Porch Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring porch ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
7 Fun (and Easy) Fall Porch Decor Ideas
Welcome fall and your guests with these seasonal decorating ideas that make a colorful impression.
Screened-In Porch Ideas
Extend your outdoor living space in your own unique style with these DIY construction tips and décor suggestions.
Inspiring Sunroom Decorating Ideas
See these decorative sunroom ideas to maximize your light-filled oasis.
Get a Safer, Stronger Material for Your Porch
Even the best-treated wood can cup, buckle, and warp. If you’re in the market for porch products, here’s what you should know about an alternative to wood that’s guaranteed to stand the test of time, at a price that’s competitive with pine and fir.
Turn a Porch Into an Outdoor Room with Shutters
Install shutters outdoors to create this character-filled look
Welcoming Front Porch for $286
A little paint and some seating transform a neglected entry area into a charming outdoor room
5 Ways to Paint a Porch Floor
Pro painter Brian Carter’s beautiful ideas to dress up an old porch floor
The Belmont Victorian House: Period Porch Overhaul
The wraparound porch of this Queen Anne puts history front and center in the latest TOH TV house project
Create a Festive Entry Design
Add warmth with soft paint hues, real greenery, and a perch with patina
How to Paint Oversize Blossoms on Your Porch Floor
Decorate your outdoor sanctuary with a large floral design
Photoshop Redo: Dressing Up a Cookie-Cutter Ranch
Facade improvements, including a new roof and porch, give a simple one-story house an elegant new look
Create a Craftsman-Style Holiday Entry
The earthy tones and nature-themed motifs that define this architectural style make for a festive, welcoming porch
Create an Out of Africa-Style Porch
TOH reader Liz Shivel was just one of dozens of you who proclaimed your love for this breezy outdoor room. Here's how to create a similar look in your yard
Create a Rustic, Wicker-Filled Porch
In this cozy seating area, woven furniture and woodsy accent pieces come together to create a true outdoor living room
Create a Farmhouse Porch
Classic architectural details and vintage furnishings give this outdoor living room timeless style. Here's how you can duplicate the look at your house
Porch Design Solution: Covering a Sun-Drenched Deck
Problem: Most days, the deck was too hot to lounge on Solution: Create a three-season porch for more usable living space
The Three-Season Porch
How to cut costs on a new breezy retreat: Build it from screen doors with panels that swap out for glass
The American front porch had its heyday in the late 19th century, when boxy houses gave way to free-form masterpieces. Check out these colorful, highly decorated examples of rocking-chair heaven.
Cast-Iron Newel Posts
With their massive profiles and intricate designs, these architectural beacons of the urban stoop are at once imposing and graceful.
The small covered porch framing a front entry makes a bold, center-of-attention statement about a house's style
The Case for Instant Additions
Prefabricated sunspaces do more than let the sun shine in. They also add living space in less time than it takes to build a traditional addition.