This transitional outdoor room features neutral wicker sofas with bright throw pillows in floral patterns. An elegant outdoor chandelier, fabric, and large mantel and sconces frame the space without sacrificing its connection to nature.
Cool blue patterns on the living room furniture fabrics evoke the color of Little Lake Worth, located just outside this North Palm Beach, Fla., cottage. Grasscloth wallpaper adds another natural design element to this comfortable, inviting great room.
Add texture, color and pattern with fabric scrap garland. To make the garland, pick up three to five coordinating fabrics in both solid and patterned options, then cut them into two-inch wide strips using fabric scissors. Next, unfurl a spool of twine to the intended length of the garland, then tie each scrap of fabric to the twine along the center of each scrap.
Furnishing an outdoor room can quickly add up, but using creativity and some elbow grease will save your budget. "Visit flea markets and find inexpensive furniture to paint or otherwise repurpose," designer Lourdes Dumke says. Colorful spray paints are great for plastic furniture and don't require priming. Dress up other pieces with slipcovers and outdoor fabric pillows.
This large patio area offers the perfect backdrop for a relaxing summer day. Guests can dine al fresco in a simple yet elegant setting underneath a stylish fabric awning. Later, diners can retire to the adjacent living space to enjoy a glass of wine and good conversation.
No sewing skills? No problem! Bring a custom look to your everyday dining chairs by cutting two yards of fabric to size, then simply wrap the fabric up and over the back rest for use as a chair swag. Use a scrap of fabric in a coordinating color as a tie-back, then fasten the chair swag in place.
Green accents and plants placed throughout this screened porch create outdoor harmony, while the sofa and chairs maintain the charm of the interior. Teak furniture and outdoor fabrics helps minimize weather impact.
A flexible entertaining space with multiple seating areas was created by replacing and extending the concrete paver materials. A fire pit is anchored by a plush sectional upholstered in bulletproof outdoor fabric.
This master bathroom features a walk-in shower overlooking a pool and deck. The Roman shade in the shower is made from moisture-resistant indoor-outdoor fabric while a bamboo and rattan chest provides storage.
Director's chairs with white canvas seats make for comfortable, easy seats on the front porch. A black ceramic garden stool acts as the side table and yellow-and-white outdoor fabric pillows brighten the space, welcoming guests.
Built-in bench seating lines the perimeter of this lower-level outdoor terrace, which is almost level with the Malibu beach. Gray tile is offset by outdoor fabrics in cheery, colorful stripes. A fire bowl offers warmth for breezy nights.