Favorite Room....Hooked On Houses

8.15.2014

 Hi, everybody! I'm Julia from Hooked on Houses, and I live in Ohio with my husband Dave and our kids Jake and Lily. When Kim asked me to share my favorite room with you guys, I didn't have to think twice about which one it would be. The sunroom is the one I spend as much time as possible in, especially this time of year. Come on in!

  Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net



This used to be a big, open deck that ran across the back of our house, but with our wooded yard, it was hard to spend much time out there without getting eaten alive, especially in the evenings. Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net
So we decided to build a screened porch. But that project grew, as projects tend to do. We started asking, "How much to add windows? Okay, how about an A/C unit? Heat? Insulation?" Before we knew it, we were building a sunroom instead. Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net
The extra investment was worth it because we can use the room on all but the coldest days of winter and the hottest days of summer, and it functions as a kind of family room for us now year-round. Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net It's fun to entertain out here... Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net pink lemonade in the sunroom But it's also my favorite reading spot... Beautiful Ruins in the sunroom 8-6-14 Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net
Hard to believe it's almost time to start redecorating the sunroom for fall... Julia's Sunroom Decorated for Fall | hookedonhouses.net
But I'm not ready to think about that just yet! Julia's Sunroom Decorated for Fall | hookedonhouses.net
You can find more photos and details about the sunroom (and the rest of my house) over at Hooked on Houses under the tab labeled "My House." Thanks to Kim for inviting me to share my favorite room on her lovely blog! :) Julia's Sunroom | hookedonhouses.net

Thank you, Julia for sharing your favorite room here. I know how you feel about your sun room because I feel the same way about mine. 

If y'all aren't familiar with Hooked on Houses I hope you will go over and visit. You will find all kinds of homes shared on her blog such as celebrity houses, houses for sell and funny MLS listings that are a hoot.

Miss any past favorite rooms? See them all here.

Have a super weekend!

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19 comments:

  1. Great sunroom, I love the bright cheery colors you use too.

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  2. I love Julia's sunroom....it is so very bright and cheery with the amazing colors and walls of windows in the room...Great feature today Kim. Have a great weekend Kim and Julia!

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  3. What a beautiful sunroom! I could curl up and take a nap there any day! I love the green and yellow color combo - so pretty!

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  4. Julia's sunroom is so beautiful! I love the exposed brick wall, and all those gorgeous windows must make one feel like they're sitting in the trees. So lovely!
    Mary Alice

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  5. Julia's sun room is so pretty. Yep having the brick showing makes it even more lovely. Great room. Thanks KIm for featuring Julia today.
    Kris

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  6. Always beautiful and I adore that sunroom! In Texas it would be a roaster, but I'm sure it's lovely where you are :) Thank you for sharing!

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  7. Julia, I'd say that you made a wise investment. I love the light and airy quality. It's like looking out on a green forest. It makes you never want to leave.

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  8. You and Julia are really making me want to turn our screened porch into a sunroom! Love the happy colors that she has used to decorate for summer, and I can see how easily she can decorate for fall by changing up some of the accessories.

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  9. What a wonderful room. So full of natural light! Thanks for sharing this happy, sun-filled room!

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  10. What a great room they created. I would be out there all the time too. Great feature again, Kim.

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  11. What a treat it must be to enjoy this beautiful room year round! I love the expansive windows - such verdant views!! Thanks for sharing, Julia and Kim.

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  12. I've followed Julia's blog for years, when I first discovered that there were other people obsessed with the Somethings Gotta Give home! Love this sunroom! I would be sitting there everyday! Thanks for sharing!
    Happy Saturday!
    Kathy@The Daily Nest

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  13. Love this room…so cheerful with all the natural sunlight. That lemonade looks refreshing, too!

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  14. What a pretty space...it's so bright and cheery I can see why she spends most of her time there!!

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  15. Love the cheerful feel and bright accents...so happy!

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  16. Gorgeous room with such cheerful colors! What an inviting space!
    -Shelley

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  17. Julia is one of the first bloggers, like you, that I followed before I started my own blog.

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