A comfortable covered porch stretches the length of the pool cabana and is a favorite with guests.
This porch's arched opening gets an extra dose of charm from a sweet wooden gate.
An enclosed porch with a fireplace makes outdoor(ish) entertaining possible year round.
The Brooks' screened-in porch, as seen on Fixer Upper.
A fringed boho-style hammock offers island views on a covered porch in Bonaire in the Caribbean.
The ceiling's the limit on this porch where hanging plants create a lush and multi-layered look.
After: Now, the new porch is people- and pet-friendly, with rockers, a beadboard ceiling with a ceiling fan and plants in containers.
This porch's transformation included installation of new carpet, a swing and rustic furnishings, to create a relaxing lounging area.
To help give the front yard a little privacy, designers planted two fruitless olive trees and added a wood slat frame to the porch.
Iced tea and a porch swing...the perfect formula for a lazy afternoon! A basket is an easy place to stash extra pillows.
On this porch, custom sofas look like elegant indoor versions, but have all the durability of outdoor living.
Accordion doors fold up to allow access to this fun porch, with a fireplace and lots of bright, cheerful color accents.
The whole front porch of the farmhouse is pretty much made of windows, setting a bright, sunny tone right off the bat.
A low contemporary lounge chair sits directly on the rustic porch overlooking beautiful Californian views.
Count the stars from the stylish comfort of this home's back porch. Graphic pillows and a striped outdoor rug are easy contemporary boosts.
Multiple covered porches give way to paths that wander through beautifully landscaped gardens. To up the outdoor entertaining potential even more, there's also an outdoor kitchen.
Out back, the house wraps around this inviting swimming pool plus hot tub. A deep porch offers up plenty of shade to those who'd rather sip an iced tea than swim.
Potted trees and vines in dark green soften the look of this low-ceilinged porch and help connect it more firmly to the rest of the backyard.