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Decorating Patios, Porches and Decks: Make the Most of What You Have

By: Leslie Judson
See HGTV fans' inspired ways for creating or transforming their outdoor rooms without spending a dime.
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Use China for a Simple Setting

This romantic patio table, created by HGTV fan Single_mom_on_budget, is set for outside dining with linen, china, stemware, and fresh flowers.

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Be Creative With Plants

A garden pot with a flowering red plant has been placed on a weathered white chair next to a pair of brown rain boots by HGTV fan MoonlightandMagnolias for a wonderfully whimsical porch design. 

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Think of a Porch as a Living Room

This undtraditional southern porch, designed by HGTV fan Drquickclick, has a dark leather couch but colorful striped rug and pillows, art, and light yellow sheers lighten up the space.

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Create Outdoor Vignettes

Potted plants are an easy way to add color and interest to any outdoor space. Double the impact by grouping two or more pots with found objects. Create a vignette like this one by HGTV fan coastalgardener featuring a piece of driftwood.

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