18 Porch and Patio Ideas
On this Maine cottage's porch, dogs Minnie (left) and Nash get cozy on an iron-and-brass daybed, sporting a vintage seersucker coverlet. The Moroccan rug is from Canvas.
Adirondack chairs and midcentury bentwood seating, as well as a coffee table crafted by a local artisan, furnish this summer cabin's deck. The blue-and-white pillows are from Restoration Hardware.
Rustic Enclosed Porch
Smith & Hawken seating, accessorized with Best Slipcover pillows, furnishes the enclosed porch of this Vermont home.
Cushions covered in an outdoor gingham fabric from Scalamandré brighten up the vintage wrought-iron seating on the patio of this Rhode Island retreat.
Porches were added to the first and second stories of this Pennsylvania home. This one off the living room has chairs for reading and enjoying the view.
Thrifty Patio Furniture
Two Pier 1 tables — $100 each — were combined on this patio, which the homeowners built themselves. Metal chairs were picked up at antiques markets and then repainted.
A wrought-iron light fixture and an ebony gateleg table transform this screened-in back porch into a real dining room.
Beach House Porch
This wicker chairs on this beach house's porch — nabbed at a rummage sale for $10 each — got a quick update from Kmart cushions.
This summer cabin's sleeping porch has a custom swinging daybed. The daybed also offers overnight guests a place to sleep.
The iron daybed on the front porch of this New York farmhouse makes the space comfortable and the family's preferred hangout.