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Front Porch Designs and Front Porch Ideas to Jazz Your Home

Who doesn't love a beautiful front porch? We are your portal for front porch designs, front porch ideas and more. Visit our galleries of porch pictures. Come and stay awhile!

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Americana Decorations | Stars n Stripes Patriotic Banners | 4th of July Decorations

We love our Americana decorations for the 4th of July. From our burlap porch banners and wooden firecrackers to our patriotic pillow toppers and rustic flag on our front door. All old-fashioned goodness in porch decorating. With the help of our friends, Liz and Doug, we truly have a Stars and Stripes porch and one that we are most proud of. Come see how you, too, can have fun decorating your porch with a patriotic theme.

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Autumn Porch Contest | Decorating for Autumn | Halloween Porch Decorations

Autumn / Halloween Porch Contest - stop by here to get lots of ideas for decorating your porch for autumn and Halloween. We have oodles of porch decorating ideas here. We usually host an autumn porch decorating contest so watch for dates!

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Autumn Porches | Decorating for Autumn | Autumn Decorating Ideas

These autumn porches entered our 2010 porch decorating contest. Looking for some autumn decorating ideas? Decorating for autumn is so fun with all the pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks and colorful chrysanthemums.

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Autumn Porch Decorating Contest 2009

Autumn Porch Decorating Contest 2009: Our readers share their fall decorating ideas with us. We love their charming autumn porch decor and spirit for a season so many of us adore - Autumn!

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Burlap Crafts Pumpkin Pillow | Decorating with Burlap | Painted Pumpkin Pillow Toppers

Love burlap crafts? Then you will enjoy this little burlap pumpkin pillow we made. Oh, yes, and the painted pumpkin pillow toppers, too. Everytime we make new pillow toppers, I get excited all over again. We hope to inspire you with fall porch decorating ideas to try on your porch!

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Delightful Decorating Ideas for Fall

Our delightful decorating ideas for fall will inspire you to create the perfect autumn front porch and home. Use our collection of unique and traditional autumn decoratingideas to start planning and decorating for the season.

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Dawn of Creative Cain Cabin | Rustic Autumn Porch

We interviewed Dawn of Creative Cain Cabin. Not only is she a lifestyle blogger but also lives in a log cabin and has an amazing front porch. She is sharing her insights on enjoying and decorating her front porch as well as her rustic autumn porch decor. You will absolutely love it. We're pretty sure!

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Ann of On Sutton Place | Bittersweet Burlap Wreath

An interview with Ann of the blog On Sutton Place. Come meet this wonderful lady. Ann has a delightful knack for design and style. She writes quality tutorials for her projects including the bittersweet and burlap wreath she created for her front door for autumn.

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Autumn Back Porch Ideas

Sharing our autumn back porch ideas with you. The best part was recovering our chair cushions using a simple method that will easily change from one season to the next. Also want to show you the no-sew pillows that are pretty adorable as well as the porch display stands that Dave made with our grandchildren. Get yourself a few pumpkins and colorful mums and that's a great start on autumn decorating ideas for your porch.

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Homemade Firecracker Decorations Light Up Your Front Porch

These homemade firecracker decorations are really easy to make as a 4th of Julycraft idea to display on your front porch. Our Americana decoration will add lots of patriotic appeal to your homeand porch. Our 4th of July decorating ideas will add lots of sizzle to this fun holiday.

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Concrete Floor Stain | Concrete Flooring | Staining Concrete Floor

Concrete floor stain can dramatically change the look of your porch or patio floor. Get ideas for staining concrete floors, patterns and products for your front porch and more.

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Great Front Porch Designs Illustrator on a Basic Ranch Home Design

Great front porch designs are the key to creating a porch you love. With our Front Porch Illustrator you can actually see how a home's appearance can change with various porch designs and landscaping. We also show you several of the porches from various angles: from the street, close-up and view from above. Try our Front Porch Illustrator.

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Great Front Porch Designs Illustrator on a Two Story Home

Great front porch designs are the first step to a perfect porch. Use our Two Story Home Front Porch Illustrator to help you visualize how a home can change with various styles of porches and landscaping. We also have a Ranch Home Design Illustrator. We show you pictures of conceptual porches up-close, from the street, from above and either side. We have so many front porch ideas.

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DIY Porch Projects | Front Porch Ideas | DIY Projects

Our DIY porch projects will inspire and ignite your love for porch time. Many do-it-yourself front porch ideas right here from wreaths to stepping stones to landscaping to garden hose holders. Mary and I are very happy to have you stop by to see the projects we've done. We have tutorials, how-to's, pictures, videos and inspiration.

