On HGTV's Fixer Upper, this shotgun home was totally transformed from the inside out. The house itself was moved from one location to another and the area on top was extended to create a loft area. The home features new windows, front porch, brick skirt and attractive landscaping.
Sometimes the less-is-more approach can create greater impact than overly decorative touches. For a pop of green around the perimeter of the front porch, the railing was dressed with bare garland. This adds just the right amount of texture and color to keep it feeling festive.
This large covered porch and deck make for easy access to the HGTV Smart Home 2014's back yard from either story. A beautiful white railing surrounds the porch and staircase, creating a more modern looking deck.
This space was designed for the 44th Annual Bucks County Designer House + Gardens and features a stairway with wrought iron railing leading to a wooden pedestal table, which makes for the perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee.
This beige home exterior is rooted in coastal design. The tower, surrounded by windows, even resembles a lighthouse. An ornate white railing around the front porch and a balcony add a touch of Victorian charm to the homes casual nautical style. Red shutters flank the windows on the front porch, adding color and character to the home.
This home's steel and composite decking porch, with galvanized pipe and cable railing, connects living spaces to the neighborhood. The outdoor space leads to a weatherproof gathering room, complete with its own direct-vent fireplace.
This cottage-style house is adorned with a brick exterior and natural color tones. The porch is lined with green wood railing. Stone planter boxes filled with blooming flowers add to the charm of this adorable house.
A deep porch with traditional beams and railing, dressed with hanging potted plants, brings a classic Americana feel to this Laurel, Miss., bungalow. Simple landscaping and concrete stairs lead up the house, which evokes small time charm.
Sweeping stairs with wrought iron railing lead up to a gorgeous French Provencal home. The interior living spaces open up through French doors to the welcoming porch, where homeowners and guests have views of the California coast.
Walls of windows not only fill this beautiful beach house with natural light, but also allow the owners to enjoy ocean views from inside. Meanwhile, the second floor's porch features a glass pane railing to enhance the seamless design.