So we're still working on the porch. I bought paint over the weekend only to realize that they forgot to tint it...doh! And of course they were closed on Sunday so I couldn't go back and therefore no painting got done. Wah wah. Instead we scoured the internet for an attractive outdoor fan only to find out that it's an oxymoron. Ok, maybe that's a little harsh but, unless you want to pay an arm and a leg for one, the choices are meh.
Unfortunately we really need one if I want to spend any time at all outdoors this summer. There could be twenty people outside and only one mosquito and I'll be the only one who gets bit. Repeatedly. So annoying! So needless to say, I need a strong draft to drive them away from my oh so fragrant skin. Here are some fans I found that I don't hate. (Note: all images are via lampsplus.com except otherwise noted).
Right now this is the top contender.
This one is ok for this type of fan, but definitely looks like it should be in a tropical location.
I like this one but it's a bit modern for our house.
My husband loves this one. I like it too, but it's another one that is just a bit too pricey for us right now.
So what do you think? I don't have a choice. We're definitely getting a fan. Now we just have to choose the lesser of the evils.