Tag: porch

Autumn porch party

Entertaining Ideas: Giving Thanks

While you’re enjoying not only delicious food and pleasant company but also the efforts to make the holiday feast lovely and meaningful, don’t forget to

Blue bedroom makeover detail

DIY Ideas: Makeover Your Room

Everyone loves a good makeover. We do, too, which is why we’ve reimagined every room in our house plus those of friends and relatives. No matter what space…

Wicker bar in front of a brick wall and botanical wall mural

DIY Garden Ideas: Create an Outdoor Bar

Vintage-inspired bars make an outdoor happy hour even happier. You can create a backyard libation station from old furnishings or architectural salvage. Here are a few easy ideas….

Porch living room

Outdoor Living: A 3-Season Porch Living Room

Transform a plain porch into a party-ready oasis with these easy, colorful decorating ideas.  Paint and a new floor played their part in refreshing this outdoor room. Now see what new furnishings…

Screen Porch dining area

Outdoor Living: A 3-Season Porch Makeover

Like others in its 1970s suburban neighborhood, this home featured a tacked-on, three-season porch that was uninviting and underused. We quickly transformed the space by repurposing furnishings and updating materials, all wrapped…

Maine cottage exterior

House Tour: A Family Cottage in Coastal Maine

This ocean-side haven serves as an enchanting place to get away or get together. The idyllic cottage, reborn from a family home, has been a labor of love…

Cabin dining room

Vintage Living: Cabin Comforts

Inspired by his cabin’s rustic architecture and its hilltop setting, a Missouri designer decorates with natural imagery, cherished heirlooms, and primitive pieces that tell tales aplenty.   Beauty…

Outdoor chalk board with a pumpkin and pail, situated between flowering Mums and a patina'd outdoor metal chair

Easy Garden Ideas: Pretty Fall Porch Decor

When autumn’s slow and dazzling dance to winter begins, give your porch or entry a seasonal makeover with these simple ideas.   Make the most of an imposing…

Umbrella Stand Feature

Easy Garden Ideas: Make a Planted Umbrella Stand

If your deck gets a little too much sun for comfort on long summer days, adding a large market umbrella will cool things down in a jiffy. And…

Outdoor Rooms: A Bungalow Porch Makeover

This bare-bones porch went from lackluster to lovely on a budget. Luckily, a pretty porch only takes a little vision, some massed containers of plants, and a few…

Fall Party on the Porch

Once the busyness of summer is gone and the slow dance of autumn begins, gather your friends and family for a relaxing harvest-theme party outdoors. We had an…