Do provide shade. Intense afternoon sunshine can drive you indoors if it bakes your patio. Adding a pergola or canopy above a seating or dining area of your outdoor living space can help you create a cool respite.,Outdoor Patio by Trip Haenisch
Camp style: porches Architect Gil Schafer converted an open porch to a screened porch and, next to it, a dining room. Color expert Eve Ashcraft chose Narragansett Green for the porch floor and Stonington Gray for the ceiling, both from Benjamin Moore.