A front porch can say a lot about your house, some people want to give a glimpse of what’s inside the house through their porch. Here are some ideas to create an impressive porch that would be a place to hang out in all seasons.
A pergola in the front porch will not only impress the guests you invite home, it will serve you several other purposes. You can hang a number of plant baskets, they will drape down to show their beauty. Likewise, climbers on all the corners would want to touch the sky. Sitting under the pergola will give you fresh air and block the harsh sun, at least 50% of it. Roll-up shades on the sides will prevent the ultraviolet rays of the sun from damaging your skin. Reading your favorite book under the pergola in the evening while sipping coffee would be fun.
Furniture with a brown tone
Brown wicker furniture can be a stunning contrast with the greenery around. Wooden furniture in a natural shade will create a mesmerizing effect. You would feel pretty close to nature while chatting with your friends in the porch area. Surround the area with lots of plants, you can make use of small or big planters.
It all depends upon your choice, usually people avoid using glass in the porch area. On the contrary, it could be very romantic watching the rain from the glass windows. There could be a glass wall on the adjacent sides and a sitting in the center.
It will keep you warm in the winters and you can place large planters in front of it in the summer time. A cozy little sitting in front of the fireplace and designer lights on the ceiling would do the trick.
A perfect symbol to depict the holiday mood, placing a hammock in the porch area is a cool signal. Lanterns and pottery will give a country look to the ambience. Are you already picturing yourself lying on the hammock with the hat on your face? Next could be a book in the hand or a drink in your hand and a straw in your mouth.
A simple bench
This idea is for a small porch, minimum furniture and a lot of sunlight and air. Placing a bench and a few plants on the both ends is the simplest thing that you do to a porch. Some people like things to be natural and avoid the fancy stuff, such an arrangement is just perfect for them.
Allow the color of patriotism reflect in your porch. You can hang the flags in the porch vertically down from the ceiling or hang from the ceiling and tie its base to the columns. This would look more impressive if the color of the surroundings is white. The entire appeal is effortlessly elegant.
Along with wrought iron-chairs and table an iron daybed, will emphasis rustic style in your porch. You can enjoy sleeping in the open while still being covered from the rain and the direct sun.
One porch on top of the other
A house where a porch is present on the second and third floor as well not only looks cool but also becomes quite useful. The porch on the upper floors can have a sitting, you may enjoy sipping coffee while admiring the view. And if the porch faces a water body it would be an icing on the cake.
Choose any of these additions or settings for your porch and enjoy the company of your friends or pets in it. From sipping coffee at ease to enjoying small parties, your porch can bring spring to your home.