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Decorating for Autumn is Fun and Festive

Decorating for autumn welcomes cooler weather, festive holidays, and the coming of winter. You will enjoy Rebecca's 1854 Greek Revival farmhouse and how she incorporates antiques into her beautifully decorated autumn porch. And we show you how we made our autumn door decoration - an autumn wreath made from a picture frame and a the cutest little snowy owl!When decorating for fall, integrate natural colors into your autumn decorations.

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Bumble Bee Porch Decorations | Bumble Bee Decorations | Summer Porch Decorating

Make our bumble bee porch decorations. A simple bee design will yield a very cute wreath for your front door, pillow toppers and a welcoming porch sign. We show you how.

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Bumble Bee Decorations | Bumble Bee Porch Decoration | Bumble Bee Garden Art

Make our bumble bee yard art for your garden, yard, or porch. Easy to do and a great project for kids of all ages that will add interest and whimsy to any front porch. Inexpensive and quick to do, decorate your porch with this bumble bee project.

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Our Summer Porch Decorating Ideas | Summer Decor with Big Prints

This year's summer porch decorating was quite easy: a few new pillow toppers and a fun piece of summer wall art. Summer porch decorating is fun and easy with our creative tips and beautiful pictures. If you like to change out your porch as the seasons change, we show you ways to easily and beautifully jazz up your porch. You don't need to buy new pillows or cushions all the time. No, not at all. Our summer porch swing looks happy, too, with the pillow toppers on it. Enjoy our summer decor ideas.

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Summer Porch Decorating Ideas for a Cool Yet Sizzling Porch

Summer porch decorating is fun and easy with our creative tips and beautiful pictures. Make your porch sizzle this summer with items you find around your house and try your hand at our easy flower pillow toppers, too. See how others are decorating for summer - not only their front porches but back porches, too.

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Summer Decorating Ideas for a Lovely Porch This Season

Use our creative summer decorating ideas and pictures for your front porch, yard, and home to create a curb appealing, relaxing, watch-the-world-go-by-oasis. Decorating for summer means combining beautiful colors and light breezy touches to your porch. You need not spend oodles on your summer decorations - look first at home, then flea markets or thrift shops. Even the dollar store.

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Pleasant Summer Porch

We have a winner of our Pleasant Summer Porch Contest. Our winner received a custom handcrafted portrait of your home or porch by watercolor artist Leisa Collins. Stop by for some summer porch decorating ideas.

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Making a Summer Styrofoam Wreath | Making Felt Flowers | Decorative Front Door Wreaths

Making a Summer Styrofoam Wreath from a pool noodle is easy, super affordable and quick. I show you how I made a pretty summer wreath with just a few supplies - a pool noodle from the dollar store, some felt squares for making felt flowers and denim fabric. Need a summer wreath for your front door? This decorative front door wreath is fun to make and requires no sewing or fancy materials.

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Fanciful Fall Decorations to Celebrate the Season

Lovely fall decorations are an easy way to create curb appeal and enjoy all the season has to offer. See how beautifully Kim decorated her front porch for autumn!

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Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for Your Autumn Decorating

We found some decadent pumpkin decorating ideas on Priscilla's blog and Kate's blog that look pretty easy and fun to do. If you love decorating pumpkins - or using pumpkins in your autumn decorating - then you've landed in the right place. And we have more bloggers' pictures right here to inspire your fall decorating!

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Install Vinyl Beadboard Ceiling on Porch

Shelly's Vinyl Beadboard Ceiling On Porch project shows how she installed a vinyl beadboard ceiling on her front porchand shares her photos depicting the project. Informative and enlightening - we have lots of site visitor questions and comments too.

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Christmas Light Ideas to Make the Season Sparkle

Our inspiring Christmas light ideas will make your holiday shine bright. Use our picturesof exquisite holiday lighting along with our seasons' decorating tips to create a winter wonderland no matter whereyour are. You'll be inspired by our front porch ideas.

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Recover Outdoor Cushion Covers | Outdoor Glider Cushions | Outdoor Cushion Fabric

Need to recover outdoor cushion covers? That's what I did instead of buying new ones. I purchased outdoor cushion fabric and sewed an easy pillowcase-type cover for our glider cushions. They have a brand spanking fresh new look for minimal time and less expensive then new cushions.

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Patriotic Front Porches

Patriotic front porches are always in season, but especially around the 4th of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day. We love red white and blue decorations! Our readers share pictures of their patriotic porches here. So much pride in their porches! From buntings and flags to Americana wreaths and patriotic flower planters. Please stop by to see their decorating ideas.

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Stair Hand Rails | Porch Hand Rails | Deck Hand Rails

Stair hand rails can add support and can complement your porch or deck. Choosing the right porch hand rail design is the first step.

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