A New Rug and Table for our Porch

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A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

Happy FRIDAY!

It has been rainy and cold here all day today, but I decided to try and combat the “rainy day blues” by sprucing up our screened in porch just a little bit. I realized that I haven’t shown our porch in a LONG time (you can see the last post [here]) and I wanted to show you how it looks now. It still needs some pretty decor, but we’re getting there!

A few weeks ago, I found a major rug sale and bought several rugs (see another one of the rugs I put in our home’s front entry [here]). One of them was a blue/turquoise outdoor rug that I thought would be perfect for brightening up our screened in porch. I layered it over the brown rug we already had, and I love the way it turned out! I’m all about layering rugs…probably because I can’t stop myself from buying them and have nowhere to put them all except for on top of each other LOL. You can see some more layered rugs in our living room [here].

A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

I can’t wait to put some FLOWERS in those pots!! A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

I have been looking for a small little table for our porch for what seems like forever – everything I found was either too big, not the right shape, too small, or not very cute. So when I found this table yesterday, I knew it would look perfect! The porch isn’t huge, but we still wanted something to put a couple plants or a cup of coffee on. I love that this one is not only functional and stylish, but also small enough to not overwhelm the space.
A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

Putting a daybed on our screened in porch was THE BEST IDEA EVER because it’s a great spot to relax or even take a nap during the day. I just have mattress protectors on the mattress and box spring right now – typically I put a fitted sheet on, but since it has been raining so much, I haven’t put one yet this year. If anyone has any water-resistant options for me, send them my way! I’d love to be able to keep something on it all Spring/Summer and not worry about the rain.
A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

I swear every time I go to IKEA I buy more of these plants – I can’t help it! We have them scattered throughout the house and I love them!A New Rug and Table for our Porch via Life on Shady Lane blog

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    Nancy
    April 28, 2017 at 8:58 pm

    Meg, where si you find the table??? I’ve been looking for similar tables for our Texas Room!!!

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    Nancy
    April 28, 2017 at 8:58 pm

    Meg, where did you find the table??? I’ve been looking for similar tables for our Texas Room!!!

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