Good morning, chic readers! Porch sitting season is in full swing and, we don’t know about you, but we couldn’t be more excited!
This idyllic gazebo by the sea is just the kind of place where we’d like to spend the next few months. And this beautiful custom railing adds even more appeal to this charming spot.
When it comes to porch essentials, we tend to think about furniture and accessories, lighting and the perfect tray to carry those sundown cocktails, but porch railings are another absolute essential and can help define the look and feel of a porch.
This classic X-railing is airy and open and screams summertime. (Although it’s probably not the best for containing toddlers!)
A beautiful wrought iron rail is both classic and sophisticated and tends to hold up really well.
We are absolutely loving wire terrace railing lately, especially for maintaining a crisp, clear view. Wire adds a bit of a modern feel too.
Chippendale is another classic favorite and, in a fun color, it helps turn a porch into an outdoor living room with tons of personality.
You know how much we love architectural details, and porch railings are no exception. As with furniture, sometimes rails are even chicer when you mix and match styles for a totally custom look.
Aerin Lauder’s Palm Beach retreat is stunning any way you slice it and these turned balusters contribute to the old world glamour.
For that quintessential mountain feel, there is nothing like a railing made from locust logs and branches. This one is exquisite and blends right in with the nature surrounding it.
What is your favorite type of porch railing?
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