You can extend the size of any living room with a covered outdoor living space like this terrace. This space offers the joys of being outside but the protection of inside. Featuring bright colors, multiple patterns and a bar cart, this covered terrace is inviting and functional.
Three spring green Adirondack chairs offer a pleasant place to perch on this covered terrace. The color is repeated in the traditional home's interior. Cape Cod-inspired architectural details include shingle siding and columned porches.
Enjoy breakfast or early evening cocktails at this poolside glass table, surrounded by comfy white chairs with orange throw pillows for a pop of color. A covered dining area with a grill awaits bigger parties and more formal meals.
The two daughters of the family get a play space all to themselves, accessible by sliding doors off of their bedrooms. Instead of a deck, the homeowner decided to cover the girls' outdoor space in astroturf.
This Upper East Side New York City terrace is the ultimate outdoor living. A contemporary wood-and-glass pergola covers the long dining table, which enjoys prime seating for the flatscreen TV. An open outdoor seating area is surrounded by a lush garden and has stunning views of Manhattan.
Vegetables, herbs and greens are grown around the deck of a San Francisco garden that slopes 8 feet from the back door and is bordered by apartments. St. John Landscapes used succulents, variegated plants, Burgundy cordyline, evergreen vines that contrast with the ground cover border and evergreen grasses, for the APLD award-winning project.
With a stunning ocean view, this modern rooftop terrace is a wonderful place to kick back and relax. The aluminum that covers a large portion of the home's exterior carries up to the terrace, forming a railing around the space.