This breezy covered patio is high on style and function. The roof offers protection from the Texas summer sun, while a fireplace provides warmth even in winter, turning the patio into a year-round space. A mounted TV creates a great spot for game watching and adds to the home's outdoor entertainment options.
A pergola topped with a bushy climbing vine creates a defined entrance to the backyard of this Dallas, Texas, home. A meandering stone path leads guests through this English-style garden that's layered with greenery.
Midcentury-inspired lines are used to create a cohesive design to this backyard -- a space where design is often overlooked. A fence with horizontal boards mimics the lines of the patio pavers. Cafe string lighting makes this space livable into the nighttime.
This beautiful home nestled in a suburb of Washington D.C. was renovated to include a backyard that boasts function, style and elegance. Including a stone paver driveway for style and durability, a wood deck, pavilion, outdoor dining space, swimming pool and spa, this outdoor space is everything this family needs to enjoy a day outside with family and friends.
Who could possibly resist a cabana like this? Placed right by the pool, this shaded structure comes with plenty of pillows and even a few stools for drinks and books. Lush tropical plants surround the feature and further the sense of a private oasis.
When they need a break from their day-to-day, the owners can retreat to this outdoor oasis, which boasts a cabana, swimming pool, koi pond and rock waterfall. Cushioned lounge chairs provide comfortable seating around the water.
These homeowners love to entertain, so designers built them an outdoor barbecue area in their backyard. With a propane grill, counter space and easy access to the indoors through windows that connect the space with the kitchen, this addition makes the backyard the perfect place for a cookout.
An Ipe wood shade structure was attached to custom rolled steel columns and joists in this industrial-style backyard to create a unique arbor. Creative furniture and a fire pit add personality to the pool area.
This elegant backyard is secluded and elegant, making it the perfect place for relaxing or entertaining. The large, canvas sofa can accommodate four comfortably, and the two wicker chairs add extra seating, giving the space plenty of room for people to take a load off. The casual fabrics used in this space, such as the wicker chairs, the canvas cushions and the sealed wood tables, give the space a warm, inviting feeling, while retaining the ability to stand up to the wear and tear, making this backyard space an extra oasis for the family and their guests.
Plant, materials and decor in this space helps to create the illusion of a rainforest. Tropical foliage was planted to give the space an overgrown, jungle feeling. The wicker furniture and raw wood table make occupants feel as if they have set up camp in the middle of this rainforest oasis, while the lanterns and large pots give the feeling of a jungle adventure. All these details combine to create an outdoor oasis that is perfect for relaxing or entertaining.
Stairs and a bridge lead from the pool deck over a koi pond to a more intimate patio at this Dallas home. Fountains lend to the English-courtyard feel of this private backyard while keeping the water in the koi pond refreshed.
Black metal fencing on the far end of the yard creates a frame without obstructing the views from the back windows or deck areas. Privacy fencing along the side of the yard creates privacy from neighboring homes.