Adorn your patio or deck fence with a festive banner to make it stand out from the rest, and every day will seem like a party. You can find outdoor pennant banners at home decor and party supply shops for about $5-$10, or you can make your own.
Relax by this magnificent pool and enjoy the view under the shade of an outdoor umbrella. Large palm trees and bright green hedges surround the pool area with rich, bold color for a visually appealing outdoor entertaining space.
You’ve seen regular outdoor umbrellas no doubt, but here’s a clever solution for tiny spaces. This Outdoor Half Umbrella with Pole, $299 from Grandin Road, is the perfect shade over a door, on a balcony or along walls or windows. You won’t have to mount it, as it comes with a sturdy base that keeps the half-umbrella tightly against any flat surface.
Easily maintained landscaping creates a lush green space on this stone patio featuring separate seating areas. A cherry red umbrella adds a refreshing splash of color and shade to the outdoor dining table.
A stone patio with colorful umbrellas animates the backyard of this Mediterranean home. Ornamental grasses, small shrubs and a few potted plants surround the space. A mix of outdoor seating defines different areas of the patio.
The patio view from this midcentury modern home is stunning: A pool in the distance is lined with lounge chairs for sunning and surrounded by the endemic trees of the region for privacy. Near to the home, an outdoor dining table and living area provide ample space for entertaining, and a fire pit adds warmth and pizzazz.
The patio table from HGTV Dream Home 2015 is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal al fresco. “It looks great and functions well,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum. “There’s seating for eight, and we have a great big rectangular umbrella.”
This patio looks beautiful in the dim light of dusk. Warm lighting from indoors mixes with the recessed lighting under the second story balcony to create a calming ambiance. A wicker table with glass top provides a great outdoor eating area with a large umbrella available for sunny days. The smooth, natural look of the wood decking completes the calm and relaxing feel of the design.
The installation of an outdoor kitchen makes patio living much easier. Complete with a built-in refrigerator, storage, grill and burners, this space removes the need for running back and forth between the kitchen and the patio.
A bluestone patio extends throughout this outdoor living area featuring a kitchen with bar seating, pergola covered dining room and covered living room. Brown iron bar chairs create a countertop eating space at the kitchen area with shade available from neutral stranding umbrellas. The thick tree line provides natural color to the design.
Sunlight and the overflow of water have a beautifully reflective quality over the iridescent tile on this inviting hot tub. Below the hot tub, an in-ground pool is lined with a soft garden and glass balcony walls. A fountain flows into the pool from a built in outdoor dining and fireplace structure.