A redesigned walkway becomes a veritable art gallery for unique plant and flower combinations, which line the sides of this post-classical Pacific Heights home. Adding a dash of modernism, the bespoke furnishings and personalized architectural touches help to bring the new in with the old.
An outdoor walkway is surrounded by large stone boulders and woodsy landscaping to create the ideal rustic backyard. Several seating areas, including one with a fire pit, feature wooden furniture that is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the nearby waterfall.
An irregular bluestone pathway flanked with pachysandra leads to an Asian-style gate with pergola. The gate draws the eye through to frame the rear yard and entices one to enter. Designer tip: You do not need a fence to have a gate. Simply tucking an arbor gate into the landscape will draw the eye into the garden.
A stone base design on the house column is echoed on the smaller gate columns bringing a beautiful texture to the design. The light concrete of the columns and walkways brightens the forrest green siding. A small pergola frames the wood gate and supports a single lantern hanging above. A bright red bench pops against the neutral tones surrounding it.
Think outside the plastic PV stake-light! Your garden path can step into a whole new realm of style with sun-soaked stepping stones. These solar pavers and tiles come in a variety of different designs to suit your needs, and you’ll be glowing with pride as your guests “ooh” and “ahh” at your remarkably fashionable solar-powered outdoor path.