When you are a homeowner, it’s only natural that you should crave an outdoor space as well. To entertain, to relax, whatever your reasons, it’s nice to have a place to go and just breathe the fresh air. However, sometimes that is easier said than done when you live in a place that is fraught with bugs and critters and bad weather. How do you really embrace the outdoors when it’s such an uncomfortable place? You’ll find the answer in a simple screen. A screened porch provides a comfortable outdoor space to work and play while keeping all the uninvited guests away. Take a look at these 12 tips to rock your screened porch and incorporate a few into your own outdoor situation.
First things first, don’t think of your porch as a separate space. Envision it as an extension of your living space. Splurge on the furniture that will weather the storms and last because you’ll be glad to sit out there year after year on that couch.
Planning on using your screened in porch as an outdoor dining area? Give yourself the indoor kitchen amenities on your porch to make your hosting easier. Cabinets for storage plus a small sink will do wonders for parties.
While you’re deciding on decorating details, don’t forget to include all the softening touches. Curtains will make the space feel finished, pillows are for coziness and a rug will add that touch of luxury. All things you can’t afford to skip.
Don’t forget the plants! You might think that since your screened porch is already outside, you don’t need to add greenery. However your space will definitely benefit from a potted plant or two. Maybe even a tree!
Is your screened porch off your bedroom? Then you have the perfect opportunity for an
Go ahead and let your kids’ penchant for play run the porch. Provide some fun outdoor things like a water table, a