Our Top 9 Entertaining Porches
Come warm weather there is nowhere you (or your guests) would rather spend time than out on the patio or porch. Get inspired to make the most of your outdoor space with our all-time favorites.
Living Room Al Fresco
When designing for the outdoors, why not use colors just as vivid as those you’d find in the garden? This covered porch takes exactly the same attitude as the living room that opens onto it: deep, plushy upholstered furniture. A generously scaled coffee table, low-maintenance rugs, contrast piping for an added punch, and stripes an accent fabric. The wide bar keeps cocktails and other treats handy for those reluctant ever to leave the porch.
Adapted from Design Idea Book, Oxmoor House 2007
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