Decorator, tastemaker, shopkeeper and blogger Francine Gardner placed two wrought iron daybeds on her Connecticut home's terrace and dressed them in monotone flax weaves (above).
But, the addition of vintage fabrics collected on her global treks and much needed mosquito netting gave her daybeds personality and the power to entice visitors to a mid-day snooze.
HGTV designer Genevieve Gorder captured the allure of Francine Gardner's porch daybeds in a short video segment. Click here to watch the inspiration found in her simple, yet dynamic aesthetic.
I'm sold on the mosquito netting and have decided to create a lounge spot on the porch of my studio. I'm thinking of repurposing a baby crib or locating an old iron frame to create the daybed.
Who can resist? I'm a daydream believer!