The glass doors that separate the dining room from the screened-in porch outside give the space a nice indoor and outdoor feel. When the doors are open, it makes both of the shared spaces feel expansive.
The owners of this Oregon house want a pool room that is relaxing and consistent with the home’s mid-century modern aesthetic. Exposed pipes, unappealing columns and clinical-white walls give the indoor pool a vibe that was more utilitarian than inviting.
A small collection of bonsai adds an element of green to the space. The indoor Japanese container garden utilizes natural stone that is in keeping with the the stone elements seen in the outdoor space. A few stepping stones allows for easy access into the garden.
Originally a guest house, this space was converted into an indoor-outdoor cabana with Carrara marble and French White Oak accents, a custom wet bar complete with a sink, refrigerator, ice machine, storage, and 20-foot-long glass doors that pocket.
If rain is on the horizon or the weather has turned chilly, you can always bring things indoors. For a bonding activity, you and your guests can take out all of the furniture in a room and replace it with an indoor picnic. It makes for a beautiful space to relax without worrying about a rainy day plan.
A wall of sliding glass doors opens fully and is concealed in a pocket of the wall to seamlessly connect this living area with the adjacent patio. Perfect for entertaining, the indoor-outdoor space allows guests to meander as they please. The natural materials of stone and wood blends seamlessly with the desert surroundings.
Rows of French doors stretch all along the backside of the house opening onto this breezy, casual living area and making it simple to join the indoors with the backyard. Marble columns help set off the sitting room and are a crisp contrast to the luxurious gray marble floors.
The outdoor space of this home provides a seamless indoor/outdoor living. Above the outdoor entertainment space, a master bathroom patio on one side of the house provides privacy for the homeowners, while the outdoor living space eases the transition between the spaces. On the patio, a swimming pool with three bubbling water features and an eight foot shallow shelf and steps down to the pool give kids a safe place to play and seating at various water heights creating an outdoor space that is perfect for entertaining and relaxing.
Lining the aisles and forming the altar, white rose petals pair with acrylic candle holders to create a romantic ambience for this indoor ceremony. To complement the chic, modern design, create a striking focal point by using a colorful floral arrangement to top the mantel.
This contemporary home seamlessly blends indoors and out. The chic living room completely opens up to a covered outdoor seating area. A black-and-white palette give the rooms a modern, sophisticated feeling.
The exterior door with oversized windows and solid wood ebonized frame opens the mudroom to the covered back porch outside. The window by the door includes a black light-filtering cellular shade with texture that adds beauty, provides some privacy and helps reduce the cost of the home’s annual energy bill.
Take advantage of warm weather in this bright and airy indoor-outdoor living space with vaulted ceilings. The indoor living room features white ceilings with recessed lighting, dark wood floating cabinets, a sectional sofa for lots of visiting guests, and a sliding door that brings nature inside.