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    Take a few indoor comforts with you when you go outside this season. Create your own cool breeze with a porch ceiling fan. | Photo: Richard Felber (Styling by Michelle Lay)

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    Give Your Porch Some Space

    Outdoor curtains

    Removing a hodge-podge of additions, restoring or replacing windows, trim and siding, and rebuilding the front porch brought back this 1895 home's former beauty.|


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    I love a great porch

    Country living


    Hang Curtains From The Ceiling. Avoid Measuring And Makes Ceilings Look Taller!

    My spring must-haves: Punchy red cafe chairs, a galvanized metal trunk, a vintage Oriental rug, and tons of potted plants. Take me here! #outdoorliving #upgrades | Photo: Laura Moss |

    Get in the swing- Hang a swing at one end of the porch and pile it with pillows for a cozy perch. Durable outdoor fabric resists water and fading.

    Moving Out Back Extend your living space off the back of your house with a raised platform and overhang. This simple porch design includes a ceiling fan, classic columns, and the quintessential porch swing. French doors provide easy access to nature

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    Beautiful inviting covered patio with fireplace

    Wicker furniture and woodsy accent pieces create a cozy outdoor living room. | Photo: Tim Street-Porter |

    Mrs. Powers Garden Gate by MacKenzie-Childs

    Gazebo covered living area. Design by Meredyth Hilton of Artistic Gardens. Photo by Donna Griffith. From House & Home.