Porch Interior Design Essentials
There is nothing more relaxing on a fresh summer evening than swaying on a porch swing and watching the sunset. Did you know these swings can be used for additional seating when entertaining guests, a cozy spot to curl up with a good book or enjoy an afternoon nap. The seasons are changing and summer is fast approaching. Here are a few simple porch interior design essentials to make sure your porch ready for summer.
When designing your porch, remember that the porch is a reflection of your personality, and your home’s personality. It is one of the first impressions your home will make. Keep in mind the architecture and style on the interior.
Having a swing on the porch is a great way to create a relaxed atmosphere. The porch design becomes much more tranquil and not so formal. In addition to being fun it also draws the eye upward and adds volume of the space.
A covered porch presents the perfect opportunity for an outdoor ceiling fan. Ceiling fans have come a long way and there are great options in terms of style. There are many benefits of having a fan in your porch design. For example, the fan ensures that there will never be stagnant air and many fans have built in lights. Lighting lets you enjoy your porch after the sun goes down.
Speaking of light, accent lighting is an inexpensive way to bring ambiance to the porch. After the sun goes down and the café lights get turned on, the glow of the accent lighting gives off a welcoming vibe. You’ll never want to leave the great atmosphere and look to spend an evening on the porch.
Having an area rug incorporated in the porch design is a great way to make the area feel cohesive with the interior. Having rugs on the porch helps bring in texture and warmth, while defining the space.
Want to explore porch interior design ideas for your home or outdoor space? Contact Designs of the Interior in Westlake Village has the design team and experience to help you bring your ideas to life.