A Knotted Melati Hanging Chair from Anthropologie creates a cozy sitting nook on this patio. A matching Fermob bar cart provides a convenient spot to store beach towels, including these by Marimekko, or beverages and snacks to guarantee fun in the sun.
The low surrounding railing and short, decorative shrubbery keeps the space around this rooftop patio open to enjoy the gorgeous scenic view. A large wicker sofa and matching armchairs are given a pop of color from orange throw pillows.
Trees, shrubs and outdoor pillows bring color to this neutral modern patio. A forsythia tree boasts bright yellow flowers; a shrub with purple leaves bursts with jewel tones; and orange pillows add more warm color.
Wine and dine friends and family in this comfortable outdoor room outfitted with premium patio furniture. The outdoor fireplace creates ambiance for any gathering, while an outdoor kitchen makes backyard barbecues a breeze.
Built-in banquette seating is paired with cozy wicker chairs around a fire pit for a comfortable entertaining and conversation spot. Light blue cushions are used throughout the space and on the pool lounge chairs reflect the stunning blue skies of Arizona.
This stunning backyard features a covered patio with a poolside sitting area. Cozy outdoor furniture surrounds a fire pit, while an infinity pool leads the way to a panoramic view, creating the ideal entertainment space.
Beautiful landscaping combined with a stone outdoor kitchen, large seating area and fire pit create an ideal place for enjoying time with family and friends. The bright, vivid colors of the bench cushions help bring out the colors in the surrounding scenery.
Palm trees and other tropical plants trim the perimeter of this neutral stone pool and patio area, complete with brown wicker outdoor furniture and lounge chairs. Indoor and outdoor lighting illuminate the home against the nighttime sky.
The HGTV Green Home 2011's front patio, clad in permeable pavers and buffered by conifers, offers a cozy conversation area. An outdoor gas fireplace, faced in thin-set brick, provides both warmth and ambiance. Emerald green arborvitae surround this patio, providing privacy and shade.
This neutral backyard features an outdoor living room with comfy wicker furniture and a wood coffee table. The stone tiled deck extends to an ivy-strewn, contemporary pergola that covers a long dining table.
This Mediterranean outdoor patio is enclosed in a courtyard. There's a dining table and a rounded fireplace. Wrought iron dining chairs push the Spanish colonial look, and a pergola covered in grapes provide shade as well as character.
Neutral hues throughout the floor of this swimming pool patio create a beautiful patchwork of tones. The bright blue pool and green grass and trees add instant color to the space. Groupings of wood lounge chairs are padded with white cushions and small throw pillows.
The key to making outdoor spaces feel warm and welcoming is layering them like indoor spaces. Any time you plan a space, large or small, try to incorporate low-maintenance plants and potted flowers into the mix along with carefree rugs that add color, pattern and texture.
A U-shaped outdoor bench with trellis-patterned cushions overlooks stunning views of the Arizona desert and mountains. In the middle of bench sits a long stone firepit, making this the perfect outdoor space for gathering with friends.