20 beautiful porch ideas to welcome you home in style

contemporary front door and porch
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It is surprising how common it is for porch ideas to be left as something of an afterthought — when in fact they should be given careful consideration and form part of the overall design plan for your home. 

In the same way that your front door ideas will really shape the appearance of the façade of your house, so too will the way to choose to construct and finish your porch.  

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.