Red cushioned furniture grouped around a stone table creates an inviting conversation area on this spacious deck nestled in a wooded landscape. A large arbor offers shade and another eye-catching element.
A stone fireplace surround stretches from the floor to the high wood ceiling in this rustic living room. Brown leather furniture creates cozy seating around an oval wood coffee table. A dark orange area rug and matching throw add pops of deep accent color.
This sleek living room features a minimalist design with two ivory sofas and matching ottomans, and a rectangular wood coffee table. A spiral staircase wraps around a rustic stone fireplace, while large glass windows and a sliding glass door allow natural light to flood the space.
For free patio and porch decor, use stones from your yard or a piece of driftwood from the beach or lake. "You would be surprised to learn that you already have plenty of decor options right in your own backyard," says Atlanta designer Alice Cramer.
Downstairs, two tufted velvet sofas complement the furniture in the sitting room and so make the home feel tied together. A large stone fireplace anchors the space and keeps the owners cozy year-round.
You can get a high-end look with impact details small and large: try adding bun feet to free-standing cabinetry to give it a furniture-feel, or add some beadboard paneling to spruce up an island. Or you can get really creative with a focal point that is less expensive than mosaic tile but packs a big punch, like stacked stone on the back of your kitchen island, like this one from Bill and Jayne Wolf of DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen in Grand Rapids, Mich.
This newly renovated outdoor patio features a lively coastal style, as seen in the bright green furniture cushions and bold red flower wall hanging. The blue stucco exterior lends an ocean vibe, while neutral stone patio tiles finish off the look of the space.
A prominent stone fireplace warms this sitting room with patterned furniture. A striped sofa, a leopard print ottoman, leaf-patterened chairs and a box-patterned seat surround the gold-legged coffee table. The striped couch adds thin lines of red, yellow and blue to break up the room's neutral color scheme.
This open concept patio allows immediate access to the backyard area, while still providing overhead coverage. Neutral tiles are featured throughout and stainless steel outdoor furniture adds a sleek touch. A nearby stone staircase boasts a glass and stainless steel railing, complementing the overall look of the space.
Large glass doors and an all-neutral palette create a bright, breezy atmosphere in this open living space. A gray stone fireplace anchors the room, and clean-lined furniture ensures a crisp, contemporary aesthetic.
A furniture-style vanity with stone countertop fills one side of this small powder room, which also features wallpaper in a Greek key pattern, black sconce lights flanking the mirror, and a herringbone pattern on the floor.