A great place to dine outside.

The luxurious effect of these outdoor curtains could easily be recreated with canvas drop cloths and a grommet kit from the craft store. The painted stripes on the floor are another budget-friendly project you can try at home.

Porch with Curtains-maybe for my front porch...need to figure out how to make it work.

Drop Cloth Curtains Add Privacy and Sun Control to Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor dropcloth Curtain Panels Tutorial for Porch Curtains

Playful striped curtains make this porch a fun and inviting place to relax, while also keeping the sun at bay | Coastalliving.com

65 Beachy Porches and Patios

Curtains are a low priority, but might be nice on hot summer days, and add more color, even when they are pulled back. Use inexpensive umbrella fabric to make yourself some citrus-striped porch curtains.


Just a step up from the ground, the fine line where this porch ends and the backyard begins is blurred by greenery. A modest amount of furnishings and a large curtain keep this retreat light and bright without losing its connection to the backyard.

New Home Interior Design

Watch Designer Tips from Luxe Rooms: Indoor Porches in the Better Homes and Gardens Video

What Outdoor drapes does for you? It softens harsh sunlight, keep your dwelling cooler, and offer privacy too. Made from 100% yarn dyed spun polyester, ...

Outdoor Curtains for Patio / Outdoor Drapes -- Orvis

Add instant shade to your porch with this canvas drop cloth curtain tutorial

Dress up a Patio with Easy Drop Cloth Curtains

Drop cloth curtain tutorial for the screened in patio - Unskinny Boppy

I may have pinned this before, but if not I sure do like it.  I also like the chairs with the slipcovers outside.  Great idea.

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Old World feeling back porch, cathedral ceiling, stone arches.BHG , check out their site!

Alkemie: Super Creative and Inspirational Outdoor Spaces for Summer Living

burlap curtains for the backyard porch!

31 Brilliant Porch Decorating Ideas That Are Worth Stealing

31 Brilliant Porch Decorating Ideas That Are Worth Stealing

Casual Porch and Patio Dining

I just love this.  It reminds me of my Aunt Milly's.  She lived on the Jersey Shore and had this terrific front porch where we always used to sit and eat  lunch.  This just looks homey and welcoming...like coming home:-)

For the front porch. adore the light fixture from the birdcage.

If you’re looking for ideas that will make your indoor porch look amazing, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here. These cozy and cute indoor porches and sunrooms are filled with inviting decor and lighting, so your family will love spending time in these indoor-outdoor rooms.

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Opt for a natural-looking porch with a neutral color scheme. More ways to create an outdoor retreat: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/porch/porch/outdoor-porch-design-and-decorating/?socsrc=bhgpin100212neutralporch#page=3

Create an Outdoor Porch Retreat

Casual Design Contemporary touches, such as a neutral color palette, simple furniture designs, and matching cushions, can be cozy without distracting from a porch view.

diy outdoor curtains for windy locations.

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Love this covered patio with a tin roof! Back deck idea


Like the clemantis idea Relaxed Cottage Porch Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home October 2008 issue Designer: Lisa Rogers