Your porch needs to look good as it welcomes your guests and it delivers the image you want to achieve about your house. Among the elements, the columns or posts play giant role on the look. Then among so many options, wooden columns look totally beautiful. To get the best design for your porch, you can try finding some inspirations from the following ideas.
1. Column of Planks
This porch column can be categorized as unique and different. While it functions as real columns to support the porch structure, the look is also stunning. It gives the industrial and modern look with a touch of rustic detail. You can leave the columns this way, or you can also enrich the look by adding crawling plants on the columns.
2. Wood on Painted Concrete
While it looks similar to the previous style, this one is actually a little different. The columns are originally concrete and they are then finished with black paint to make the canvas for the wooden detail. The final look is created by adding the wooden planks with gaps between each other. While you can’t grow plants on it, it actually look modern and stylish.
3. Detailed Sides and Stone Base
This porch seems to be designed to look natural. The columns are made of the same material that makes the ceiling. It looks like the color falls down to the columns that are enriched with poked detail in the middle of each side. The columns stand on stones stack base which uses the same material as the porch flooring.
4. Pergola Style
With an open layout and intended to be airy, this porch adopts the pergola style and infuses it on the column style. Made of wood, the columns are enriched with curves and carvings, making it very unusual and beautiful at the same time. With crawling plants on it, these columns can be extra and very enchanting.
5. Add House Number
This small porch is really simple but it has its own charm. It makes a suitable porch for a small house. While the wood column looks modern and modest, the material actually matches the roofing. To avoid being too boring and too plain, the column is then decorated with contrastive house number. It looks way better and it is a very effective as well.
6. Simply White
This porch has a half of the roof made of wood. The design should remind us on blinds but this one can also function as a green house too. The columns are wood as well and they are finished in the same white hue as the rest of the details, creating simple and light look of the porch while practical at the same time.
7. Black Lacquered
This porch by the pool looks totally attractive, thanks to the black columns on it. While the shade matches the roofing finish, it actually gives a natural canvas for the rest of the surrounding. The combination of wooden details, greeneries, and concrete creates a nice looking porch with a thick modern style and fun lifestyle atmosphere. Furniture in any color should do well in this porch.
8. Keep It Minimal
This house is designed to be modern and minimalist. The porch delivers the same feeling too. While the flooring is wooden with brighter hue, the columns have matching shades as the French door frame. Nothing is unique on the columns. It is finished in grey ash color with simple and minimal design, making it most appealing on this open space.
9. Wood and Steel
Wanting to deliver a real masonry look, the house owner decided to add the thick square wooden columns on this porch. While the ordinary design won’t feature anything more, these columns have iron base. It looks industrial, modern, as well as very renaissance at the same time. If we need to combine modern and ancient feeling at the same time, this is a good example.
10. Natural Lumber
This porch roofing is supported with natural wood columns that look just a fit for the house as well as the surrounding. It is finished in transparent layer to give it smooth surface without covering the real color and texture. To match the rest of the porch element, it uses very small base covered with the same tile as the porch flooring.
11. European Posts
The entire manor is decorated in European style with a lot of neutral colors used in every element. The porch has white finished columns with the same style, with curves on the two sides of the top, a regular square base on the bottom, and hanging planter on the front. It looks elegant, simple, as well as romantic and classy at the same time.
12. Double Trouble
While the height isn’t full, these porch columns still look great and strong. Finished in the same color as the roof structure, the columns look natural and they make a perfect match for the neutral finished porch. The columns are enriched with base and they stand on stones stack for more natural touch. It looks very legitimate and artsy at the same time.
13. Leave It Rustic
More than just left naked as its natural look, this porch column is match to the roofing structure, making it a consistent element of the porch. The wooden material matches the natural stone flooring, and the combination creates a nice looking farmhouse porch. It looks modest, simple, as well as effective at the same time. The black iron railing only makes it even more inviting.
The porch has warm and cozy image to deliver to the guests. It has wooden flooring with grey siding, and broken white finish for the columns and railing. The front columns have unique design. There are two posts on each part, and it stands on waist high base. The finish is the combination of broken white and wooden color as the flooring. It feels nice, homey, and it reminds on the grandparents’ house.