Stacked stone walls, a wood planked ceiling and lantern sconces create a warm, welcoming front entry. Patterned glass on the sidelights and transom window gives the front door a distinct Craftsman look.
Neutral Cottage Porch Swing With Patterned Pillows
Comfortably nestled under the covered porch, this swing provides a relaxing spot to enjoy the home's outdoor space. Patterned pillows in hues of beige and blue create a splash of color on this cream-colored porch.
Taking advantage of the California weather, a covered porch is the ultimate entertaining space. An outdoor kitchen, complete with grill and smoker, makes cooking outdoors a breeze, while a long, contemporary table is perfect for dining al fresco.
Outdoor Living Room: Lavish Mediterranean Masterpiece in Frisco, Texas
The covered porch is furnished beautifully and comfortably, serving as an outdoor living room. A cushioned sofa and chair are situated near a beautiful fireplace and flat-screen TV for entertaining or relaxing. Ceiling fans keep the space cool on warm days.
Pillows are a great way to make a porch feel more like a real room, extending the square footage of your home. Use pillows with quick-drying polyester fillings as well as fabrics that are fade and mildew-resistant.
If a porch is covered, options are almost limitless for the kind of furnishings that can be used. Use unconventional pieces for a look that appears gathered over time (or perhaps even generations). Antiques that are already weathered and aged are particularly well suited to this.
This beautiful table with clean, modern lines is easily adapted for the holiday with a gauzy, mummy-evocative table runner, a cute centerpiece and small votives. Even better, on Halloween this outdoor living room is a great place to gather with friends and a bowl of candy to turn the night into a grown-up celebration too.