Because the dark wood above the fireplace seemed to take over the space, Southern Living Assistant Projects Editor Mary Leigh Fitts suggested using fabric to soften the look and make the room more colorful and cozy. For visual impact, she decided on an Asian print that offered the bright, bold pattern the room lacked.
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The panels attach to the wall with self-fastening strips (available at sewing and craft-supply stores) that are placed on
the backs of the panels and inside the recessed areas on the wall. The panels can easily be removed as the homeowners' tastes
change or if the fabric needs cleaning.
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Who says the back porch has to be attached to the house? One Memphis family enjoys theirs, which is nestled in the heart of the back yard. Although the structure was part of the property when the family bought the home several years ago, its size and scale seem ideal for today. The screened porch section measures 8 x 12 feet; exposed beams on the inside give it an open feel. To the left, an enclosed room that's used for storing outdoor equipment takes up another eight feet.
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