ISSUE 32  |  Cape Cod Modern

DIY: Slat Railing Projects via Kitka and the Brick House

August 12, 2010 6:32 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Two of our favorite modern home improvement bloggers recently completed projects involving slatted wood outdoor screens—small (and relatively low cost) changes with a big impact.

Above: John and Juli, proprietors of Mjolk in Toronto and writers of the blog Kitka, were inspired by Morgan of the Brick House (see below) to replace an unappealing deck enclosure with a new slatted cedar enclosure.

Above: The couple replaced a diagonal lattice screen with a slatted wood screen; for a step-by-step account of the process, go to Kitka.

Above: Morgan Satterfield of the The Brick House created a slatted enclosure for her Southern California house, transforming the exterior and creating a privacy zone; read about the process at The Brick House.