A Salvage Chic Outdoor Room

Vintage finds create a shabby-chic look on this cozy porch.

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    Pretty Porch

    A mix of salvaged finds paired with soft floral fabric creates a cozy look on this simply southern porch.

    Get the Look: Re-cover a weathered wicker sofa in layers of old-fashioned floral fabrics in a single color palette, such as pale pinks, blues, greens, and white.

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    Fabulous Finds

    To add to the girly chic look, broken china beautifies a banged-up table. To add to the sweet sitting area a child's chair makes it the perfect place for tea parties.

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    Rustic Accessories

    Reclaimed wood scraps and hardware help create this embellished bird house.

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    Romantic Details

    A small, mosaic picture frame perfectly displays a beloved photo on a sunny porch.

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    Refinish a new table made from home center lumber and treat it to the same distressed antique finish as secondhand ladder-back chairs. Mixing new made-to-look-old pieces with old ones is part of the salvage game.

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    Antique Details

    Mixing painted china and glassware is another way to achieve an eclectic feel. A vintage floral tablecloth and pots of fresh flowers finish the look.

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    Tres Chic

    Repaint a window box, giving it French style and a handcrafted look.

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    Rethink Classics

    To create this look, a castaway crib was converted into a daybed. It is dressed in mini-floral fabrics. A stained-glass window subs for artwork.

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    Faded Femininity

    Soft bedding is topped off with rosebud-embellished, embroidered pillows. Whimsical ruffles and trims are light and elegant.

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    Beautiful Blooms

    A rusty, painted bucket looks fresh when filled with bright, cherry flowers.

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    Trash to Treasure

    Haunt old building sites, garage sales, flea markets, and estate sales for castaway pieces like this shutter. A soft coat of paint and distressed finish gives it a new life.

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    Mosaic Window Box

    Revive a plain window box with a mosaic of broken china, and then fill it with heirloom annuals, such as pinks and periwinkles.

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    Pretty Perch

    Recast a wire basket as a window box. This French basket rests on a chair.

    Get the Look: Line the basket with sheet moss, and then fill it with miniature zinnias, stock, and daisies.

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    Porch Design Ideas

    Whether you're looking to entertain, dine, or just relax, these porch design ideas are guaranteed to inspire your space. Get ready to enjoy the outdoors in style in screened-in porches, backyard porches, and more.
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