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) After researching floor options and deciding that for now, they were all outside of my budget, I decided to try whitewashing the old deck floor.While picking up the paint for the table at Home Depot, I talked to a helpful paint specialist about the Behr Semi Transparent Stain…HERE is the post all about this easy whitewashing technique ~ I had some of the Behr Semi Transparent Stain left over so I did a little whitewashing on the rails…I love the way just a little stain brightened up the space…HERE is the post about whitewashing the rails~ My easy DIY Grapevine Orb Light was a fun project…(HERE) The light blends with the outdoor feel of the room…UPDATE*** Here’s the screen porch this spring…(2015) Do you have an outdoor area that you love? It’s the end of August, and while I try to use our screened porch from March to November (seriously!The rug was my inspiration for everything else and honest guys…I’ve never loved a rug more 🙂 (Here’s the rug) The clock on my inspiration board was great but it was .00!Even the less expensive ones I found were out of my budget because I was out of pennies!
They are really less expensive and have a HUGE variety of all-things-home and their shipping is super quick!Our neighbor in North Carolina had a gorgeous side porch on her big old historic house, and she hung huge white sheer curtains that just looked amazing.I always thought I needed an open porch to achieve a similar look, but a few weeks ago when Amy and I were in Ikea, I found these sheer panels that were (for TWO! (If you don’t live near an IKEA, you can buy these through Amazon prime here ).In the end I had about nine staples per panel and the panels hung in loose pleats, like this: Then I tied them with a scrap of burlap feed sack…I didn’t spend too much time on making sure they were hung “just so” as I knew I’d take the ties off and just let the drapes hang from time to time.Here’s what I started out with (be sure to note our neighbor’s deck–as if you could miss it!