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.
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.
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.
This outdoor sitting area provides a peaceful escape with its wood planked enclosed walls and a vibrant overhead umbrella. Lush plant life, including pink flowering trees and raised garden beds provide the space with a lively look.
Hardwood decking and a stone enclosure add a rustic vibe to this contemporary area featuring an outdoor dining table and white umbrella. Warm throws and patterned pillows lend a cozy feel to the space.
This Spanish-style outdoor fireplace provides the perfect place to cozy up to on a chilly evening. A low wall creates additional places to sit, and also frames an area for plants, including these Mexican Fan Palms. The seating area is completed with the addition of iron chairs, a coffee table and sofa.
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.
The large deck around this pool has plenty of room for lounging and outdoor entertaining. There's a big dining table, casual and friendly with benches. Outdoor chaises get the shade of lemon yellow umbrellas.