A pergola flows from inside the poolhouse to outside, providing artful cover for an outdoor shower. It's the perfect place to rinse off after swimming and eliminate everyone having to go inside and track water everywhere. Poolhouse stucco matches that on the main house. Rainchains provide a decorative touch with a practical purpose.
Outside, the unique details continue. Through the dining room, the brownstone reveals a large outdoor space, which Paul has designed in two parts. In the first, a sun porch boasts a series of Eames dining chairs around a simple and elegant wrought iron table. A series of Paul’s sculptures lines the table, displaying his continued fascination with nature, texture and unique shapes.
Mixing peacock chairs with a large neutral sofa feels natural and inviting in this serene screened porch. Having an outdoor space sheltered from the elements allows the design to maximize the space and bring the best of indoor living outside.
Who needs a big yard with a beautiful park and lake across the street? Instead, this Pinewood Forest Idea Home features a clever, mini-English garden with camellias, peonies and a rustic obelisk in the distance.
The expansive deck and exterior accent wall give the structure a more substantial rustic look and the deck more than doubles the living space. Visit during the summer months so you can spend some serious quality time with the comfy deck chairs.
Getaways are all about comfort and here, the lounging begins before guests even get through the door. The white, wood furniture pops against the dark gravel of the driveway and the moody color of the lodge itself. As Pflug says, “The color story here started with the outside of the building. I knew I wanted to paint it a kind of dark, off-black color. It looks so amazing next to the greens of nature. Everything else just came from there.”
Enjoy a cold drink in the backyard or on the patio with this Threshold outdoor bistro set from Target. The colorful slated seats correspond with the tabletop, while each piece is foldable for seasonal storage.
As seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room, the Zappa residence in Atlanta, GA is now fully equipped for outdoor entertaining after the backyard renovation by licensed contractor Chip Wade and his team. Renovations included a fire pit, dining area, and a kitchen/grill area as well as a game area for outdoor chess, basketball and volleyball for the whole family to enjoy
Complete with an outdoor kitchen and grilling station, an outdoor dining room, a wet bar for entertaining and a ledge with chairs for sunning, this outdoor living space has everything any homeowner could need for elegant and exciting entertaining.
Stone abounds in this sophisticated traditional outdoor kitchen at the home of Kim Granatell, formerly on "The Real Housewives of New Jersey." She used Source Outdoor furniture when she redid her backyard.