Glass panels on the deck railing allow for crystal-clear views of the backyard. A rattan, egg-shaped swing provides cozy, eclectic outdoor seating. Navy outdoor throw pillows serve as extra seating or a foot rest for the swing.
A pergola with a large swinging daybed is the perfect spot to relax in this urban outdoor living space. An outdoor kitchen area leads around to a dining table that seats eight, perfect for entertaining.
Two pergolas flank the pool house and create outdoor rooms. One pergola forms a casual living room, complete with informal fire feature on an irregular bluestone patio. The other pergola design includes a swinging bed hanging from the perlins. Raised planting areas create a protected ambience and foster privacy in the pool zone. Sod ribbons on the raised bed stairs soften the hardscape.
Because this Greek Revival home sits on a sloping lot, the owners can enjoy drinks on the patio and still keep an eye on kiddos rolling and tumbling down the hill. To make the yard even more family-friendly, the landscape architects added a swing to one of the property's sturdiest trees.
As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Martha and Alex took the blank and bland area under the beach deck and converted it into a new shaded patio area with plenty of seating at the renovated Comfort Breeze condo. The wood bench at the perimeter also acts as a retaining wall to keep the sand out.
Fun details fill the house with personality, like the rope swing and fireplace on this covered porch and the round porthole-style window in the nearby library. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff