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Super Proud of Our 2017 Porch Calendars

After many years of not finding a great porch calendar, Dave and I decided to create our own. And not only did we create a beautiful front porch calendar, we also put together a lovely screened porch calendar. Very nice for gift giving!

Front Porch Parade calendar cover Screened Porch Parade calendar cover

Front Porch Parade (above left): This is a beautiful 12-month front porch calendar; the porches in our calendar belong to homeowners who are porch lovers like you. You will sense their pride (and maybe a bit of porch envy too) when you turn the pages.

Screened Porch Bliss (above right): A calendar of lovingly designed and beautifully built screen porches by our sponsor, The Porch Company in Nashville, TN. Each month you will want to put your feet up on these screened porches and read a great book.

Porch Mugs for Porch Lovers

Home Sweet Porch mug Cute bumblebee mug for porch lovers

Who doesn't love a special mug for starting their day? We designed both of these mugs with porch lovers in mind. Get your Home Sweet Porch mug or your Super Cute Bumble Bee mug.
Visit our Zazzle Store.

Adorn Your Porch for Autumn

Wreaths and Pillows

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Who can help but notice a beautiful fall wreath? Not us! Wreaths are a warm welcome to your family and friends - on your front door, porch and in your home also.
gorgeous handmade hydrangea wreath perfect for year round
Green and cream hydrangea wreath looks pretty year round

This rustic hydrangea wreath is smart-looking and especially pretty because it's from Amazon Handmade!

vibrant hydrangea wreath in orange, brown and green
Hydrangea wreath perfect for fall and Thanksgiving

What a beautiful dose of color in this vibrant hydrangea wreath with scored oranges, cinnamon sticks, yellow yarrow.

We love that it's handmade.

mongrammed burlap wreath for fall
Handmade Monogrammed Fall Wreath

Personalize with this burlap and accented burlap bow with a white monogram in the center.

Measures approximately 24 inches, this personalized burlap wreath will definitely be charming on your front door this fall.
Autumn screen art - handpainted!
Gorgeous hand-painted art instead of a wreath

Who isn't going to notice this hand-painted welcome sign for autumn!

For indoors or protected outdoor areas. Another sweet Amazon Handmade product. 16" x 20"

Three pumpkins pillow - felt on linen - handmade!
Adorable three pumpkins pillow

This wool felt on linen pillow will capture anyone's eye when they see it.

From Amazon Handmade
Burlap look pillow cover with words - handmade!
Burlap-look pillow cover with fall sayings

This pillow cover with words would look great on a bench, rocker, really anywhere.

From Amazon Handmade

single wood letters
Single Wood Letters to Personalize Your Wreaths

Use these wooden single letters (or a combination of letters) as monograms for your seasonal wreaths. Under $8. 12" - 36" tall.

lighted country heart pumpkin
Lighted "Welcome" Country Pumpkin

The flickering faux flame on this lighted country pumpkin shines through the country stars and with the inscription "Welcome" and adorned with berries for all to enjoy.

If you are looking for a specific autumn wreath, Amazon has many from which to choose.

Look What We Found for Under $20

vintage wheel barrow and garden planter from amazon

Wow, we were surprised to find this adorable decorative Amish wheel barrow for under $20.

Absolutely perfect for your porch or in the garden in front of your porch. Well, anywhere you put it, it would be so charming.

Length of the wagon is 21.75" without the handle

Autumn Porch Door Mats

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pumpkins and sunflower doormat for fall
Pumpkin & sunflowers door mat

Brings autumn right to your door.

18" x 30", recycled material

harvest fall dormat with autumn words
Hand-stenciled autumn doormat

This lettered doormat has fun autumn words.

Non-slip coir, 17" x 28"

owl doormat for porch
Three cute owls

This super cute owl doormat is just plain fun. I am sure our grandchildren would like it.

18" x 30"
barn and farm scene fall doormat
Wonderful farm scene fall doormat.

