Sleeping porch - I would build in twin-bed size banquettes (with storage, of course) around the sides - of what is essentially a screened porch - and let the kids sleep "outside" in summer and use it for nap space all year.
Porches and Patios: Classic Charleston Porch - Porch and Patio Design Inspiration - Southern Living love the tall shutters and pink pilloows
Ladies Garden Luncheon for 4
Ladies Garden Luncheon For 4 RECIPES: Lemon-Raspberry Trifle Goat Cheese and Tomato Tart Chilled Curried Zucchini Soup Lucien Albrecht Cremant d’Alsace Rose Trifle bowl Luncheon plates China tea cups and saucers
Blending In - This home's woodsy surroundings are carried onto the porch through weathered wooden ceiling beams and furniture built from tree branches and sticks. Simple fabric ensures the focus will be on the great outdoors rather than the porch decor.
"Can't decide between screen doors and French doors? Screens on these classic, elegant models preserve the sophistication of the space while connecting it with the inviting outdoor area beyond." by Liz Williams Interiors