love the character of this porch

Easy Ways to Boost Curb Appeal

Creative Curb Appeal Ideas: to give a boxy porch architectural interest, swap out a standard railing for a custom design. Trust us, it's a simple substitute that can make a world of difference.

Andrew Howard designed porch at "The Prairie by Rachel Ashwell in Round Top, TX. Ceiling is Yarmouth Blue by Benjamin Moore

21 Ways to Revive the Lost Art of Porching

Hang plants from the ceiling as opposed to sticking to the perimeter. On this Andrew Howard-designed porch at The Prairie by Rachel Ashwell in Round Top, TX, a perfect shade of haint blue (Yarmouth Blue by Benjamin Moore) sets a "Good Times Only" vibe.

How to make Drop Cloth Curtains for a Wrap Around Porch

Drop Cloth Curtains Add Privacy and Sun Control to Outdoor Spaces

Great for the back porch. Make Drop Cloth Curtains for Outdoor Spaces and Porches. Rather than cutting excess and hemming that side, this crafter folded the excess over as a valance.

How to Make Inexpensive Curtain Rods for Your Front Porch ~ Simple Suburban Living

Begin by selecting a diameter galvanized pipe long enough to accommodate your curtains. Take that from the plumbing department over to hardware and buy two screw eyes with a ring diameter just large enough to accommodate the pipe.

wood hanging pot rack

What a nifty idea. could use inside or outside to hang a sun shade curtain or misc items from. Just need a couple S hooks, a branch, two eye hooks and some curtain rings.

creating shade with sheets/curtains

So wish we had a big porch like this! Contemplating doing something like this for Spring/Summer. I have the porch for it - but it's not as wide. I think it 'adds something'.