35 Beautiful Sunroom Design Ideas

A sunroom is also called a sun parlor, sun porch or sun lounge and it’s a structure usually built onto the side of a house. It allows you to admire and to enjoy the surroundings and the views while being sheltered and protected from rain, wind and other weather conditions. The name is very suggestive actually. Since this room has large windows in order to allow panoramic views, the sun gets through and the room is filled with light and warmth.

A wood paneled ceiling gives the sunroom a more inviting feel

There are numerous different types of designs for the sunroom. It can be constructed out of a variety of materials. For example, you can have a brick sunroom if you prefer a more rustic décor. You can also build it out of wood to make it feel warm and cozy or, if you want to emphasize the views, you can build it out of glass. The roof can also be made of glass so you can admire the sky and enjoy the weather to its fullest.

Use blinds for the windows in case the sunlight becomes disturbing

You could also use the sunroom as a second dining area

A fireplace will make the sunroom warm and cozy when the weather is unfriendly

Use skylights for extra light and beautiful views of the sky

Light and bright curtains also complement the sunroom beautifully

Decorate this space with plants and flowers for a more natural look

Turn the sunroom into an entertainment and relaxation area

Place the table against the windows to take advantage of the views

Large windows are crucial in any sunroom regardless of the décor

Use comfortable furniture and pleasant textures

A glass roof would definitely be a wonderful feature for a sunroom

The light will enter both through the windows and the ceiling

You could also have a desk or a workspace in the sunroom

Bright and cheerful colors work well with a room filled with light

The sunroom is usually furnished with comfortable armchairs, lounge chairs and sofas. It’s a space where you can entertain guests or simply relax with the family. To emphasize the brightness of the room you can paint the walls while. Skylights are also common in sunrooms. Also, if you want to create a stronger connection with the outdoors, you can add plants and flowers.

Add rich accent colors for a dynamic and bold décor

You can create a themed décor for this space with the help of colors and pattern

A sunroom with a high glass ceiling and a beautiful hanging chandelier

Use natural materials, colors and texture for a better indoor-outdoor connection

A sunroom with access to a terrace is an even better idea

Make the room feel cozy and comfortable and use the views to your advantage

Open up the space with floor-to-ceiling glass windows

An entirely white sunroom can also be refreshing and relaxing

A slanted ceiling is less disturbing if it’s made of glass

Use bold colors and fresh plants to give the sunroom a fresh and dynamic look

Make sure the sofa or sectional offers nice views

A vaulted ceiling is always a beautiful architecture feature

Green and turquoise and both refreshing colors, great for such spaces

The huge windows definitely change the whole atmosphere in the room

The wooden ceiling, the curtains and the wicker furniture make this room feel very inviting

A more traditional sunroom interior décor with a wood-paneled ceiling

Use table lamps and wall-mounted fixtures for subtle and pleasant lighting

Try to take advantage of the views and use the windows wisely

Rocking chairs are definitely great additions to a sunroom

Mountain sunroom design we love

Artificial lighting is not very important in this room as you mostly use it during daytime and natural light plays an important role in the décor. The windows are large and let in plenty of light. you can use a pendant light or wall-mounted fixtures for a cozy and comfortable atmosphere.

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Published by in Best Of, on May 7th, 2013

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