Friday, May 13, 2011

I love sunrooms!

When we moved to Charlotte in 2004 our first house had a sunroom. I painted it a fern green and decorated it with wicker Pottery Barn chairs with ottomans. I love to sip tea in that room or read a book. There was a fireplace in there too so on not so warm days you could take the chill off by having a fire in the fireplace. Then we moved to the townhouse 2 yrs. ago and there wasn't a sunroom. I really missed a nice intimate quiet room to go to. Now we have moved back to a house and while it isn't called a sunroom (the previous owners called it a formal living room) I call it my sunroom! I have the Pottery Barn wicker chairs and ottomans in there, my conservatory, a sofa table from Maine in the front window and I've put pictures in there that remind me of the outdoors. I came across the sunroom picture above on I love it. Maybe I can add some things like they have in the picture to make it cozier in my sunroom!

Everyone have a wonderful weekend!!


Rhondi said...

Hi SHerri
I love a sunroom too! I am thinking of turning my office/studio back into a sunroom/sitting room again. Hope you have nice weekend too. Have you been to Amelie's Bakery? We should go there sometime!
Hugs, Rhondi

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

I love sunrooms too Sherri and your furniture certainly lends itself to a beautiful sunroom. I'm crazy about Pottery Barn.

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

I have never had a sun room, but always wanted one. The one from PB looks perfect!

Lindy said...

That IS a pretty picture. I'm helping my mom with her sunroom in a couple of weeks. Tons of windows -- what I wouldn't give!

Kay said...

I'd love to have a sunroom here in Hawaii with big open windows and a ceiling fan, please.

Heather at Dusty Bay said...

I have a sunroom and just love it! I put a day bed in there and cut down the legs a bit so people out on the road couldn't see me laying there soaking up the sun!

vicki said...

Oh Sherri- your "sunroom" is absolutely beautiful- that would be my favorite room in the house! You have decorated it beautifully. I'm so jealous!!

jenclair said...

Love this sunroom! So cheerful!

Cedrick Finly said...

I love the theme of your sunroom. It's bright and refreshing to the eyes. I'm sure you would have a nice and relaxing time whenever you are in your sunroom!

Cedrick Finly

Anonymous said...

I also love sunrooms! We have a small one at home. but we make it a point to keep it clean and beautiful. The best thing about it is the wide garden view outside which is just so relaxing.

Terence Watthens

Angelina Garcia said...

One of the good benefits of having a sunroom is the amount of light that it can bring to your home, which indirectly save you from consuming great amount of energy. And aside from that, it also allows you to appreciate the view of nature from the comforts of your home.

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