In those midsummer mornings when you are standing in your balcony, do you wish that there was a fancy porch right in front of your house? Most of the modern homeowners long for a home with porch. But the lucky few who are the proud owners of a home with porch should know the right way to decorate and style it.
Here we have compiled some of our favorite porch design ideas that you can follow to make your prized possession even more dramatic:
As you may have seen in Hollywood movies set in the 80s, you can also give your city home a breezy theme. It is one of the trendiest ones. This is the airy and cool design which helps you enjoy those cool evening breezes sitting right in front of your house. Set up a few sheer white curtains around the place, put some patio/porch chairs (preferably wicker) and adorn with light colored cushions and carpets. Decorate the center table with just one beautiful plant. Voila! You have a breezy porch.
Rustic theme is back in trend and it is taking over the home decor market like wildfire. A rustic front porch will give a dramatic touch to your home exteriors. It is mainly a play of rich wooden textures and custom furniture that rule this type of decoration. Instead of visiting a modern furniture store, ask your local craftsman to design something according to your taste. A mini fireplace can do wonders in this type of decor.
Okay. Now this one is where you are free to show all your creativity. Mix and match; create something good. Mix that wicker chairs with rock table or use soft shades in the backdrop. Do whatever you want as long as it beautifies your decor. Just make sure that the furniture you choose is outdoor safe.
Modern Style Porch
Also known as entertaining porch, this type of porch happens to be an extension of the interiors. It is developed as another living room and has everything that a living room has. It has to be covered from at least two sides to keep safe from rain and sun.
Do you dream of having a porch with a wooden rocking chair being its center of attraction? Well, if yes, you dream of having a southern style porch. It mainly consists of a mix and match on paint colors. A porch swing would be an icing on the cake.
Sleek fabrics on a tiny porch give a trendy feeling to your home front. By placing some curtains, you can control the amount of light coming through.
Owning a seaside porch is probably everyone’s dream. If you have a home near the seashore in Mumbai or Chennai or Bangalore, you must give it a try. Large doors and windows that allow ample light into the house and a light colored porch dressing on the side just adds magic to the house.
If your house gives a good natural view, screened porches allow you to enjoy it the most. Screened porches let you use the area more often and make it convenient for kids play and activities.
To create a good leisurely porch, you need to pay attention to the railings. They act as the decor barricades and make designing easier for you. Place a couple of rocking chairs and a coffee table and there you go.
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