Comments (26)
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
orly eran - architecture & design

beautiful examples!

Here is my contribution, from a garden I designed in Israel - a deck under an ancient olive tree:





5 Likes    
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
vmbluelemur

wow, so beautiful orly eran. Just came back rom a trip in Israël and loved the people and country

   
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Webado Webada

We rebuilt our deck a couple of years ago, on top of the garage. We've had that deck since forever but the wood was terrible, all splinters and big gaps and lately rotten, so we never used it. Now it's a lovely cedar deck, about 20ft x 20ft.

The problem is our weather in Montreal, Canada is so lousy much of the time. Very snowy and cold winter for half the year, rain and high winds for much of the spring and fall and even when it's sunny and dry sometimes in the summer, the wind simply does not allow as much as an umbrella to stand. I take my indoor hibiscus trees outside in late spring but have to tie them to the bannisters else they'll be blown down.

Still trying to figure out how we'll ever put some outdoor furniture there given the weather we have. For now I only have a resin table and slingback chairs but I've been dreaming for a nice set with sofas and cushions. I won't be getting that until and unless I can figure out how to seriously protect them from the elements. I certainly don't have space in my house to bring them in for the winter.


1 Like    
Related Stories
Heavenly Hues: 2018 Dulux Colour Awards Winners Named
The clever and brave use of colour defines the winning designs of this year's Dulux Colour Awards
Full Story 7
Best of the Week: 30 Book Storage Spots From Around the World
From vast, engulfing two-storey bookshelves to tiny treasure troves of cherished titles, we bring you 30 home libraries
Full Story 11
In the Zone: 8 Examples of Zoned Gardens, Large and Small
Applying the principles of zoning to your garden can lead to highlighted features or multi-functional spaces
Full Story 3
Shop Houzz Up to 60% Off Front Door Lighting and Decor
By Houzz
Inspire season’s greetings with your front door decor
See Products
Room of the Week: A Minimalist Kitchen Made Good
This very contemporary Queensland kitchen embraces clean minimalism with luxe bespoke touches
Full Story 6
Shop Houzz Statement Seating With Free Shipping
By Houzz
Browse this eye-catching assortment and find the new best seat in the house
See Products
Spotted! How to Find Hidden Storage Opportunities in Your Kitchen
Look around with open eyes. There are myriad storage options you may have missed
Full Story 8
Stickybeak: Worker's Cottage Addition Transforms Modest to Modern
A gabled extension fusing Scandinavian style and Aussie vernacular adds space and modernity to this historical home
Full Story 4
EuroCucina Report: 6 European Kitchen Trends Coming Your Way
We round up the most notable trends from the world's most important trade shows and see what's most likely to land here
Full Story 26
Picture Perfect: 50 Porches and Sunrooms From Around the Globe
Our coffee-break escape offers you five minutes' worth of images to inspire and delight. Jump right in...
Full Story 14