Ideas for remodeling a front porch include incorporating turrets and columns into the design. The type of columns and the size of the porch vary between styles and eras.
Turrets are a popular addition to large and wrap-around porches, according to Front Porch Ideas and More. They provide additional outdoor space suitable for larger gatherings.
Ideas for front porch designs on Houzz include a wide colonial look. This can help to extend a small house.
Posts and columns are an important element of the design of a porch, says HGTV. Thick columns on a masonry base give a Craftsman styling to a porch, while thin, embellished and tightly-spaced posts can be used for a Victorian look.