Porch Living

Did you catch my debut on Team Drew in last night’s Brother vs. Brother season opener on HGTV? I’m so excited to work on a gorgeous beach house in Galveston with Drew Scott – it showcases the very best in outdoor living for the summer!

In the South, porches and decks are so important for visiting with family and friends, and taking advantage of gorgeous weather. Let’s take a look at some of my favorites:

On another HGTV show, Joanna Gaines designed this porch to serve as an outdoor dining room. I love the mix of materials with wood and metal making a statement.

Designer Leah Bailey sets up this porch for serious snoozing, using a daybed as the porch swing.

Two traditions – wicker and rocking chairs – are combined in this gorgeous outdoor area from Better Homes & Gardens.

What are your favorite outdoor areas? Let me know – and enjoy the next episode of Brother vs. Brother on Wednesday at 9/8c on HGTV!