Claustrophobia: Fear of Enclosed Porches

Hello Lovelies! Milla here. I hope everyone’s weekend is going well. Mine was rather relaxing. However, I did exercise a little. I have to get into wedding shape. So daily I’ve been running up and down the steps. You all must know how hard this is to do when you have this blocking you…

Breeze The Cat

Breeze is a workout blocker

Breeze doesn’t value exercising at all. Oh and don’t mind the unfinished stairs. We will be getting to that eventually.

Anyway to the point of this post…My ongoing fantasy is to open up the porch area. We lack the funds to do so, but a girl can dream right?

We currently have an enclosed porch area. The previous owners slept in the front room and didn’t feel safe being so close to the street, which is understandable. However, in my mind they’ve covered up beautiful columns and railings that are original to our historic home. And I just  have to see what I am missing!

Now I’m fully aware that when we finally rip apart the walls I could be totally wrong and what I discover might look a bit like this…

Not a fan of wrought iron post

Not a fan of wrought iron post

credit: How to make over a front porch via HGTV

But I have high hopes and I’m not too fond of what we have now, which looks sort of like this…

Dated enclosed porch

Dated enclosed porch

Of course I wouldn’t fear our enclosed porch so much if I came home to these beauties everyday…

Beach Style Enclosed Porch

Beach Style Enclosed Porch

via Sheila Rich Interiors

Love the blue ceiling in this enclosed area

Love the blue ceiling in this enclosed area

via Southern Living

Love the traditional trim work of this enclosed porch

Love the traditional trim work of this enclosed porch

via Houzz| CBI Design Professionals

But again…I’m not coming home to that.

So if we are going to open up the porch it would give me great joy to step out the front door onto this…

Gorgeous Front Porch...Wow! Those columns!

Gorgeous Front Porch…Wow! Those columns!

Love the brick stairs and tall columns

Love the brick stairs and tall columns

via Highland Homes

I just want to sit on my porch when the weather is warmer while sipping lemonade only to catch a stray cat whom Breeze will eventually scare away, sleeping under our upholstered benches.

Unfortunately, we must complete interior renovations before we can venture outdoors. Maybe I can convince my future hubby to punch a hole in the wall so I can see what the porch post look like at least. Sigh.

Posted on by Milla Posted in Inspiration, New House
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Milla is the other half of the Design Par Deux duo. She enjoys finding design inspiration in all things creative. She has an unhealthy obsession with the color Turquoise.

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