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A four-season porch design for casual entertaining is enhanced by equally casual furnishings. Adirondack chairs are an always-welcome classic, perfect for lounging. In this space, the design was adapted into a sofa, which easily accommodates two people. An infusion of red, white, and blue in striped motifs creates a nautical look that exudes summer style.
An infusion of airy cottage style is the perfect complement to the flood of natural light that fills a window-lined enclosed porch. Mimic the look of a classic cottage front porch by installing beaded board on the ceiling. For full-on cottage style, use plenty of wicker accessories, flowers, and soft, bright colors like the frothy aqua on this dining room set. If you're enclosing an open-air porch, create continuity by using the same trim and window styles in the enclosure that's in the rest of your home.
This screen porch is a breezy spot to spend spring, summer, and fall days. A light stain on the porch floor, white furniture and walls, and a wood table provides a neutral backdrop. Bright accents on the pillows, vases, and candelabra fill the space with color. For updates on a budget, limit bold colors to accessories. They are less expensive than large pieces of furniture and easier to update when you crave a change.
This all-white porch desperately needed a color infusion. Plenty of pink came to the rescue, adding a soft, feminine touch to the stark space. A few potted plants bring a dash of the outdoors into this screened-in space. A savvy furniture arrangement makes the most of the porch's spacious footprint -- a conversation area sits adjacent to a dining table and chairs, providing two seating zones for the space.
A blue-and-white color scheme embodies the spirit of summer, which makes it perfect for a porch designed for summer dining. If your porch table is a bit more visually heavy, as this solid wood table does, drape it with a billowy white tablecloth to help it mesh better with the overall porch look. Small touches of blue, such as pillows, a light fixture, glassware, or a rug, are all you need to pull off this quintessential summer look.
Treat an indoor porch like you would any other room by filling it with furniture, soft accents, and light fixtures. The woven table brings warm-weather style to the porch. An indoor-outdoor rug adds color and anchors the table and chairs. An antique chandelier provides light and elegance. Gauzy window treatments and colorful table linens complete the porch's casual yet glamorous look.
The muted khaki-and-olive palette on this porch needed a little vibrancy. And that's what it got, thanks to a few raspberry accents and orange chairs. As with any room, texture has the power to transform -- it's another element that gives this room life. Wicker chairs, a jute rug, and billowy curtains soften the crisp lines of the porch railings and columns.
Add the functionality of a dining room to an enclosed porch with a few basic furniture pieces. Start with an intimate round table and comfortable chairs, then incorporate a sideboard, credenza, or buffet. A versatile piece of furniture like this one adds storage as well as a place to set up food and drinks for a porch dinner party.
Upgrade your porch seating with a unique addition. Porches are the perfect spot for swings like this one because swings aren't usually an indoor feature.
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