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Screened porch idea..... But simple layout instead of stone, etc........
great outdoor room / porch ~ by Avondale Custom Homes
10 Ideas for a Soothing Sunroom Big windows, natural light and comfortable seating bring in the outdoors in these inspiring sunrooms - Use organic materials. Be one with nature in a sunroom composed from all natural elements. Pick out a variety of wood planks, bricks and stones of your choice from your local hardware store to adorn your oasis.
Mare Barn Sun Rooms traditional porch. Love the stone and wood work in this sunroom!
nice for a log home or lake house porch ~ Mare Barn Sun Rooms - traditional - porch - chicago - Avondale Custom Homes
My girlfriend is convincing me to paint my ceilings dark gray instead of the dining room wall. Love it!
Log home of artist Butch Anthony: Backwoods Design and the Art of a Doo Nanny - The New York Times
Now THAT'S a porch :)
a beautiful, old house
Providence Ltd Design - ProvidenceLtdDesign - Fabulous Outdoor Spaces
I want to nap here...right now! Well, maybe without the furry rug/bed/scary animal hide thing.
Porch Rules, Primitive, Subway Art, Typography, Distressed, Sign, Decor. $75.00, via Etsy.
Screened in porch idea - perfect for our back porch which is very similar. Screen panel on the outside of the railing. Amy Lyons Lyons Lyons Trujillo
Ok, so I love the idea of a sunroom that is indoors, but has an outdoor feel to it...Antique-reclaimed beams and brick floors; OZ Architects, David Michael Miller interior
Table setting for the summer by PinkFriday, via Flickr
*sigh! i would so love to have a screened in porch..hmm..i could actually do this right off our bedroom french doors.... 0.o
Screened porch w/ check painted wood floor; Cottage Living mag