A screened porch in a Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, house is collaged in bright outdoor fabrics. "In my houses, I tend to make a base of neutrals, and I love using small amounts of color for contrast," designer Sally Markham says. "But the client urged me to use brighter colors than I normally would have, and I'm glad she did. They add excitement." - HouseBeautiful.com
Front Porch Appeal Newsletter April 2012, Online magazine for Front Porch Ideas and More
Outdoor living rooms can be used year-round when covered and paired with a fireplace. This space, much like an indoor living room, is comfortable at 16 by 16 feet and has enough room for multiple seating options and a small table.