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Shade Sails: Outdoor Rooms Take Wing
Futuristic looking yet a terrific complement to both traditional and modern landscapes, shade sails lend a sculptural quality to patios
"modern landscapes, shade sails lend a sculptural quality to patios... e and landscapes. Get ideas for your own shady outdoor room, from freestanding party... noticed outdoor shades with dynamic, futuristic, architectural forms lately? Shade... use our outdoor patio area when the weather isn't ideal. Are there waterproof versions... our back patio instead of the typical (often awkward) umbrella-in-table set up. I like..."
Almost Invisible Outdoor Furniture Lets Views Star
No less stylish for all its modesty, barely there furniture for gardens, patios and decks is designed to offer a clear view of the landscape
"gardens, patios and decks is designed to offer a clear view of the landscape... Outdoor furniture is an integral part of a garden, providing a comfortable place... to the landscape. A solitary bench under a great oak conjures up the vision of a... kids. Outdoor furniture can and should be used to enhance the enjoyment of outdoor... poolside patio, garden nook or front porch. But there are times when furniture can detract..."
Out in the Yard: Creating an Art-Inspired Garden
"to Your Landscape With an Unexpected Eye-Catcher... in the landscape. While we are quick to add artwork to our blank walls and accessories... to the landscape through the use of sculpture, fountains or ceramics is a great way... sprucing the landscape up! - jannie - Good to know for any who are interested in attracting... small patio w/o any help from anyone. She constructed a koi pond which incorporates... to any landscape, but it can also make a big difference in cost.. this statue for..."
Houzz Tours: 5-Day Outdoor Makeover
"-Yard Outdoor Room Goes from Beige to Brilliant... gave her outdoor space a makeover in just five days. She already thought of her 1940s... uses this outdoor room for just about anything she'd do indoors, including blogging on... backyard patio furniture and surrounding area and there is sooooo much inspiration here... dream patio by next summer! :) Secondly, Becky I am so jealous of you! Lucky dawg... ..the outdoor rug comes from a small store that closed here in Los Angeles. I did..."
Climate Control: Work With Nature's Elements for the Best Outdoor Space
Consider sun, wind and water where you live for a deck or patio that's as comfortable as possible all year long
"deck or patio that's as comfortable as possible all year long... home's outdoor spaces. Whether you're thinking about a simple deck or an expansive... expansive outdoor kitchen, knowing your climate's particulars will greatly improve the outcome... comfortable outdoor room, perfect for where you live.... options for outdoor dining and lounging areas over the course of last year, pushing tables... bother me outdoors are bugs and engine noises like leaf blowers and lawnmowers. Design..."
Outdoor Style: Creative Ways With Classic Concrete
Have you cast concrete aside as being too dull or crack-prone? Learn about new design options along with the basics of using it outside
"widely used outdoor materials. Though it’s sometimes thought of as cold or even dull,... paths, patios, walls and other features is almost limitless. It can be cast in nearly... driveways, patio & pool deck. Perhaps accented with brick edging and expansion joints... concrete patio without taking on the huge project of completely removing. Are concrete... Concrete outdoor features typically cost less than those made of stone, brick or tile..."
Unwind in an Enclosed Garden Sanctuary — Outdoors or In
Refresh your spirits amid the beauty of a walled garden or an interior courtyard designed with thoughtful plantings
"As a landscape designer, I was sick of creating beautiful gardens for others and... of our outdoor renovation. I tried to keep it as Eco-friendly as possible, reusing... to the landscape or neighboring gardens, and they are perfect when you have pets -... having an outdoor room with comfortable furniture and privacy was very important when... enticing outdoor sanctuary. This garden I designed is in classical English Country..."
8 European-Style Patios That Invite and Charm
Settle into a Spanish courtyard or fan yourself at a French farmhouse. These worldly patios will inspire outdoor relaxing anywhere
"worldly patios will inspire outdoor relaxing anywhere... evening, outdoor patios are perfect places for unwinding. You can claim any outdoor... as your patio. Pull together some outdoor seating, set out some planters with pretty... European-style outdoor patios are sure to inspire your summer space.... piece of outdoor space wherever they can. Whether for a croissant and coffee on a quiet... great outdoor space. Whether high up on a rooftop, tucked away in a courtyard or..."
Get the Look: Spanish-Mediterranean Courtyard
"Living Area Outdoors With a Classic Garden Patio... up our outdoor areas for lounging, parties and dinners outside. Spanish-Mediterranean... enclosed patios are designed to be an extension of the home’s living space, with areas... great landscaping ideas here. Love love love...I want them all. I just love the... (pool). 2. Patio. There are paved areas for outdoor living, usually made of tile, stone... enhance the patios and tends to be on the perimeter and in containers. This patio is made..."
3-Season Rooms: Fire Warms a Pergola-Covered Pennsylvania Patio
Amish-milled lumber and local bluestone set off a focal-point fireplace beautifully in this comfy outdoor living space
"a new patio that extends their living space outdoors. Thanks to a new outdoor fireplace... help the patio meld with its surroundings. Patio at a Glance Location: Bryn Mawr,... Nonemaker, landscape designer and owner of The Outerspaces Group. To make better use of... of the patio covered to prevent rain on the furniture? Would enjoy every outdoor... in the patio every night? Do you cover it? bring it inside? We have patio furniture..."
Roll With Boulders for High Landscape Impact
"drama outdoors with oversize rocks in gardens, around pools and on patios... homeowners for landscape use, and I'm not sure why, when these oversize rocks can be used... but as a landscape designer I can say that boulders are often an extremely cost-effective... common landscape problems. Here are some common — and maybe some uncommon — ways of... in the landscape. Years ago a landscape designer told me that at least a third of..."
5 Best-Behaved Trees to Grace a Patio
Big enough for shade but small enough for easy care, these amiable trees mind their manners in a modest outdoor space
"for a patio or other moderate-size outdoor living area? Generally you’ll want a plant... there more patio trees for Zone 5? I have a very sunny patio with no trees around. I have... to any patio. We are looking for a shade tree for our patio, and this is our wish... Promise) as a patio tree (pruning as needed to keep a certain shape). And, Becky, Manteo... my back patio and it always looks great, no trouble at all. Thanks for sharing your..."
A Modern Backyard Trumps the Texas Heat
New shaded areas offer a respite in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories
"in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories... build an outdoor space to enhance their everyday lives — nearly doubling their living... This outdoor area is so inviting it makes me want to run, not walk, into the nearest... "enjoy" the outdoors without one. I live in Houston. I am wondering if you are using a... onto the patio and invites the homeowners outside. “It’s their outdoor living room,”..."
How to Pick the Right Floor for Your Garden Room
Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces
"floor, and outdoor garden rooms are no exception. Paths, decks, patios, overlooks, trash... dry set patios and walkways or thinner material for mortared patios, countertops and... material for outdoor use, but because it's sourced in fairly thin sections, it has to be... them as patio and garden decking. I'm picking them up on Tuesday and am VERY excited... designing an outdoor gathering area, and we try to incorporate this into each of our projects..."
Garden Tour: A Colorful Patio Blooms in the Arizona Desert
"A landscape designer transforms a couple's backyard patio into a feature-packed oasis... " says landscape designer Kathryn Prideaux. They wanted to create a true outdoor living... area, outdoor kitchen, fire feature, nap bench, and sunning area on the patio.... by the patio's limited space. "They weren't really concerned with how much space they... destruction of outdoor cushions by packrats which will gnaw on anything. Is that not a problem..."