The porch is a part of the house that’s often taken for granted. It may be because you usually just pass through this area when entering or leaving the house, or just look at it as mere hangout during your idle days.
But a porch serves more than just a hangout; it can be your most favorite part of the home, you just haven’t realized it yet. Hence, to finally establish its full function as a respected area of the home, why not accessorize your porch space?
Furniture pieces help a lot in creating life on the porch. Among the selections you can add are:
1. A wood divan.
Divans are elongated sofas that do not always come with a back rest, and they are ideal for areas with small spaces, such as the porch. You can position a divan near the door, as long as it doesn’t block your passage into the house, and accessorize it with pillows and cushions to make it comfortable to sit on.
2. Table and chair set.
On the other hand, if you want to accommodate visitors in your porch, or if you want the area to be more functional, then you can place a garden furniture set. You can use either wood or wrought iron pieces, as they give a more rustic look in the house compared to plastic or modern steel.
3. A Hanging swing.
Hanging swings are becoming more popular lately especially on country homes. Wooden swings with large seating capacities may be installed on the ceiling of the porch and be used for seating. The good thing about swings is that they provide a more relaxing vibe into the porch; they can be likewise accessorized with covers and pillows to look cozier and more comfortable to use.
Originally posted 2013-04-16 17:53:38.