Decorating & Design

May 20, 2022

See How A Screened Porch Is Transformed Into A Welcoming Retreat

It’s hard to believe that this charming screened porch in the Kawarthas was once used for storing wood and little else. One of the challenges was the original wraparound bench. Though a good idea in theory, it was too shallow to offer comfortable seating and made furniture placement difficult. “It forced everyone to the edges of the room,” says designer Cynthia Ferguson. “It felt like a hockey locker room with all of the players lined up along the bench.”

Scroll down to see how Cynthia transformed the space with color, vintage finds and woven furniture!

Author: Rosemary Poole

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Cynthia Ferguson