Fixer Upper Host Joanna Gaines decided to surprise Becky and Heath by transforming the once awkward atrium into an open-air herb garden. Located right off the kitchen and dining area, the courtyard is a perfect place to entertain; a fragrant herb garden makes prepping delicious meals easy.
Located in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, this master suite opens to a large terrace overlooking the ocean. The movable glass-wall system, in conjunction with custom-made louvers from native species of wood, allows for flexibility in this tropical climate. The house can be opened to the coastal air, but also closed when temperature and humidity rises.
This alfresco living room combines the comfort of home with the simplicity of the great outdoors. Woven patio furniture enjoys the shade under a custom pergola, while large columns and an outdoor fireplace add a luxurious touch.
The casual fabrics chosen for this parlor help create the laid-back, Bohemian look featured here. The linen sofa and throw pillows wear their soft crinkles well and give the space a devil-may-care appearance. Across the space, two linen chairs are positioned to add seating and maintain the space's vibe. The wicker rug below the sofa and chairs is built to sustain wear and tear, but also to give texture to the space, and the large, open window on the back wall gives patrons of this room the feeling of connecting with nature, while maintaining the luxuries of the indoors.
This loggia exudes luxury with woven rattan seating surrounding a table. The upholstery and cheery striped pillows make the space feel more comfortable and inviting. Planters add an extra bit of greenery and texture to this outdoor setting.
To give the Olsons the ultimate master suite, Chip Wade and his team from HGTV's hit show Elbow Room created an open air bathroom with double vanities, a double shower, a large soaker tub and beautiful light fixtures. This bathroom is visible from any area of the suite and also has the benefit of the natural light let in by the wall of windows in the suite.
A wet room-style shower takes advantage of a row of curving windows that overlook spectacular views. The Naples, Florida, home is the pinnacle of luxury, with rich architectural details and a traditional, elegant decorative style. A mirror above this custom vanity mimics the curving lines of the room.
The Wood House exemplifies a new concept and functional materials-driven design, featuring bold characteristics with local woods and glass walls. Combining nature with architectural structures, the garage is streamlined and open.
Sliding glass doors create an open air living room, providing direct access to the peaceful backyard patio and pool. Two caramel colored leather armchairs earn a pop of color from red throw pillows, while a circular chandelier hangs from a wood planked ceiling.
This chic neutral living room features floor-to-ceiling windows and a vented open-air ceiling, seamlessly blurring the division between the indoor and outdoor spaces. Neutral sofas, chairs and ottomans provide a comfortable spot for relaxing. Large white tiles line the floor.
Large windows and doors that open into outdoor spaces allow for an open-air quality throughout the rooms in this beachfront home. The living room features soft, neutral furniture paired with medium grain wood accents, like the exposed beam ceiling. An open window provides direct access to the outdoor patio.
This stylish living space features floor-to-ceiling windows that open into the backyard, creating an indoor-outdoor feeling throughout the living and dining rooms. A vented ceiling allows fresh air to circulate, while a stainless steel dining table and chairs offers a sleek touch to the space.