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.

You visit the mailbox every day—shouldn’t it make you (and the letter carrier) smile? Tom Lyons created this “ferocious” pooch as a playful homage to loyal watchdogs.
Photo By Povy Kendal Atchison