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June 24, 2009

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rear {sleeping} porches. 06.24.09.

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22 Comments

  • Reply vintage simple June 24, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    i'd love a screened-in porch in the back of our house. it's definitely on the wish list. ah, to dream..! 🙂

    -maria

  • Reply Allison June 24, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    this is a side of houses i rarely see! i think these back porches are just gorgeous–the perfect summer hideaways.

    i'd never thought of how cool back porches are, but after these pictures I definitely want one.

  • Reply our little love nest June 24, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    I want one of those! I love the squares of lattice and the gingerbread pieces. So summery and fun. xo

  • Reply rachellovespeace June 24, 2009 at 1:26 pm

    love these! my great grandma had a great porch in pennsylvania. we don't have many here in south florida. but i can dream. 🙂

  • Reply paula June 24, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    I just love the shingles.

  • Reply Darrah June 24, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    These are beautiful homes. How lucky to live in such a sweet neighborhood! I have a porch, and it is a lovely spot to relax, read, and possibly get a tan!

  • Reply Amanda Nicole June 24, 2009 at 2:15 pm

    Sleeping porches, I love the idea!

  • Reply Rebecca June 24, 2009 at 3:17 pm

    the two story porches are so neat. i love old house in the east and south with all of the old additions…we don't really have that here much in the west.

  • Reply Amy@OldSweetSong June 24, 2009 at 3:24 pm

    I have to have one when I migrate back down south. Also, your downtown is very neighborhoody.

  • Reply Stacey June 24, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    Would love to grab a pillow, my most comfy blanket a book, and Hermie, then fall asleep on one of those porches. 🙂

  • Reply Grace@PoeticHome June 24, 2009 at 5:38 pm

    I'm enamored with your downtown! Sleeping porches?! That's my type of town!

  • Reply Anne @ The City Sage June 24, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    I just LOVE the idea of a sleeping porch! it seems like such an old-school romantic detail. neat pics!

  • Reply cindy : quaint June 24, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    these are so wonderful! i love all the lattice-work.

  • Reply Daisy June 24, 2009 at 11:42 pm

    Nice set of photos!

  • Reply denise June 24, 2009 at 11:46 pm

    i've never slept on a sleeping porch, but i love the idea of it.

  • Reply The Lil Bee June 25, 2009 at 2:06 am

    So beautiful. Piled on top of one another, these perspectives are even more interesting. You've even managed to make peeling paint look pretty!

  • Reply megan June 25, 2009 at 4:15 am

    looove these!

  • Reply orange sugar home June 25, 2009 at 4:56 am

    so interesting! I didn't know those are sleeping porches. I've heard of the term before – thanks!

  • Reply littlebyrd June 25, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    This might be my favorite yet! I have always been fascinated by these.

  • Reply down and out chic June 25, 2009 at 4:50 pm

    if i ever have a home of my own, i MUST have a porch (and a clawfoot tub, but that's another matter altogether).

  • Reply Urban Weeds June 25, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    I love sleeping porches!! Love these photos.

  • Reply Laura. June 26, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    ooh, i like these add-on/porchy thingies. i like how your downtowns always have a theme.

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