Posted by: Brenda Kula | March 6, 2009

Vintage Porch For Spring


Yesterday I got out my old vintage table cloths previously owned by a dear friend who passed away a few years ago. I found last year that they make my furniture under the gazebo look more pleasing. I’m not in the market to get these cushions reupholstered. So this was the next best thing. (I now see that Abi was in the midst of jumping into one of the chairs. Looks like she’s flying through the air!)


Simply lay the table cloth over the cushions, and start “tucking.”


Of course you have to tuck them back in fairly often. But still, I’d rather do that than look at the drab colors that are underneath!

So this is the view from the courtyard gazebo.






  1. Wow! how inviting this looks. Can imagine sitting there chatting with you, cold drink in hand. Have a great weekend!

  2. This area looks so inviting and comfy. Just the place to relax with the doggies and kick back.

  3. Oh, honey, such a clever girl you are! I am drooling over your beautiful outdoor space. Such a great shot of Abi. 🙂

  4. I love everything! The perfect relaxing spot!

  5. What a great idea.

  6. It looks so nice Brenda, I’ll just come on in and sit a spell! xo, suzy

  7. What a clever use of the vintage linens. You have a spring look and get to remember your dear friend, too. Everything looks so nice, Brenda.

    Always Growing

  8. Just beautiful Brenda!!! Looks like your sitting area is covered, so you don’t have to take the linens off when it rains do you? I would sure love to have a cup of coffee on your patio!!

  9. Brenda,
    Your outdoor space looks wonderful-so inviting. Would you come do mine?

  10. Brenda, what a perfectly inviting little nook!

  11. Hmm .. nice. How cozy to relax and have drinks with friends …

  12. A nice way to give your old cushions a fresh look! 🙂

  13. What a beautiful way to use those old linens. There just isn’t anything like them made today.


  14. Brenda,

    It looks so refreshing and welcoming! Truly a lovely place to sit and enjoy the beauties of your yard.

  15. Oh, I am jealous with a capital J. This is wonderful! Bring on the springtime! 🙂

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