Southern Porch

Create a warm and inviting atmosphere with these Southern porch ideas. Transform your outdoor space into a relaxing retreat perfect for sipping sweet tea and enjoying the breeze.
Home Décor, Porches, Southern Porches, Front Porch Decorating, Porch Decorating, Porch Lighting, House With Porch, Porch Design, Colonial Decor

The July Fourth holiday always reminds us of childhood…lemonade, sparklers, bare feet in the grass, popsicles dripping down our chins. Adults relaxing in rockers on the porch, shooting the breeze in the hot summer sun. Did you know modern day American porches have their ancestry in the porticos of ancient Greece? Then, a portico’s primary purpose was to add grandeur to entryways…is that any surprise coming from the ancient Greeks? In 17th and 18th century Europe, porticos would eventually…

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Janice Collins
What color should I paint my ceiling? Home Décor, Porch Decorating, Front Porch Decorating, Farmhouse Front Porches, Farmhouse Porch, Small Front Porches, Porch, Porch Garden, Front Porch

Ceilings are almost always painted flat white, but should they be? Ceiling white is only one alternative for color, and a flat paint finish is sometimes the best option, but not always. Here are some alternative ideas for ceiling paint colors and finishes and when and where they work best.

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Terry Keyser
2023 Southern Living Idea House Garage doors with Christmas wreaths Ikea, Pigeon, Exterior, Dupes, Paint Colours, Design, Garages, Farrow And Ball Paint, Farrow Ball

Have you ever been able to visit a Southern Living Idea House? For over 30 years Southern Living has captured the Southern lifestyle in an updated fashion in the most beautiful locations with their Southern Living Idea Houses. A dream to visit every time. A few years ago, a visit to the Southern Living Idea House took us to visit it in Asheville, NC. The fall weather was gorgeous in Asheville and the house was beautifully nestled in a wooded lot that proved it was meant to be there. The fall…

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alison ellis

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