A low stone wall surrounds this patio, making the space feel intimate for conversations. Meanwhile, willowy trees provide some relief from the hot summer sun and ensure that everyone feels comfortable.
With an eat-in counter, sitting area and fire pit, this outdoor space can easily accommodate large parties and more intimate gatherings. Keeping the furniture within a black-and-white palette ensures that everything matches.
This cozy, breezy screened porch is perfect for entertaining or relaxing with family and friends. Sofas flank the rustic stone fireplace, offering fireside seating, and a large dining table accommodates a crowd.
This loggia exudes luxury with woven rattan seating surrounding a table. The upholstery and cheery striped pillows make the space feel more comfortable and inviting. Planters add an extra bit of greenery and texture to this outdoor setting.
A quaint, but luxurious Gothic Revival structure stands in the midst of modern high rises along Australia's Darling Point peninsula. The fully restored home features a luxury backyard retreat complete with an infinity-edge pool and spa.
Can't you just picture cozying up around the fire out here? While the kiddos tumble and play on the lawn, the owners can kick back in those plush blue outdoor chairs and enjoy a glass of wine. A tall fence with trees makes the space seem even more peaceful.
With a sprawling stone patio, swimming pool, lounge area and pool house, this beautiful backyard has everything the owners could ever want. An ivy-covered pergola makes a fine addition, too, promising to keep the owners and their guests cool and comfortable.
Bold black-and-white accents continue to the poolside lounge, where six striped chairs gather around a metal dining table. With a green umbrella above and trees in the background, this space is as unexpectedly cool and colorful as the rest of the house.
Gregg's design eye: blending traditional with quirky, imaginative touches, is on full view on an upstairs porch off of her master bedroom. The porch boasts a classic haint blue porch ceiling and burlap tablecloth but a quirky collection of vases to bring contemporary energy to her look. Gregg likes vinyl on outside furniture to stay clean and fresh.
As if a large outdoor fireplace wasn't enough, this patio features space heaters hanging from the pergola ceiling. Two plush sofas and a chair provide ample, comfortable seating that doesn't look or feel like patio furniture.
This gated, private Northwest estate is a masterpiece of design, quality and functionality. The home features an expansive list of amenities, including a home theater, library, exercise room, elevator and wine room. Sprawling entertaining spaces extend outside to multiple terraces.