Elizabeth Dinkel
Interior Designers & Decorators
Swallow Drive transitional-patio

Swallow Drive

(Photo Credit: Karyn Millet)

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June 26, 2013
beverly_crawford wrote:
What is the drapery made of? How is it hung and maintained?
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Patricia Thompson
Where can it be purchased
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June 29, 2011
tshaffer wrote:
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can the canopy made of galvalum?
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Can you let us know the maker of the canopy. I'd be interested in size potential and durability in Chicago winters.
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June 12, 2013
srio wrote:
I LOVE the couches.....Would love to have more information on them. They are different and gorgeous!
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Bring it up a notch. Instead of the cheapy-cheapy foldy chairs most people schlepp out with tents, consider something a little more substantial, like a lightweight outdoor club chair.
Lily Gahagan added this to 50 Great Designs for a Garden Party
Investing in a sturdy canopy or outdoor tent could be worth your while if you live in a climate where you can entertain outside most of the year. This setup seems particularly good for transitioning from a warm day to a cooler night — just close a few flaps and stock the fire and you'll be toasty in no time.
Shawn Gauthier added this to 12 Ways to Warm Up Your Patio
Add a rooftop. Whether you choose a permanent, year-round construction or a seasonal canopy, a roof over the patio will help to contain heat in the cooler months. If possible, wire it with lighting to prepare it for fall’s earlier setting sun.
Beth Woodson and Kristy Woodson Harvey added this to Tented Ceilings Raise the Bar
A patio is wonderful, sure, but adding a cover creates an entirely new realm of décor options. While even outdoor fabrics and rugs don't hold up to rain, wind and sun over time, a tent adds protection and options. An outdoor space is also a great place to take chances with vibrant colors and furniture that you wouldn't necessarily want to commit to indoors.
Danyelle Mathews added this to Outdoor Rugs Have Style Covered
5. Add comfort by going big. If you have the space, consider using a large-scale rug to make your outdoor area feel more comfortable. This covered patio space feels more like an indoor living area due to the scale and warmth added by the rug.

