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The Bracey Project
The Bracey Project
Pratt Guys
The Bracey Project has something for everyone. From a beautiful bar area, to top of the range outdoor kitchen appliances, to a beautiful fire pit with a view, this is the backyard that the neighbors want to get invited to.
Back Yard Renovation
Back Yard Renovation
Progressive Builders.LA
Patio kitchen - large traditional backyard concrete paver patio kitchen idea in Los Angeles with a pergola
Fall Decor
Fall Decor
Tamsin Design Group
Photographed by Gregg Rannells Spread in studio3magazine.com Designed by Tamsin Design Group
Patio - large rustic backyard stone patio idea in St Louis with a pergola
Fall Deck Decor
Fall Deck Decor
Lowe's Home Improvement
Delight in your deck throughout the fall by creating a cozy gathering spot.
Inspiration for a mid-sized transitional backyard deck remodel in Charlotte with a pergola
Pacific Palisades, L.A.
Pacific Palisades, L.A.
Chango & Co.
Architecture, Construction Management, Interior Design, Art Curation & Real Estate Advisement by Chango & Co. Construction by MXA Development, Inc. Photography by Sarah Elliott See the home tour feature in Domino Magazine
Back deck off of the kitchen
Back deck off of the kitchen
Achla Designs
This deck creates an easy flow from the kitchen, outdoors to the deck then the patio, then the garden. Without a railing, it feels like a "raft" floating above the patio and lush greenery of this terraced yard. Made from locally sourced black locust wood and cedar, with steps of granite curb stones salvaged from a New Hampshire highway. The shelves were designed to create open screening from a neighbors yard and driveway and house a changing collection of small plants, artifacts, and stones.
Outdoor Kitchens
Outdoor Kitchens
Q Design Group LLC
Patio kitchen - coastal tile patio kitchen idea in New York with a pergola
2nd Street
2nd Street
Elevation Architects
Example of a trendy concrete patio design in San Francisco with a fire pit and a pergola
Fishers Area Patio Overlay
Fishers Area Patio Overlay
Fiano Landscapes
This patio may look like wood, but it is in fact a concrete paver! The paver is a Techo-Bloc product called Borealis. Its natural wood grain surface mimics the beauty of wood, yet gives us the durability of concrete pavers. The pavers were laid directly over the existing concrete patio, which was still in good shape with minimal cracking and settling. The lovely couple that lives here wanted a new cedar pergola. But what they ended up with was that and an entirely new and cool back patio space that will last for years and years!
Outdoor Areas and Pools
Outdoor Areas and Pools
Italics Tile & Stone
Italics Travel wood look porcelain tile series shown here in the SouthGold color
Inspiration for a large contemporary backyard deck remodel in San Francisco with a pergola
Atwater Spanish Bungalow
Atwater Spanish Bungalow
Koffka Phakos Design
Landscape Design by Lisa Gimmy, www.lglalandscape.com
Inspiration for a mid-sized mediterranean backyard concrete paver patio fountain remodel in Los Angeles with a pergola
My Houzz: One Story Spanish Style Home Near Palm Springs
My Houzz: One Story Spanish Style Home Near Palm Springs
Planning Pretty
Camille Simmons
Patio - mid-sized mediterranean backyard concrete paver patio idea in Los Angeles with a pergola
DC Ranch
DC Ranch
CJ Gershon Photography
CJ Gershon Photography
Southwest backyard patio photo in Phoenix with a pergola
Outdoor kitchen And Pergola Project
Outdoor kitchen And Pergola Project
Luxapatio
This Featured Project is a complete outdoor renovation in Weston Florida. This project included a Covered free standing wood pergola with a cooling mist irrigation system. The outdoor kitchen in this project was a one level bar design with a granite counter and stone wall finish. All of the appliances featured in this outdoor kitchen are part of the Twin Eagle line. Some other items that where part of this project included a custom TV lift with Granite and stone wall finish as well as furniture from one of the lines featured at our showroom. For more information regarding this or any other of our outdoor projects please visit our website at www.luxapatio.com where you may also shop online. You can also visit our showroom located in the Doral Design District ( 3305 NW 79 Ave Miami FL. 33122) or contact us at 305-477-5141.
Chenault
Chenault
Michael Lee Architects
Example of a minimalist mixed material railing balcony design in Los Angeles with a pergola
Kitchen and Dining Areas
Kitchen and Dining Areas
Hughes Landscaping
Ground view of deck. Outwardly visible structural elements are wrapped in pVC. Photo Credit: Johnna Harrison
Outdoor kitchen deck - large traditional backyard outdoor kitchen deck idea in DC Metro with a pergola
Hillside Beauty
Hillside Beauty
Tomrose Construction Inc.
Example of a farmhouse side yard deck design in San Francisco with a pergola
California New Traditional 02
California New Traditional 02
Laura Hull Photography
Architecture and Interior Design: Tim Barber LTD
Patio - coastal stone patio idea in Los Angeles with a pergola
Entertainment Deck with Pergola
Entertainment Deck with Pergola
Decks by Kiefer LLC
This photo is from one of our award-winning projects. The deck serves as a transition area between the house and patio, and features an overhead pergola supported by four large columns... Photo courtesy of Frank Gensheimer, Montclair New Jersey
Traditional Patio
Traditional Patio
Example of a mid-sized classic backyard patio design in Milwaukee with a pergola

