To personalize your porch, focus on style and ease of maintenance. Adorn beds sparingly in whatever can be pulled quickly from the linen closet. Fear not when mixing whites, stripes, quilts, and coverlets—both vintage and new.
Typically located upstairs or in a corner on both the front and back of the house, these porches were designed to access breezes from all different directions, ensuring a comfortable night’s rest.
Photography Kamin Williams
Styling Mary Leigh Fitts
For more summery design ideas, see “Sweet Summer Dreams” on page 58 of the July/August 2012 issue of Victoria.