20 Front Porch Transformations That Make Me Want To Redo Mine

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Never underestimate the value of a home’s front porch. The front of your home is the first thing you (and everyone else) sees when you come home, so it might as well look amazing! In case you’re itching for a little home improvement project to keep you busy this fall, check out these 20 incredible front porch before-and-afters for inspiration!


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This old farmhouse was in such poor shape, I’m absolutely shocked at the finished product. From abandoned to clean, traditional, and absolutely lovely!


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It’s amazing what some fresh paint and the addition of a new dormer and front porch can do. This home is perfection.


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This dated brick bungalow was given new life with the addition of shutters, some fresh paint, a dormer above the front door, and some much-needed landscaping.


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Wow! It’s hard to believe that painting this home’s brick, replacing the dated metal posts with wood beams, and cleaning up the landscaping made this look like an entirely different house.


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I think we can all agree that the “before” wasn’t all that inviting. But the “after” has me totally wanting to sit out on this front porch with a cup of coffee in the morning!


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What a striking transformation! The front of this house was so blah before. Now it looks like a serene, inviting oasis.


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Although I didn’t mind the previous green color, the baby blue paint, new white posts, and clean landscaping really make a difference with this front porch.


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This house was so drab and lifeless before. It is truly amazing what some paint and shutters can do for a house!


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The front of this home was by no means terrible before, but a dormer, new walkway, and fresh coat of paint really enhance this home’s curb appeal.


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This house was dated before, but you could clearly see the potential. A stained wood railing, new steps, and black accents really transformed this house.


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Can you believe that this stunning, dramatic transformation was completed with just paint? Yep – even that tile-inspired floor was done with paint!


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This 70s side split got a major facelift with fresh paint, stone exterior detail, and wood beams.


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There was nothing wrong with this Cape Cod-style home before. However, the grand pillars and railings give this a much more craftsman-style feel.


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I had to do a double-take with this one. Can you believe this is the same home? Talk about a transformation!


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This is another dramatic transformation! I love the craftsman-style feel this house now has due to the addition of the front porch, some stone pillars, and new paint.


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This Cape Cod-style home was really blending into the background before – literally. Now it’s bright, cheery, and inviting!


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This cute craftsman needed a little bit of freshening up. I love the paint color they chose!


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This grand house is now even more grand! I think if someone asked me what my dream home looked like, I would show them the “after” photo.


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WOW! This home is absolutely gorgeous. It looks so cozy now, and has so much charm! How can I live here?!


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This house was so covered by trees and shrubbery before, you could hardly tell it was there. Now, the house has been uncovered and restored to its former glory. Talk about a dream porch!