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Sleep Outside: 10 Cool Porches for Naptime

Design Sponge

With temperatures scorching during the summer it’s hard to get a good nights sleep.  I have often thought of dragging the bed onto the deck on hot nights in summers past, and these pictures I’ve come across lately are sort of sealing the deal.  Check out 10 beautiful deck sleeping ideas below:


  • Screened Porch 1 of 10
    Screened Porch
    A screen porch is probably the perfect outdoor sleeping set up to fend off bugs.
    Mary Jo and Steve Hoffman's home on Design Sponge
  • Window Space 2 of 10
    Window Space
    If you don't have a porch, than a bed in the middle of a windowed room makes an excellent substitute.
    Design Sponge
  • Sleek with Black 3 of 10
    Sleek with Black
    A cool looking space to hang out.
    Spotted at Home Life (Photography Sharyn Cairnsstyling Glen Proebstel - Sharren Joel - Share Design.)
  • A Paris Loft 4 of 10
    A Paris Loft
    Not only is this space romantic, it's in Paris.
    Spotted at The New York Times (Images: Andreas Meichsener.)
  • Nap Swing 5 of 10
    Nap Swing
    This is the best porch bed yet. A nap swing at a timeshare on a lakeside plot outside Toronto.
    Spotted at Dwell (Photo by: Lorne Bridgman.)
  • An Entire Bedroom 6 of 10
    An Entire Bedroom
    How about taking the entire bedroom outside.
    Spotted on Fresh Home Ideas (By Colleen Duffley Productions.)
  • Cottage Style 7 of 10
    Cottage Style
    Another lovely version for a sleeping porch.
    From Cottage Company
    Via Apartment Therapy
  • Romantic Prairie Style 8 of 10
    Romantic Prairie Style
    This sleeping porch is from the book Romantic Prairie Style and it looks rather luxurious and cosy. Doesn't it?
    Purchase a copy from Amazon
  • Mansion Luxury 9 of 10
    Mansion Luxury
    Luxurious bedding pulls you in on this mansion balcony.
    From a behind-the-scenes photo shoot for The Cross
    Photo by Janis Nicolay
    Originally posted on Poppytalk
  • Porch Swing Bed 10 of 10
    Porch Swing Bed
    This entire sleeping porch is the best idea ever. Screen, hanging bed, sweet dreams.
    Spotted on Sweet Peach Blog.

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Jan is the co-founder of Poppytalk, a blog about the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade and Poppytalk Handmade, an online curated marketplace. Follow her on Twitter , Facebook and Pinterest!

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