Porches are a place to gather, laugh, and relax. They’re an outside extension of your home, and most of the time, they’re the first part of your home that visitors get to see. The porch needs to be a place where visitors are welcome, but also a place you know you can go for some rest and relaxation. These DIY porch ideas will help transform your porch into a place where you and all your loved ones want to spend time.

There are all kinds of DIY porch ideas here, from simple projects that will take you a few minutes to a complete transformation that might take you a weekend. Whatever projects you decide to tackle, make them your own so you can create a porch that you’ll love.