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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

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10 Ways to Pretty Up Your Porch: Mason Jar Lights
Photographer: David Hillegas

Light the Way

Beachify simple Mason jars with natural materials such as sand or stone, which hold votives in place. Another idea: Add citronella candles to keep bugs at bay.

Buy it: Hanging Mason Jars, $7.50 each; potterybarn.com.

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