 2012 at 9:32 AM , Blogger Tara @ Tales of a Trophy Wife said...

Looks so much better!

At April 11, 2012 at 4:34 PM , Blogger Jessica said...

I love the wreath and the accordion flowers! I will have to try them!

At April 12, 2012 at 9:39 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

Sarah, thanks for linking up to Tip toe thru Tuesday @ and this week! Your room looks so much brighter and bigger now! I just love the accordian flowers too, they add such a nice pop of color! I'll have to give them another try, I can never get them to work!


At April 12, 2012 at 9:58 AM , Blogger Ricki Treleaven said...

Good morning, Sarah! I really like your little nook. SO CUTE!!!! Especially the little baskets with the ah-dorable flowers on them.

Linking from Katherine's Corner.

Ricki Jill

At April 12, 2012 at 10:02 AM , Blogger Karena said...

Sarah I love the transformation of your entry. The shelves are beautiful and bright with the baskets and Flowers!!

I hope you will stop by and see my new Annie Sloan Projects Revealed!!
Art by Karena

At April 12, 2012 at 12:39 PM , Blogger Melanie said...

Thanks for linking up again - to Tuesday Time Out...still love that yellow! So pretty!~


Reasons To Skip The Housework {The Blog}
Tinker B Boutique {The Shop}


At April 12, 2012 at 12:52 PM , Blogger chateau chic said...

What a fresh new look you created. I love the color of your walls, and the baskets look so bright and cheery with your scrapbook paper flowers.
Mary Alice

At April 12, 2012 at 1:26 PM , Blogger Nelly@DGInnovations said...

I adore this! It a nice little storage area tucked away, but stylish!! LOVE!

At April 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM , Blogger Rachel said...

Love the little flowers on the baskets. Your days work was well worth it. Looks great. Thanks so much for linking up to Terrific Tuesdays.

At April 12, 2012 at 9:27 PM , Blogger annies home said...

love the look for the baskets recently I was looking at decorating with baskets for extra storage and organizing thanks for offering me a great idea

At April 13, 2012 at 5:48 AM , Blogger Sharon @ mrshinesclass said...

It is truly incredible how your new paint color transformed the space. I absolutely love the fresh new look!

Sharon @ mrs. hines class

At April 13, 2012 at 6:32 AM , Blogger Skylar Magazine said...

Oh I love that nook! Baskets are also an area of interest. Thank you for the inspiration!


At April 13, 2012 at 10:40 AM , Blogger CharlesR said...


I couldn't figure out why you would put such a nice unit on your veranda.
But as I scrolled down I found out it was in your foyer. Different names for different areas.

At the bottom I see the newfoundland labrador flag.
What part of Nfld. are you from.
My late husbands folks were from Trinity Bay, and he lived in St. John's (Chalker Place) as a kid.

Have a joyful day!

At April 13, 2012 at 10:42 AM , Blogger CharlesR said...

By the way.

I love the white, makes everything feel clean and fresh.
Also the perfect drop-back for everything.
If you think of painting the shelving, yellow would be perfect!


At April 13, 2012 at 1:06 PM , Blogger Rachael said...

what a cool idea for the wicker much more fun with a little flower on it! I found you from the ultimate blog hop thanks for sharing! You can find me at

At April 13, 2012 at 6:13 PM , Blogger Roxanne Reinhart said...

I love the wicker basket "jewelry" - makes them so cute. And your new paint does make everything look so fresh and the new rug is lovely!!

At April 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM , Anonymous Sarah @ Homestyle Cooking Around The World said...

So many cute ideas- it does look very spring-like. Great job!

At April 13, 2012 at 10:52 PM , Blogger Kara at Petals to Picots said...

So pretty!! I love the flowers on the baskets! Thanks for sharing at my party! Have a great weekend :)

At April 14, 2012 at 9:40 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

Too clever! I love baskets to organize, so neat but holds everything. I am hopping over from Friday Shout Out to let you know I am sharing an amazing kitchen giveaway.

At April 14, 2012 at 10:33 AM , Blogger Heather said...

This is wonderful! I love the organized baskets and the hooks! LOVE!

At April 14, 2012 at 1:08 PM , Blogger Michelle Day said...

This is so pretty. I love the nook with the wicker baskets! I followed you over from Chef-in-Training and would like to invite you to share this, and any other posts, on my link party at Have a great weekend.


