Diy screen in porch ideas

If you’re short on space, attempt installing furniture that can be tucked or folded away when not in use.

Diy screen in porch ideas

This folding table disappears to free up floor space.


Give Yourself Some Privacy

If your balcony is correct up against your neighbor’s, add tall plants love bamboo to create a natural wall. You can also hang bamboo shades that can be raised and lowered as needed.


Design a Spot For Cocktails

What’s better than happy hour outside? A coffee table and two low chairs are every you need to create a space to kick back and catch up while the world passes by under. Or go for a pouf topped with a tray so you'll always own additional seating.


Surround Yourself with Flowers

You may not own room for a dining area (or even a chair), but there’s always space for flowers.

Install planters along the balcony railing to sweeten your view and add to your home’s curb appeal.


Add a Spot to Recline

Whether you desire to soak up the sun or curl up with a book, an outdoor daybed or lounge chair is every you need for a restful retreat. Add some outdoor pillows to make things additional comfy.


How to protect your porch from bugs using this quick and cheap solution for DIY outdoor curtains.

Diy screen in porch ideas

If youve been following along on my Instagram Stories, you probably already saw this post coming.

I love it when a light bulb moment ends up working out even better than you could own imagined! For the past year, weve slowly been working on sprucing up our back porch.

This is where we left off a few months ago after limewashing the brick and painting the doors this winter:

But one thing we always battled were the bugs in the summer, especially at night. But we didnt desire to go through the expense and labor of adding screens because we really loved having the space feel open and be a part of the backyard.

I was in IKEA a couple of weeks ago though and discovered these mosquito net curtains for $5 per pair.

Diy screen in porch ideas

And it hit me outdoor curtain screens!

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The grand entire came to under $ for 6, roughly $16 each.

I wanted to make certain they wouldnt yellow and turn gross in the rain and sun, so it was worth spending an additional $10 on two bottles of Scotchgard Heavy Duty Water Shield and spraying them below to make them weather-proof.

Fingers crossed it works! But considering its designed to protect fabrics outdoors, Im really optimistic on this one.

I picked up 6 tension rods at Walmart for about $6 each, and Robert and I hung them up as high as we could, shut to our porch ceiling, using Command hooks.

It was super quick and causes no damage at every, so if we ever decide to take them below, we wont own to worry about any screw holes to patch.

I cannot believe how elegant and luxurious our back porch looks now! We own the liberty to open and shut them as we need to so that as the bugs start swarming onto our porch in the evenings, we can just shut them.

If you didnt desire them blowing in the breeze, you could even loop ties to the corners of the panels to secure around your porch posts.

Our porch looks bigger now!

Ill be sharing more of this space with every of our decorating sources tomorrow, but I had to share this trick with yall because its seriously one of my favorites ever.

Have you used any other grand money-saving ideas in your outdoor spaces? Or own solutions for combatting the creepy crawlies? Im convinced the state bird of South Carolina is really the mosquito.

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Light It Up

Give yourself plenty of light for late-night hangouts by installing an outdoor pendant or sconces. If you're renting, go for string lights or outdoor lanterns.


Hang a Chair or Hammock

You may be in the city, but there’s no reason your balcony can’t feel love you're on vacation.

A hanging chair or hammock create a laid-back vibe.


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