Welcome Home: Reviving the Front Porch, From the Wraparound to the Stoop

Appreciation for the front porch, the home's connection to the community, is back. Whether your home has a small stoop or a Victorian wraparound, here's how to make it warm and welcoming.

Buckets full of flowering plants are a truly sensual experience, bringing color, fragrance, and sometimes taste to the porch. The traditional French method of tightly packing in many plants causes them to grow up and out, creating an abundant look.
Photo By Povy Kendal Atchison