design ideas for a three season porch

The three season porch is done!

My three season porch was originally my spring project. It then turned into my summer project. Since I just checked my calendar and summer ends in this house in three weeks I decided to show you the final results before summer if officially over.  If you remember back, this is what I started with… Since…

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hanging curtains with tension wire…

Curtains and curtain rods can be expensive. My porch is basically all windows so I knew I needed to be creative and practical when it came to hanging up some curtains. I wanted the look of one continuous wall of curtains times three. Ikea has the Dignitet system but I had no IKEA trips planned…

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curtain inspiration for the porch

Now that the floor on my porch is completed and the paintbrushes have been put away I’m moving on to my windows. The porch has old jalousied windows with screens. They let in the breeze but are hideous to look at. They never look clean no matter how hard I scrub. I won’t be replacing…

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inspiration for my striped porch floors…

I’m not kidding when I say that I’m designing my entire porch around the floors. I saw this image a while back and I was smitten… source I decided on the gray and white floor with a blue ceiling color scheme pretty early on.  Now that the painting is almost done I can start thinking…

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paint the walls, check…

So my porch project is in full “get it done” mode. I stalled a bit when it came to the painting but now I’m ready to finish and actually begin enjoying this room! I’ve basically been painting in bits and pieces for three days straight and it is paying off.   The furniture was moved…

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one coat down, two to go…

The porch project is taking me longer than I thought. I’m kicking myself for not getting the painting done before the kids got out of school. So I’ve now had to pace the painting out a bit. I finally got the chance to get one coat of primer down and it’s really changed the look…

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Project porch

Off the back of my kitchen is a room. Here in New England it is called a three season porch. Some call it a sun room, I call it a mess. While living in this house it has been a play space for my kids, complete with a swing, ride on toys and an indoor…

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