Dramatic Porch & Patio Projects Anyone Can Pull Off

Dramatic Porch & Patio Projects Anyone Can Pull Off

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Dabney Frake
Jun 21, 2016
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You probably can't change the view from your porch, or you might not be willing to make changes to its structure. You can however make key design decisions that transform the space entirely with just paint, fabric, or pattern — one showstopper element that grabs our attention again and again.

Percy and Tara of Jersey Ice Cream Co. made a bold move by painting this screened-in porch a deep moody blue (Underwater by Behr if you're wondering). It's as beautiful as it is unexpected.

(Image credit: Country Living)

The owner of this Minnesota lake cottage (seen on Country Living) recovered her porch's futon with a bright yellow Marimekko print, which packs in a lot of color and punch.

(Image credit: The Hunted Interior)

When Kristin accidentally power washed the painted stencil pattern right off the floor of her front porch, she decided to go in a completely new direction: astroturf.

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)

This brightly painted outdoor "rug" is a vibrant addition to Lara Gummerson's concrete patio that she made using porch paint. No top sealer was needed!

(Image credit: IKEA)

Hanging an awning or sail shade above your patio provides not only shade, but a large swoop of style. Photo from IKEA.

(Image credit: HGTV)

HGTV installed a vertical living wall on one end of its 2016 Smart Home. The organic succulents also frame the tall yellow abstract artwork nicely.

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