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If you are looking for porch pictures, we are glad you are here. We have a myriad of front porch photos on our site covering almost every type of porch, from country to contemporary, 3-season, log home, screened, craftsman style and so many more.



The main purpose of our site is give you plenty of front porch ideas for your own home, whether you are building a new one, remodeling an existing one, or just want to improve your home's curb appeal.

What better way to get ideas than from a wide range of porch pictures?

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You are at the right place for pictures of porches
In addition to pictures of porches, we provide links into our site where you will find literally hundreds of other porch photos depicting every facet of a porch, from the foundation to the roof. Also, you can explore decorating, landscaping, walkway, and even outdoor lighting ideas too.

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See porches from across the country and perhaps even from a town near you!

Hope you like our light-hearted tour of porches

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A porch is just a porch...until you add your own personality!

beautiful front porch on the Bed and Breakfast at Prospect Hill
photo courtesy of the Bed and Breakfast at Prospect Hill
Whether you like to curl up on a porch swing and read a book or visit with neighbors on a hot summer evening, front porches are very special places.

Mary and I believe porches are "free therapy for the soul".

To get the most value from your front porch design, decorate, and landscape it as an outdoor living space. A thoughtful layout will offer you, your family, and guests a very distinctive and welcoming space.

simplicity on the front porch of the Atlantic Inn Bed and Breakfast
Photo courtesy of the Atlantic Birches Inn Bed and Breakfast
Porches allow you to express your own personality. Whether you have a small portico or large expansive wrap around country-style sized porch, you can make it your own special place.

Create your own respite by choosing comfortable furniture and decorative items along with colorful foliage.

front porch on the Au Petit Chateau Bed and Breakfast
photo courtesy of Au Petit Chateau

Callaway Gardens Porches
Callaway Gardens - photo courtesy of pandorea
A front porch connected to a back porch

Victorian Front Porch
Victorian front porch, Cape May, NJ

Beautiful country wrap around porch
Country-style wrap around front porch

front porch decorated for the 4th of july
4th of July front porch
Want to see more pictures of patriotic porches?

open front porch with porch swing in spring
Brightly colored shutters add lots of pizzazz to this front porch!
Color almost always plays a huge role in creating curb appeal. Porch pictures can give you wonderful ideas.

Often times it only takes a little color to have an immense impact. The key is finding the right color or colors to create the effect you want.



Did you know that residential architectural styles have their own color palettes? The palettes can help you not only choose the right porch paint but also find the right colors for cushions, pillows, or other decorating features to complement your color scheme.

Small Victorian Front Porch
Small Ohio Victorian front porch with appeal galore

Front Porch Designs: Most people are surprised to learn just how many separate components make up a front porch. Each component is an integral part of your porch and many directly create both comfort and curb appeal.

garden front porch with beautiful front yard landscaping
A most relaxing front porch makes you feel calm just looking at it
Don't overlook the impact of front yard landscaping when creating your "perfect" porch. You can make almost any porch look amazing with the right plants, bushes, and flowers. You can also use landscaping to create privacy or perhaps hide unsightly structures or your neighbor's old car!

intricate sawn balusters on Victorian home
Intricately cut sawn balusters on Victorian front porch

brackets and running trim on front porch What makes a Victorian porch? The exterior trim of course. Often called gingerbread, house trim can be used individually or combined to create fairly elaborate displays.

Trim can add interest to almost any porch, large or small - it doesn't have to be a Victorian home.

Simply adding decorative brackets to the tops of columns can give your porch a new look. And, it is easy to do.

Check out exterior house trim ideas.

small porch with striking blue front door
The bright blue door give this small front porch lots of curb appeal

dogwood trees in front of porch
Dogwoods in front of craftsman-style front porch columns

orange front door on yellow porch
Paint your front door a bright color for dramatic effect

intriguing front porch window combination
Interesting front porch window placement

large yellow home and wrap around porch
We are fond of yellow homes (and porches of course)! Love the front door.

small front porch in lavendar
Eye-catching front porch

front porch ceiling painted haint blue
Front porch with a traditional beautiful haint blue ceiling

front porch decorated for Easter
Have fun decorating your front porch
Porch decorating is enjoyed by many. Consider your porch as an artist's canvass on which to paint. Even if on a budget porch decorating can be as easy as repainting columns, railings, the front door, or even your porch furniture.

Decorating for the seasons can be as simple as changing out the colors of your porch cushions or re-purposing items around your home, garage, or attic.

all American front porch with flag
Classic American front porch and Old Glory (flags like porches)

sign on front porch
Porches can be fun!

country-style front porch
Imagine kids playing games on this porch

idyllc front porch with outdoor furniture
Every porch needs comfortable furniture upon which to watch the world go by

charleston sc side porch
Famous Charleston, S.C. side porch (do you know why there is a door?)

charming victorian front porch
Charming Victorian front porch with very decorative railings

amazing beautiful hanging baskets on front porch
Amazingly beautiful hanging baskets make any porch look great

traditional Victorian home and front porch
Elaborate Victorian masterpiece

beautiful front yard landscaping
Beautiful landscaping and brick walkway leading to front porch

You can change the entire appeal of your home with the right porch railings and columns.

From the very simple in design like a comfortable country porch with colonial balusters to the Victorian with elaborate sawn balusters, railings and columns not only add structural integrity and a measure of safety, but also can be used for decorative purposes as well.

If you want a new look for your porch or home, consider changing the style of either the railings or columns. Column replacement is as easy as obtaining wraps that surround your existing columns to give it an entirely different appeal.

large charleston side porches
Stately Charleston, S.C. porches - they do porches right

gable porch roof with dentil moldings over entrance
A front porch with lots of curb appeal

Southern Front Porch
Southern Front Porch, Charleston, SC

Front porch in spring
Springtime Front Porch

Porch with haint blue ceiling
Traditional haint blue porch ceiling, Abingdon, VA

beautifully decorated porch enclosure
Beautifully decorated porch enclosure with hurricane shutters
Photo courtesy of The Porch Company

Mary and I travel the country looking for fantastic front porches. We may have even visited your home town. See where we've been and the photos of neighborhood porches too.

Front Porch, Durham, NC
Nice use of hanging planters, Durham, NC

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beautiful porch with summer flowers and birdhouse on column
Photo courtesy of Dani Foster Herring
We hope the photos on this page encourage you to take a few minutes and explore the many other photos and porch ideas we've collected for you. Use your porch as your own private retreat, read a book, visit with friends, or just watch the world go by.

porchunate - the state of happiness by having a porch
If you are "porchunate", we are glad you are here



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