This feels like a chic living room. The scrolled candelabra is the icing on the cake.
Throw pillows are not just for the living room anymore. So many beautiful prints are now available in weather-resistant fabrics.
This minimal patio is a great place to enjoy the view. Also, the doors make it an extension of the indoor room.
Don't feel overwhelmed or that everything has to be elaborate. A good old fashioned picnic table and benches could be all you need to enjoy your patio.
I love the way the planted form peeks in and out of this patio. The designer did a great job of playing with the edge.
Stone walls can also serve as seating.
I think I put this picture in every outdoor ideabook I do. It's just such a charming space. It even has a fireplace at the end.
Isn't this table fantastic? Not that they have a sideboard set up as well.
I'll take it. Yes please!
An aerial view of a dude who has made the most out of his postage-stamp sized yard.
Here's the ground view.
This patio is minimalist, yet offers so many options for seating, lounging, eating, etc.
This lovely covered patio is a great substitute for a dining room.
These lanterns provide all the light anyone would need.
Simple and lovely.
Very simple potted plants bring so much life to this patio. The deck chairs are so traditional and pretty as well.
This is a great example of the variety of patio furniture available today.
Those doors are simply T.D.F.
A grade change is a good way to cut out patio space and provide a seating wall.
Check out the way they have hug the sculpture on the wall. There really is no limit to how you can decorate the patio. Be aware of what is not weather resistant and make sure you are okay with some damage - that's about it.
I love the way this patio relates to the interior and the entrance...
...oh, and THE VIEW is spectacular.
Here is a wonderful example of how to open up a home to an outdoor patio - it is such a wonderful extension of the home. Even when the glass doors are shut, it is visually connected.