I know, I have said it a hundred times already, but I want to emphasize that I use the cloth porch more than I imagined I ever would and it seems to be not just my favourite hang out but the favourite of all of my visitors too.
Last year I put up the remaining spruce that was left over from the inside but I did not have enough to finish the job. This year my husband and I broke down and bought 6 more boards. They are not weathered so they look a little different than the ones from last year.
It makes the cloth porch feel a lot more like a room and a lot less like an after thought. Here is what it looks like when you look in from the South