At April 14, 2012 at 1:11 PM , Blogger Carol, The Answer Is Chocolate said...

Just gorgeous Sarah! Love how you dressed up the baskets .

At April 14, 2012 at 1:59 PM , Anonymous Ruth said...

Totally beautiful and stylish! I love the baskets and the wreath. :)

At April 15, 2012 at 12:05 AM , Blogger Megan Gunyan said...

It looks fantastic! I love cute storage solutions and you definitely found one!

At April 15, 2012 at 10:18 AM , Blogger Jennifer said...

I love it!! I can't believe how much lighter and brighter it feels! FBing!

At April 15, 2012 at 11:30 AM , Blogger Christina at I Gotta Create! said...

It's beautiful and your photos are fantastic. Love the accordion flowers, too! Thanks so much for sharing at The Mother Lode linky party over at I Gotta Create!
<3 Christina

At April 15, 2012 at 2:48 PM , Blogger JOY 2 JOURNEY said...

I love your style! Looks a lot like what I try to accomplish is my home :) I am in love with your entry way!

At April 15, 2012 at 5:03 PM , Blogger Helen's Decor said...

I'm a new follower on Linky and came from Simply Klassic's party. Hope you follow me, too. I'm loving your baskets, too.
Thanks, Helen

At April 15, 2012 at 7:00 PM , Blogger Sara said...

pretty and functional---awesome!

At April 15, 2012 at 8:58 PM , Blogger Good Time Charlie said...

What a really cute way to dress up something so common! Thanks for sharing. -K

At April 15, 2012 at 9:43 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

Love those baskets! The whole thing, but really love the baskets! Just shared this on my spotlight post! Thanks for linking up!

At April 15, 2012 at 10:11 PM , Blogger Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

It does look light and fresh now! And I love the baskets with their cute spring flowers!

At April 15, 2012 at 10:56 PM , Blogger Christina said...

oh this is SO cute!! I love the baskets AND the accents on!! :)

At April 16, 2012 at 3:55 AM , Blogger Barbe @ Beez Rental Designs said...

Wow, Sarah, what a difference a coat of paint makes. When I first saw your porch/entry way, I thought how lovely. Then you changed it and it says spring! Nice job. I really love your folded flower touch, so creative. Thanks so much for linking to Frugal Treasures Tuesday! Looking forward to seeing what you'll link up next week. : )

At April 16, 2012 at 4:29 AM , Blogger Alison @ Oopsey Daisy said...

WOW!! I absolutely LOVE how you dressed up those baskets. They are so cute! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

At April 16, 2012 at 8:44 AM , Anonymous Sandy Jenney - Organize with Sandy said...

This looks great. Love that you have the perfect space (and you are using it!) for the shelf and you have done such a cute job in decorating with it! I am featuring you today in my post.

At April 16, 2012 at 8:47 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

It looks great...the basket tower is nice! Love the flower embellishments too! Thanks for sharing at the Rock N Share.

At April 16, 2012 at 10:17 AM , Blogger Cherished Handmade Treasures said...

You have been chosen as a featured post on the Creative Corner Hop this week. Feel free to swing by and grab a Spotlight is on You at Cherished Handmade Treasures button. And the new linky party is up and will be open all week. I hope you'll link up again.

Cherished Handmade Treasures

At April 16, 2012 at 11:14 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

You are so creative! I love the accordion flowers on the baskets. So organized. I need to do my little corner. Thanks so much for sharing at Toot Your Horn Tuesday :)

At April 16, 2012 at 3:47 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

Gorgeous! I love the baskets with the paper flowers. Your flowers came out great. I need to try that accordion technique. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays!

At April 16, 2012 at 7:20 PM , Blogger Jenn Erickson said...

Your foyer transformation is lovely. I especially love the way you embellished the wicker baskets with the paper rosettes!

Always a pleasure to enjoy your creativity and talent on "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday at Rook No. 17!


At April 16, 2012 at 10:52 PM , Blogger Kristine@thefoleyfam said...

Total inspired by your colors!! Love everything! And thanks for reminding me to make those accordion flowers for the girls room! Sharing on my networks :) Please feel free to grab a featured button, because you rock!!

