Hosts Drew Scott (right) and Jonathan Scott hope to find a family-friendly home with a gourmet kitchen and outdoor entertaining space that makes their clients feel "Welcome," while meeting their specific needs, tastes and budget.
This lush Honolulu backyard has it all — a pool, hot tub, waterfall and full outdoor kitchen — making it the perfect spot to relax after a long day at the beach. The abundance of stone and tropical plants creates the sense of being out in nature rather than in a backyard.
Three Sixty Design created fluid transitions between indoor and outdoor spaces for a client in suburban Denver, and the Colorado American Society of Landscape Architects gave it a 2014 honor award for residential design (over $100,000). The design makes the dream home a living work of art, with actual sculptures among a water feature in one portion of the 3-acre site.
The owner of this multipurpose space wanted to use his garage for more than just vehicle storage. Designer Jeanne L. Griggs treated the room—which houses workout equipment, a dog kennel with outdoor access and space for two cars—to a mix of rich details, including custom cabinetry, a stainless steel refrigerator, granite countertops and a TV and sound system for workout entertainment.
Two large palm trees flank the buffet that conceals a flat screen television docked to the decking below with a small hidden storage lift. Without the television, you can truly kick back and relax in this outdoor living space complete with large format black and white artwork that adds a finished touch.
Bring the outdoors in with organic holiday decor. HGTV fan flowergirl kept the palette simple: white hydrangeas, green apples, red gingham ribbon and evergreen clippings create a fresh display on her holiday mantel.
On HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes, designer Sandra Espinet brings the all-white holiday theme used in the interior of Brooke Burke's home outdoors. Espinet decorates this cabana with a sparkling chandelier and glistening white lights.
As you enter this Washington home, you can feel the fluidity of the entire space-from outdoors all the way in. The seamless window above the kitchen sink allows outward onlooker a small peek of the simple elegance that exists inside. The door that opens into the dining area gives a clear vies of the entire open plan first floor, making the whole space, even from the outside, feel connected.
This South Florida home's backyard poolscape features multiple entertainment areas defined by the use of varying hardscape materials. A feature wall with a gallery-like installation of fire sconces and water spouts is contrasted by the stone hearth and fireplace across the ipe wood patio to its right. The sunken seating area and fire pit within the swimming pool are unique features that emphasize the drama and luxury of this outdoor space.
Hues of aqua, coral and sand tie this wide open, traditional great room to its coastal setting, while broad windows usher in loads of natural light and literally bring the outdoors in. The two-story central space delineates the dining area while giving the entire living-dining-kitchen area an open, airy feel. An oversized dining table and lounge-style seating encourages lingering over the table for relaxing, leisurely conversation.
Even if you have a small deck or patio, you can still enjoy lots of lush greenery. Take advantage of vertical space by hanging potted plants from this DIY living wall. As the plants grow, they’ll also provide privacy for your outdoor living area.
This elegant, white sofa is the focal point in the formal sitting room that overlooks the patio. The live edge wood art piece helps to make the teal walls pop while bringing a piece of the outdoors into this design. The white fabric of the sofa reflects the light from the large window to the right, making the space feel warm and bright, while the yellow flowers add a pop.
Drawing inspiration from elegance of the home’s Italian Villa-like elements, this luxurious outdoor space transports family and guests to a Mediterranean retreat. Strong columns and arches and warming fire pots line the stunning, uniquely shaped pool. A circular, elevated infinity spa with chic mosaic tile anchors one end of the space while a crowning pergola with sofa and fire pit create an enchanted lounge space at the other.
This contemporary, West Coast residence has a beautiful open design and modern decor. A short glass wall provides a balcony overlook from the second floor to the first where a long light fixture hangs as a decorative eye-catcher. The second story features a living room area with gray leather sofa, an eclipse door leading to an outdoor patio and a dining area in front of a built in fireplace.
A peninsula adjacent to the patio doors makes indoor and outdoor entertaining a snap in this kitchen by Ryan Christenson of Remodel Works Bath and Kitchen. The counter area can be used as a buffet or as a place to keep burgers out of the sun before they go on the grill. White cabinets keep this kitchen bright and sunny while olive green subway tile adds a splash of color.