I always thought I needed an open porch to achieve a similar look, but a few weeks ago when Amy and I were in Ikea, I found these sheer panels that were (for TWO! (If you don’t live near an IKEA, you can buy these through Amazon prime here ).They’re the same panels I used in our master bedroom and sitting room, but for some reason I thought they were on clearance or being discontinued.It’s the end of August, and while I try to use our screened porch from March to November (seriously!
We’re going to show you how to use drapery tapes, clip rings, weights and plastic rings to upgrade basic panels, giving them added structure and making them look custom-made.
My husband is one of those sweet-blooded people who will get a thousand mosquito bites every time he ventures outdoors in the evening, and a screened porch gives me a chance to actually see him outside every once in awhile.
The porch here is great–we back up to woods and so there are lots of trees and birds–but while we really like our next-door neighbors, our porch is situated pretty close to their deck.
They have great, affordable finds that can easily be transformed and made to fit your own personal style. It's hard to find long curtains (95" or longer) without paying a fortune.
Most big box stores don't even carry longer lengths.