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Ideas for Front Porch Designs and More


Do you love porches as much as the two of us do? Are you looking for some awesome front porch designs and front porch ideas?

Whether you are dreaming 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.


Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

25 bloggers autumn decorating ideas - this one from Confessions of a Plate Addict

We want to share with you again 20 + Bloggers' fall porch decorating - this one from "Confessions of a Plate Addict". So many different styles and ideas.



Decorating with Red

The porch landscaping incorporates red beautifully and the red cushions on the wicker chairs really pulls it all together


Pick a color, like the red we show here, and incorporate it into your porch landscaping and furnishings. And see how it all comes together beautifully. Want to see more porches decorated in red?



Video: See How We Made This Burlap Pumpkin Pillow


This cute little burlap pumpkin pillow was a breeze to make and I give you all the instructions right here. If you want to make up something quick for your porch or entryway, this little project is a fun one.



Video: See How We Made This Burlap Pumpkin Pillow


This cute little burlap pumpkin pillow was a breeze to make and I give you all the instructions right here. If you want to make up something quick for your porch or entryway, this little project is a fun one.




Listen to Our Audio Program with Guest Gregory Tatsch

Beautiful porch parts make for a beautiful porch

We welcomed Gregory Tatsch to our show this week to talk all about planning your front porch design.

Gregory is the Founder of Vintage Woodworks and his thirty plus years in the porch industry gives great insight into challenges many homeowners have with their porch - such as designing the roof.

Listen to Our Chat with Gregory: 00:33:10



Gregory Tatsch, founder of Vintage Woodworks, visits with Mary and Dave about front porch designs Listen to Stitcher



Paint Colors for Your Front Door

Modern Masters Front Door Paint Colors as shared on Front-Porch-Ideas-and-More.com


Plan on painting your front door this fall?

We are pleased to tell you about Modern Masters front door paint. They have 24 beautiful colors from which to choose - colors like Comfortable, Passionate, Energetic, Ambitious and Fortunate. And what we love besides the colors? It is formulized not to fade and it dries quickly. Nice attributes for door paint.

Show your front door some love with a fresh coat of paint!



We Have Porch Railing Ideas

Enjoy Our Video



Dave and I narrated a video slide show to show you different types of porch railings. Which is your style?



Visit Our Railings Section

chippendale porch railings from the Porch Company


The style and design of your porch railings help to set the tone for your porch. Take a look at the ideas we have for you, including the railing above by The Porch Company







Have You Tried Our Porch Illustrator



Porch Illustrator lets you see the difference a porch nakes

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.



Picket Fence Love

beautiful picket fence with roses
When Dave and I got married in the 70's, we longed for a house with a white picket fence. This one leads to a lovely porch. We have picket fence pictures and ideas to inspire you.



Autumn is Here!

Gather Porch Landscaping Ideas

Autumn is a wonderful season for landscaping around your porch when the air is cooler and you can put in fresh new plants around your porch. See more
get some fantastic porch landscaping ideas


Keep Your Porch Happy!

Finish it off with panels like these for your porch skirting. You'll be surprised at all the uses for vinyl lattice panels... See more
custom vinyl lattice panels used for porch skirting


Enjoy Crisp Breezes

A new aluminum screen door can really freshen up your entrance... See more
attractive aluminum screen door for front porch



Let's Build a Porch Roof

get tips for building a porch roof

A New Porch Roof? Before you start, check out our tips for building a porch roof.




Front Porch Designs You'll Like

Unlike Fashion Trends...

A stylish front porch is always in style! Use our ideas to create your own dream porch or screened porch ... See more
Porch design ideas




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


Have Porches Will Travel!

We've seen some beauties in our travels, always in search for the perfect porch. See what we've found for you - ideas for designs, decorating and landscaping, too... See more

lovely springtime porch we saw on our travels




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






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 wonderful plans. 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.

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 Get the free Front Door Paint App and see how your front door can be transformed
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Our Sponsors

The Porch Store
Porch Store
Custom Porch Products



Shop for Porch Parts at Vintage Woodworks.
Vintage Woodworks
For Your Porch Parts



Aluminum screen doors from PCA Products
PCA Products
Complement Any Home!



 Get the free Front Door Paint App and see how your front door can be transformed
Get the free Front Door Paint App
See your front door in our 24 colors



Learn more about screen porch windows from the Rekal Company
EzePorch It!
Don’t Just Screen It.







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