Front door hardware and porch ‘jewelry’ at the flip house
Hello friends! Today I wanted to share with you some of the details on the new door and front porch at the flip house.
If you recall, last week I shared the before and after of the new, red front door.
I used Modern Masters® Front Door Paint in the Sophisticated color.
For the hardware, I chose the Schlage Connect™ with handleset and accent lever.
This is the exact set I installed on the front door at my primary home. I cannot say enough good things about this hardware. I love, love, love it!
If I ever move, the first thing I’m installing at my new home is one of these handlesets. The touchscreen feature is so convenient and it doesn’t interfere with the beautiful aesthetics of the hardware. For step-by-step instructions on how to install this set, check out this post.
Along with the Schlage hardware, I installed this 1950s knocker to the door for more “bling” and to add a special feature true to the period of the home. I purchased this on eBay for $11.
Here’s the final result of that quick project:
I added some accessories to the porch as well, to give it a more upscale feel and tie all the colors together. I painted an old planter with the same Rust-Oleum ORB spray paint I used for the knocker, then added some faux greenery from Hobby Lobby.
The rug is from Ross. I think I paid $12 for it.
I found an adorable plaid, wool blanket at a thrift store that had all the right colors in the porch palette.
I bought the pillow for $7 at Gabes. I gave it a good coat of Rust-Oleum NeverWet® to weatherproof it.
What do you think of the porch “jewelry?”
Special thanks to Schlage for providing, at my request, the handleset for this door, and to Rust-Oleum for providing the spray paint and NeverWet. As always, all opinions and projects are 100 percent mine.