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jmcmahonjames added this to jmcmahonjames's Ideas
November 17, 2014
Outdoor room
khande added this to khande's ideas
November 14, 2014
covered patio
Paula Seeley added this to Outside
November 14, 2014
alanhahn added this to Bathroom
October 19, 2014
Stone trim
jpnormand added this to jpnormand's Ideas
October 16, 2014
gosonia1 added this to back patio
October 5, 2014
Maybe think about a fireplace instead of water? Like the wall
adalitza added this to adalitza's Ideas
October 1, 2014
Y que te parece esto....
crheault added this to Corbin's ideas
September 21, 2014
I like this material but in red or green.
diannawyman added this to Living Room Ideas
September 10, 2014
nuaditu2 added this to nuaditu2's Ideas
September 8, 2014
Similar to my gazebo
garbini added this to yard
August 31, 2014
gisdif added this to gisdif's Ideas
August 26, 2014
smiketo added this to Patio Ideas
August 26, 2014
curtain wall and fireplace
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August 9, 2014
kreeddds added this to Outdoor
August 8, 2014
Fireplace finish
samster2000 added this to Flagler House
August 7, 2014
Pool pavilion idea
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August 5, 2014
Baghdad and sitting area
gfitch2 added this to Glenburnie - outdoor (fireplace, covered porch, deck)
August 3, 2014
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August 3, 2014
Nice structure
khpropp added this to khpropp's Ideas
July 31, 2014
neddy89 added this to garden n landscaping
July 29, 2014
Outdoor fireplace
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July 26, 2014
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July 12, 2014
Fireplace centered
kali_17 added this to outdoor room
July 6, 2014
Concrete fireplace
caitlinfry added this to Deck
July 1, 2014
Big rug
Remodel Advocates - Virtual Project Management added this to Outdoor Rooms
June 27, 2014
Canopy is quicker & cheaper sometimes. (Maybe not this one )
Isabelle Lacasse added this to isabelle_lacasse's ideas
June 24, 2014
J aime le foyer
vmonturo added this to vmonturo's Ideas
June 15, 2014
tjd2781 added this to backyard
June 11, 2014
I like the curtains
jennyboyce added this to jennyboyce's Ideas
June 11, 2014
Nice outdoor room
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June 11, 2014
myirvin added this to myirvin's Ideas
June 10, 2014
2 sofas, chairs
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June 2, 2014
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May 24, 2014
Outdoor living area
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May 22, 2014
Covered porch
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May 21, 2014
Curtain panels
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May 17, 2014
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May 17, 2014
Heavy blinds
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May 17, 2014
sleek, modern, concrete?
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May 11, 2014
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May 10, 2014
cortezmb added this to back yard
May 3, 2014
Like the deep chairs
Charity Rodrigues added this to Patios
May 1, 2014
Tent for the backyard.
lockleigh511 added this to lockleigh511's Ideas
April 30, 2014
What I would like outside
nic1130 added this to nic1130's ideas
April 28, 2014
Love the white stool
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April 27, 2014
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April 27, 2014
Small and comfortable
cindyhackman added this to sunroom
April 24, 2014
is this sunbrella?
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April 23, 2014
Fireplace wall
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April 23, 2014
N Backyard
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Out door fire place height
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April 18, 2014
Outdoor fireplace
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April 17, 2014
Laba nojume ar sana aizkariem
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April 15, 2014
Cover over fireplace
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April 14, 2014
Drapes for weather?
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April 12, 2014
Fire surround
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April 11, 2014
Inexpensive covering and fabric walls
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April 11, 2014
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April 10, 2014
river - outdoor space
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April 9, 2014
put garden stools on deck
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April 7, 2014
cortinas afuera
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April 7, 2014
Love the surround
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April 6, 2014
Colors, rustic, big curtains
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April 6, 2014
Backyard gazebo
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April 4, 2014
Open covered area in backyard
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April 3, 2014
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April 1, 2014
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Fireplace in gazebo
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March 28, 2014
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March 25, 2014
fire place outdoor up high
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March 22, 2014
curtains!!!!! don't like the tent tho.
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March 20, 2014
Fireplace w gazebo
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March 20, 2014
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March 20, 2014
just like the fan with light
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March 18, 2014
Fireplace surround metal
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March 9, 2014
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March 8, 2014
Is this a giant tent?
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March 7, 2014
what is fireplace made of concrete?
crisburns added this to crisburns's Ideas
March 7, 2014
Cover porch
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February 23, 2014
Cori Riley added this to Yardscape
February 21, 2014
Feels cozy with fp & curtains
cstarc added this to cstarc's ideas
February 20, 2014
Really want the benches
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February 20, 2014
curtains on corner to cover post.
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February 17, 2014
Important for me. How permanent is this structure?
djdolphin11 added this to Landscape Ideas
February 17, 2014
Would be nice to have a gazebo type thing around the fireplace so you can block out wind on a breezy day/night
crevier58 added this to crevier58's Ideas
February 17, 2014
I like the covered canopy and the drapes are a plus as well.
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February 16, 2014
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February 16, 2014
High fabric patio cover
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February 14, 2014
Similar to,what I want but with solid walls
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February 12, 2014
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January 26, 2014
Foyer symetrie
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January 24, 2014
Neat and clean
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Curtains, cover and fire
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January 20, 2014
Backyard Style
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January 19, 2014
What do you like about this photo?רקע נוף
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January 19, 2014
Backyard cabana... beautiful
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January 15, 2014
Fireplace & drapes
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view from inside great room sliding doors to patio
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fireplace in gazebo
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January 6, 2014
outdoor fireplace
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December 31, 2013
fireplace with canopy
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December 28, 2013
curtains on sides
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December 27, 2013
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December 11, 2013
What do you like about this photo? Dak
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December 1, 2013
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November 28, 2013
note drapes
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November 26, 2013
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November 21, 2013
Love the gazebo, and the curtains
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November 14, 2013
Patio II
Annette Sanders added this to annette_sanders's ideas
November 7, 2013
love outdoor fireplaces
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November 7, 2013
I really wish this was my back yard!!
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November 6, 2013
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November 6, 2013
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November 6, 2013
Not much colour
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November 2, 2013
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November 1, 2013
With curtains
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October 30, 2013
outdoor sisal rug with binding
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October 28, 2013
i like because of the fireplace
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October 22, 2013
wood metal mix
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October 22, 2013
Idea of it for backyard
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October 19, 2013
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October 17, 2013
darinf added this to loggia
October 17, 2013
Opposing couches
cleejay added this to cleejay's decks
October 17, 2013
look you can enjoy for most of the year
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October 9, 2013
Patio roof, eves
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October 7, 2013
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Curtains, Multiple ways to shade
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September 29, 2013
.steell fireplace outside
Lainee Goldman added this to mikes backyard
September 28, 2013
Like fireplace material
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September 27, 2013
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September 26, 2013
outside b
georgeanne01 added this to georgeanne01's ideas
September 26, 2013
curtains look
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childst77 added this to Patio Ideas
September 19, 2013
like the canopy
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September 17, 2013
tharper8 added this to deck
September 9, 2013
fireplace in the gazebo?
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September 9, 2013
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September 8, 2013
The entire setup
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September 8, 2013
Feels cozy with fp & curtains
Danielle Willson added this to porch
September 8, 2013
fire place
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Concrete finish on fireplace
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September 5, 2013
iron with fabric overlay
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September 1, 2013
- luv the cabana and fire place idea - will add pizza oven - see what the town code allows --- fire place --- flooring
angel2214 added this to angel2214's Ideas
September 1, 2013
Outside room
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August 30, 2013
fireplace dining area
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August 30, 2013
the look
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August 29, 2013
Pretty inexpensive outdoor idea (without ruining the grass)
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August 29, 2013
screened in porch sectional
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August 28, 2013
Backyard fireplace. Cover
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August 28, 2013
Flat wall
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August 26, 2013
pvbeachbum added this to Patio Ideas
August 25, 2013
Dreary room but organized well. Needs color and some pizazz.
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August 25, 2013
For the deck
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August 21, 2013
outdoor living room
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August 18, 2013
outdoor portion could have drapes so on cool night, close the flaps and stock the fire
Sharon Tiongson added this to Outside (think about lighting and bug proof)
August 18, 2013
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August 14, 2013
Layout of the backyard
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August 8, 2013
Drapes & ceiling
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August 7, 2013
simple flat modern fireplace
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Amanda Logan added this to outdoor patio
July 27, 2013
Detached with stone, wood, curtains, fire place
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Outdoor pavilion
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July 21, 2013
chairs and couch - make a couch / day bed
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July 15, 2013
Big rug better
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