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.
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.
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.
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 contemporary home's grand appearance is the result of an expansive curved wood paneled roof that encloses the main area of the home. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer an interior view of the home, while a wraparound porch with a black metal railing provides room for outdoor dining.
The neoclassical or new classical, is an extravagant home style that romanticizes ancient Greek and Roman architecture. Design features often include wrought-iron railings, white columns and grand porches or verandas.
Beautiful Florida landscaping, including palm trees, surround this updated beach cottage bungalow. Bricks laid in a herringbone pattern lead up a welcoming porch, surrounded by classic columns and railings.
In one of their more ambitious exterior makeovers, Fixer Upper's Chip and Joanna Gaines re-pitched the roof line of this home and dramatically enhanced the entry with a porch bump-out that features post-and-beam construction. The exterior is further dressed up with fresh green paint, contrasting black shutters and new stairs and railing.
This metro Atlanta deck is designed and constructed by Innovative Construction, based in Roswell, Ga. Stairs made of pressure-treated pine railings and black steel pickets lead from a screened porch to the backyard.
Just a few repairs were needed, including a new white railing, on the exterior of this 1915 home in Atlanta's Candler Park neighborhood. Most of the front porch, which spans more than 56 feet, is original construction. A curved wraparound porch is unusual for American Foursquare style, but the builder apparently took the liberty to mimic the curved corner lot, says homeowner Chip Wallace, an Atlanta real estate agent who restored the home. He worked with Black Dawg Construction in Atlanta.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper: Chip and Joanna Gaines brightened up the exterior of this 1958 ranch house with fresh paint in a soft cream white balanced out with dark shutters and window boxes in natural wood. New landscaping, and an update to the front porch with a new railing, columns and sconces, help elevate the curb appeal.
The outdoor porch overlooks beautiful views of Beaver Creek, Colo. Contemporary woven furniture gathers together for a cozy conversation area and perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors. Rustic stone posts pair with metal railings and exposed wood beam ceiling.