In The BNOTP Library: Porch Perfect

Since I have all things “porch” on the brain right now (check out this morning’s post for more details) I thought it was time to share another porch book. I can never, ever have too many porch books! I look for the bargains on Amazon and my wee porch library grows each year.

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In the BNOTP Library: Porch Perfect
Author: Barbara B. Buchholz
Hardcover: 144 pages
Book Size: 10.2 x 10.1 x 0.6

Porch Perfect by Barbara B. Buchholz


3 Things I Like About This Book:

  • Large variety of porches featured from screened, to open to glassed-in (think conservatory) There’s also a section showing paved patios and open courtyards.
  • Really shows our love for open-air spaces with beautiful photos of some dreamy porches and outdoor rooms
  • There’s plenty of practical advice in this book too…like info about planning, choosing flooring, decorating, etc…

You can read more about this book, Porch Perfect at Amazon where I normally buy my books, via the picture link below.

You’ll find previously featured books from the BNTOP library here: In The BNOTP Library or just click on the collage below.

In the BNOTP Library


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  1. Lori in Texas says

    I’ve been enjoying your blog for quite a long while — but this is my first comment!
    Just this week I picked up a book Porch Living by James T. Farmer III (2012) at a thrift store — brand new and 75 cents could not be passed up!! I really think you would like it!
    Best wishes on your home improvement phase you are going through — this too shall pass! And we look forward to the results…
    Have a happy day, Lori

    • Lori, I’ve seen that one before and have never gotten around to ordering it. It looks like a good one so I just ordered it this evening. Thanks for sharing it! Looking forward to reading it. I’ve already gotten notice that it has shipped so hopefully I’ll have it soon. 🙂

  2. Pat Cobb says

    Always enjoy reading your articles. How is your porch coming? We had our house and fence cleaned and it feels so much better, my windows just shine. However due to no rain, my flowers and grass aren’t doing so well. Thanks once again for the info. Have a Blessed weekend.

    • I was gone all day today. I think they were supposed to work today but by the time I got home, it’s too dark to see. I know they got the inside painted yesterday. We had a monster storm come through late in the day. I hope it didn’t undo their paint. I don’t think it had time to dry before the storm came through. At the pace they are moving, I bet they’ll be done on Monday.
      Have an awesome weekend, Pat…wish I could send some rain your way!

  3. Susan, I saw a book today that made me think of you. It was in the Country Store at Cracker Barrel but I noticed that Amazon has it too. The title is Magnolias, Porches & Sweet Tea! See why I thought of you!

  4. James Schiller says

    Porches are lovely additions to a home, but on a waterfront property they seem to double their importance. When one dreams of owning a beachfront home, one can’t help but imagine spending a lovely afternoon lazing about the porch watching how the changing light enhances the beauty of the waves.

    This is another good book recommendation you have here. I think I’ll check it out. For someone who represents a lot of waterfront homes, especially those in James Island, it would really do much help for me to read up on materials like this one. Clients tend to ask my opinion on certain matters about the property they just acquired which they plan to remodel or improve. Thanks, Susan! Goodluck on your new home improvement venture!

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