What was once a steep, underused side yard becomes a private garden retreat with a centerpiece fountain, an expansive courtyard for entertaining and lush green borders in the style of a Charleston/Savannah coastal home. A step by step guide from Landscape Studio demonstrates how hardscaping and landscaping can transform your property into the ideal outdoor space.
This small-ish but gorgeous back yard has a little bit of everything -- a concrete patio area with Adirondak-style chairs, a tiered lawn and a wood deck in the background. Multiple flower beds -- plus potted plants and native trees -- ensure nature is the primary design element in the outdoor space.
A plant sits on top of a light blue end table. The table was painted using a salt paint technique that creates a distressed look, making it the perfect outdoor accessory. A rattan chair and yellow pillow provide the perfect compliment to the antiqued table.
A potted plant adds natural color and height to this table display. An asian tin features a vivid green color with yellow florals that pop against the white wall. A jewelry tray is an easy place to keep all of your favorite pieces readily accessible.
A tile design creates a decorative fireplace surround and pairs with a white mantel to create a bright frame for the fireplace. The metallic finish of the brass mirror mounted above the mantel adds a beautiful sheen to the room. Indoor plants and mantel trinkets finish the space.
Crystal blue water fills this cross-shaped in-ground swimming pool and glitters in the sunshine. Covered hammocks and rows of single and double lounge chairs offer a variety of luxurious lounging options. Potted plants add color and texture throughout the deck, and their short height keeps an open view across the space.
The exclusive use of white in this bathroom design highlights the light and spacious feel of the room. A skylight and window let in natural light to accentuate the airy feel and provide a connection to the outdoors. Interior potted plants add a pop of vivid color against the monochromatic backdrop. A full body mirror and simple table storage fill the space while keeping the look uncluttered.
Black metal outdoor sconces and plants in bright red pots bring a hint of updated design to the original stone and wood of this front porch, while rocking chairs welcome family and friends to sit and enjoy the view.
A wood pergola with hanging potted plants and candles surrounds this cozy stone patio space. The square concrete fire pit sits at the center of the patio near a teak bench with pillows and various potted plants, which add color to this outdoor area.