Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
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Outdoor reading balcony eclectic-porch
 

Outdoor reading balcony

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May 7, 2012
Liz Albertson wrote:
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Sunbrella fabrics are the best!
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Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
I have striped fabric hanging there now...but I used Sunbrella fabric for both incarnations. They were hung on iron rods in the same manner as standard curtains.
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June 5, 2011
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The Shabby Nest
Dash & Albert has similar rugs.
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Pottery Barn, believe it or not.
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July 7, 2014
dianemck wrote:
Interested in seeing more of the iron railing. Was it custom made?
January 2, 2013
Moonzkie Hsu wrote:
Small but terrible - May I know the dimensions of the porch? I love it! thank you.
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Alison Aves added this to Houzz Tour: It's A Bloomsbury Life
This balcony makes a well-lit retreat for reading or enjoying a cup of tea. A Balinese feel is created with a cheerily striped rug from Pottery Barn and a pair of decorative elephants purchased at HomeGoods for $10 each.
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An indoor/outdoor rug, woven chair, hearty drapes, accessories and lively vines make this narrow covered balcony a cozy sanctuary.
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A soft rug. Say goodbye to blistering hot decks and slivers — large outdoor rugs offer a bit of color and also provide comfort for your feet.
Vanessa Brunner added this to 5 Easy Ways to Summer-ize Your Home
1. Embrace your outdoor living space. If you're lucky enough to have an amazing outdoor space — garden, patio, balcony, what have you — it's time to start using it. This balcony is a great example of how you really don't need much outdoor space to take advantage of summer's fresh air and sunshine. A patio chair accented with a colorful outdoor rug and weatherproof pillow transforms a simple space into an inviting retreat. A window box on the railing brings a little more green to the space, while sheer curtains offer the option of privacy.
Danyelle Mathews added this to Outdoor Rugs Have Style Covered
3. Add color, even in small spaces. The pattern and color of the rug shown here bring instant style to this small outdoor space. The single chair is more interesting against the bright hues.
Lisa Frederick added this to So Your Style Is: Global
The Approach: Outdoor RoomsSo many far-flung locales conjure up images of warm, tropical gardens or primitive woodlands. This slim balcony draws from all across the map: a Balinese-influenced chair, a pair of Asian elephants, a cheerful rug that calls to mind a serape, with a tangle of foliage curling in to give the setting a lushly verdant feel. Spin the globe: With a few different furnishings and plantings, this al fresco haven could be reinvented as a Mexican or Central American retreat. Imagine it with a colorfully painted, chunky wooden chair, handmade terra-cotta pots and a scrolled wrought iron railing entwined with bougainvillea.
Create a private escape. Hang curtains across a tiny balcony or nook and make an instant escape where you can hide and read.
5. Take the indoors out A striking rug is a great way to add a flash of colour to your outdoor space. Plus, by choosing a design to match an adjacent room to your balcony, you can create a homely synergy between your indoor and outdoor spaces.

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