05/21/2012 08:25 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Enliven Your Porch With Color

If you're looking to add vibrance to your porch, amp up the color. We've already discussed how to do this using plants, and now we're ready bring in color using furniture, accessories and architectural accents. If you're looking to just dip your toes into porch color, stick with smaller accessories at first. As you start to crave more color, you can work your way up to painting the floor, architectural elements and furniture. These ideas will enliven your front, side or back porch.

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