This nostalgic doormat is one of our favorites.
18" x 30", doormat tray not included

Take a look at more doormats on Amazon; available in many different styles and colors for fall!

Ever-Popular Flags, Banners and Wind Chimes

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Snoopy and Charlie Brown welcome Fall

Snoopy is sure excited
for fall, 12 by 18", $28.99

Oh how the two of us love Snoopy. What a fun flag to welcome fall to your porch. This flag is 12" by 18".

Autumn winds banner
We really like this fall banner for just $12.99 (28x40"). The pretty autumn tree would take you from summer right up to the holiday season. Fade and mildew reesistant so you can enjoy it for a long time.
Snoopy and woodstock home sweet home
Home Sweet Home with Snoopy and Woodstock
We love Snoopy and Woodstock, 28x40", $27.99; they will make you feel at home!

two sided welcome flag for autumn
Two-sided fall welcome flag, about $20

Colorful and charming, this two-sided flag with birdhouse is perfect for fall.

standing wind chime holds a plant
A lovely wind chime that holds a plant (under $20)

A perfect wind chime for your porch that serves dual purposes: Beautiful sounds from soft breezes and a special way to display your potted plant.

See more fall flag, banner, and wind chime options.

Fall Football Fever on Your Front Porch!

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football team running out onto playing field

Support your team whether it be on Friday night or Sunday afternoon by decorating your front porch to show your team spirit!

Photo at right is courtesy of Creative Commons license

Mary and I thought these items would be perfect on your porch - so much fun!

front door banner and football field runner
Wow! What football fan wouldn't like this runner and door cover?

Get Details for this Porch Football Runner (24" by 10 feet) and Door Cover!
Even the guys will love it.
perfect cook book with game day recipes
Fantastic game day cookbook

Make game day delicious by trying these game day recipes!

Layered dips, buffalo wings, sliders, yummy ideas!

Football Team Doormats

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front door banner and football field runner
Show your team pride with your team's doormat!

Let all who enter know who you will be rooting for! Select Your Favorite Team! Available for all professional teams.

front door iowa state mat
Collegiate team door mats

Have a college team you adore? Root for them in style! Available for most collegiate teams.

Football Team Outdoor/Indoor Wall Hangings

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Chicago Bears Corrugated Metal Football Door Decor
Perfect Football Wall Sign

Select and hang this unique football wall sign on your front door or in your home! Available for all professional teams.

Wooden Football Monogram Door Hanger
Monogram your football

We like this clever way to personalize your football decor.

Football Signs and Wreath Ideas

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NFL Parking Sign
Football reserved parking - fans only!

Set the tone with this fun NFL Reserved Parking sign! Available for all professional teams.

Front door wreath celebrating two teams
House divided? Here's your answer!

Now both of you can support your favorite team with this "House Divided" front door football wreath.
Can almost support any teams

Football Party Items

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football field table cloth
Football party time!

Use this football table cloth to add some grid line ambiance!
54" x 108"
football field table runner
Football fancy table runner

Tailgate on your porch or in your home on this neat football table runner.

We make it easy to find these and many other football decorations - start here!

Christmas is in the Air!

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classic red metal sleigh on front porch for Christmas
Beautiful Red Holiday Sleigh

Delight in this classic red metal sleigh- perfect for your front porch! 37"L x 16"w x 24"H

Decorate to your heart's content and fill with holiday greenery or faux packages!

laser light projector for Christmas
Christmas Laser Lights

Laser Light comes with 8 Christmas theme patterns for Christmas

It covers 2,100 square feet from 25 feet distance; kids will love the patterns: Santa Claus, deer, snowflakes, snowman, bells, stars and more

Fun Halloween Finds

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inflatable minion bob for halloween

Inflatable Minion Bob loves Halloween

Our Favorite! Adorable Minion Bob enjoys Halloween too! At 3 feet tall, Minion Bob will be a huge hit with the kids (and adults too)! Comes with an AC plug in.

