Great Additions You Should Make To Any Porch Or Patio



House hunting is one of my favorite activities. I love driving around town, and getting ideas for my future home from the homes around me. My favorite thing about houses is, by far, porches and patios. These areas are such dreamy spaces that combine all the good things about both the indoors and the outdoors. Adding these touches to your porch will help create your new favorite spot in the house!




If you can do it, sliding doors to your porch make entertaining more convenient.

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via The Endearing Home


A fireplace or fire pit adds ambiance and warmth.

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via Linen and Lavender


A ceiling fan is perfect for hot days.

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via The Pink Pagoda


A hanging swing is comfy and cool.

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via HGTV


Hanging a wreath on the door is an easy way to create a welcoming space.

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via On Sutton Place


Keep blankets on hand for chilly nights.

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via deavita


Find an empty wall, and hang up some cheery pictures.

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via Digs Digs


Hanging plants make everything better.

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via Better Homes and Gardens


Paint the deck of your porch a fun color!

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via Red Bird Blue


Kick your feet up in a hammock.

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via tumblr / thelittlecorner


Curtains are a fancy touch to a porch.

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via Leaving Our Trail


Add a cozy nook to your porch.

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via Apartment Therapy


Potted plants are the perfect touch.

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via Southern Living


Add lamps and twinkle lights and candles and lanterns.

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via House Beautiful


A porch rug is the best.

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via Phoebe Howard


Make sure you have enough seating.

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via House of Turquoise