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Guest Picks: Concrete Ideas for Patios and Decks
Look to lightweight fiber cement for functional outdoor furniture and accessories that are heavy on style
"furniture and accessories that are heavy on style... weather and UV resistant, making it virtually maintenance free and able to hold up... breathe and absorb just enough water and nutrients. Better still, it stays cool, helping... indoor and outdoor products are produced from a fiber cement material that renders... transportable and perfect for urban dwellers. Concrete is a natural material that has long... architects and designers for its durability, as well as its expansive breadth of colors..."
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... furniture can and should be used to enhance the enjoyment of outdoor spaces and add a little... relaxing and communing with nature, enjoying the company of others or taking in the... bring life and imagination to the landscape. A solitary bench under a great oak conjures... cigar and watching us youngsters play ball in the street with the gang of neighborhood..."
Great Cover-Ups: 8 Outdoor Canopies and Shades
Lounge as long as you like without getting baked, with one of these sun-screening structures for your backyard, deck or patio
"barbecues and quiet afternoons with your favorite summer read. No matter what purpose... ribbed and rippled in an imitation of a natural phenomenon, the variety of today's... rods, and wooden rings I've hung on to. It will provide some privacy and shade for... tide, sun and time to take a picture - raining right now... All it is is four poles... poles and a long strip of fabric, with ribbons. I've always admired porches with curtains..."
Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Outdoor Spaces of 2012
All in the courtyard, please rise — these favorite patios, yards and decks deserve your full attention
"favorite patios, yards and decks deserve your full attention... sizes and styles, each space is outfitted to make the most of its environment. Fire... pools and plenty of shading gave Houzz readers everywhere extra motivation to upgrade... is cold and dreary in New York City and weather fitting for these wonderful outdoor... to plan and work towards ready for when the weather is right and even if it is only... day bed and view. We use this space so much in the summer and fall. In designing it..."
Budget Decorator: 10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio
Hang a vintage sign here and some inexpensive curtains there, for a patio or deck that looks polished and pulled together
"sign here and some inexpensive curtains there, for a patio or deck that looks polished... rooms look and feel; you can whip up furnishings and decor, hunt for vintage bargains... bargains and make smart choices about new purchases. Here are 10 ideas for updating your... a roof deck with a hammock and tables and chairs. This weekend we played around and... and rearranged the placement of everything and it looks like a whole new deck. It..."
Houzz Tours: 5-Day Outdoor Makeover
"action and gave her outdoor space a makeover in just five days. She already thought... small and nestled among treetops above the city. She knew she would have to make... living and entertaining space. Coco uses this outdoor room for just about anything... parties, and visiting with guests — complete with matching green cashmere blankets and... backyard patio furniture and surrounding area and there is sooooo much inspiration here..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Great Patio, Deck or Rooftop!
"your patio a chance at the spotlight as we head outdoors for a new summer ideabook... spaces and outside during the nice weather. We'll be featuring a great patio, deck... great shot and give your new outdoor space its big break.... favorite patio picture - the patio's flowers and foliage are just delicious, and the... how awed and excited I am about all of these patios and decks. You all are amazing.... the deck to a big test! :) My patio and two-tiered deck, located in Nutley, NJ...."
20 Outdoor Rooms With Entertaining Flair
Some have fire features and grills; others, just a table and chairs. But all of these open-air rooms show guests a good time
"features and grills; others, just a table and chairs. But all of these open-air rooms... the deck and happy hour at sunset to dinner by candlelight and fireside gatherings... nights and visits with friends near and far. Outdoor entertaining, from lunch on the... cushions, and bought a new umbrella and for about $200 total. Saved the $1500 I was thinking... winter care and repeated spray-painting, and that before the new cushions we sat either..."
Take It Outside! Inspiring Ideas for Outdoor Dining
"comfortable and genteel as those indoors — and maybe even a bit magical... roasted meat and baked potatoes, we’re now ready to spend time outside in shorts and T-shirts... color and the smells and sensations of warm weather. More relaxed, more spontaneous... warmer and the light gets brighter, our daily routines undergo a radical paradigm... between me and the bird poop (and twigs and leaves and ticks). Thanks for the info. Lovely..."
Houzz Tour: Pursuing the Good Outdoor Life in Palos Verdes
With a refinished patio and an added deck, these homeowners can enjoy the abundant California sunshine
"refinished patio and an added deck, these homeowners can enjoy the abundant California... existing patio, added a deck off the master bedroom and built a shaded outdoor sitting... front and the recessed patio. Why would anyone want replace a good clay tile roof... long time and traveled quite a bit bringing back with them mementos and ideas from places... the home and surrounding area. It is so interesting. It is a beautiful combination..."
7 Ways to Create a Gorgeous Outdoor Room
Revel in the sights and scents of spring on a patio or in a garden corner decked out in comfy interior style
"sights and scents of spring on a patio or in a garden corner decked out in comfy interior... a snug and stylish corner with the comforts of home. Depending on where you live... space and feel good underfoot. *Decoration. Art, potted plants, sculpture, lanterns... candles and a source of music, but these are optional. Here are a few inspirations... winter and on the patio in the spring and summer. thanks for the great ideas. Love..."
Find the Right Glass Door for Your Patio
It’s more than just a patio door — it’s an architectural design element. Here’s help for finding the right one for your home and lifestyle
"just a patio door — it’s an architectural design element. Here’s help for finding... of the patio doors available and what you should know about each.... glass patio door hasn't been around for very long. It took modern manufacturing... wealthy and aristocratic is now available in a wide variety of styles for every home... there's a patio door that will fit your home's aesthetic as well as your budget. So... kitchen and the "Enclosed Patio". Thank you. I assume you have the door and you are..."
20 Outstanding Outdoor Living Rooms
Why give up style and comfort just because you add fresh air? Turn any porch or patio into a sumptuous room by following these leads
"style and comfort just because you add fresh air? Turn any porch or patio into a... lighting and indoor-outdoor carpets, you can now live as stylishly and comfortably outdoors... chairs and a Weber grill. But with the advent of synthetic wicker, all-weather fabrics... at your patio or porch the same way you might approach a room. Consider flooring, lighting... scale and texture. You might even give some thought to the walls, whether they’re..."
14 Ways to Make Your Grill Setup Better
Labor Day got you rethinking the old grilling station? Here’s how to pack more function and style into your backyard cooking zone
"function and style into your backyard cooking zone... front and center. As you fire up your grill this Labor Day, consider some of these... fires and smoke but also for gas leaks and such. And even large range hoods don't... friends and family to gather and sit with the chef and have a drink. Or if they prefer... wired and tiled it and bought the granite counter, grill, vent hood and stainless... feeling and flow. Great article Mitchell Parker and perfectly timed for the third..."
10 Great Outdoor Chill Zones
Whether you have a huge poolside deck or a sliver of a patio, these ideas will kick stress to the curb all summer long
"poolside deck or a sliver of a patio, these ideas will kick stress to the curb all summer... coming home and immediately kicking off your shoes, grabbing an ice-cold drink and heading... unwind and let go. Summer may still seem far off, but now is actually a great time... into patios and decks that allow those who wish to, to store their cushions in a dry... the side deck with a cute thatched umbrella and I do love the look and it is very c..."