Flowering plants peeking out of a basket is an easy addition to make to any outdoor space. Purchase a number of plants and group them together inside a basket, and use them in several spots around your deck. A simple small chair is an easy addition to any of your existing furniture.
Wow! Nothing like sliding doors to bring in the beautiful outdoors. This living room and bar area offers flexible furniture arrangements leading to the outdoor living deck, providing an indoor-outdoor connection. A key theme of this house is that it encourages incredibly eco-friendly habits and an awareness of the environment around it.
Decked out with graceful lines and decorative art pieces, this loft living room is casual, authentic and altogether feminine. While offset furniture orients guests towards each other, the painted entertainment center is still eye-catching.
This spacious pool offers a popular feature called a tanning ledge or a sun deck area and creates a shallow area that can be used for kids, pets and to allow furniture to be placed in the water. Typically the ledge is just flat and does not have any slope on it.
Storage Dilemma: You love entertaining on your deck, patio or porch but hate constantly running inside your house for supplies. Solution: Choose flexible outdoor furniture pieces – like a coffee table with drawers – so you can keep extra napkins, plates or throws for chilly nights nearby and avoid unnecessary trips inside.
This rooftop garden features low-maintenance composite decking, a custom-built pergola with string lighting, outdoor kitchen, and gorgeous multi-level plantings. The style is English garden meets city wilds, contrasted against contemporary lines of the furniture.
City living doesn't mean going without a stylish and functional outdoor living space. This Chicago rooftop deck features comfy outdoor furniture and a custom fire pit. The sleek gas fire table features a bed of fire glass, a clean-burning, smoke-free alternative to wood or ceramic logs.
The small but dramatic dining room is decked out in British Colonial style from the heavy wood dining furniture to the lattice-inspired buffet. Gleaming wood surfaces, mirrored details and decorative gold accents dress up the space.
Sliding glass doors in the master bedroom lead to the deck in order to keep an unobstructed view of the kids. In choosing color for their bedroom, the couple opted to paint the wall opposite their bed a bold shade of turquoise, then pop fire engine red furniture against it.
If you’re looking to upgrade your outdoor space but don’t want to spend a lot of cash, we have three makeovers inspired by three different countries — Mexico, France and Morocco — to help get some ideas flowing. We used existing furniture and simply added accessories, plants and curated decor to completely transform the look of this deck.
This grand outdoor space was designed with entertaining in mind. Not only does the space include two covered decks, but it also features a spacious patio with two small dining tables, plush outdoor furniture and a gorgeous stone fireplace with stunning metal work details.
The owners of this traditional, coastal home requested a lounge-style dining area with views to the ocean. The designers took advantage of the open concept floor plan to arrange the furniture into a focal point, drawing the eye from the entry straight through the dining space to the sweeping vista beyond. The entire back of the house opens up to a full sun deck, allowing for panoramic views of the beach.
Decked out in geometric patterns, decorative art and low-slung furniture, this living room lives in serious midcentury modern style. A starburst clock keeps time on the gray wall, while a sleek coffee table keeps a low-profile on the striped area rug.
Textured tile, furniture-style cabinetry and a coffered ceiling team up to add dimension and interest to this traditional, oceanside kitchen. The room's open concept gives it a sweeping view over the dining room, living area, sunroom and broad back deck. Hardwood floors add warmth to the room, while an overall white palette gives it a casual and calm feel. A contrasting stain on the island was chosen to customize the space, ground the kitchen and add to its architectural interest.
Decked out with muted textiles, unusual textures and sophisticated furniture, this living room is a sight to behold. A striped area rug anchors the sitting area, while an eclectic mix of chairs offer seating. A gnarled wood base of the coffee table is a rustic touch next to the elegant drapes and mirror.
Decked out with colorful wall panels, distressed furniture and layered bed linens, this bedroom has a quaint cottage-style thanks to HGTV Design Star. By placing the bed between two doors, the illusion of headboard was instantly created. The sisal rug and coral sculpture lend a subtle coastal feel to the space.
Embracing style, sophistication and serenity, Los Angeles architect Lewin Wertheimer remodeled and reconfigured a historic 1920s John Byers U-shaped adobe-style hacienda, returning it to its original splendor and adding new elements of warmth and grace to the remarkable property. The eclectic living room is decked in black-and-white furniture in various patterns and a fluffy white area rug.
The front porch of this coastal Low Country cottage is the perfect place to relax at sunrise. Neutral geometric prints add interest to the plush outdoor furniture that's perfect for reading or taking in the view. To combat the harsh sea air, the home features weather-resistant cedar shingle siding and Garapa decking, a durable, sustainably harvested tropical hardwood. (HGTV Dream Home 2013)