At April 16, 2012 at 11:10 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

I love the baskets and shelving! What an awesome idea! Thanks for sharing on Teagan's Travels. I hope you'll be able to join us for this week's party going on now!

Cheers, Michelle

At April 17, 2012 at 10:09 AM , Blogger Rose Jesky said...

Thanks for sharing at the Sunday Round UP. You have a good eye for detail. I love to see what you share on your great blog.
Rose @

At April 17, 2012 at 12:04 PM , Blogger Stacey said...

Featured you today Sarah! Great project and I adore those flowers! Thanks for the tutorial!
Stacey of Embracing Change

At April 17, 2012 at 12:08 PM , Blogger Natural-Nesters said...

Hey we are featuring your front porch redo on our Naturally-Nifty Linky Party today!! I just love the changes you made! Stop by and check it out, and link up this week!

Also be sure to grab a featured button and check out our pinterest, because since you were featured we are also pinning this to our boards!!

-Little Sis

At April 17, 2012 at 9:43 PM , Blogger Chatty Chics said...

Everything looks so great together! What a fabulous change! :)
One Chatty Chic

At April 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM , Anonymous Amanda said...

Saw this featured at Adventures of DIY Mom and I love the baskets! Gorgeous. Also loving the gray color with the pops on yellow on the flowers, so soothing and yet cheerful :)

At April 18, 2012 at 1:39 AM , Blogger Six Sisters said...

It all looks so cute! We're so glad that you linked up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We hope you'll be back soon. -The Sisters

At April 18, 2012 at 3:17 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

I love it! It's so bright and airy! Plus, the storage baskets are great!

I featured it today!

At April 18, 2012 at 3:31 PM , Blogger Megan Gunyan said...

So great, I had to give it a feature! Check my blog tomorrow for the post!

At April 19, 2012 at 7:43 AM , Blogger Maureen Hayes said...

I just popped over from 52 Mantels and I had to comment, this is so lovely and you had me completely surprised with the flowers on the baskets! The whole thing came out beautifully but I had never seen those flowers made with scrapbook paper before and they really add something to the baskets! I too have an awkwardly angled entry and had done everything in neutral beiges as well. I am so inspired by you that I will have to re-think my own entry and come up with something better!

Anyway, I am now following you and am so glad to have found your blog. I intend to try to make some flowers from my own paper stash and use them to embellish in my home. Thanks for the tutorial. Have a great day!

At April 19, 2012 at 1:34 PM , Blogger From G2B said...

I failed to put together this project and your together with your blog for some reason! But you did such an awesome job! I've see it featured all over blogland this week-congrats! Thanks for sharing!
xo Becca

At April 19, 2012 at 4:22 PM , Blogger The Creative Chickadee said...

Cute!! Love it!! Found you at the CSI

Kelly @ The Creative Chickadee

At April 19, 2012 at 5:26 PM , Blogger Hani said...

Love the bright and sunny changes.. :) thanks for linking up at friday fun party

At April 19, 2012 at 7:00 PM , Blogger Natasha Mairs - Serenity You said...

wow!! great job!! love the flowers on the baskets

Thanks for sharing on Serenity Saturday

At April 20, 2012 at 12:51 AM , Blogger Kelley @ said...

Awww.. I love this! So bright and open! The baskets are great too :)

Thanks for linking up last week.. you were one of the most viewed links! Check it out tomorrow!

At April 20, 2012 at 3:43 PM , Blogger Urban Natural Resources said...

This is a GREAT redo! Those baskets are just adorable:)
Kim @ Too Much Time

At April 20, 2012 at 7:31 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

Awesome!! LOVE IT !

At April 20, 2012 at 9:32 PM , Blogger Terry said...

Hi Sarah! Looks like your entry way is a hit! I love the shelf with the baskets and the rosettes make everything so springy! Thanks for sharing at Sunday Blog Love, this is one of my top five picks! Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

At April 20, 2012 at 9:49 PM , Blogger Lisa Fliehman said...

Love the wicker basket makeover!! Those flowers added just the touch you needed to dress them up!! Thanks for sharing at SweetTalkin' Sunday!

At April 26, 2012 at 9:54 AM , Anonymous Bucket Elevators said...

The whole factor came out magnificently but I had never seen those blossoms created with memory book document before and they really add something to the baskets! I too have an unclearly set at an angle entrance and had done everything in impartial beiges as well.


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