Now It’s a Permanent Outdoor Room - Before-and-After Porch Makeovers That You Need to See to Believe - Southernliving. French doors were added to allow people to move more easily between the indoors and outdoors. Replacing the wood deck with pavers give the space a feeling of permanence.
The front of the house now has a columned porch, a new front door, and a coat of blue-green paint over its tired maroon brick. Lush sidewalk plantings soften the front yard and better connect the house with its surroundings.