After the holiday plates, platters and placemats are stored away, add a new element of greenery through fresh flowers and topiaries. The lemon cypress topiaries and Star of Bethlehem in urns provide a touch of green, whether on a table or on a mantle, says Karin Jeffcoat of Cote Designs, a floral and event studio in Aiken, S.C.
A trio of water urns sits near a pair of lounge chairs on this stone patio, providing ambient sound while enjoying a sun-filled day. The patio leads to a wood deck with even more options for relaxing and entertaining outdoors.
Statues of three woman become makeshift water carriers, as water pours from the stone urns they hold into the swimming pool and spa below them. Two fire pits are on either side of the hot tub, while the pool itself has an adjacent poolside patio.
To help soften the clean geometric lines of the stone steps, grass is planted at the risers. Large stone urns are full of beautiful plantings, while contemporary yet comfortable furniture overlooks the negative-edge pool.
Large stone urns full of flowering plants bring color and life to this classic-style home. The overall formal theme of the house is reflected in all the landscape spaces, plantings and materials used for the hardscapes,
The overall formal theme of the private estate is reflected in all the landscape spaces, plantings and materials used for the hardscapes. Stone urns are centered in geometric plantings of hedges, while a stone walkway leads to the grand entryway of the house.