How to Make Your Porch Stand Out

porchPorches are a fantastic way to invite passersby into the home or to view what an a amazing home you have. If you have a porch, then it is time to sweep up the fall and winter debris, add touches of flowering plants and refresh your sitting areas.

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Essential Elements of a Gracious Front Porch and Entry

Front PorchGuest Blogger: Kerrie Kelly, ASID

As an interior designer, it’s hard to beat the fun and satisfaction of a front porch and entry makeover. Nothing delivers more instant curb appeal, and you can achieve real charm on a large or small budget. Whether you spend a little or spend a lot, my colleagues in the real estate world all insist that this is one of the best returns on investment that homeowners get when prepping their home for market. But don’t wait until you’re ready to sell!

The time and effort you put into overhauling the approach to your home is returned to you every time you walk up. This is a great time to start planning that makeover. Check out my favorite simple and affordable upgrades, and when the sun comes back out, you’ll be amazed how much you can change your home in a weekend! First, consider what role your porch plays as an entry point. Does it have potential Read More