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Aluminum Porch Awning | Metal Porch Awning

An aluminum porch awning is one of the more popular awnings for porches. It looks great, is low maintance, and is affordable.

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Porch Trellis Ideas for Privacy and Gardening

Porch trellis ideas for privacy, gardening, and aesthetic value. From planter boxes with trellises to privacy fencing, get innovative ideas for your next trellis.

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A Front Porch Addition Adds Appeal and Charm to Any Home

Considering a front porch addition? If you want to enlarge your porch or simply add a pediment over your front door, look at our ideas for upgrading your porch.

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DIY Walkway Idea: Pea Gravel for a Cottage Style Home

Our DIY walkway idea is using pea gravel to create a rustic path around our cottage style home. We have had it for about a year now and it's holding up nicely. Our walkway extends from the front of our porch to our covered back porch and is frequently used. Come get walkway ideas here!

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Porch Columns Design Options for Curb Appeal and More

Front porch columns support your roof and add style and grace to your porch. We provide a mini-education about columns. You'll be surprised how vital they are.

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Retractable Screens for Your Porch and Home

Retractable screens can easily convert your outdoor living space into an outdoor roomprotecting your from bothersome insects and the sun. Perfect for your porch or screen room, they area easy to use and you can choose between manual operation or motorized to raise or lower when needed. They also add a measure of appeal and sophistication to you porch, covered deck, patio, gazebo, and other outdoor areas.

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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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Front Porch Appeal Newsletter May 2022 | Online Magazine for Front Porch Ideas and More

Front Porch Appeal Newsletter is our free online magazine of front porch ideas, tips and pictures. We feature porch ideas, designs and stories so you can enjoy your porch to the max.

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Lemonade Recipe | Homemade Lemonade Recipe

The best homemade lemonade recipe you'll ever find. Our friends Donna and Danny shared their awesome recipe with us. They use gobs of fresh lemons!

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Vintage Porch Parts | Exterior House Trim | Front Porch Ideas

When choosing porch parts, be mindful of your budget, your personal style, your home's architecture and the degree of maintenance you can manage. Vintage Woodworks has been in business for many years and they are a source of thousands of vintage parts for your porch. You will appreciate their down home customer service.

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How To Make Porch Privacy Panels

Learn how to make porch privacy panels that look great and afford privacy. Using custom vinyl lattice, you can make panels to create the privacy you desire.

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Elegant Porch Products from The Porch Store

Elegant porch products from the Porch Store: We share some of their most popular, stylish porch products here. See their graceful PVC porch railings, their ultimate swing beds and exquisite garden gates. Take your porch up a notch with these classy and artfully designed products.

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Porch Ceilings | Installing Vinyl Bead Board Ceiling

The best porch ceilings are made to last and require little maintenance. See how Shelley's vinyl porch ceiling was meticulously installed.

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Screen Porch Windows Make a Three Season Porch

Retractable screen porch windows convert your porch into three season porch. Designed for most openings, they protect you from rain, wind and chilly temps.

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About Mary and Dave and How Our Site Is Here to Help You

Here is the story about us for our site, Front Porch Ideas and More. We hope that our story inspires YOU!

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Spring Porch Makeover | Spring Decorating | Porch Decorations | No Sew Project

Check out this spring porch makeover all done with no sewing! Revitalize your porch with these great porch decoration ideas from Rhonda of Ramblings of a Southern Girl. Our favorite part (mine, at least) the black and white checked ribbon along with the yellow.

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Hanging Baskets | Hanging Flower Baskets | Home Landscaping Photos

Hanging baskets add much curb appeal, color and privacy to your porch. Get tips on selecting baskets, planting and watering your pretty hanging flower pots.

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Small Porch Designs Can Have Massive Appeal

Look at these small porch designs that ooze with curb appeal and color. See ways to transform your small porch into a striking outdoor space.

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Vinyl Porch Railing Ideas for Porches and Decks

Gorgeous vinyl porch railings - actually high quality solid cellular PVC. Nearly maintenance free and gorgeous. See the wonderful pictures. Customizable too.

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Porch Designs for Mobile Homes - Photos and Ideas for You

Use our porch designs for mobile homes to find the right one for your home. We feature specific design ideas for mobile home porches. Very popular on our site.

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How to Build a Porch

Learn how to build a porch from the ground: our directory of how-to topics for porches covers just about every aspect, from the foundation to the roof & beyond.

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Ranch Home Porches

Ranch home porches add both curb appeal and functionality to these popular home designs. See your options for designing your front porch on your ranch home.

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Decorative Front Door Wreaths - Perfect Year Round

Decorative front door wreaths add immediate charm and warmth to any homeand front porch. Dress your front door in vibrant colors, unique designs, or add a bit of whimsy. Perfect any time of year; find wreath ideas for store-bought or diy wreaths.

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Wood Deck Railings | Porch Railing Designs | Wood Balusters

See wood deck railings - designs from herringbone to cathedral picket to vertical turned balusters. Pictures to help you decide your porch railing style.

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Shed Design Plans | Small Cabin Plans | Easy to Build Cabin Plans

We found some shed design plans that are are perfect for DIY building sheds and include small cabin plans and bunk house plans, too. Some even have charming front porches.

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Porch Steps Designs and More

Porch steps are often overlooked as something of beauty. Stop by for awesome pictures and tips to make your steps more appealing and functional.

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Exterior House Trim | Outdoor Trim | Brackets and Spandrels

Exterior house trim creates curb appeal. Victorian homes make lovely use of colorful outdoor trim. See great pics of spandrels, brackets, running trim and more.

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Privacy Porch | Front Porch Ideas | Front Porch Pictures

A privacy porch serves up solitude in this hectic world. Learn how to make your porch private with plants, curtains, decorative lattice panels and landscaping.

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Fireplace Wood Mantel Ideas

We've gathered a few fireplace wood mantel ideas for your screened porch or family room. Wood fireplace mantel shelves provide options for showcasing your fireplace and interior rooms. Wood mantel shelves are not only versatile but also beautiful as well. And we found a special wood mantel that is hollow so that you can hide your wires and cable boxes. It's handmade by The Porch Company in Nashville TN.

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Back Porch Friends | Back Porch Designs | Back Porch Decorating Ideas

Back porch friends are the best. Our readers share their back porch pictures with us - and they are beauties! Amy's back porch overlooks the marsh and river. Come and enjoy Amy's back porch ideas with us! Also enjoy Yvonne's log home back porch and Nancy's super comfortable back porch also. And Dawn has a most colorful back porch that she shares with us, too. Oh, see Tracey's pretty back porch furnishings, too.

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