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.
Cheerful Gift Ideas for Loved Ones
We designed this cheerful mug as a perfect Mother's Day gift for someone special in your life. Maybe even for yourself (wink wink). Available right here.
We also designed this lemon-y tumbler for enjoying cool beverages! Who doesn't love a pretty glass for the porch. We surely do. And maybe you'd love to have one of them. Find it right here.
How to Add Privacy to Your Porch
With a little creativity, you can create additional ambiance and privacy on your porch.
Plus there are many other ways to create privacy on your porch
Look at This Before
Holly's home is wonderful even without a front porch. Her home has gorgeous landscaping....but she grew up with a porch and longed for one.
After living in their home for 28 years, they finally have a wonderful porch. Stop by here to see Holly's beautiful and spacious new porch and pictures of the building process. Her front porch design is a perfect complement to her home.
Build a Trellis with Twine
Our clematis loves this SUPER EASY diy trellis Dave madeNo need to spend a lot on a simple trellis. What do you think of this trellis Dave made using bright green twine and a couple fence slats? We give you the specifics on our trellis ideas page.
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.
How About Windows for Your Screened Porch?
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.
Mary Wrote a Sweet New Book for Both Children and AdultsA girl + her Grandma + a front porch
No matter the problem, we know everything will be alright! Read Mary's latest new book. (Our referral link) It's free if you have Kindle Unlimited!
Molly Jo's family has moved and this ten-year-old girl isn't very happy about leaving behind her best friend and the house that she loved. But everything will be ok.
Why? Because their new house has a front porch, Molly Jo's Grandma believes in her, and as with all things, time has a way of helping. Find Mary's new book here. (Our referral link)
Readers have told me that they have enjoyed the book as much as their children (or grandchildren). Hint: It might be because of the "book inside the book."
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.
Please click to see them.
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.
InstantRail 3-Step Adjustable Handrail - Amazon affiliateMetal handrail kits make it easy to safe-proof your porch, deck or stoop stairs. And they look fantastic as well. We are delighted that our readers are taking an interest in these handrails.
Learn more about InstantRail and Iron X DIY handrails, highly recommended products that can save you and your loved ones from lots of pain!
Please visit our porch handrails page for important tips and things you should consider.
Relax with a Porch Glider
Hard not to love this retro glider - (Amazon affiliate link)Retro or not, porch gliders are a staple of porches.
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 most of them can be modified to fit your needs. Search to your heart's content.
Are you looking specifically for a porch plan? Great, then please take a look at these porch plans they offer (very popular with our readers!)
We may receive a commission if you purchase a plan through our link. The price is the same to you. See our full affiliate disclosure policy.
Did You Know?Did you know you can modify a house plan you purchase on line?
See a plan you like? Need to move a wall, add storage, or expand the kitchen? You can do it and we know someone who can help!
Listen to our podcast with Shawnna Steele, owner of ReDesign HP, an online company that specializes in making house plan modifications.
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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Your porch never looked so good
With the use of exterior house trim, you can create an amazing porch. Create lots of curb appeal quickly and easily with beautiful trimwork.
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Select from an array of many design options or create your own unique look. Minimum maintenance and built to last = more time to enjoy your porch.
Look at These Porch Enclosure IdeasYou've come to the right place! Use one of FamilyHomePlans.com screen porch DIY plans and build your own (or hire a contractor). Start with a screen room and install screen porch windows from DIY Eze Breeze.com to create a three season room!
Select from a variety of porch plans on FamilyHomePlans.com (affiliate).
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