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Sunporch Decorating...

Hope you are having a lovely summer!  Lots of family things going on here, even the birth of a sweet new grandson!  Such a blessing!  
I've been enjoying family visits, and lots of lazy naps in our sunporch.  I mentioned in earlier posts that we had been finishing off the dining section of the space...last post I shared the hutch...and today I'll show you the rest of what we've done!

We decided to use the old table that we previously had in here, at our family lakehouse, and found this fun porch table at IKEA.  It works perfectly for our family's needs...

An old ladder holds some of my straw garden hats...

We added some rustic old cupboard doors to either side of the French doors.  I love this great vintage windmill.  When I got it several years ago, it had blue accent paint (not original) and I changed it to black to work better in the space...

I framed a Cavallini & Co. Eye Exam Chart Poster (affiliate link).  
I love the great graphic look...

The walls were sheetrocked and painted with Benjamin Moore's Edgecomb Gray...the trim and wood sections
were painted with Behr's Swiss Coffee.
We added wood beadboard under the windows and around the walls leading up to the living portion of the porch.  And a new floor went in, too...a pretty and practical wood laminate...

I hung vintage window inserts in the openings between the beams going up into the living space...

It is a wonderful place for friends and family to gather for a meal!  We still have a few little finishing touches, but soon we'll start finishing off the upper portion...

I really appreciate your visits and kind comments! 
I hope you have a wonderful 4th of July!

Until next time...


  1. Linda, love the room it looks great with all of your summer touches! I love the baseballs to the tool caddy too! Never seen a tin like the marshmallow one.. So adorable! Happy 4th to you, too!

  2. Your sunroom is AMAZING, Linda, AMAZING! I love every single thing about it, especially your windmill and the vintage truck and the dress form with the flag and the IKEA table. Great decorating job :)

  3. I might have to come over and "borrow" that windmill! Lots of great eye candy in here!

  4. Love all the summer touches in this room. So wonderful. Love your windmill too. Also that southern bbq sign is too cute. So much whimsy and personality to this room. Love it all.

  5. Linda, you have room at that lovely table for me and the Bostons, right? What a comfy, pretty room! I can picture all the happy faces around that table! Congratulations again on your new grandson! I will finally be joining the world of Grandmas at the end of January? Yep! My son and his wife are expecting! Ann 👶🏼

  6. Wow! This space is absolutely amazing. Love the table and the way you have decorated. Magazine worthy!

  7. I could live in your porch!!
    Happy 4th to you and enjoy the time with your family.

  8. I loved sharing this beautiful post!

    I can feel the peacefulness, warmth and welcome all the way over here :)


    Karen x

  9. Your sun porch looks like the perfect place to kick back and relax in. I love all the special and unique items you've used to decorate it with - - the windmill is awesome.

  10. What a lovely space you've created Linda. The new table is perfect, and all of the other design elements are perfect! Wishing you and your family a very happy 4th!

    xo Kat

  11. I need to come shop in your house, I see all of my favorite things. Congratulations on the birth of your precious grandson! Enjoy your holiday and the time away.

  12. You have collected so many unique pieces, Linda.
    And you have such a gift in displaying them to make such a welcoming place!
    Happy 4th of July!


  13. I like the ladies head thing? I have one similar which is a planter
    It's all real cute and has the sweet country cottage vibe

  14. So gorgeous Linda! Such a great space for entertaining. Mimi

  15. Linda, I am just now reading this post. I love all your wonderful unique accents pieces. Love the truck and trailer.!! Hope your holiday was fun. A new baby...aren't they precious. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

  16. Bachmans should be having you decorate for them. My fav I think is the balls in the tote. It all looks so nice!

  17. If you can make an IKEA table fit into this wonderful vintage decor, you can do anything :-)

  18. Oh my goodness, Linda, there isn't anything about this room that I don't LOVE! Perfection! If you can't be at the lake, at least you have this wonderful space to enjoy the summer sunshine! So many vintage goodies to enjoy. :o)

  19. Linda, your sunporch is amazing. It is so inviting and airy!


  20. I haven't said hello to Sophie and Bailey for a while
    paw kisses xoxo
    dogie smooches


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