Snoopy with rake and woodstock sign
Halloween flag

We like this Halloween Pumpkin Flag. It's just a hint of scary but gives the spirit of Halloween on your porch.

Halloween Nightmare Before Christmas Archway Inflatable
Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Archway

This nine foot inflatable archway invites treat seekers to enter Halloween Town from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas.

inflatable horse drawn grim reaper for Halloween
Inflatable Horse Drawn Grim Reaper

Be the envy of the neighborhood with this lighted 6 foot tall and 13 feet long inflatable Halloween grim reaper whose face is a photo realistic silk screen.

inflatable witches at their cauldron
Animated Witches Brewing at the Cauldron

Eerie indeed! Hear and see these three witches concocting a brew for Halloween! With motion sensor and LED eyes, this display is sure to be seen by all.

400 watt ground fogger for halloween
400 Watt Ground Fogger for Halloween

Chilled fog pours out of the fogger and lays close to the ground to give the ultimate Halloween effect-perfect for parties, weddings, and other events too.

fun and fancy halloween yard signs
Fun Halloween Yard Signs

Place these signs in your yard or on your porch to make for a fun Halloween experience for all!

halloween super hero capes and masks
Best Selling Capes and Masks for Halloween

Under $20! Get five (5) kid's zany super hero capes and masks - perfect for Halloween and fantasy play throughout the year! And there's a cute girl's set of capes, too.

A set of 6 witch hats
A set of 6 witch hats

Under $7! Witch hats for dressing up or for decorating your porch!

zombie inside door cover for halloween
Best Selling Halloween Prop - Zombie Inside Door Cover

Gothic Walking Dead Theme-Keep Away-Turn Back-Do Not Open

scary hanging witch for halloween
Scary Hanging Witch for the Front Porch

Go Halloween scary this year with a 6 foot hanging witch that has lighted eyes and a motion sensor that when activated says: "Ah, another tasty morsel for my stew!

Fire ice skeleton
Fire and Ice Lit-Up Skeleton

The skeleton is motion-activated. Put it near your front door or at the start of your walkway for a frightening effect (for those who love scary).

pumpkin power carving kit
Power Pumpkin Carving Kit

Use this power pumpkin carving tool with extra blade. It has an easy-grip design that allows you to carve pumpkins quickly and easily.

Games to Enjoy on the Porch

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boneyard dominoes porch game
Play Boneyard Dominoes

Unplug and enjoy some family entertainment on the porch. 2-4 players, ages 8 and up. Nice gift idea. It's dominoes of course.

crazy like a fox porch game
Crazy Like a Fox Porch Game

The "fox" steals points and turns the game around in his/her favor. Ages 8 and up. Fun for the family.

boneyard dominoes porch game
Circa Baseball on the Porch

Swing the bat for the fence and enjoy a little old fashioned baseball. Great game for grandparents to play with the kids.

tic tak toe for the porch
Crazy Like a Fox Porch Game

You'll will love the antique look and your kids will love both the airplane and auto playing pieces.

Porch Amenities

Porch Swing

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Amish mission style heavy duty porch swing
Amish Heavy Duty Mission Style Pine Wood Swing

See this popular swing, along with many other fantastic styles, in our complete porch swing section.

black front porch mailbox on stand We found this retro mailbox that would bring a sense of yesterday to your porch.

Porch Curtains

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outdoor red striped porch curtains
Classic striped curtains
Find these unique porch curtains in a variety of striped colors.

pretty white outdoor curtains with grommets
Wispy porch curtains with grommets
Give your porch a sense of privacy and sweetness with these wrought iron print outdoor curtains that hang easily. Comes in 84" and 96" lengths.

See an entire array of all types of porch curtains and shades!

Porch Fans

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oil rubbed outdoor fan
Oil Rubbed Bronze Outdoor Fan
We love our outdoor fans on the porch to help stay cool on hot summer days. We have two on our front porch and one on our back porch.

low profile white outdoor fan
Low Profile Porch Fan
The low profile makes it possible to use this fan on almost any porch - even one with lower ceilings - doesn't hang as low as other fans.