When it comes to providing shade, ambiance and the perfect spot to entertain, it’s hard to beat the pergola. With a flat roof made of open slats, these popular outdoor structures allow light to delicately filter through to your patio. They’re ideal for covering a dining table and chairs or an outdoor sofa set, and they’ll allow you and your guests to stay outside for hours. Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking for decor inspiration, allow the following pergola ideas and photos to jumpstart your project.


1. Vineyard White

Go for a classic look with a white wood pergola. This style looks gorgeous with shingled homes, particularly with clinging vines growing all around it. Hint: try wisteria for pretty purple flowers.

2. Extra Shade

If you’d like to add even more protection from the sun, drape a cover over your pergola or use curtains or shades on the sides.

3. String Lights

There’s no easier way to add to the mood than with string lights. Having a pergola makes it easy to hang them over your outdoor lounging area. Of course, if you’re looking for other pergola lighting ideas, you could hang a couple woven or paper lanterns from the ceiling rafters as well.

4. Covered Deck

Make your deck feel cozy and welcoming with the addition of a pergola. It’s often best to go with a shade of wood that’s slightly different than your deck to provide just enough contrast.

5. Add a Swing

One of the most fun pergola furniture ideas is to hang up a swing! You could go with a porch swing for two, or go modern with a hanging egg chair. Or, if you prefer, hang up a hammock for the ultimate summer lounging spot.

6. Color Pop

Feeling clueless when it comes to your pergola decor? Focus on adding pops of color and different textures. Laying down a patterned rug would soften up the space, as would rolling in a colorful bar cart.

7. Go Modern

Don’t feel confined to a traditional look. You can also opt for a modern pergola design with straight slats and boxed-off edges. Try mixing wood with a metal or black-finished border for an industrial look.

8. Add Some Greenery

The landscaping all around your backyard pergola has a huge impact on the overall look of the structure. Create a leafy wall by adding a trellis on one side. Or, create a checkerboard design by extending a grass lawn underneath the pergola, broken up with square concrete pavers.

9. Covered Hot Tub

One of our favorite pergola ideas is to install one around a hot tub for extra privacy and coziness. You can add trellis-like walls on either side and even hang a canopy up above. Hanging some string lights or one big pendant light wouldn’t hurt either.

10. Fire Feature

Get cozy with either a fire pit or a fireplace under your pergola. With room between the top slats, smoke can easily filter out, although fireplaces are usually built off to the side. Stone or brick fireplaces look particularly stunning against a wooden pergola.


Whether you want inspiration for planning an outdoor with a pergola renovation or are building a designer outdoor from scratch, Houzz has 36,584 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including MOD Kitchens.Closets.Design and Chango & Co.. Look through outdoor pictures in different colors and styles and when you find an outdoor with a pergola design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful outdoor with a pergola photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.