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Before and After: Porch Columns

Here's a post from CasaSugar Community member CaraWilkerson from the Su Casa group:

Here is our porch pre-columns. Nothing special. We needed to spruce up our curb appeal pronto. The plan was to build wooden columns around the existing wrought-iron columns which would remain as the support for the porch. After a bit of priming, caulking, painting, and finishing with a few new house numbers, we were in business!

Continue reading to see CaraWilkerson's sophisticated new porch columns.

For more information on this project and others, visit us at Live the Home Life! — Cara

Looks fab doesn't? It's amazing what a difference a little update can make. Have you been doing any home renovations lately? Be sure to post photos and tales in the Su Casa group!

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Yesi-Jukebox Yesi-Jukebox 6 years
It definitely brightened up the outside of your home, looks great!
mollyparnis mollyparnis 6 years
This is really an amazing transformation.
Raklak Raklak 6 years
What a beautiful new look! We did something similar with the half-columns on our porch and found that something so simple can really make a dramatic change in the look of a home.
Munkeyhed Munkeyhed 6 years
Fantastic job, love the numerals you chose, too~
ella1978 ella1978 6 years
You guys have been working like crazy on that house Cara! I think it's looking great! Can't wait to see what else you guys are up to!
carawilkerson carawilkerson 6 years
Thanks for all of the nice comments! Our curb appeal definitely has a long way to go but the columns made such a difference. -Cara
ella1978 ella1978 6 years
Huge improvement. And kudos to you for not just "removing" the structural columns :) I've seen it done before!!! It's just proof how little changes can make a dramatic impact!
la-dee-da-dee la-dee-da-dee 6 years
looks great! its def. a great improvement!
c4rolin3 c4rolin3 6 years
i commented on sucasa but will again - good work! definitely more curb appeal :)
skigurl skigurl 6 years
that looks much nicer
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