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HBates Interior Design
Porches are gathering places for relaxing and for entertaining. Especially nice if you have portions screened and some not.
Can you say this is a true extension of the rooms in the house? Absoutely. Lot's of fun can be had on this porch.
This looks very comfortable, surrounded by trees...could be a lake nearby?
This porch really makes you feel like you are in the great outdoors, without the insects buzzing around you:)
Ah, I tall glass of Lemonade, some shortbread cookies a book and a view. When can I take my nap?
Very nice, 'cue and fireplace. I see the Spanish Moss, but no ceiling fans to help move the heat...
Okay, What can I say? clear the furniture, turn on some music and Shag?
What a great way to use a porch. Not only do you have a large table, but long cushy banquette on two sides the room. Lots of light and a great view, with shades that can come down when the sun slants in or gets too hot.
Beachy/River cottage look. Very Southern. Like the large shutters.
The Great outdoors.
Stone pavers, wood spanning the top is screened on the outside, the tall famed screens for the porch mimicking the door and window on the house.
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The window seat, the looking glass, and view!