This Bel-Air estate features a game room complete with pool table and bar. Three sets of french doors lead to a patio with outdoor seating and connect the outdoor and indoor living spaces. Coral-upholstered furniture and colorful artwork mixed with traditional elements give off an eclectic vibe.
The stone patio with its brick-veneered fire pit and multi-level seating makes for an inviting and entertaining outdoor space that's easy on the eyes. Cushioned outdoor chairs invite guests to linger around the fire pit while taking in the beautiful view of the traditional brick home and professional landscaping.
A fountain doesn't always need to be the center of attention in a patio. A small fountain or pond can be added to a corner and enhance the ambience with its soothing sounds. The landscape plan for this backyard in Edina, Minn., is by Southview Design.
This outdoor sitting area features thick blue seat cushions on chocolate brown wicker furniture with matching side table and cushioned coffee table. The blue and brown contrast with the neutral tile flooring. Pattern pillows add a hint of orange, and a yellow blanket provides a large swatch of color.
This outdoor space is perfect for entertaining guests day or night. The stone patio and wood beams on the deck create a rustic feel that makes the space cozy and inviting. An outdoor bar and seating area along with the outdoor room attached to the home provides multiple touch points for group conversations.
A partial pergola divides a brick patio and a stone fire pit in this home's backyard. Warmly lit by exterior and landscape lighting, the outdoor entertaining space is equipped with comfy all-weather furniture. Multi-level seating areas make for excellent entertaining and conversation opportunities.
Solar lighting comes in all forms, including scones for the outdoors. The Starlite solar lantern, sold through retailers such as Hayneedle, is made of powder-coated, die-cast aluminum. The LED light resembles candlelight as it flickers through the glass.
Adirondack chairs are timeless and evoke a cool, casual vibe. If you're looking for a traditional spin on your fire pit patio, consider adirondack chairs in punchy painted finishes. One thing to keep in mind is that adirondack chairs are deeper than other styles since their back legs extend far back with a deep pitch, so it's best to thoroughly measure the depth and width of your space before choosing them.
The open concept and flow of this home allows guests to follow the brick walkway up to the beautiful front door. Following a straight line will lead guests from the front entrance to the back door where the brick walkway picks up again on the back patio.
Gray walls and white trim set a fresh, clean tone in this ground-level family room in Brooklyn. A modular sofa and a desk turn the room into a multifunctional living area. Meanwhile, French doors to the back garden connect the home to the outdoors.
A stone patio curves around the luxurious swimming pool, which features a spa and stunning water features. Rows of hedges separate the French Provincial home from the patio, which also has a cozy fire pit surrounded by benches.