Our homes are generally a place we take pride in, and nothing welcomes guests like a well designed front porch. Since it is literally the first thing anyone sees of your house, how it is perceived from the roadside, as well as by approaching guests, is a detail that can be worrisome to the gracious hostess or host.
Here front porch design ideas gallery. As your front door, your front porch is an important part of curb appeal. It is the first part of your home that your visitors will see, and should match the overall style of your home, so there are about as many different styles of front porches as there are design and architectural styles. Below you can browse our extensive porch design photo gallery.
It may also serve as a place of entertainment, or relaxation, and should reflect a little bit about the homeowners taste in decor. If you have struggled with ideas for your front porch, or are in need of an upgrade and are looking for front porch remodeling ideas, check out the following to fit any house style.
Shade Front Porch Designs
Front Porch Designs With Deck
Fall Front Porch Decorating Ideas
Beautiful Front Porch Design Ideas
The best front porch designs have several traits in common: architectural compatibility, functionality, and overall appeal. Mary and I call it harmonizing, that is, matching the architecture of your porch with that of your home. The design of your porch should blend in seamlessly with the style and feel of your home rather than look like an add-on. A porch’s functionality should be an integral part of the design too.