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Rehabbed 1870s Victorian traditional-exterior

Rehabbed 1870s Victorian

Colleen Steixner © 2011 Houzz

This photo has 2 questions

December 15, 2013
casey9269 wrote:
Where did you get the large sleigh bells hanging in the tree?
April 6, 2013
noeden wrote:
What is the siding?
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"We found our house because it was two blocks away from our other house," Nicole says. It wasn't love at first sight. "The house was in complete disarray, and it was a duplex to boot. We did fall in love with the street, the location (one block from shops and restaurants) and the potential of the home."To make it their own, "We took an 1870 Victorian that was turned into an investment property in the 1940s, and then we turned it into a single family home that has all the modern amenities of new construction," she says.
Enhance your outdoor holiday decor by hanging ornaments from a front porch or trees. If the weather in your area is harsh, use plastic instead of glass and hang pieces with thick red ribbon or heavy-duty wire.
2. Make quick work of exterior decorating with oversize ornaments. Giant ornaments are cheap and readily available at this time of year from corner drugstores, crafts stores and big chains like Target. I would pair a handful of oversize ornaments with a strand or two of old-fashioned big colored bulb lights for a cheerful holiday look that can be put up in minutes, rather than hours.
Sheila Schmitz added this to Merry Christmas From Homes on Houzz
Jingle bells on bare trees and oversize ornaments on the porch create a joyful scene at this rehabbed 1870s Victorian in Philadelphia.

