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Vintage Front Porch Accessories

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in boxwoods, front porch, milk paint | 38 comments

We have exciting news at our house. . .

There is a flurry of activity on our front porch.

With so much happening out there,

I decided that I should make our new guests feel welcome.

Vintage Front Porch Accessories @ DaisyMaeBelle

Vintage Watering Can @ DaisyMaeBelle

I brought out the vintage watering can,

and propped it up on my Miss Mustard Seed Milk painted bench.

Vintage Ironing Board @ DaisyMaeBelle

I dragged out my vintage child’s ironing board for a side table.

Front Porch Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

And, what says welcome better than an old quilt over the back of the wicker rocker?

Satchel Paige quote pillow @ DaisyMaeBelle

I pulled out the pillow that I made several months back with my favorite “porch” saying.

“Sometimes I sits and thinks,

And, sometimes I just sits.”

-Satchel Paige

Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint Bench @ DaisyMaeBelle

I brought out my new terrarium to add some more green to the space.

 I love the excitement of new life. . .

The energy that it brings. . .

The joy that it creates. . .

Front Porch @ DaisyMaeBelle

Even if it is just baby birds!

Mama has had her babies!

Let the chirping begin!

Zuzu on the Front Porch @ DaisyMaeBelle

Zuzu doesn’t seem to share the same enthusiasm that the rest of the family has.

I wonder if she even knows that the babies are here?!

Life to the full,

Melissa

 

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38 Comments

  1. Oh this makes me wish I had a covered porch!:)

  2. What a gorgeous front porch. So relaxing, so serene….. I wish I could hang out there for a while with the dog….. 🙂

    Have a HAPPY Easter… 🙂

    hugs x

    Crystelle

    Crystelle Boutique

  3. My wife makes our home so welcoming…even the BIRDS want to move in. She really does know how to feather a nest.

  4. Melissa, I had a little ironing board exactly like that when I was a child (more than 50 years ago), and a little plug-in iron that would barely heat up. I can’t believe I thought it was FUN to play that I was ironing! Thanks for sparking that memory.

  5. Your porch is so welcoming and I love the quote on your pillow.

  6. Great porch, Melissa! It looks like a great place to sit and just think. Love the wicker chair and your accessories surrounding it.

  7. Love your porch. The pillow you made and the quilt on the back of the rocker are actually my favorite things! Zuzu, by the way, is the most gorgeous dog and so photogenic!! I love every time you post pictures of her! – Karen – Happy Easter, Melissa! –

  8. I would love to spend time on your porch. I glass of iced tea, a good book, and look..a furry friend. Love all of your vintage touches. ~di @ Musings

  9. I shared this on my facebook page–love the ironing board!

  10. ohhh so pretty – I’m totally in love with that little tiny ironing board – so darling!

  11. ahhhh, awesome porch. I wish mine was bigger….Love yer Dawg too!!!

  12. The ironing board as a side table is adorable. Love it all!

  13. I am in LOVE with your child’s ironing board. I had one when I was a child and have been looking for one for years! How darling to use it like a table!

  14. Everything looks so welcoming, no wonder the birds want to live there. Though I have to tell ya, that is one HUGE bird compared to our porch swallows! Love the pillow and the saying on it. Just may have to copy. Easter blessings to you dear Melissa! Patti@OldThingsNew

  15. oh… this porch is dreamy! Little Bit from http://www.DecorateWithaLittleBit.com p.s. I’m now following you on bloglovin… come visit me!

  16. Love your porch and your dog is precious…we have a golden and they are special dogs. I live down in Shelbyville and it was so nice to discover your blog! I really enjoy your posts.

  17. Some day I will have a porch with a little ironing board side table, even if it is in my dreams. for what it’s worth

  18. So Cute!

  19. Another stunning display ~ I feel like I’m looking at a favorite magazine when I stop over here ~ thanks so much for sharing and inspiring at Project Inspire{d} ~ hugs, Mary Beth

    {you know I’m pinning this!} 😉

  20. Oh I love your porch, this is so pretty and I love the little ironingboard, how cute is that. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  21. Looks like your front porch is the place to be! I love how you have it styled. the adorable childrens ironing board used as a side table is genius and looks amazing!

  22. What a cheerful, and fun front porch! I love galvanized anything and that ironing board is so cute there. I’d love it if you would share this at “What We Accomplished Wednesday,” at Green Willow Pond. It is live right now. Have a great week!

    Hugs,
    Deborah

  23. What a charming place to gather. Love all of the elements, and especially Zuzu.

  24. I love it! Thank you for joining HSH!
    Sherry

  25. This looks so relaxing! I love it! That ironing board table is so cute. Thanks so much for sharing at Clean and Scentsible. I’ll be featuring this tomorrow. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
    Jenn 🙂

  26. Thanks so much for linking to Make the Scene Monday @ Alderberry Hill. You are being featured this evening!
    I hope you are having a wonderful evening, and join me this evening for Make the Scene Monday #69!

  27. Beautiful. Peaceful. Inspiring. 🙂 What a great place to relax!

  28. Oh how I wish I lived closer to you! I have a child’s wooden ironing board (with wood iron) that I must pull out tomorrow for a side table too — COPYCAT! Love it! And, I too have a gentle golden – Lucy! I bet she and Zuzu would be friends! Your porch looks so inviting to “sits”, chat, or read with a tall glass of iced tea! Ahh…life is good! Thanks!

  29. This porch and all the decorations are perfect in my book! I would love to sit with a tall glass of iced tea and a book along with the doggie. Add a couple cats, perfect! You are so very talented.

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  31. Melissa, so glad mamma keeps coming back 🙂 What an honour she chose your porch. Its so rewarding. Love everything about your porch too. Zuzu is one beautiful furbaby 🙂

    Sheila

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