A mix of adirondack and rocking chairs are lined up on this long covered porch for a quiet and inviting sitting space. White columns support the cover and look lovely against the wood flooring and thick, green shrubs. Textured siding blends beautifully with the design.
Standing on this front porch leaves you encircled in columns providing a view of the gorgeous landscaping of the front yard, centered around a fountain and stone driveway. The bright natural light and lush trees create a peaceful environment.
Brick flooring grounds this light, neutral front porch design. White columns support the porch cover and keep the space open to the surroundings. Black planters match the black window shutters and red accent pieces add a final touch of color.
Craftsman architecture is notable for its practical design characteristics. The extended eaves and covered entry porch help reduce heat gain during the summer months when air conditioning requirements are highest.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines created this spacious and updated take on a cottage style home, with European influences, wood accents, a deep front porch, a large dormer and lots of room inside. The exterior mixes cream colored stucco with shutters painted in sage green.
The simple design of the craftsman era is evident in this prairie style home. Square porch columns and low-pitched roofs are characteristic of this style. Dark green awnings standout against a neutral exterior.