Line your stairs or driveway with luminaries to create an enchanted entry to your holiday home. Snowflake cutouts in these galvanized ones allow plenty of light to illuminate the stairs, ensuring no trip hazards when guests arrive and leave.
Eclectic Porch Sitting Area With White Furniture & Buddha Statue
A white Buddha statue, among other Asian accents used throughout the space, introduces a Zen mood to this porch sitting area. Beautiful white furniture and sheer white curtains look even brighter against the natural background and neutral floor. Throw pillows add pops of accent color in red, purple and pink, while the pair of metallic tables adds a touch of glam to the design.
Porch With White Dining Furniture and Pops of Color
This view of the porch shows the clearly defined dining and sitting areas. The bright white dining table, cushioned chairs and sectional pop against the neutral background. The table settings and throw pillows add bright pops of color for a summer look.
Contemporary Back Porch With Cushioned Chairs & Fire Pit
You can choose to rock or sit stationary on this contemporary back porch. Black and gray striped cushions are accented with red floral throw pillows, adding bright pops of color to the natural setting. A circular fire pit is decorated with black tile that reflects the flames.
A cottage in the charming historic town of Madison, Ga., features a red, white and green color palette with homespun style. The owner is from Denmark and used a Danish Christmas theme starting at the front porch. The home was on Madison's 2015 Town & Country Holiday Tour of Homes.
Outdoor drapery helps blur the lines between indoor spaces and exterior porches filled with upholstery, swings and places for lazy napping next to the saltwater pool, all keeping a fresh, clean and neutral palette. And after the sun goes down, the party moves to the lakeside fire pit.
Decorated Metal and Stone Outdoor Dining Table with Oversized Pillows, Greenery and Vases
Oversized pillows do the obvious work of cushioning metal outdoor dining chairs, but they also can disguise wear and tear. Designer Monica Stewart, who owns The Misfit House in Athens, Ga., positioned these strategically to cover up scuff marks on chairs. If you’re on a covered porch, you can even grab indoor pillows to spruce up a space for an evening of entertaining and then bring them back inside.
This front porch's sitting area has boho flair with a porch swing, wall hanging and cozy textiles in a mix of patterns. The swing is the same creamy white as the porch's trim. Porch swing: Wayfair; Area rug: World Market; Blanket: Memento Style