Outdoor living spaces deserve sophisticated features, too, like this stone fireplace with decorative columns in relief. A dark stained wood pergola provides a cozy space for outdoor dining by the pool and fire.
Built-in banquette seating is paired with cozy wicker chairs around a fire pit for a comfortable entertaining and conversation spot. Light blue cushions are used throughout the space and on the pool lounge chairs reflect the stunning blue skies of Arizona.
A private guest casita at HGTV Dream Home 2010 serves up a stylish hardscaped patio with two fully reclining chaises topped with reversible cushions. A built-in gas fireplace – complete with custom surround and granite countertops – keeps the space warm and cozy on cool evenings.
A large brick patio offers several areas to relax and retreat: A covered dining area is the perfect place for an al fresco dinner party. Enjoy chilly evenings cozied up to the fireplace. Or grab a favorite novel and kick back on one of the loungers.
Every element of this outdoor space is beautifully thought out, from the series of arched doorways that perfect line up with the narrow pool to the contrast of the green vines against the home's neutral exterior.
Pockets of seating create a sense of coziness in this outdoor room. The cavernous space benefits from the glow of interior lighting while boasting its own outdoor fireplace. A custom light fixture made from perforated metal stars made in Mexico adds regional style and sparkle.
Neutral wicker furniture is combined with a glass coffee table and elegant lantern chandelier for a comfortable outdoor seating area. Exposed wood ceiling, stucco walls and textured neutral brick patio evoke a southwestern feel, overlooking the beautiful pool area.
Beautiful neutral pavers create a welcoming patio that overlooks stunning Arizona views. Blue tile is used around the pool area for a brilliant pop of color, and southwestern-inspired tiles border the patio. Desert landscaping brings life to the space.
Grass and flagstone pavers create a footpath around a hot tub to an adobe-style outdoor fireplace. Tall landscaping helps to camouflage the retaining wall, adding another layer of privacy to the backyard oasis.