Connect with H&H

Plain Porch

Black shutters and planters added punch to the exterior, but it still needed more love.

"The front porch that we inherited with our home was bland and boring (and that's putting it nicely)," says Sherry Petersik, co-author of the popular blog, Young House Love. "It had a worn out wood floor and a totally deserted vibe."

See the "after" photo, plus the entire home makeover gallery.

Comment Guidelines

We welcome your feedback on H&H reserves the right to remove any unsuitable personal remarks made about the bloggers, hosts, homeowners and/or guests we feature. Please keep your comments focused on decorating, design, cooking and other lifestyle topics. Adopt a tone you would be willing to use in person and do not make slanderous remarks or use denigrating language. If you see a comment that you believe violates any of the guidelines outlined above, please click “Flag as inappropriate.” Thank you.