Finding your porch a little too generic-looking for your taste? Here are some porch ideas you can try to bring back your porch in style. From framing it to raise your curb appeal to making it cozier and more spectacular, we’ve got several ideas which will make you live the kind of porch life you’ve always dreamed of.
Surround it with sprawling banisters.
Aside from simply being an extension of your living area, a porch can also help you heighten your curb appeal. Frame your outdoor area nicely with some decorative porch banisters and make each section look picturesque.
Make it cozier with a fire pit.
Summer nights are definitely worth staying out late for, however, the chilly summer breeze might have you shivering. Fight the chill with a cozy fire pit near you. Whether it’s a small fireplace or a built-in pit on your table, there are a lot of fire pit options that’ll suit your budget and space.
Turn it into an outdoor dining area.
While the porch is usually associated with tea time, make your porch more functional by transforming it into an outdoor dining area. If you’re problem is the space, maximize it with nifty folding furniture you can tuck away when not in need.
Highlight your porch ceiling with a different color.
A great design trick for minimalists, if you want to leave your porch bare from any paint or perhaps prefer the concrete or wood aesthetics, then jazz up your porch by painting your ceiling with a striking color.
Install a lighting fixture that has character.
Whether it’s a store-bought modern art deco fixture or an exquisitely vintage lamp post, light up your porch in style by picking light fixtures which brings in both light and design to your porch. Also, don’t be afraid to mix and match different lighting fixture styles so long as it lights up the right spots on your porch.