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22,625 Porch Design Photos
Generations ago, the porch was the “living room” of the home. It was the social spot — a place to converse with neighbors, cool off in summer and watch kids as they played in the front yard. Porch swings and glasses of lemonade became symbols of relaxation and taking time to enjoy life outside. As houses and neighborhoods (and air conditioning) evolved, families began taking their activities inside and to backyard decks, and the porch became less important. Today the porch making a comeback as homeowners look for more outdoor living spaces and a welcoming transition into the house. More
Beautiful home on Lake Keowee with English Arts and Crafts inspired details. The exterior combines stone and wavy edge siding with a cedar shake roof. Inside, heavy timber construction is accented by reclaimed heart pine floors and shiplap walls. The three-sided stone tower fireplace faces the...
600sf patio addition to an existing traditional home. Use of stone for patio, benches and columns. Stained tongue & groove pine ceiling. Heavy timber beams.
Side porch at the 2012 Southern Living Idea House in Senoia, Georgia, with a traditional "haint blue" ceiling.
Octagonal screen porch features beautiful limestone tile floors and custom bead board ceiling hand crafted by Martin Brothers. Gas firepit made of fieldstone sits on a stamped concrete pad. Custom home design by Phil Jenkins, AIA, Martin Bros. Contracting, Inc.; general contracting by Martin Bros....
Exterior and interior photos of a custom trational home nestled within the grand oaks at Seabrook Island.
In order for the kitchen to serve the back porch, I designed the window opening to be a glass garage door, with continuous granite countertop. It's perfect.
This front porch as ipe as the flooring, usually a deep red/brown when stained as grays out over time. I used clay pots and a lot of red geraniums to give some sharp contrast to the sage green house siding (cedar shingles). The rocking chairs and swing are from Lloyd Flanders and great for...