Weekend Makeovers

A few simple changes can yield big results. Our room-by-room guide features done-in-a-day makeovers you can easily tackle in a weekend.

10 Ways to Pretty Up Your Porch

Our motto: Never waste a view. Here's how to create a dreamy porch that's all about taking in the scenery and feeling the breeze

10 Ways to Pretty Up Your Porch: Add a Hammock
Photo courtesy of The Hammock Company

Hang Around

There's nothing better than a hammock for porch or patio relaxation. Water-repellant canvas is mold- and mildew-resistant. A polyfill insert makes it as cushy as a bed but durable enough for outdoor use. Bonus: It's quilted, so it won't leave rope marks on your back.

Buy it: Quilted Duracord Hammock in Beach, $200; hammockcompany.com.

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Top 21 Beaches, Coast to Coast

Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey