Adding a front porch bench to your home is a two-fold process. First, you get the perfect comfy place to sit outside and observe what’s happening around you. But porch benches also serve as decor pieces to improve your exterior’s curb appeal. You can get front porch benches in various designs and sizes, like these porch bench ideas.
16 Recommendations and 166 Ideas
Compact Modern Decorative Metal Bench
Try a simple metal bench in black aluminum for a more sleek, modern approach. This small two-person bench has a basket weave seat and arched curve-lined open back. And gently curved arms and slender scrolled legs add an elegant touch of tradition.
Mixed Metal and Wood Bench
For a traditional bench for the front porch, check out this mixed material piece. It has light wood planks on the seat with an arched wood back surrounding intricate metal scrollwork. And sturdy metal legs and elegant curving arms tie the contemporary look together.
Mixed material benches offer an extra design element to increase your front porch’s look. Seats with intricate metal scrollwork surrounded by a wood frame can look fantastic with any exterior and work for any design, from traditional to modern, eclectic, or contemporary.
Rustic Modern Outdoor Bench
Perfect For: Blending rustic charm with modern minimalism in outdoor spaces
What We Like: Beautiful acacia wood construction and geometric base
Our Rustic Modern Outdoor Bench perfectly melds rustic, farmhouse, and modern styles in one sophisticated addition to your outdoor space. Crafted from durable acacia wood, this bench showcases beautiful open slat paneling and a unique triangular base, offering both style and substance. Ideal as stand-alone seating or paired with a matching table, this outdoor bench provides a chic update to your patio or garden.
Consider adding weather-resistant outdoor cushions to enhance comfort and introduce complementary colors or patterns to your outdoor setting.
Wooden Planter Bench
A planter bench lets you have seating, shade, and greenery in an earthy meranti wood frame, with enough room for two people. A 15.8” W x 15.8” L planter box sits on both ends of the slat backless bench seat.
Planter benches are fabulous to have the best of both worlds on your front porch. You get a place to sit, but you also get the beauty of having greenery growing around you. These seats can be an excellent addition to provide shade on uncovered porches.
Acacia Outdoor Bench with Contoured Seat
Perfect For: Enhancing your patio or garden with a classic touch
What We Like: Sustainable and weather-resistant design
Upgrade your outdoor space with this acacia wooden bench that combines charm and durability. Featuring a beautiful white painted finish, it brings a timeless elegance to your patio or garden. Boasting a contoured seat and curved armrests for added comfort, this sustainable and weather-resistant piece is ideal for a wide variety of outdoor settings. Its natural resistance to rain and high oil content make it a strong and long-lasting alternative to teak wood.
Pair this white bench with colorful outdoor pillows and surrounding greenery to create a cozy and inviting garden retreat.
Simple Sleek Small Metal Seat
When you have limited space, you can choose a small outdoor bench for a front porch like this simple, understated design. Slat rails run down the halfback, and the curved seat and slender, thin arms provide support for a comfy place to sit and relax.
Knotted Ballasted High Sided Bench
This long, simple bench in five colors can seat two to three people. The classic shape with clean lines works for any design, while the straight, high ballasted back with gently curved high-sided arms and a solid seat give you decor touches.
Classic Elegant Garden Bench
Red Barrel Studio®
Perfect For: Adding a touch of sophistication to any outdoor space
What We Like: Its timeless design inspired by Sir Edwin Lutyens
The Classic Elegant Garden Bench boasts an exquisite design, based on the iconic 19th-century creation by famed British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. This durable bench is made from sustainable acacia wood and includes galvanized hardware for longevity. Highly versatile, it's ideal for outdoor spaces, gardens, patios, or even indoor lounging areas, evoking a sense of luxury and sophistication wherever it's placed.
To further accentuate the bench's elegant design, incorporate complementary garden elements like textured stone paths or vintage-inspired lanterns that celebrate the classic, timeless charm of this piece.
Arch Backed Traditional Teak Bench
Try this seat in beautiful natural teak wood for an old-timey, traditional front porch bench. This light wood seat has a compact size, an open slatted seat, and an arched slatted backrest with pointy details and sculpted rolled arms.
Modern Minimalistic Foldable Seat
This minimalistic bench goes great for any size porch, but it’s fantastic for a temporary solution. The armless design and sloped seat with angular legs allow this seat to fold. And the simple open slat design provides an airy, understated elegance.
You’ll need a seat that doesn’t take up a lot of room for small front porch bench ideas. And if you have a space that’s too tight for a permanent bench, your best choice might be a foldable seat. This style lets you enjoy the benefits of a front porch bench without swamping your space when you’re not using your chair.
Sleek Metal Outdoor Bench
Perfect For: Relaxing in your garden, backyard, or porch
What We Like: Ergonomic design and protective shell on the seat edge
Bask in comfort on this sleek metal outdoor bench, designed to hold up to 2-3 people effortlessly. Its powder-coated finish offers an excellent anti-rust effect, ensuring stability and durability. Ideal for gardens, patios, parks, or corridors, its waterproof and dustproof design features gaps between slats for efficient drainage on rainy days. The bench's smoothly-curved armrests and protective shell on the seat edge prioritize your relaxation and safety.
To make your outdoor experience cozier, add some weather-resistant cushions and a cozy throw blanket in complementing colors.
Iron Welcome Scroll Back Bench
This black steel frame has a traditional boxy shape, with rounded arms, straight legs, and a slatted seat. The decorative backrest is the showpiece, with garden vine scrollwork spelling out the word welcome.
Floating Wall Shelf with Drawer
Perfect For: Small spaces and efficient storage
What We Like: Sleek design and hidden storage drawer
This floating wall shelf offers a stylish and space-saving storage solution, perfect for any room in your home. The sleek design features a hidden drawer that seamlessly blends into the shelf, providing practical storage for smaller items. Ideal for displaying decorative pieces, books, or plants, this versatile wall shelf also has a flat surface that can be used as a mini workspace or charging station when mounted at the right height. The easy installation process ensures a secure and stable fit, giving your walls a modern and functional touch.
When placing multiple shelves, arrange them at varying heights and widths on the wall to create a visually appealing and dynamic display.
Powder-Coated Steel Garden Bench
Arlmont & Co.
Perfect For: Enhancing outdoor areas like porches, patios, or gardens
What We Like: Weather-resistant and sturdy construction
Durable and stylish, this powder-coated steel garden bench is built to withstand outdoor conditions such as strong UV light and rainstorms. Featuring an integrated armrest and backrest system that ensures stability, it's ideal for lounging on your porch or patio. The compact dimensions of 52" L x 25" W x 3" H when packaged makes it a practical addition to your outdoor space without sacrificing style. Enjoy outdoor relaxation surrounded by your favorite patterned pillows, greenery, and nature.
Pair this garden bench with a colorful, weather-resistant outdoor cushion for added comfort and a touch of personal flair that complements your outdoor décor.
Checkered Cast Aluminum Seat
Enjoy time on your front porch with a freestanding metal bench in black cast-aluminum without taking up all of your space. The latticework grid pattern on the backrest mirrors the checkered seat layout, while the slightly curved arms add a cozy touch.
Foldable Acacia Wood Slatted Bench
This Acacia wood bench design has four color choices for a classic seat. The armless design with a half-slatted back and thick, slatted seat on angled legs give your porch style while the foldability saves space.
A simple, yet charming bench created for an outdoor use. The piece is made of wood painted in a white color, which gives it a cottage-like look. It features a standard design with a backrest and armrests and will be a nice accent of the yard.
Wood Picnic Bench
This kind of product is very simple, but it is also solid and attractive. It is a bench designed for outdoor applications. The product is made of wood and it has got a nice white color. This is a backless bench.
This cast-aluminium bench will be a must-have for all, who look for solid, durable outdoor constructions. Combining sturdy, weather-resistant finish with intricate, openwork backrest will make your guests jealous.
I must introduce some pops of yellow to my patio décor... I've recently got inspired with this front porch bench, painted bright yellow - a spring colour of daffodils and sun! It adds a huge load of cottage charm to its ambiance.
Valencia Iron Wicker Resin Patio Loveseat Bench
It is a loveseat bench that is made of wicker and iron and has got four finish options to choose: antique brown, black antique, chocolate and honey pecan. It is a great addition to your patio.
Elegant and sophisticated, a good choice if you’re looking for something to put up in front of your house on the porch or even in a patio or garden. This light brown, wooden French bench is bound to look great everywhere you put it.
Outdoor Patio Park Bench
This ornate bench was design to be use outside - have a heavy duty frame made of cast iron in black and a made of hardwood in natural finish seat. Backrest has a decorative, oval pieces, made of carved metal.
This wooden bench is a perfect solution for your garden or patio. The bench has hand crafted in modern style out of eco friendly wood. The bench is a great place to sit during outdoor parties or picnics. Arrives partially assembled.
Constructed of cast aluminum and cast iron, this gorgeous bench represents such beautiful scrollwork and rose embellishments, it will quickly become one of main attractions of you outdoor area. Weight capacity is 325 lbs.
Front Porch Bench
This bench is available in many awesome colors. It is made of eco-friendly wood and has got a modern design. It is perfect for indoor and outdoor use. If you looking for comfortable and stylish bench you need to buy this one.
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An old-fashioned corner on the front porch of the house, perfect for reading a book or relaxing on a hot day. The corner is furnished with a single porch bench made out of black-painted wood with a comfy seat cushion.
Belize Cast Aluminum Garden Bench
Traditional bench designed for outdoor use. The construction is made of aluminum. It is resistant to rust and harmful conditions. The seat and backrest are made of crossed aluminum strips for decoration.
Neatly designed shaker benches with a beautiful natural wood grain finish and a large top to seat three. These benches are ideal for the hallway but can also be used outdoors. They are strong and highly durable as well, giving you superb value for money.
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FRONT PORCH DECOR. - I absolutely Love this little ladies porch! Thanks for so many great ideas KariAnne! You are truly inspiring.
It is a great coffee table that has got a large, sturdy, stable and solid pine wood construction. It is available in many amazing colors, like sky blue, alligator green, purple berry and more. It is perfect for your everyday coffee.
Comfortable and stable black wooden front porch bench - it is also fully ecological. Made of pine wood, enriched with stainless steel and ideal for outdoor use. It will save you space and entice a nice coffee corner in the garden. Even in winter!
A decorative and functional piece of furniture used in modern living rooms. It is a coffee table that has got solid wooden construction based on slats. It has got a stylish, original alligator green color.