Front Porch Appeal - Enjoy the Dog Days of Summer on Your Porch
Issue #68 July 2015July - hot humid days, sprinklers, afternoon thunder storms, summer vacation trips, and kids riding bikes (or playing lots of video games hopefully on the porch). July is also for porch sitting and taking time to watch the world go by.
It's the perfect time to celebrate porches and Mary and I have a special offer for you. We've teamed up with our friend Leisa Collins, a renowned watercolor artist who is giving away a special gift (details below) that will be treasured for years to come.
Summer porch splendor in pinkWe'll also share our latest porchfest pictures from Westhaven in Franklin, Tennessee. You never know just how much fun a porchfest can until you attend one; Amy Grant was one of the artists who sang from a porch!
Check out the schedule below to see if a porchfest will be playing near you this summer or fall.
Fairfield Illinois held a porch decorating contest and we are delighted to share some photos.
Building a house soon? Check out these latest house plans online for lots of ideas and wonderful home plans.
Celebrate Summer by Entering Our Pleasant Summer Porch ContestYou could win a free water color portrait of your home by renowned watercolor artist Leisa Collins.
A painting to be greatly appreciated A Leisa Collins watercolor house portraitAll we need is a photo of your porch; it's that easy to possibly win a custom watercolor portrait of your home.
Our rules are simple:
A gift that would be greatly appreciated A Leisa Collins watercolor house portraitWhether you enter the contest or not, would you like a house portrait of your childhood home, the church in which you were married, or perhaps your parent's home as an anniversary gift? See samples of Leisa's work and contact her for a custom house portrait.
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Thinking of building a house this year or remodeling your existing home? You can get amazing ideas from viewing house plans online.
From exterior elevations (showing wonderful porches) to the latest interior layouts, these plans are ideal for anyone contemplating building their dream home, transitional home, screened room, and other structures as well.
Country porch home Plan 75102 by Family Home Plans
Craftsman Style Home Built from Plan 65800 by Family Home PlansCheck out the interior layout of this beautiful home design!
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