Top Six Ways to Bring the Outdoors into Your Sunroom

Sunrooms are the ideal way to enjoy the outdoors without battling uncomfortable temperatures or pesky insects.

From the summer heat waves to winter snow storms, these glass encased spaces allow homeowners to creatively enjoy all of their favorite aspects of nature without ever leaving the comfort of their homes. Sunrooms are the perfect opportunity to enjoy a semi-outdoor space with your friends and family, ideal for both social gatherings and relaxation. The best part? You control the thermostat and there are no citronella candles or bug spray necessary.

Follow these 6 tips to bring your favorite parts of nature into your sunroom:

1. Ground to ceiling windows

Large windows let you enjoy the beauty of your backyard without having to venture outside. Large windows also let in abundance of natural light to make your space feel open and welcoming.

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2. Incorporate plants and flowers

Bringing in bright flowers and unique plants allows you to enjoy foliage that may not naturally grow in your backyard. Also, consider incorporating imitation plants to avoid irritating allergies and maintenance.

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3. Use wood beams for the ceiling

Incorporating timber beams into the architecture of your sunroom creates a rustic feeling and lets you enjoy the natural beauty of the wood.

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4. Display floral patterns

Floral patterns on the fabrics in your sunroom create visual interest and can be used to add a splash of colors.

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5. Create a glass roof

Glass roofs allow you to experience the outdoors from inside your home without feeling confined. Have you always dreamed of high ceilings? A glass roof can easily afford you that luxury. You can enjoy a late afternoon rainstorm or winter snow from the comfort of your favorite couch.

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6. Animal print rugs

Animal prints add a unique sense of flare to your room. They can easily add character to a dull area and are a wonderful way to pull characteristics of nature into your space.

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