Ideas for Front Porch Designs and MoreAre you looking for some awesome front porch designs and front porch ideas? Do you love porches as much as the two of us do?
Whether you dream of a country style porch, a sophisticated contemporary style or you only have a small space for a charming portico, we welcome you here to design, plan, and decorate your porch.
Patriotic Porch Pride!June 14th is Flag Day and the 4th of July is fast approaching. Now is the perfect time to start planning to decorate your front porch.
No matter whether you have a small stoop or large wrap-around porch, we have ideas you can use to express your American pride.
You'll find lots of patriotic DIY projects that will be fun to make for the whole family along with patriotic displays and arrays you can use on your porch.
Get started now by discovering how you can decorate your porch for this special holiday!
Go Interactive with Our Home Plans Section
A huge advantage of online home plans is the cost savings and now you can work directly with the designer online.
Check out these interactive home plans available right on our site.
With this new module, you can make the changes to a home plan and submit them directly to the designer for most plans!. You'll enjoy modifying a home plan to make it just the way you want.
Move walls, add closet space, expand your porch, or create a game room - all you have to do is draw your ideas on the plan with your mouse. And you can write notes to explain in more detail what you want. Then send you changes to the designer - it's that easy.
You will find quite a few front porch designs from small porches to large wrap-around porches!
Use the promotion code frontporchideas to get 10% off your order. That's a nice savings for sure.
It's Time to BEE on Your Porch!Mary and I decided to have fun with bumble bees this summer and add them to our front porch garden.
Porch and Garden Bumble Bee Decorations
Check out our bumble bee decorations tutorial to see how our grandchildren helped us to make these little cuties. They would look adorable in potted plants, too.
Go Crazy with Porch RailingsIn addition to traditional porch railings but you have many other interesting options. Add immediate curb appeal by integrating creative railing designs on your front porch.
Even though you must adhere to local building codes, you still have plenty of latitude in which to create interesting baluster patterns.
See our porch railing section for lots of creative design solutions you can use on your porch.
Replace a Porch ColumnReplacing a porch column is actually easier than you might think and you can even change your porch column style if you wish. We show you how along with a myriad of porch column ideas.
Wooden porch columns often decay at the base creating not only a safety issue but also unsightly rot on your porch. It may seem like an expensive repair but if you have basic construction skills, you should be able to replace your own porch column.
We walk you through the process so you can see how it's done.
And here's a video you will enjoy from our Porchology 101 series about replacing a porch column.
Watch Our Video
Enjoy our short video tip about replacing a porch column
Enjoy our short video tip about replacing a porch column
Wanted: 2017 Porch Calendar Pictures
Mary and I are creating a 2017 Porch Calendar and invite you to submit photos of your porch for possible inclusion.
If you have a porch that is perfect for a calendar, please send us an original photo.
Photos must be of your porch or if you know of someone whose porch would be perfect for a calendar, have them send us a photo.
Send photo to: info(at)front-porch-ideas-and-more.com
Screen Porch Plan OptionsBuild a screen porch or three-season porch this year using easy-to-follow porch plan.
It's easier than you might think. Do it yourself or hire a contractor to construct an outdoor room your family will enjoy for years to come.
Many of our readers have purchased these screened porch plans - and there are other plans, too. Make this the year you do it.
Imagine the joyful times you and your family will have on your screened porch - playing cards, sharing meals, listening to music, visiting with friends. Dave and I made lots of memories with our sons on the screened porches we had while our family was growing up. The boys often had friends over who hung out on the porch.
Do You Already Have a Screen Porch?
It's easy to convert your new or existing screen porch into a three-season room by using this innovative porch windows. With these windows, you can enjoy your porch almost year round!
Download This Free Shed PlanThis simple plan is great for additional storage, a potting shed, a small home office or even a playhouse for your children.
1. If you don't "see" the plan when it comes up on your computer, no worries. Once you download it, you will see it just fine. Seems there are issues depending upon which browser you use, so not to worry.
2. Since these are construction blue prints, if you plan to actually build this shed, you will probably want to print the plans. 24x36" is the preferred size of paper. You can email the document to a local print shop or office store.
You may not need to print all the pages.
3. This plan is courtesy of Family Home Plans and the two of us.
Download this free shed plan today! Be sure to read our notes above.
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