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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: Install Wall Sconces
Photo courtesy of Restoration Hardware

Ensconce Yourself

Forgo a hanging pendant lamp, and install wall-mounted sconces instead. Lighting is the one thing you don't want swinging in the breeze. Plus, accent lighting provides a softer glow.

Buy it: Harbor Sconce, $99-$129; restorationhardware.com.

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