Outdoor rooms? Porches are wonderful


Most of the houses in our neighborhood were built in the era when front porches were essential outdoor rooms. Our porch gets full shade all afternoon and evening.

On our porch we added comfortable seating, tables for cool drinks and put some candles inside a couple of old railroad lanterns for soft lighting. We think we’ve got the best gathering spot ever on a warm summer evening. Pull up a chair and join us sometime.

Front porch at Lydia Street

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About Dianna Ott

Lydia Street is about an old house, a new garden and the adventures of the lovely and talented occupants, Dianna and Christe. We love our dogs; we love to cook; we love to garden; and we have too many house projects going on at the same time. We also have plenty of stories to tell.
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5 Responses to Outdoor rooms? Porches are wonderful

  1. Pingback: The new door and the badass list | Lydia Street

  2. But you need more planters with flora in them. I can recommend geraniums, pelargoniums, and begonias!

  3. Lydia Street says:

    Thanks! It’s a great porch and we love to spend time out there.

  4. Asia @ Cape Cod Dreams says:

    It definitely looks comfortable and shady!

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