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louiesingler16 added this to louiesingler16's Ideas
16 hours ago
Ideas for inside front window for christmas
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last Wednesday
Old-school Christmas ornaments for your outdoor holiday décor
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Ornaments and evergreen
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Leafless trees with large ornaments
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December 13, 2014
Christmas 14
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December 13, 2014
House decor
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December 9, 2014
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December 8, 2014
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December 6, 2014
Change look?
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December 4, 2014
Christmas hanging ornament
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November 30, 2014
Love the stars! Might be perfect for brass oak front porch
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November 30, 2014
ornaments hanging
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November 29, 2014
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November 25, 2014
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November 19, 2014
Good idea for walkway overhang w lights!
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November 18, 2014
Ornaments could hang from arbor Lanterns filled with ornaments at entry
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November 15, 2014
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November 12, 2014
Large ornaments to hang outside
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November 11, 2014
Large Hanging Outdoor Ornaments
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November 11, 2014
Xmas deckore
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November 10, 2014
The decor says: "Come on in!"
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November 9, 2014
Veranda railing
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November 9, 2014
all of it
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November 8, 2014
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November 6, 2014
large balls in trees
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November 5, 2014
love the large hanging bulbs
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porch decor idea
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October 31, 2014
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October 29, 2014
The creativity
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October 27, 2014
Red ribbon
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October 25, 2014
Front porch
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October 22, 2014
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October 22, 2014
Hang huge bulbs with ribbons
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October 20, 2014
outside porch
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October 20, 2014
Porch decorations
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October 18, 2014
Christmas ornaments hanging from porch
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October 16, 2014
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October 4, 2014
Front porch decor
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September 24, 2014
Love the ornaments in the archway
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September 16, 2014
Oversized ornaments
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September 9, 2014
Porch post: rail proportion, arch trim
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September 8, 2014
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August 29, 2014
rich railing
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August 21, 2014
Gorgeous Porch
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August 2, 2014
Victorian detail
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August 1, 2014
Christmas swag & big glittery shapes - classic.
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July 23, 2014
Balls under eves.
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July 13, 2014
front porch
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July 7, 2014
Make the outdoors festive
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June 19, 2014
Christmas decorations for the porch
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June 9, 2014
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May 25, 2014
2. Make quick work of exterior decorating with oversize ornaments. Giant ornaments are cheap and readily available at this time of year from corner drugstores, crafts stores and big chains like Target. I would pair a handful of oversize ornaments with a strand or two of old-fashioned big colored bulb lights for a cheerful holiday look that can be put up in minutes, rather than hours.
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May 16, 2014
porch and gutters
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May 5, 2014
Front porch
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April 30, 2014
this is it
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April 26, 2014
I like the railing system here - the width of the columns in-between the rails
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April 20, 2014
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April 8, 2014
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April 7, 2014
nice idea for Christmas porch decor
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March 31, 2014
Enhance your outdoor holiday decor by hanging ornaments from a front porch or trees. If the weather in your area is harsh, use plastic instead of glass and hang pieces with thick red ribbon or heavy-duty wire.
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March 30, 2014
love the light fixture!
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March 29, 2014
archways in between pillars
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March 28, 2014
simple arch
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March 28, 2014
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March 20, 2014
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March 12, 2014
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Front porch rails
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February 8, 2014
Rocking chairs bench
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January 18, 2014
Front porch
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January 13, 2014
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January 6, 2014
love the porch
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January 5, 2014
Post stle, larger at the bottom
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January 1, 2014
porch columns
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January 1, 2014
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December 29, 2013
flat slat rails
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December 28, 2013
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December 19, 2013
porch arche
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December 19, 2013
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December 17, 2013
Garland on rail
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December 16, 2013
What a unique & pretty way to decorate for the holidays!!
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December 16, 2013
Different in a good way
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December 14, 2013
All of it
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December 14, 2013
Country look
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December 12, 2013
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December 12, 2013
Large ornaments
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December 10, 2013
Christmas decor idea
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December 10, 2013
arches on porch
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December 9, 2013
Outside ornament display
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December 8, 2013
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December 8, 2013
Windows and porch
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December 8, 2013
Like some of the style of the pillars
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December 8, 2013
Use metal bells
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December 7, 2013
the bells in the tree
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December 7, 2013
Cpl balls
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December 7, 2013
Different than icicle lights
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December 7, 2013
Hanging large colorful bulbs on lawn side to show to street
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December 7, 2013
Just because
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December 7, 2013
love porch
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December 6, 2013
Large acorns hanging
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December 6, 2013
Front porch Christmas
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Hanging Ornaments
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December 3, 2013
Arches on front porch
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December 2, 2013
Hanging ornaments
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December 2, 2013
Big ornaments to put on back porch. with bit ribbon
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December 1, 2013
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December 1, 2013
Porch xmas
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November 30, 2013
ornaments hanging on porch
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November 26, 2013
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November 26, 2013
Decoracion navidad porche
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November 25, 2013
Tree with ornaments
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November 24, 2013
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November 24, 2013
Hang grapevine stars
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ornaments hung around veranda
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November 24, 2013
Front porch
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November 24, 2013
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November 23, 2013
porch decs - balls, stars, jingle bells
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November 22, 2013
Hang big ornaments with ribbon
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Big balls
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November 22, 2013
Garland arches.
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November 21, 2013
Paper mâché globes too
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November 21, 2013
Outside ornaments
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November 19, 2013
Chandelier on porch
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November 19, 2013
Maison et Noël"
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Greenery swags
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November 17, 2013
Tree ornaments
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November 16, 2013
thats just pretty !!!
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November 16, 2013
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November 15, 2013
I want a porch!
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Outside ornaments
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November 13, 2013
small town feel
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November 11, 2013
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November 11, 2013
Ornaments off banister
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November 10, 2013
Ornaments from trees
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November 9, 2013
Para la terraza
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November 8, 2013
large ornaments
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November 7, 2013
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November 7, 2013
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November 5, 2013
large ornements
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November 3, 2013
Christmas balls
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November 3, 2013
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November 3, 2013
Outside Christmas decor
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November 2, 2013
Ornaments hanging from the balcony?
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November 2, 2013
Swag on porch
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November 2, 2013
Great outdoor hangings
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November 2, 2013
use of red ribbons
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November 1, 2013
Balls hanging from porch
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October 27, 2013
Oh yes!
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October 26, 2013
Gallerie Boules de Noel
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October 26, 2013
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October 26, 2013
porch and tree decorations
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October 22, 2013
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October 20, 2013
Good idea for front porch possibly.
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October 18, 2013
Christmas front porch
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October 16, 2013
love the ornaments hanging
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October 15, 2013
Lovely front porch
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October 13, 2013
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October 11, 2013
i like the hanging balls, bells and stars
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October 8, 2013
Simple, but pretty
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October 7, 2013
love the details!
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October 7, 2013
Front porch garland
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October 6, 2013
Festive outside decorations
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October 6, 2013
I like the arches
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October 6, 2013
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September 30, 2013
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September 30, 2013
Christmas idea
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September 26, 2013
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September 25, 2013
Oversized ornaments would be great in the front
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September 22, 2013
For outside
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September 18, 2013
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September 16, 2013
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September 15, 2013
I like the arch ways in between the posts
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September 8, 2013
front porch
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September 6, 2013
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September 4, 2013
off center front steps
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September 2, 2013
Porch, Christmas theme
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August 31, 2013
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August 26, 2013
big ornaments and a few strands of lights
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August 24, 2013
Possible outdoor Christmas decorations
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August 24, 2013
porch columns
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August 23, 2013
beautiful porch
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August 22, 2013
porch detailing
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August 21, 2013
Nice square pillars and railing
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