Ideas for Front Porch Designs and MoreAre you looking for inspiring front porch designs and front porch ideas? We're so happy you are here.
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, decorate, and landscape your porch.
Even if you don't have a porch, may you enjoy vicariously through our pictures and ideas.
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A Salute to Autumn's Arrival
A big welcome to autumn!Take a look at how we made those fun pumpkin pillow covers.
And please checkout our directory to all of our fall porch ideas.
Fall is Here...
Click the play button for autumn inspirationEnjoy our throwback video from our autumn porch a few years back. Decorate with what you have. Mother Nature embellishes the world in her own way in this wonderful season.
Create Privacy for Your Porch
Very popular: porch privacyA bit of privacy on your porch is a welcome idea. Privacy makes for a more intimate setting for the quiet moments you enjoy on the porch.
We have enhanced our porch privacy over time.
Learn how to add privacy panels to your porch! Take a look.
A Creative Way to Dress Up Your Knee Wall
What a creative and attractive way to dress up a knee wallWe appreciate our son sharing this photo with us. Isn't this a fresh-looking, inviting porch? They dressed up their knee wall with a wonderful bright blue balustrade. See more porch pictures here.
Be Prepared for StormsThe storm season is quickly approaching and we discovered a way to keep your family safe by using your porch or deck. For those who do not have basements or other safe spaces, this might just be the perfect solution - a SafePorch Storm Shelter!
SafePorch Integrated Into Front Porch
SafePorch installed as a front porch on a mobile homeA SafePorch doesn't even look like a storm shelter and can double as part of your porch or deck. This reinforced concrete structure is installed partially below ground to provide the utmost protection.
Learn more about this amazing storm shelter.
Have You Considered a Pergola Over Your Porch?
Pergola style patio porch complete with porch swingSometimes we limit ourselves in thinking we must have a traditional roof on our front porch, but pergolas have advantages too, like allowing more light in. Take a look at these ideas we have for front porch pergolas.
Wanting a Garage, Home Office, or Shop with a Porch?
Fun to imagine a wonderful space like this oneI'd love to have a space like this as a woodshop! Take a look at these detached garage plan ideas that you can convert into the space you've envisioned.
Why Not Love Your Porch Ceiling
Did you know your porch ceiling can be awesome? We have some wonderful porch ceiling ideas gathered here.
Who Doesn't Love a Screened Porch?
photo courtesy of The Porch Company, Nashville, TNScreen porches are beloved by so many! Dave and I once purchased a home because we loved the screened porch. Our family and friends spent many hours on our porch and sometimes the two of us even slept there. Take a look at these screened porch pictures for inspiration.
See These DIY Porch HandrailsIt only takes one step upon which to fall. Yes, just one.
Do yourself or a loved one a big favor. Install one of these easy DIY handrails for up to 5 steps to prevent a serious fall.
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Install These Amazing Screen Porch Windows
If extending the time you can spend on your screened porch is one of your goals, then take a look at the porch window ideas we have for you here.
What Front Porch Design Do You Like?
Whether you have an existing porch or just a big dream of having a porch someday, is there a design you imagine in your head? We have oodles of front porch designs we have gathered over the years.
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Listen to These Stories on the Porch
Tracing the Path - Stories for the PorchIf you enjoy listening to stories on the porch or in the car, then we can highly recommend this interesting new podcast, Tracing the Path. These audio stories reveal how the worlds greatest ideas are interconnected. Truly fascinating!
We know you will appreciate these audio stories that reveal some of the most fascinating, intermingled facts of these legendary giants. Listen here.
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Porch Designs for Mobile Homes
Modular and mobile homes love porches tooWe've gathered pictures and ideas for enhancing your home with wonderful porch designs.
Look at These Home Plan Ideas
Traditional Country House Plan
Beautiful country home with amazing porch - Plan # 60022
Sweet Cottage Retreat - Family Home Plan #86955Just 576 square feet in this charming cabin. It boasts of a vaulted ceiling in the living room with a plant shelf and skylight - and a pass-through kitchen for that nice open feeling.
Farmhouse: Here's a Dream Front Porch Design
Classic farm house with sprawling wraparound porch - Plan #86245Many of us have the dream of living in a farm house in the country. Isn't this a beautiful one? We found this plan at Family Home Plans. We are proud to be one of their affiliates.
Search House PlansIf you see a house plan you like on our site, jot down the plan # and have it handy for when you visit Family Home Plans. They have a wonderful collection of plans and many can be modified to fit your needs. Search to your heart's content.
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Front Porch Design IdeasUse our very popular front porch illustrator to see how different porch designs affect the overall appeal of a home. We show you various front porch designs on both a ranch and two story home to give you different perspectives.
Front porch with pergola style roofThe right porch design can surely add lots of appeal and extra outdoor living space. Get more front porch design ideas!
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