This beautiful covered porch features a cozy fireplace, convenient grilling area and patio furniture with cushions of a color that is found indoors. These furnishings and appointments, set against the blue sky at sunset, exemplify the skills of Mary DeWalt, whose designs always make an unexpected and lovely statement.
Black and white striped outdoor cushions on built-in benches bring a fun, playful element to this outdoor patio. A teak outdoor dining table and benches make for the perfect spot to drink morning coffee or enjoy an alfresco dinner at sunset.
Since games can last for several hours, make sure to keep guests seated comfortably by adding indoor-outdoor floor cushions around the perimeter of the table. Pick up more than youâ€™ll actually need so guests can stack them as needed for an extra boost of height.
An excellent trick for decorating small outdoor spaces is to use multi-purpose furniture that can quickly transform for various entertaining needs. Here, floor cushions made from weather-resistant acrylic fabric and a pair of tables allow guests to cluster in groups and use the tables for dining or perching.
Contemporary wood chairs are paired with neutral outdoor cushions and small striped pillows on this deck. Above, a metal and glass pergola adds cover, while an iron and wood cable railing encloses the space.
Sit in the shade of a willow tree on this expansive, private deck perfect for outdoor entertaining. Blue cushioned chairs provide plenty of space for guests, while the rock bowl water feature provide calming sounds of trickling water.