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Enliven Your Porch With Color
Napworthy doesn't have to mean snoozefest. Turn a drab porch into a dashingly designed outdoor room with these ideas for adding color
"a drab porch into a dashingly designed outdoor room with these ideas for adding color... enliven your front, side or back porch. More Porch Life: Wraparound Porches | Sleeping... Sleeping Porches | Screened-In Porches | Modern Porches | Banishing the Bugs | Dining on... to your porch, amp up the color. We've already discussed how to do this using plants... toes into porch color, stick with smaller accessories at first. As you start to crave..."
Porch Life: 8 Ideas for Great Outdoor Dining
No need to schlep a bulky basket out to the park — enjoy al fresco dining steps away from your kitchen with these porch ideas
"on the porch brings the best of both worlds. Whether out front or out back, screened... on the porch allows you to enjoy the fresh air and outdoor views without having to... More Porch Life: Wraparound PorchesSleeping PorchesScreened-In PorchesModern Po... of the porch. On a screened-in porch, place a round table in an outer corner. This... ideal porch, by all means, go more primitive. This charmingly rustic porch and its..."
A Peek at 2 Prettily Dressed Fall Porches
"two Ohio porches get into the seasonal spirit... central Ohio porches. These two can often be found scouring flea markets, auctions and garage... up your porch or repurpose a secondhand find, let these photos inspire you to dress... decorated front porch Love the Fall decorations. I love to have the porch decorated with... -over-front-porch.html The designs are beautiful, but we've had problems with squirrels... onto the front porch area and raced for the shower. I don't think she will be having..."
Rocking Chairs Roll Onto Porches
"shaded porch or deck may be all you need... Victorian porch or a vintage wicker version in front of your prefab. Whatever you do... Porch weather is approaching, and many of us are looking forward to lots of lazy... Small PorchesWraparound Porches Have Curb Appeal Covered... pair of porch rockers. For this reinterpreted farmhouse the firm opted for a cheerful... traditional porch paint combination of gray floors and a sky-blue ceiling. Painting both..."
"on the front porch for simple and brief but memorable chats. No matter where you live... tradition of Porch Snacks, where my parents and five brothers and I would congregate every... favorite porch pictures this week as well. I love that last shot - what a view, and... with a porch one day... In the meanwhile i can just look at your beautiful photos... have a porch right now, but an elegant neighbor recently inspired me to get a portable..."
Cultivating A Porch Garden
"simple porch spaces. But in this upcoming summer season, don't we all feel the urge... modest front and back yard. Where a diving pool once existed in the fifties, an area... back "porch" a square patch of stone tiling. So how to turn a humble space like that... for any porch space. A few wonderful options are: setting an orange tree in the corner... souther porch! Just finished updating our "Love Shack" patio and next up is to stain..."
Winter Holiday Decorating for Your Front Door
"decorating the front door and porch for the winter holidays. With guests dropping by for... dress your front door for the holidays? Here's some inspiration:... to my porch and it's a new door and pretty tight...but it will close with the hanger... on your front porch surrounded in the wonderful scent of cedar and pine. Think silver... your front door will be beautiful with a big fluffy wreath, garland and bows. Celebrate..."
Renovation Detail: The Knee Wall Railing
Small in stature but big on privacy, knee wall railings add a Craftsman-style element to porches and don't block the view
"element to porches and don't block the view... bringing our front porch back to its roots!... Used on porches, knee walls can help protect your residence from the elements, grant... style front porch is made. A full-width front porch with brick columns and knee walls... partial-width front porch. These privacy-creating knee walls are finished with cedar lap... full-width front porch is the focal point of this home's exterior. It features a wide..."
A Dramatic Facade Makeover in Maine
"smaller porch give a traditional Maine home a modern sensibility... on the front, fresh paint on the back, modern cedar board treatments and a shiny metal... e. the porch overlooking the water. I really do not like the front entry. Nothing... around porch. But I like the new materials, especially the combination of cedar and... on the porches would be a great idea for a crowded neighborhood. They would provide... the new porch wrap around the side and back of the house? I like that it has a covered..."
Renovation Detail: The Chippendale Balustrade
Geometric and with an eye toward preserving the view, Chippendale balustrades enhance the architectural facades of many home styles
"on our front porch, I discovered the Chippendale balustrade and fell in love. Aff... found on porches, decks, widow walks and staircases. The next time you find yourself... single front and center section of this New England porch rail is Chippendale, the... ground-level porch columns align with the upper-deck newel posts here to create a uniform... screened-in porch, the Chippendale design enhances the interior just as much as the exterior..."
6 Ways to Create an Inviting Home Entrance
"finding the front door of a home. Sometimes I'll even end up at a back or a side door.... usual! The front entry doors plays a important part of your home. Too funny, I never noticed... to the front door. This is the first step in helping your visitors get to where they... to the front door let's people know you want them there. The architecture of this... to the front door. The lights provide illumination in the dark and the columns provide..."
Porch Life: Banish the Bugs
Don't let insects be the bane of your sweet tea and swing time. These screening and product ideas will help keep bugs at bay on the porch
"keeping your porch pest free, ranging from the very effective to the potential myths.... screened porch with a blue ceiling and an unscreened front porch with a blue ceiling... ceiling porch sure is pretty! My porch ceilings are also blue & I never get wasp or... The front porch seems to get fewer bugs now than before it was painted blue. I... cedar porch timbers? I really like the idea of screened porch that can transform..."
A Chic Seat for Every Porch
Whether you're the rocking type or love a low-slung sectional, one of these seating styles will set your porch up beautifully
"level and porch style. Here are a few of our favorite ways to create chic porch seating... bugs, the porch can be the best place for relaxing and taking in the view. When it comes... on the porch is nearly as important as what's beyond it. From the classic rocker to... for a porch. Thanks for these ideas I live in a modern house - but i love to mix... old-fashioned porch relaxing. A beautiful bench is a great choice for front porch seating..."
Cool Off This Summer On a Screened-In Porch
"down the porch furniture, bring out the cushions and votive candles, take out the tablecloth... screened-in porch. Don't have one? It's worth considering adding one on to your house,... program your porch for practically any use you can think up. Dining, eating, taking in a... screened-in porch is the best place to catch some shade and a breeze. Let's take a look... However, our front porch which is 68' long gives me a lot of pleasure. This time of the..."
Guest Picks: Cozy Up a Covered Porch
Turn a porch into a comfortable outdoor room with French cottage–inspired furniture, accessories, lighting and decor
"urn a porch into a comfortable outdoor room with French cottage–inspired furniture... My porch is Texas-sized at 600 square feet, but even if your porch has limited... the back porch of our Texas ranch in Round Top much of the year. It's my slice of heaven... on the porch on hot nights. Well, covered porches are our favorite places, Anita!... to my porch and melamine, so it won't break. For drapes to hang beautifully and..."