With gorgeous wicker furniture and a beautiful reclaimed wood mantel, this screened porch is a country-inspired dream. A stylish patterned rug adds interest underfoot, and a ceiling fan adds a cool breeze overhead.
The architects took a staged approach to the home's design. The front living room is a one story, gabled space, while the rear space is a two story space that houses the bedrooms. Connecting the two are a screened porch and other secondary spaces.
Contemporary Home Exterior With Mirrored Windows and Wood Accents
This neutral home exterior features multiple wooden entrances, including garage doors and a gated walkway. Mirrored windows reveal the surrounding landscape, while tropical plants decorate the front yard. A gray tin roof completes the look.
Plant-Bordered Swimming Pool With Neutral Lounge Chairs and Fire Pit
A light, neutral patio tone is perfect for this airy backyard balcony design. A glass wall lining the edge keeps with the open look. Plants border the perimeter adding natural color and texture. Lounge chairs facing the pool and fountain offer cozy seating.
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.
Contemporary Sandstone Swimming Pool with Rim Flow Edge
Natural woods and greenery surround a stunning sandstone swimming pool to create this private, contemporary outdoor oasis. The custom pool was raised off of the ground for a dramatic look and to accentuate the rim flow edge.
Italian Home Exterior With Light Neutral Stone Stairs Walkway, Wood Gate Entry and Lush Plant Life
Large, shallow stone stairs transition from the sidewalk to the entry of this enchanting Italian style home. The light neutral exterior is beautifully complimented with rich wood details like the entry gate, front door and garage door. Shrubs, trees and grass add lush, natural color and create levels in the landscaping.
Stretched across a ridge in Austin's Spanish Oaks neighborhood, this contemporary Hill Country home was designed to overlook the valley below. The special feature of this home, the exterior entry, is a great combination of unique forms in rustic stone and smooth glass where you can see right into the house and out the back. The seamless blending of the exterior and interiors is accomplished by the exterior materials running right through the space and out the back, only separated by a full wall of glass at entry and back of foyer.
New Addition Puts a Fun Twist on Traditional Colonial Design
The addition to the back of the house puts a fun twist on the traditional colonial design. This space is constructed with tons of windows to allow natural light into the space, while also allowing the garden to become a part of the home's entertaining spaces.
This stunning backyard features a neutral stone pool with two sitting areas, one with brown wicker furniture and striped seat cushions. An orange umbrella covers the other lounge area, while palm trees and other tropical plants decorate the landscape.
Wicker Furniture With Bright Orange Throw Pillows on Rooftop Patio Sitting Space
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.