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Ideas for Front Porch Designs and More

Are 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.

Welcome to Our New Sponsor, DIY Eze Breeze

A wonderful enclosed porch increases your family's living space. Photo courtesy of DIY Eze Breeze
Photo courtesy of DIY Eze Breeze

We are delighted to welcome our new sponsor, DIY Eze Breeze. They are in the business of helping you enjoy your porch more with fantastic screen porch windows.

Imagine being able to enjoy your screened porch for three seasons or longer. More time with your friends and family on the porch for coffee, watching games, reading books and just chatting.

Who doesn't love a little more time to enjoy your porch?

Screen porch windows give you more of that precious time on your porch.

Dress Up Your Porch with Handcrafted Parts

Lovely home and porch using hand crafted parts from Vintage Woodworks

A porch can go from nice to elegant with the addition of handcrafted porch parts from Vintage Woodworks.

Building or Remodeling Your Porch?

beautifully designed and constructed front porch by The Porch Company
Porch Design and Construction by The Porch Company, Nashville TN
Is a New or Remodeled Porch in Your Future?

Whether you plan to build a new porch or remodel the one you have, see our one-stop Porch Building Section for porch building tips, how-to's and ideas. Do your "due diligence" to get the best design and then have it built right.

A Porch T-Shirt We Designed for You

Hope you love this t-shirt we designed especially for you, our porch friends.

Whether for yourself (it's ok to treat yourself) or a nice gift for a friend, this shirt subtly celebrates the love we have for our porch time.

You can get our t-shirt in several styles and in both long sleeve and short sleeve. Full range of sizes, too. Not available in stores, so your shirt will be quite special. Go right here.

Valentine Porch Decorating

beautifully decorated valentine porch

February is the month for decorating your porch for Valentine's Day. Your neighbors and friends will enjoy it, too. Stop by for Valentine decorating ideas.

Mobile Homes Love Porches

A front porch is an excellent addition to a mobile home. Stop by our mobile home porch section for inspirational ideas.

Look at This Gem of a Porch Town

What a delight to visit Madison, Indiana, a scenic town on the Ohio River. Amazingly, it has the largest contiguous historic district in the U.S.

The porches are beautiful, the people friendly and this town takes so much pride in its people, architecture and festivities. Look at the pictures of Madison we took.

Dress Up Your Porch with Lovely Railings

custom designed balusters
Photo credit: The Porch Company

The style of your front porch railings can give your porch a vintage, classic or contemporary look. We've gathered numerous porch railing ideas to inspire you for the coming year - from wood to vinyl, wrought iron to glass, turned balusters to lattice style.

The railings you see above are available from The Porch Company.

House Plans Online

Adorable house with a sweet front porch from Family Home Plans #86345 and shown on Front Porch Ideas and More
What a charming home and porch!
Family Home Plans #86345

If you are looking to build a home, we have a new section on house plans online that you can browse. Did you know that 1800 - 2200 square foot homes are very popular? And that you can save a lot by purchasing a house plan online? Check out the front porch designs we found among different style homes.

Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal

Cover of ebook Maximize Your Homes Curb Appeal Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal, our free eBook for you.

This time of year is when we dust our porches off and get our home ready for summer days ahead. Your porch and front yard are what everyone sees when they drive by or come to visit. No matter your front porch design or size, jazz it up a bit this season!

We have gathered up some wonderful curb appeal pictures and tips to help you spruce up your home and make it look fabulous! See our eBook now and please share.

You Only Have 8 Seconds

Cover of ebook Staging Your Porch To Sell Your Home If you are selling your home, get a variation of our eBook that is loaded with helpful information for impressing prospective buyers. Get ideas for staging your porch!

Barbara Corcoran, real estate mogul, says, "Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they're interested in buying it."
( 5 Smart Ways to Sell Your Home)

Screen Porch Window Options

Enclose your porch with these windows and get screens and weather protection all in one! Easy to install, they fit almost any size opening.

Screened porch windows from DIY Eze Breeze

Extend your outdoor time in more comfort -
get details!

On the Road

Dave and I travel across the U.S.A. taking pictures of porches to share with you. On the road van

We know your will enjoy the porches we've seen across the country.

All kinds: large and small, new and old, fancy, vintage, Victorian, contemporary, cottage-style and more.

Porch Appeal

Enhance the look of your porch with amazing details that will add a big dose of curb appeal. Beautiful trim can be used on your porch and home. exterior house trim on home

We found everything you need, from porch columns to amazing exterior house trim. Have fun
Explore the possibilities!

Capture the Breeze

If it's time for a new or replacement screen door we may have found what you are seeking. From single to doubles and custom made. Check these out. custom designed front aluminum screen door collage You can even design your own! Make a statement with a beautiful
Exterior Aluminum Screen Door.

House Plans with Porches

Yes, we have gathered a bunch for you. Check out these attractive home plans - all with porches. Whether you are looking for a home or just want to see some awesome front porch designs, check this out... See more
cottage house plan with porch

Looking for Mobile Home Porch Ideas?

We've gathered some ideas and pictures for you. Different types of roof designs, FAQ's. For manufactured, modular, pre-fab ... See more
mobile home porch with shed roof

Have You Tried Our Porch Illustrator

Porch Illustrator lets you see the difference a porch makes

If you have a ranch home, our Porch Illustrator will give you some idea how a porch would look on it. Try it!

We also have a Porch Illustrator for a two-story-home, too. Both very helpful with planning your front porch designs.

Our Picks

Our Front Porch Ideas Generator

Our 140 page ebook includes many before and after pics. Case studies from real homeowners of how their house might look with a wonderful front porch
See more
Our Front Porch Ideas Generator ebook

Small Porch Plans in an eBook

Do you have room for a small porch on your home? Then check out these good looking porches. You get six front porch designs (plans) in a 37 page PDF.
See more
porch plan book cover

Our Idea Book to Help You Nail Down Your Porch Design

We get lots of questions about how a porch would look on a ranch or two-story home. Take a look at our Porch Illustrator e-Book to see how a plain home is transformed with the addition of a porch. See more

Porch Illustrator Vol 1 & Vol 2

Our Site is a Labor of Love

As Dave and I have looked at homes over the years and strolled through neighborhoods, we have always been drawn to charming front porches. We've lived in homes with big porches, small porches and no porch (sad!).

We once purchased a home just because it had a screened porch. And that was a terrific decision.

Dave and I use our passion to bring you the best porch decorating and design ideas for your front porch.

We hope that our front porch designs, decorating and entertaining ideas will help you whether you have a front porch, side porch, or a great back porch!

You will find many front porch designs and porch pictures throughout our site.

Our front porch pictures will help you visualize and plan your projects.
Thinking of building or renovating a porch? From stone columns to renovating to building a new porch from scratch we have photo gallery pictorials to show you how it is done.

Share your porch pictures with us!

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PCA Products
Complement Any Home!

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