Be sure to see more outdoor fan ideas for your porch!

Lamps for Your Porch

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charming outdoor table lamp
Outdoor Table Lamp
Our table lamp is on every evening; we use a timer. A lamp makes our porch friendly and inviting even in the evening hours. The ambiance and light from a lamp is wonderful.

nice floor lamp on porch
Porch Floor Lamp
Floor lamps add warmth to any porch.

See a wide selection of both table and floor lamps.

Products Our Readers Purchase Over and Over

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No hole hook for vinyl siding
Vinyl siding hangers - just clip on

Mary and I use these no hole hooks on our porch and they work great.

sliding vinyl siding hooks
Sliding Vinyl Hangars

See this on amazing hooks you can use for wreaths and other outdoor art work. We love 'em.

pet clawguard to protect doors
Fantastic Door Scratch Shield

Mary and I saw this product had great reviews; protect your front door from scratch marks. Nice way to keep your door looking great.

It's transparent so it works with any color of door just fine. Measures 18" wide x 43" tall.

pet-safe screen doors
Pet Screen Door

Your small dog or cat can go in and out of this pet screen door (saving you from getting up and down!). You can lock it from either side if you want them to stay put.

For pets 30 lbs. or smaller; opening is 8" W x 9 1/4" H

Construction Manuals, Guides, and Tools Our Readers Love

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These make for wonderful gift ideas too!

porch construction book
The Ultimate Guide to Porches
is our recommendation for anyone contemplating or planning to build a porch - great information and easy to use!

working alone construction book
Working Alone

Offers oodles of tips and techniques when working alone. (Comes in handy when working with a novice neighbor too!)

ultimate deck design and build book
Ultimate Deck Building Book

Great guide for designing and building a deck; quite useful for building porches too!

working alone construction book
Frame a Roof Manual

The go-to book when building a porch, shed, or other structure with a roof.

ultimate deck design and build book
Frame Construction Graphic Guide

Whether novice or pro, this frame construction graphic guide is full of tips and processes for framing almost any structure.

deck or porch board straightening tool
Deck Board Straightening Tool

I love this tool; makes quick work of straightening deck or porch boards. Pays for itself with the time you'll save during construction.

deck or porch board spacer and alignment tool
Deck Board Spacer and Alignment Guide
Another time saving device - space and ensure screw alignment across your porch or deck in one easy step.

Introducing Our Molly Jo Daisy Book Series

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A dream of Mary's has been to publish children's books that inspire kids to think well of themselves and look for the best in life. Here are her first 3 books - perfect for reading on the porch to your kids or grandchildren.

Molly Jo Daisy is a 9-year-old girl who lives with her Mom, Dad, Grandma, brother John and sister Grace. Like any other 9-year-old girl who loves her family and her house, Molly Jo gets worried about school assignments and teased by her brother.

In this series, Molly Jo learns a lot about herself, about not giving up even when things seem impossible, about looking for good things even when nothing looks good. She has a special relationship with her supportive Grandma which shines through in her books.

Molly Jo Daisy Not Giving Up cover Molly Jo Daisy We Have to Move cover Molly Jo Daisy Prayers from My Heart cover

Each of Mary's books is written in verse and perfect to read on the porch with your children / grands. Sometimes they will laugh out loud at what Molly Jo says and sometimes they will feel Molly Jo's pain. Molly Jo's prayer book is from her heart; funny, sincere and so typical of a 9-year-old.

In her upcoming book in the series, Molly Jo and her family will be settling into their Maine home. Molly Jo wasn't so sure that moving was for her (Book 2) but after coming to terms with it, she's ready for new adventures in the beautiful state of Maine.

Molly Jo Daisy: Not Giving Up on Amazon

Molly Jo Daisy: We Have to Move on Amazon

Molly Jo Daisy: Prayers from My Heart on Amazon

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