In rainy Seattle, a covered outdoor space is a must. The punchy pink front door was this porch's design jumping off point. Hanging planters pick up the bold color. Armchairs, a coffee table and a porch swing make a comfortable sitting area. Paint colors: Shake siding: Behr Poppy Seed; Front door: Sherwin Williams Amaryllis; Stairs and porch base: Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black
The natural finish of the front door is paired with black exterior sconces and concrete planters for a stylized and welcoming exterior look. Dark shutters provide a pleasant contrast to the light brick color and white railing.
Chocolate brown trim frames the green siding of this craftsman home creating a woodsy color scheme. A concrete walkway travels through the front yard to steps leading to the covered front porch and entryway. A rock bed running parallel to the walkway gives the front yard an intriguing element and adds rough texture to the natural calm of the space.
The front porch was designed to look like an extension to the home. The new stone terrace matches the brick on the home. The terrace is covered with copper roof and held up with 5 hand painted columns. The Moroccan decorative lights dance in the wind and invite guests into the home. It was finished off with a new wooden door and sidelights.
Five lush natural rattan hanging baskets with blooms on the covered front porch add nice color and texture to this outdoor space made for enjoying fresh air and the vibrancy of this urban Cincinnati neighborhood.
This classic front entrance features a covered front porch with a white beadboard ceiling and a black front door. The porch is painted a light gray hue, and a white wicker chair provides a comfy spot for relaxing.
Classic American homes with covered front porches, stonework, stucco and steep roofs benefit from natural color palettes. This simple yet sophisticated combination of soft taupe with an accent of olive is the perfect backdrop for a colorful landscape.
A cozy wood swing features a mix of patterned blue throw pillows beckoning visitors to this sunny front porch. A wicker chair provides additional seating and frames the space around a red tasseled rug. Plants add color and the perfect finish to the design.
A stone step patio leads to the front porch of this lovely home. Textured siding works perfectly against the lush green plant life. The covered porch is well lit highlighting the front door and porch rocking chairs.
A mix of colorful exterior stone brings natural decoration to the gorgeous exterior of this home. A neutral brick driveway branches to the garages and the arched entryway. Outdoor sconces and a lighted covered front porch keeps the space well lit in the low evening light.
Impromptu guests are always fun to have around the holidays, but supplying enough seating to accommodate them can be a stressor. Make it easy by keeping oversized pillows and floor cushions around, then stack them in your covered porch for no-fuss lounging.
Rocking chairs line the front porch giving this cozy, country home an inviting entrance. Stone exterior adds beautiful texture against the stained wood siding and columns. A rock walkway winds through the yard toward the home.
Bar carts are one of the most efficient design elements to arrange impromptu serving stations for holiday guests. Roll a weather-resistant bar cart out onto your covered porch and set it up however you best entertain. Throw in some decorative holiday touches to keep it festive.