22 Things to Put on a Porch

There’s so much more out there than rocking chairs and ceiling fans. Get inspired with ideas from HGTV Magazine .
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Utilize the Space

A porch is an extension of your home, so use that square footage and make it into a comfortable outdoor room where you’ll want to spend all your time.

Drapes

108" x 50" indoor/outdoor grommet drapes in natural, $79 per panel, potterybarn.com. Orange trim was added: Spectrum outdoor fabric in cayenne, $27 per yard, sunbrella.com for stores.

Hanging Basket

CobraCo 7"H x 14"-diameter metal hanging grower’s basket, $5, homedepot.com. We planted million bells in these.

Bed Swing

Rivertowne 81"W x 45"D x 31"H custom swing bed in vintage white finish with Sunbrella mattress/pillow set in white, $1,025, lcswingbeds.com

Pillow Covers

(Left to right) Canvas outdoor fabric in tangerine, $31 per yard, sunbrella.com for stores; Cameron outdoor fabric in ocean, $15 per yard, premierprintsinc.com; Anchors outdoor fabric in oxford, $15 per yard, premierprintsinc.com

Lantern

Threshold 7 3/4"W x 7 3/4"D x 20 1/2"H galvanized steel lantern with rope handle, $35, target.com

Stool

Safavieh Diamond 18 1/2"H x 14"-diameter ceramic garden stool in robins egg blue, $98, wayfair.com

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Chair

Rizza aluminum chair in orange, $249, grandinroad.com

Flowers

Athena sun bush daisy (in basket), and Geranium with creeping wire vine (in pot)

Rug

Rain RAI-1093 5' x 8' outdoor rug, $359, surya.com for buying info

Ceiling Paint

Rain exterior paint in flat finish by HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, $43 per gallon, sherwin-williams.com for stores.

Pillow Cover

Sticks outdoor fabric in salmon, $15 per yard, premierprintsinc.com

Pillows

(Left to right) Blue Rise 20" x 20" polyester outdoor pillow, $80, outdoorpillowsonly.com; Plantation 20" x 20" polyester outdoor pillow in yellow, $45, outdoorpillowsonly.com

Side Table

Vintage metal accent table, spray-painted Satin Fire Orange Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover 2X by Rust-Oleum, $4, homedepot.com

Sofa and Chair

Hampton sofa in driftwood finish with cushions in flagship opal, $2,295, and lounge chair in driftwood finish with cushions in flagship opal, $995, frontgate.com

Speaker

Niles OS5.3Si indoor/outdoor speaker, $250, bestbuy.com

Coffee Table

Vintage trunk, stripped and sealed with Original Formula wax in clear, $24, briwax.com

Tray and Serving Set

19"W x 11"D x 2 1/2"H steel and rubber wood serving platter in white, $20, and Mason Jar 4-liter plastic pitcher with orange rim, $8, both target.com; Plastic dot tumblers, $2 each, Target stores

Rug

Lucy Juniper 5' x 8' indoor/outdoor rug, $608, dashandalbert.com