Kerrie Kelly's inspiration for this snappy living room seems reflective of yesteryear, as she imbues the room with touches of 1950s' aesthetics. The conversation pit in yellow, white entertainment cabinet, industrial-style light fixture and wood credenza help to make for a happy, sophisticated and functional composition.
A picture window, flanked by double-hung ones, gathers light into this cozy, inviting space. Two sofas -- a leather Chesterfield and an upholstered Lawson-arm -- face each other to create a conversation pit. A wingback chair sits to the side, perfect for reading in front of the fire.
A geometric South Florida swimming pool includes a sunken circular seating area that's comfortably appointed with neutral pillows and cushions, providing ample area for relaxation around a central fire pit. Corners of the pool feature plants such as Mexican Fan palms that are set in dark, tumbled pebbles and framed by neutral stone pavers or dark ipe wood.
To encourage conversation among both friends and acquaintances, position lounge chairs around a fire pit with s'mores and cocktail essentials. Encouraging guests to face one another helps facilitate easy conversation.
Boasting incredible mountain and water views, the terrace offers a chill place to relax with friends and family. Eight Adirondack chairs circle around the fire pit, providing the perfect place for cozy conversation and roasting marshmallows.
Conversations are kept cozy in this intimate seating area next to a water wall and modern style linear fire pit. The pergola gives the space a "room" feel, extending the home's living space into the outdoors.
A thin brick deck surrounds this classic backyard pool, which is nestled into a neatly landscaped courtyard. A columned porch overlooks the scene, and a built-in fire pit provides a great spot for poolside conversation.
This natural stone fire pit is the perfect place for cozy conversation or roasting a few marshmallows. Surrounded by chairs and lush landscaping, this backyard patio is surely a favorite gathering spot.