Linda's Screened Porch in Chicago

My Great Outdoors

Name: Linda
Location: Lakeview - Chicago, Illinois

Living in the city means we have limited outdoor space, but I was more than happy to sacrifice grass for screens… as in a screen porch. We even rebuilt a second one when we added on a first floor family room.

For years, the screen porch consisted of a table and some chairs and some chili pepper lights. But this year I decided to dress it up with fun and colorful placemats, pillows, benches for seating and storage, and hanging drapes for elegance and ambiance (and privacy).

Now I love my screen porch more than ever.

Readers, see more pictures of Linda's porch on her blog, It All Started With Paint.

Thanks, Linda!

(Images: reader Linda/It All Started With Paint)

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